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Researchers Offer New Insights on Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramic Properties

Researchers Offer New Insights on Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramic Properties

Researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory have discovered unique characteristics in nanocomposite oxide ceramics that hold promise for nuclear fuels, fast ion conductors, ferroelectrics, and for storage of nuclear waste. Composites can be used for a wide range of applications, as their interfaces possess distinctive ionic and electronic properties that may help improve conductivity of materials. [More]

Lucideon Develops Technical Guide for the European Lime Association

Lucideon, the international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, and formerly known as Ceram, has produced a technical guide, ‘Lime in Mortars: Hydrated Lime – Benefits of the Use in Mort... [More]

The American Ceramic Society to Install 2014–2015 Officers, Board Members During 116th Annual Meeting at MS&T14

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)—the leading professional organization for ceramics and glass professionals—will install its newly elected officers and board leadership during its 116th Annual Meeting on ... [More]

Wear-Resistant Ceramic Powder Maximises Component Lifespan in High-Stress Applications

Innovnano, an expert manufacturer of high performance ceramic powders, has developed nanostructured 3 mol % yttria-stabilised zirconia (3YSZ) as an optimised ceramic material for high strength anti-wear applications. ... [More]
Scientists Create Novel Materials with 3D Ceramic Nanolattices

Scientists Create Novel Materials with 3D Ceramic Nanolattices

Solids demonstrate unusual properties at the nanoscale. Scientists at Caltech have utilized this property to construct new materials with 3D ceramic nanolattices. [More]
Researchers Observe Glass Structure at the Atomic Level Under High Pressure

Researchers Observe Glass Structure at the Atomic Level Under High Pressure

UC Davis researchers have succeeded in trapping atoms in borosilicate glass in their transition stage from a flat triangular configuration to a tetrahedron configuration when subjected to high pressure. [More]
Lightweight Interlocking Ceramic Bricks Created Using 3-D Printing

Lightweight Interlocking Ceramic Bricks Created Using 3-D Printing

Using 3-D printing and advanced geometry, a team at Cornell has developed a new kind of building material – interlocking ceramic bricks that are lightweight, need no mortar and make efficient use of materials. [More]
New Line of High Frequency Multilayer Ceramic Chip Inductors from Pulse Electronics

New Line of High Frequency Multilayer Ceramic Chip Inductors from Pulse Electronics

Pulse Electronics Corporation, a leading provider of electronic components, has extended its inductor product offerings with a new line of high frequency multilayer ceramic chip inductors. [More]
Forecast Report on Global Kaolin and Metakaolin Market

Forecast Report on Global Kaolin and Metakaolin Market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Kaolin Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. [More]
American Ceramic Society Launches Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF)

American Ceramic Society Launches Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF)

The American Ceramic Society today announced the appointment of Marcus J. Fish to the new position of development director for the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation (CGIF). [More]