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Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials

New definition of glass describes non-equilibrium state of matter ending in crystallization

By Faye Oney / October 20, 2017

Ending the debate as to whether glass is a solid or a liquid, glass research duo Edgar Zanotto and John Mauro have proposed a new definition—describing a non-crystalline state of matter that continually relaxes toward the liquid state.

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São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV): The first four years

By April Gocha / September 25, 2017

The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?

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Markets of magnitude: International profile of the ceramic industry in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia, plus more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / September 21, 2017

The October/November 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an international ceramic industry report on Southeast Asia, the truth about silicon carbide for modern ceramic armor, and a midpoint update on the activities of an active Brazilian glass research center—is now available online.

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CeRTEV makes great strides in glass education during summer school program in Brazil

By Stephanie Liverani / August 25, 2015

The Center for Glass Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) organized one of the world’s largest short courses focusing on glass education worldwide in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil, this month.

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Prague ICG closes; New glass research center in Brazil—2 unis, 16 profs, 11 years, $22 M—one big impact

By Eileen De Guire / July 8, 2013

Representatives of the American Ceramic Society (led by Richard Brow) and the Chinese Ceramic Society led by Peng Shou, along with leaders from the International Commission on Glass team met for a lunch at ICG 23 in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting was facilitated by Manoj Choudary and Fabio Nicoletti (representing ICG), to foster stronger…

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