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Glass microstructuring made easy—liquid glass nanocomposite makes complex parts possible

By April Gocha / May 31, 2016

Researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have devised a photocurable liquid material that just might give glass the advantage—called Liquid Glass, the silica-containing nanocomposite can be converted into solid glass after molding.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 13, 2016

A nanoporous material that breathes, chocolates inspire thin shell designs, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 13, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 30, 2016

Nanocrystal self-assembly, LED lights grow crops in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 30, 2016.

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Sick of the brick? Piezoelectric transformers poised to shrink power converters

By April Gocha / February 29, 2016

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 9, 2015

Sodium-ions in a standard battery format, new form of iron oxide has surprising characteristics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 9, 2015.

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New material may fuel advancement, lower cost of ceramic fuel cells

By April Gocha / July 31, 2015

Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have now propelled that continual innovation even further with their latest report on a new ceramic material and production technique that holds big promise for our fuel cell-filled futures.

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3D printing reaches the final materials frontier—Micron3DP innovates in glass

By April Gocha / July 22, 2015

Micron3DP, a 3-D printing company that develops and builds all-metal extruders, has now successfully experimented with advanced 3-D printing methods for what may be the final frontier in 3-D printed materials: glass.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 21, 2015

A material that conducts and insulates, exploding new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 21, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 10, 2015

Logan Clay celebrates 125 years, Molycorp restructures to deal with debt, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 10, 2015.

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Sintering spinel: NRL scientists fabricate unique shapes with special ceramic

By April Gocha / May 28, 2015

U.S. Naval Research Lab scientists have perfected a sintering technique that can not only produce harder spinel, but also larger pieces and those with challenging shapes—all thanks to a deconstruction of the science behind the process.

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