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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 17, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 18, 2014.

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European, US glass communities come together for historic first meeting in Aachen

By Eileen De Guire / April 15, 2014

ACerS Glass & Optical Materials Division and the German Society of Glass Technology are set to meet jointly for the first time in Aachen, Germany, May 25-30.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / September 30, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest.

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EMA 2013 expands scope while staying focused

By Eileen De Guire / January 24, 2013

More than 250 people are here at the 2013 Electronic Materials and Applications currently underway in Orlando, Fla. It still feels like a small, intimate meeting even though organizers expanded the scope of the meeting with several new symposia and a conscious reach into the broader electronics community, while staying true to the meeting’s mission.…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / December 11, 2012

Pretty interesting stuff: Micro fuel cells made of metallic glasses—power for your iPad? (Yale News) Engineers at Yale University have developed a new breed of micro fuel cell that could serve as a long-lasting, low-cost, and eco-friendly power source for portable electronic devices, such as tablet computers, smart phones, and remote sensors. The researchers describe…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / July 3, 2012

Georgia Tech researchers pose with a computer model of graphene oxide’s structure and the chemical species that become part of it. Shown are (l-r, first row) Elisa Riedo and Suenne Kim, (l-r, second row) Angelo Bongiorno, Claire Berger and Si Zhou. Credit: Gary Meek, Georgia Tech. Take a look: Metastable material: Study shows availability of…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / May 8, 2012

Stanford University researchers have discovered a new way to ‘decorate’ nanowires with coatings of metal oxide and noble metal nanoparticles that greatly improve surface area. Credit: Stanford Nanocharacterization Lab. Check ’em out: High-strength silk protein scaffolds for bone repair (PNAS) Biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration represent a major focus of orthopedic research. However, only a handful…

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[Endorsed Meeting] 19th University Conference on Glass Science

By / May 23, 2011

19th University Conference on Glass ScienceAugust 3-5, 2011Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY The theme for this University Conference is Glasses for Energy. Specific topics on glasses to be discussed include: Mechanical strength and degradation of glasses; Chemical durability of glasses; Structural relaxation and stress relaxation of glasses; Radiation effect, densification; Water in glass, diffusion, and…

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Heat transfer and bond strength linked

By RussJordan / May 27, 2009

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute tell us of a discovery that might lead to new systems for cooling and displacing heat from computer chips, a critical issue in the semiconductor industry. The RPI researchers say they have linked heat transfer and bond strength of materials. Their study is based on the idea that the speed…

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Measuring nanomaterials as they grow

By / December 6, 2008

Thanks to researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., scientists now have a way to measure nanomaterials as they grow. According to an RPI press release, the newly discovered technique is expected to aid in the creation of superior nanomaterials and may lead to the development of more efficient solar panels and magnetic data…

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