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The Bulletin, May issue – capturing intrinsic glass strength, transparent ceramics for lasers, modeling glass structure and more

By Eileen De Guire / April 27, 2012

A new industry-university-government lab coalition is looking for ways to retain intrinsic glass strength. This young man demonstrates the strength of glass from 1/4 mile up in Chicago’s Willis Tower observation platform “birdcage.”   Catch the latest in news and information in the May issue of The Bulletin, now available online. The American Ceramic Society’s…

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Rare earth elements is subject of D.C. area radio show featuring ACerS’ Steve Freiman

By Eileen De Guire / March 21, 2012

ACerS past president was a guest on a recent radio broadcast to discuss rare earth elements. Credit: Wikipedia. Steve Freiman, ACerS past president, was a guest on the Kojo Nnamdi radio show on Monday to discuss the science and politics of rare earth elements. Sharing the studio with Freiman was Richard McGregor, Washington bureau chief…

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Animation: Time of flight secondary ion mass spectrometry

By Eileen De Guire / December 14, 2011

[flash w=400 h=225 mode=0 f={image=}] Animation showing how time of flight secondary ion spectrometry works. Credit: ION-TOF, GmbH Surfaces are of critical importance in materials systems and devices. One very powerful tool for the analysis of surface and subsurface chemistry is time of flight secondary ion mass spectrometry, which offers ppm or better sensitivity,…

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Three Issues of The Bulletin of the American Ceramic Society – Free

By / November 4, 2008

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