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Setting the standard—ASTM Committee C28 Advanced Ceramics enters its 4th decade

By April Gocha / January 2, 2017

With over 50 standards on test methods, practices, guides, terminology, and specification for advanced ceramics under its jurisdiction, Committee C28 is proud to hold its first meetings of the year in conjunction with ACerS in January 2017.

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Natural defects in 2-D materials pose new challenge for next-gen flexible electronics

By Stephanie Liverani / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Rice University recently found that 2-D semiconducting molybdenum diselenide’s tensile strength is more brittle than expected, due to the material’s inherent flaws—as small as one missing atom can crack the material under strain.

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Video: Glass science of Prince Rupert’s drop captured with high-speed cameras

By April Gocha / March 28, 2014

The series Smarter Every Day explores Prince Rupert’s drop—glass shapes formed by dropping hot molten glass in hot water—which are like hardened glass but exhibit some incredibly brittle properties.

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