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Apple might use metallic glass alloys on back panel in next iPhones

By Faye Oney / April 21, 2017

Apple has published a patent, hinting that the back of its next iPhone may be made of a metallic glass material. The material is created using a micro-alloying process that combines metallic glass with a metal substrate, resulting in a smooth and durable finish.

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Video: Patented method uses spark plug to detonate mass production of graphene

By April Gocha / February 8, 2017

Researchers at Kansas State University have devised and patented a simple, inexpensive, and scalable method to mass produce graphene—using only hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.

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Integrated Roadways’ smart concrete is helping build smarter, safer, and connected roads

By April Gocha / May 13, 2016

Integrated Roadways (Kansas City, Mo.) is a company with big plans for an uber-connected world—the company is pioneering its namesake to build a world literally and figuratively connected by a mobile Internet of Things.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 15, 2016

Alcoa moves to reduce alumina production, MesoCoat tug-o-war is over, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 15, 2016.

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Tethon 3D moves toward additive manufacturing stronger, harder ceramics with compression-enhanced 3-D printer

By April Gocha / January 4, 2016

Ceramic 3-D printing company Tethon 3D has filed a U.S. patent application for a new ceramic printer design that seeks to optimize additive manufacturing of ceramics.

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Fruitful enterprise? Apple patents method to manufacture harder zirconia ceramic

By April Gocha / August 11, 2015

According to Patently Apple, Apple has filed a new(ish) patent for a ceramic component casting method to manufacture harder zirconia ceramics.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Logan Clay celebrates 125 years, Molycorp restructures to deal with debt, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 10, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 22, 2015

Californium’s new trick, liquid crystal bubbles in space, poison dart frogs inspire plane deicers, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 22, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 14, 2014

New Apple–GT Advanced dispute documents surface, H.C. Starck and Ningxia reach agreement, Schott to restructure in Duryea, top global innovators announced, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 14, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 8, 2014

Fuel cells provide mobile power, making perfect solar absorbers, oxide-based magnetism for the future of computing, material defects make better batteries—and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 8, 2014.

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