Advanced Ceramics

The latest news and features detailing cutting-edge ceramic technologies, applications, and materials.

ARTICLES

Apple and Samsung Maintain Leadership Positions in Smartphone Competitive Assessment

The updated Enterprise Smartphone Competitive Assessment from ABI Research concludes that, overall, Apple is number one, followed closely by Samsung; BlackBerry maintains its third place ranking.


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Ceramic Materials in Design

Designers and manufacturers can benefit from an in-depth review of advanced ceramic material properties.

Today’s advanced ceramics offer strong physical, chemical and electrical properties that make them highly resistant to melting, bending, stretching, corrosion, wear, high voltages, and currents.


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Refractory Coating Compound

A zirconia-rich, high-temperature refractory coating compound can help improve kiln performance and efficiency.

After consulting with customers, Anderman Ceramics and partner Jyoti Ceramic Industries identified a need for a suitable refractory coating compound that can withstand high temperatures and control the erosion and corrosion of refractory linings, monolithics, ceramic fiber boards, modules and steel shells.


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Continued Growth for Ceramic-Based and Other Permanent Magnets

Ceramic-based and other permanent magnets are used in many industrial applications for their high strength, demagnetization resistance and corrosion resistance.

Permanent magnets are a vital part of modern life. They are found in or used to produce almost every modern convenience today, from air conditioners and washing machines to speakers in mobile phones and electric motors in hybrid cars.


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Nanoelectronics: An Edgy Look at 2-D Molybdenum Disulfide

Researchers have recorded the first observations of a strong nonlinear optical resonance along the lines of a single layer of molybdenum disulfide.

The drive to develop ultra-small and ultra-fast electronic devices using a single atomic layer of semiconductors, such as transition metal dichalcogenides, has received a significant boost.


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Inside CI: Managing Expectations

It's vital that we communicate our expectations and/or share our ability to fulfill specific requirements.

I recently had to schedule hip replacement surgery. The scheduler at the surgeon’s office went through various details with me, and then assured me that she would be sending me a packet with lots of information regarding the procedure, the hospital stay, post-op therapy, etc.


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MURATA: New Website

Murata recently announced the launch of their new global website.


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Tablets to Bring New Life to In-Car, Rear-Seat Entertainment

OEM rear-seat entertainment shipments have only reached an estimated 2.9 million in 2014, according to a recent ABI Research report.


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Ceramic Fuel Cells Still in Top Spot

Surprisingly, readers were still most interested in the financial news from Ceramic Fuel Cells last week.

This weekly roundup highlights the ceramic, glass, brick and related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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H.C. Starck Releases Sustainability Report Update

H.C. Starck has published an updated sustainability report that includes the relevant information for the 2013 fiscal year.


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In-Depth Features

These articles detail innovative advanced ceramic and glass materials and technologies.

EVENTS

Industry

TEAM Day 2012

5/21/12
Munich
Germany
The event, scheduled to take place the day before CERAMITEC, will provide presentations covering a range of advanced ceramics topics and the related technology. Read More

Industry

Composites Europe

10/7/14
Dusseldorf
Germany
COMPOSITES EUROPE is the most innovative fair in the strongest composites market. Decision makers, buyers and designers from the most important application industries find the very latest material solutions and technologies. Read More

Industry

GOCarbonFibre 2014

10/8/14
Cologne
Germany

Smithers Rapra is pleased to announce the 17th annual GOCarbonFibre conference taking place from 8-10 October in Cologne, Germany.

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Industry

MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting

10/12/14
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
The MS&T and ACerS Annual Meeting, taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Read More

Industry

CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo

10/13/14
Orange County Convention CEnter
Orlando, FL
United States

ACMA and SAMPE have created a new super industry event that connects and advances all aspects of the world’s Composites and Advanced Materials communities.

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Industry

ACMA/SAMPE Conference and Exhibition

10/14/14
Orlando, FL
United States
The new joint ACMA-SAMPE conference and exhibition, in Orlando, Florida. Read More

Industry

Element Oilfield Engineering with Polymers 2014

10/21/14
Millennium Gloucester Hotel
London
United Kingdom

Failure is not an option when a part is at the bottom of the ocean, deep in the earth or many miles away in the desolate desert or frozen wastelands, but all of these hostile situations are becoming more common operating conditions for the oil and gas industry.

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Industry

USACA Transparent Ceramic Sensor Windows Symposium

11/4/14
Dayton, OH
United States

The U.S. Advanced Ceramics Association (USACA) Transparent Ceramic Sensor Windows Symposium will be held in Dayton, Ohio, November 4-5, 2014.

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Industry

Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition and FCHEA presents "Fuel Cells: The Power to Drive Change Today"

11/10/14
Westin Bonaventure
Los Angeles, CA
United States

The annual Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the premier international gathering of the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy industries and their customers and stakeholders. This prestigious conference has hosted participants and exhibitors from around the globe for more than 35 years.

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Industry

Lithium Battery Power conference

11/11/14
Washington, DC
United States

The Knowledge Foundation's tenth annual Lithium Battery Power conference addresses critical issues facing the development of lithium-ion batteries, presents innovative and game-changing research on high performance batteries, and fosters cross-industry discussion on ways to advance viable technologies from pure research to practical application and commercialization.

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June 2014 Issue Highlights

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Manufacturing Day 2014

Manufacturing Day organizers share their insights with Managing Editor Kelsey Seidler.

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2014 October

Materials advances, refractories and renewable energy - oh, my! Check out our October issue today!

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