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Nanoindentation experiments reveal porous particle size matters for assembled material toughness

By April Gocha / January 9, 2018

After collecting extensive data, researchers at Rice University (Houston, Texas) can definitively say that, when it comes to porous nanoparticles, size matters—and, in the process, they’ve made some surprising discoveries about how size affects the materials’ intrinsic properties.

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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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NASA Glenn materials engineer Valerie Wiesner explores potential of ceramic matrix composites

By April Gocha / September 1, 2016

ACerS member Valerie Wiesner, a materials engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the many scientists trying to fully unlock the potential of ceramic matrix composite materials.

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2011 Ceramic Material Courses Announced

By / December 29, 2010

Check out the course information for Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass and Fundamentals of Glass Science & Technology then sign up.

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Mechanical Properties short course at ICACC’11

By / November 9, 2010

Are you an engineer, scientist, technician or student interested in the mechanical properties of glasses and ceramics, testing procedures and the meaning of testing results? If you answered yes, then you must sign up to attend this 2-day short course, hosted January 27-28 in conjunction with ICACC’11. Mechanical Properties of Ceramics and Glass will cover…

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Mechanical Properties

By / December 30, 2008

Mechanical Properties Publications

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