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Nearing the theoretical limit of strength—nanoparticles toughen oxide glass

By Lisa McDonald / August 13, 2019

Reducing oxide glass brittleness is an active area of research. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, created a tough oxide glass with a stress-modulus relationship near the theoretical limit by dispersing nanoparticles in a glass melt.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / January 2, 2019

New perovskite efficiency record, 3D-printed transparent glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 2, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / June 27, 2018

Scientists create continuously emitting microlasers with nanoparticle-coated beads, Rutgers physicists create new class of 2-D artificial materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 27, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 24, 2018

Ultrathin black phosphorus for solar-driven hydrogen economy, scientists discover perovskite material ideal for smart photovoltaic windows, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 24, 2018.

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Silicon carbide manufacturing process to lower barriers for SiC power electronics

By April Gocha / October 6, 2017

North Carolina State University researchers have developed a silicon carbide manufacturing process that may finally give this material the boost it needs to compete against silicon in the power electronics market.

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Markets of magnitude: International profile of the ceramic industry in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, plus more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / September 21, 2017

The October/November 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an international ceramic industry report on Southeast Asia, the truth about silicon carbide for modern ceramic armor, and a midpoint update on the activities of an active Brazilian glass research center—is now available online.

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Attendees at 2016 Toledo Glass & Ceramic Award dinner

ACerS Michigan/NW Ohio Section to present The Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award at April 27 dinner

By Faye Oney / March 27, 2017

ACerS Michigan/Northwest Ohio Section is holding its annual dinner to present The Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award to Dr. Kang Lee on April 27, 2017. If you’re attending Ceramics Expo 2017, why not end your week with this event in Toledo?

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 19, 2016

Engineering LEGO-like building blocks, flexible lithium-ions are evolving batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 19, 2016.

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Flash spark plasma sintering: Harnessing thermal runaway to densify silicon carbide in seconds

By April Gocha / October 11, 2016

Researchers at San Diego State University now report that they have developed an ultra-rapid method of flash spark plasma sintering, called flash hot pressing, that can really quickly densify even hard-to-deform materials such as silicon carbide.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 21, 2016

New machine mills in nanometer precision, advancing lithium-air batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 21, 2016.

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