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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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The American Ceramic Society announces 2013 Class of Fellows

By Eileen De Guire / April 9, 2013

The American Ceramic Society is pleased to announce that 18 members will be elevated to Fellow status in 2013. The Fellow designation recognizes ACerS members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the ceramic arts or sciences, broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, conspicuous achievement in ceramic industry, or by outstanding…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / November 6, 2012

While manganese (blue) fills out this lithium ion battery nanoparticle evenly, nickel (green) clumps in certain regions, interfering with the material’s smooth operation. Credit: Chongmin Wang; PNNL. Lots of good work going on out there. Here are some samples: Nickelblock: An element’s love-hate relationship with battery electrodes Anyone who owns an electronic device knows that…

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“The Magic of Ceramics,” plus new books on glass ceramics, composites and Ceramic Transactions volumes ready for shipping

By Eileen De Guire / October 17, 2012

If you describe yourself as a ceramic engineer or ceramic scientist, you are willing to be different, and you probably have had the experience of explaining to lay folk (like family) how the things you work on are different from the ceramic stuff the average person uses—whitewares, dishes, flower pots, etc. However, as we know,…

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Video of the week: Smart materials and ‘bioinspiration’

By / February 17, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/blottman_bioinspiration_ema.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/blottman_bioinspiration_ema.jpg}] As mentioned in a January post, mechanical engineer John Blottman gave one of the keynote presentations at ACerS’ recent Electronic Materials and Applications conference held in Orlando, Fla. Blottman, who works in the Sensors and Sonar Systems Depart of the Navy’s Undersea Warfare Center, is part of a team working on…

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