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Power couple: Graphene and glass pair up to create robust electronic material that’s scalable

By Stephanie Liverani / February 16, 2016

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute, paired graphene with glass to create a more robust electronic material with scale-up potential—but that’s not all that graphene’s been up to.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / July 24, 2015

Tax credits boost manufacturing, glass still topping sapphire, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 24, 2015.

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New approach to ‘mining’—Extracting glassmaking raw materials from food waste—Updated

By Eileen De Guire / September 27, 2013

Colorado School of Mines researchers discovered a variety of food and agricultural wastes contain useful, extractable amounts of oxides, especially silica, and showed they can be melted into glass.

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NBC News: Glass cookware complaints in the US on the rise; finds Bulletin story sound

By / December 29, 2012

A while back I wrote a blog post about a story featured in the September issue of ACerS’ Bulletin by R.C. Bradt and R.L Martens, “Shattering Glass Cookware.” This story addressed the apparent causes for reported instances of thermal failure of soda lime silicate glass cookware, such as that made by World Kitchen (marketed under the “Pyrex” name)…

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Hell’s kitchen: Thermal stress and glass cookware that shatters

By / August 31, 2012

A reconstructed soda lime silicate Pyrex glass bowl fractured by thermal shock. Credit: George Quinn. Not all Pyrex glass cookware is made the same. Surprised? So was I when I first started looking into this story. Corning devised and first manufactured the ubiquitous clear “Pyrex” cookware in the early part of the 20th century. In the…

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ACerS Members Featured in NY Times Glass-Strength Story

By / July 13, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The newspaper used the opening of the all-glass “Ledge” recently added for tourists to the Sears Tower in Chicago to discuss…

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ACerS members featured in NY Times glass strength story

By / July 9, 2009

The New York Times has discovered materials science! The newspaper recently published a nice story on the scientific advancements being made to strengthen glass for the ever expanding use of the material in architecture. The glass gurus interviewed include ACerS members Harrie Stevens, director of the Center for Glass Research at Alfred University, Carlo Pantano,…

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