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X-rays provide microscale view of how materials perform in extreme conditions

By April Gocha / March 14, 2017

Berkeley Lab and NASA researchers are modeling details of how materials respond to atmospheric entry conditions to help develop new materials, including materials for better spacecraft heatshields.

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Supercomputer simulations shed insight into thermal conductivity of glass and other amorphous materials

By April Gocha / February 3, 2017

Using the power of a supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas Austin, a Georgia Tech professor of mechanical engineering is going to save the world—and glass is going to play a central role.

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Video: Macro pop-up model makes it easier to fabricate micro shapes

By Stephanie Liverani / October 19, 2016

Yihui Zhang, a researcher from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, developed a 2-D to 3-D model solution to help engineers better fabricate shapes at a microscopic scale.

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Into the void: Random gaps and particles work together to play key role in concrete’s strength

By Stephanie Liverani / August 9, 2016

Rice University researchers (Houston, Texas) want to know what makes concrete stronger and tougher. And after analyzing more than 600 computer models of concrete’s inner matrix, they determined that both voids and particles are key players in giving the material its remarkable qualities.

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Terahertz measurement technique resolves individual layer thickness within multilayer coatings

By April Gocha / July 15, 2016

Scientists at University of Kaiserslautern and Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques in Kaiserslautern, Germany, have developed a technique that uses time of flight measurements from terahertz pulses to resolve individual layers within multilayered surfaces—now all the way down to 4 micrometers.

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Ceramics Expo on the outside, additive manufacturing and more on the inside: April ACerS Bulletin now available online

By April Gocha / March 17, 2016

The April issue of the ACerS Bulletin—which is jam-packed full of great content about additive manufacturing of ceramics and electronics, researchers for hire, and computation and modeling of ceramics—is now available online.

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Inspired by tardigrades: Vapor deposition creates molecular order in glass

By April Gocha / September 13, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn’t the only way to go.

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Simulations cast new light on ceramic tape casting

By April Gocha / June 4, 2015

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Freiburg, Germany, have figured out to improve ceramic tape casting—without performing any experiments.

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The band gap, but not The Gap Band, is engineering complex oxide materials of the future

By April Gocha / February 4, 2015

ACerS member James Rondinelli, a materials science and engineering professor at Northwestern University, and his research group are studying how to adjust the electronic band gap in complex oxides by simply adjusting a material’s properties, rather than its overall composition.

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In-ter-face! Properties of nanocomposite oxide ceramics driven by interface details

By April Gocha / October 7, 2014

Researchers at Los Alamos National Lab have discovered some interesting secrets lying at the interfaces within nanocomposite oxide ceramics—secrets that help open the door to better batteries, fuel cells, nuclear materials, and more.

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