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Necessary roughness: Engineering particle surfaces to control how cements and other suspended materials flow

By April Gocha / May 4, 2018

Researchers from ETH Zurich have created a library of silicate particles and precisely studied how the surface roughness of particles affects the viscosity and thickening behavior of suspensions of those particles.

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Gallium nitride has wear resistance that approaches that of diamond

By April Gocha / November 15, 2016

Researchers at Lehigh University report that in addition to gallium nitride’s checklist of other useful properties, the material has a wear rate that approaches that of diamonds—which could open the material’s foray into even more diverse applications.

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October book releases from ACerS-Wiley

By Eileen De Guire / August 30, 2011

Check out three great, new authored books being released in October. ACerS members receive a 20% discount by simply entering “ceram” in the promotion code box at check-out. Advanced Structural Ceramics Bikramjit Basu and Kantesh Balani 512 pages US $149.95 Advanced Structural Ceramics covers the area of advanced ceramic composites broadly, with introductory chapters to…

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