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Going green, part II: ACerS members pioneer energy-saving technique for glass-forming

By April Gocha / January 17, 2016

Researchers and ACerS members from Lehigh University and the University of Colorado have teamed up to decrease the amount of energy needed for glass-forming, an important process by which glass products take shape.

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With honors—ACerS announces 2015 Distinguished Life Members

By Stephanie Liverani / August 26, 2015

ACerS announces the organization’s 2015 Distinguished Life Members: David J. Green, Martin P. Harmer, and Rishi Raj. The September ACerS Bulletin features a two-page spread on the honorees and gives readers a glimpse into the careers and contributions made by these individuals to the ceramic and glass profession.

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Making glass from food waste—and more great stories—in the August ACerS Bulletin, now online

By April Gocha / July 18, 2014

The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about making glass from food waste, aluminum nitride powder synthesis, processing maps for flash sintering, the annual raw minerals report, and more—is now online.

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Ceram building first commercial-scale flash sintering kiln?

By Eileen De Guire / April 18, 2013

Credit: Marco Cologna & Rishi Raj, Univ. of Colorado. Words such as “novel” and “revolutionary” get thrown around fairly frequently in science and engineering circles, but the still-young technique of flash sintering, in theory, could deliver a broad revolution in the preparation of ceramic materials, and it appears it will soon be put to a…

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Sintering in a flash? Researchers show its possible to do it in seconds with nanograin YSZ, heat and dc electric field

By / October 13, 2010

Talk about tantalizing tidbits of technology! There is a new article available online that reports on research showing that green-density yttrium-stabilized zirconia can be sintered to full density in only a few seconds at 850°C, when subjected to a dc electrical field above a critical threshold. For a sense of what a radical difference this…

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MS&T conference to feature new symposium on materials and electric/magnetic fields

By / March 12, 2009

In recent years, the Materials Science & Technology conference has become the broadest materials-oriented meeting in the United States. The 2009 MS&T conference – to be held Oct. 25-29 in Pittsburgh – will feature a novel symposium organized by Rishi Raj, with assistance from Rustum Roy and Dinesh Agrawal. Guest blogger Raj provides the following…

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