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A workout for your glass—Nanoparticle coating makes glass stronger, boosts impact resistance

By April Gocha / May 11, 2018

A company called MetaShield has developed a simple, spray-on, nanoparticle-based coating—and now independent laboratory testing verifies that the coating significantly enhances the impact resistance of glass.

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Video: Glass and hydrocarbon sandwich creates electrochromic windows in a rainbow of colors

By April Gocha / March 15, 2017

Rice University researchers have developed an inexpensive electrochromic glass—by sandwiching readily available, color-changing hydrocarbon molecules in between two panes of conductive glass, the researchers have created a chameleon-like window with a wider range of color choices than ever before.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / December 19, 2014

Corning to acquire TR Manufacturing, flat glass demand rises, PPG windows in Gulfstream, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 19, 2014.

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Totally transparent concentrator offers a clear view of the power of solar

By Jessica McMathis / September 2, 2014

A team from Michigan State University has developed a new luminescent solar concentrator that offers greater efficiency with complete transparency.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Friday fun video: Performance art with dormitory windows

By Eileen De Guire / September 28, 2012

This is creative stop-action video was made by coordinating the opening and closing of dorm room shutters on a campus in Switzerland. It is fun to watch how much movement and action was created by a simple 11 by 10 array of shutters. (The building itself is a nondescript an 11-story concrete box.) The video…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / February 16, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Thermal Technology ships large hot press Thermal Technology, a leading manufacturer of vacuum and high temperature furnace systems, recently built, installed and commissioned a 500,000-pound force hot press for a Northern California customer to produce large powder metallurgy semiconductor materials. The hot press, Model HP500-242424G, offers a large usable…

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