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Chalcogenides, glass–ceramics, telescopes, and two-point bend tests—the May ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / April 17, 2015

April showers bring May flowers—and the May issue of the ACerS Bulletin.

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Video: Apple set to harness the power of sapphire

By Jessica McMathis / February 14, 2014

Reports indicate that Apple is manufacturing sapphire crystal screens to be used in future devices—but will they stand up to some of the strongest materials on Earth?

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / December 31, 2012

Mid-holiday edition: NanoMaterials Innovation Center welcomes new technical manager, process engineer The Nanomaterials Innovation Center is pleased to announce additions to their science and technical staff. The NMIC appointed John W. Matteson, as technical manager. Matteson brings over 20 years’ engineering and materials processing experience across several industries inclusive of manufacture of industrial furnaces and…

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Update on America Invents patent reform legislation: Senate reconciles

By Eileen De Guire / September 9, 2011

Credit: Wikipedia. Following up on our Aug. 18 post, “Patent reform working its way through Congress and 8,000,000th patent issued,” the Senate passed the America Invents patent reform legislation yesterday by an 89-9 margin. The House previously approved the bill in June. The vote reconciled differences between bills passed earlier in the House and Senate.…

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Patent reform working its way through Congress and 8,000,000th patent issued

By Eileen De Guire / August 18, 2011

The US Patent and Trademark Office issued Patent Number 8,000,000 to Second Sight Medical Products for its retinal prosthesis device. Meanwhile, patent reform is working its way through Congress. Credit: USPTO website. Ten years in the making, patent reform is getting close to becoming law. When it passes, the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (H.R. 1249)…

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