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Sick of the brick? Piezoelectric transformers poised to shrink power converters

By April Gocha / February 29, 2016

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.

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Giant electric field-induced strains in lead-free ceramics

By April Gocha / December 3, 2015

An Iowa State University research team led by Xiaoli Tan recently discovered that Sr and Nb co-doped polycrystalline ceramics can generate the highest reported electrostrain value to date in any lead-free polycrystalline ceramic and represents a 50% improvement over previous results.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 26, 2015

Metals that walk on water, energy-generating rubber, space-age ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 26, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / March 20, 2015

Corning Museum of Glass opens new wing, AGC plant to shut its doors, Siemens sets up manufacturing lab, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for March 20, 2015.

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Piezoelectric power on your flight and your chin

By April Gocha / September 30, 2014

Piezoelectric materials are finding their way into some interesting energy-independent devices, including a chinstrap that collects energy from chewing and aircraft wings that morph for airplane agility.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / December 6, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / October 18, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / October 10, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Electronics Division

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2013

Become Involved with the Electronics Division The Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on electronic materials and devices. Traditional areas of interest include dielectric and ferroelectric materials, high-k’ and tunable dielectrics for communications applications; ferroelectric and piezoelectric ceramics; ceramics for sensors, fuel cells, batteries, superconductors, and other renewable energy technologies; and recently, thermoelectric…

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ACerS Electronics Division

By Eileen De Guire / March 27, 2013

Get Involved with the Electronics Division The Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society focuses on electronic materials and devices. Traditional areas of interest include dielectric and ferroelectric materials, high-k’ and tunable dielectrics for communications applications; ferroelectric and piezoelectric ceramics; ceramics for sensors, fuel cells, batteries, superconductors, and other renewable energy technologies; and recently, thermoelectric…

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