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Cracking the corrosion code: Graphene coating could help mitigate glass damage

By Stephanie Liverani / November 8, 2016

Researchers from the Center for Multidimensional Carbon Materials at the Institute for Basic Science in South Korea say that a novel graphene coating might help solve challenges with glass corrosion.

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Solar energy news roundup: Solar cells go ‘green,’ ultrathin, and power 24/7

By Stephanie Liverani / June 21, 2016

It’s officially summer—and that means more sun-filled days ahead. So it’s only fitting that we round up the latest solar energy research news. This week, solar cells get ‘greener’ and thinner, and a solar power plant in Nevada keeps the energy going 24/7.

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‘Power suit’: Clothes that charge electronics could revolutionize consumer tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 29, 2016

While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.

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Latest ACerS Bulletin features South Korea and highlights burgeoning careers in ceramics

By April Gocha / September 18, 2015

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring the annual international profile of the ceramics and glass industry and the annual CAREER award article—is now available online.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / June 17, 2013

• Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd. and other existing promoters of HNG Float Glass Ltd. have established an equal joint venture partnership with Trakya Cam Sanayii AS of Turkey to pursue float glass manufacturing in India. The parties have complied with the relevant conditions precedent under the JVA and consummated the joint venture transaction on…

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics worlds

By Eileen De Guire / February 17, 2013

• South African packaging company Nampak plans to double production capacity at its glassmaking unit by January next year as it seeks to become a more dominant player in South Africa. The company would add a third furnace to its existing glass production line at a cost of $112.3 million, doubling the capacity to 200,000 tons…

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