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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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Day 6: See U, ACerS!

By Ling Fei / June 11, 2013

I can’t believe it’s already Friday, the last day of PACRIM 10. Although I know many attendees left this morning, there are still conference rooms filled with audiences for the remaining presentations. Just before I left, I heard two interesting talks. One was about using ice as an easy, green template for fabrication of micrometer…

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Ceramics for defense highlighted in March ACerS Bulletin, plus video

By Eileen De Guire / February 15, 2013

The connection between military success and technology is the stuff of many history PhD dissertations. And, for many of those technological triumphs, materials have been the focal point—from hafting stone spearheads onto rods, heat treating of steels, crafting stainless steel armor suits, or building today’s highly sophisticated weapons and protection systems. Today, ceramic materials are…

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Anisotropic, transparent fluoroapatite ceramics for high-power laser applications

By Eileen De Guire / October 22, 2012

An Alfred University team led by Yiquan Wu is developing methods for synthesizing anisotropic, transparent, polycrystalline ceramics for high-power applications like laser-based fast-ignition of fusion. Credit: Wu; Alfred Univ. You need a spark to light a fire, and sometimes that’s not so easy, as anybody who’s tried to light a too-green yule log can attest.…

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