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Ceramics Expo opens with crowded expo, leadership panel

By Faye Oney / May 2, 2018

Ceramics Expo 2018 officially kicked off on Tuesday with a discussion and overview of the advanced ceramic and glass industry, challenges for research and manufacturing, and areas for future growth.

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Awards, Materials Genome Initiative, flash spark plasma sintering, combination furnaces, and more—all inside September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 19, 2016

The September issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring ACerS 2016 awardees, an update to the Materials Genome Initiative, designing unique combination furnaces, and a novel flash spark plasma sintering process—is now available online.

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Patient stories inspire at Innovations in Biomedical Materials meeting

By April Gocha / August 2, 2016

Last weekend’s Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference in Chicago, Ill., brought together around 100 scientists, medical professionals, and biomedical technology manufacturers and marketers to discuss the latest findings on new materials for biomedical applications, with a focus on cross-pollination to develop emerging technologies into marketable biomedical products.

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New year, new materials: NSF funds program to accelerate discovery of new materials and tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 8, 2016

A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.

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EMA 2016 delivers a buzz by connecting leaders and ideas in electronic materials

By April Gocha / January 22, 2016

The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.

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Diffraction limit no match for this Slinky-shaped hyperlens

By Stephanie Liverani / June 17, 2015

Engineers at the University at Buffalo in New York have developed a Slinky-shaped metamaterial hyperlens that overcomes the diffraction limit so scientists can see even the tiniest objects at a resolution sharper than ever before.

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To infinity and beyond: MaterialsLab opens access to materials research in space

By April Gocha / June 3, 2015

NASA and NIST recently joined forces to establish MaterialsLab, a new data-ridden initiative aimed to accelerate “materials development and make new discoveries using data from the hundreds of investigations on the International Space Station,” according to a NASA news release.

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The band gap, but not The Gap Band, is engineering complex oxide materials of the future

By April Gocha / February 4, 2015

ACerS member James Rondinelli, a materials science and engineering professor at Northwestern University, and his research group are studying how to adjust the electronic band gap in complex oxides by simply adjusting a material’s properties, rather than its overall composition.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 26, 2014

Linde and Sandia team up for hydrogen fueling network, US manufacturing gets funding and initiatives, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 26, 2014.

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Video: ‘Twice as fast, at half the cost’—Where is the Materials Genome Initiative at today?

By April Gocha / July 10, 2014

Three years out from the launch of the Materials Genome Initiative, things are looking pretty bright thanks to millions of dollars in funding from the White House to propel advancements in advanced materials and spur American manufacturing.

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