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The role of ceramics and glass in the $479 billion smartphone market, plus more inside December 2018 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / November 22, 2018

The December 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an in-depth analysis of the role of ceramics and glass in the smartphone market, in addition to the annual ceramicSOURCE 2019 reference and buyer’s resource directory—is now available online.

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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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Graphene, boron nitride could help develop cooling process for computer chips

By Faye Oney / April 14, 2017

A Rutgers University research team has created a powerful and more efficient way to cool those tiny chips in computer devices using a combination of graphene and boron nitride.

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Work of Critical Materials Institute could help lessen US dependence on China for rare earths

By Faye Oney / April 4, 2017

The United States is becoming vulnerable to China’s dominance of rare-earth materials. The Critical Materials Institute, with a grant from the DOE, works to reduce U.S. dependence on China for rare earths.

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Battery buzz: Three trends toward safer, cleaner lithium-ion power sources for consumer electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 1, 2016

Lithium-ion batteries are necessary for next-generation consumer electronics to compete with market demands for longer battery life and unsurpassed power. And researchers are focusing on making these power sources safer and better for the environment.

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MXene films provide option for better, thinner electromagnetic shielding for electronic devices

By April Gocha / September 20, 2016

Researchers at Drexel University and Korea Institute of Science & Technology are working together to develop new materials into incredibly thin and lightweight films than can more effectively block electromagnetic radiation.

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Video: Researchers develop new interscatter communication that enables smart devices to ‘talk wi-fi’

By Stephanie Liverani / August 24, 2016

University of Washington researchers have a new channel of communication that allows devices like brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards, and even smaller wearables to talk directly to devices like smartphones and watches using wireless internet connectivity.

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Video: Corning ‘takes tough to new heights’ with Gorilla Glass 5

By Stephanie Liverani / July 27, 2016

Corning unveiled the next generation of tough with Gorilla Glass 5, which “touts dramatically improved drop performance compared with competitive glass designs and earlier versions of Gorilla Glass,” according to Corning’s website.

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Graphene could be key to high-efficiency flexible OLEDs in next-gen consumer electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / June 10, 2016

Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed what they say is an ideal electrode structure composed of graphene and layers of titanium dioxide and conducting polymers that could lead to highly efficient, flexible consumer electronics.

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Ditch the specs: A clearer future could be in view thanks to ‘smarter’ lens

By Stephanie Liverani / October 28, 2015

Smarter alternatives to improving how we augment our eyesight could be in view. A researcher at the University of Leeds in the U.K. is working on a “new eye lens, made from the same material found in smartphone and TV screens, which could restore long-sightedness in older people,” according to a recent University of Leeds article.

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