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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / December 13, 2019

Lucideon to hold refractories training during CeramicsExpo week, 2019 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 13, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2019

Perovskite nanocrystals show enhanced durability, freeze batteries in transit, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 4, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / August 23, 2019

O-I set to produce bottles from recycled curbside glass, Horizon 2020 program offers €450,000 for additive manufacturing SMEs, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 23, 2019.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / August 9, 2019

Flexicon opens office in France, Lucideon to hold two-day training course on refractories, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 9, 2019.

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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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Two groups find cheaper, easier route to ‘cloaking’ in visible light

By / February 8, 2011

A pink object under the cloak becomes invisible. Credit: SMART Center. Last week I mentioned that someone has found a new, cheap way to optically “hide” objects (other than the metamaterials route). Via Gizmag, I heard about the the work of two groups who, in parallel, are using calcite crystals to make objects seem to disappear —…

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