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ACerS UK Chapter attracts 55 members to its inaugural meeting

By Faye Oney / March 24, 2017

It’s an exciting time for ceramics professionals in the U.K., as ACerS recently launched its first international chapter. The inaugural meeting featured eight speakers on a variety of ceramic-related topics and attracted 55 attendees.

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ICG Summer School 2016 draws strong international turnout for intensive glass course

By Stephanie Liverani / August 31, 2016

The 8th International Commission on Glass Summer School program took place in July in Montpellier, France, and it drew a strong turnout—36 participants from 10 countries gathered for the program’s intensive glass course.

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Magnifying the possibilities: Spider silk is star material in world’s first bio superlens

By Stephanie Liverani / August 23, 2016

For the first time ever, scientists at Bangor and Oxford Universities in the U.K. are using spider silk as a superlens to increase magnification potential, opening up new possibilities to explore structures currently invisible to modern microscopes.

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Trash to treasure: Glass devitrite crystals as novel optical diffusers

By April Gocha / April 4, 2014

Researchers in the United Kingdom are breathing new life into devitrite, generally unwanted crystals that form in glass devritification, particularly for use as a novel and low-cost optical diffuser.

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World demand for refractories forecast to rise 3.5% annually through 2012 to 45.2 million metric tons

By / April 3, 2009

A new report by an industry research firm predicts that there will be a small but steady growth in world demand for refractories through 2012, averaging 3.5 percent annually or 4.5 percent based on anticipated price increases. The Freedonia Group, a Cleveland, Ohio based research firm pegs the 2012 total market value of refractories at…

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