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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 17, 2016

New assay can speed up nanomaterial safety screening, six times capacity for lithium-ions, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 17, 2016.

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Materials mashup: New technique integrates oxides with silicon chips for ‘smarter’ devices

By Stephanie Liverani / July 22, 2016

ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 6, 2016

Imperfections make big impacts, boosting efficiency of perovskite solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 6, 2016.

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Submit your Cements 2013 abstract by April 22nd

By / March 29, 2013
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BP to invest $100M in new international advanced materials center

By / August 23, 2012

The University of Manchester seems to still be striving to make the school an international materials research Mecca. Most recently, Manchester and BP jointly announced that the latter will provide £64 million ($100 million) over 10 years to the school to create a multi-institutional international research center to develop materials for energy and industrial applications.…

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / August 5, 2011

Check ’em out: Low-cost system spots failing bridges; new sensor technology helps make bridges safer Rice University researchers ‘armchair’ nanotubes could improve power grid’s efficiency Russia offers Germany help on rare earths supply Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies invents heat-regulating building material GE Lighting acquires Lightech, a technology leader in LED drivers and $10 million and GE…

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / July 12, 2011

Check ’em out: • New sensor to measure structural stresses can heal itself when broken • NC State to create video game adventure to boost science literacy • Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) is launching the tenth edition of Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design competition • Ivy-covered walls take on new power from the…

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Analysis of scale of animal trabeculae suggests new materials, structures

By / March 14, 2011

X-ray microtomograms of trabecular bone geometry across six orders of magnitude of animals’ body mass. (a) lesser dwarf shrew, (b) Arctic fox, (c) Przewlaski’s horse and (d) Asian elephant. Credit: M. Doube et al; Proc. R. Soc. B. There’s a significant contingent of ceramists and other materials scientists and engineers who use information about natural…

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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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