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October 2022

Glass: From Beer Bottles to Cell Phone Displays

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Delta Beer Lab, 167 E Badger Road
Madison, WI 53713-2708 United States
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In everyday speech, “glass” usually means windows or beer bottles. It may surprise you that the light produced by cell phone displays also comes from a glass. In science, “glass” is a general term that refers to any solid whose atoms are not packed in a regular manner. Glasses are really useful materials. In this talk at Delta Beer Lab, I’ll describe current research at UW-Madison about how to make better glass, including brighter and more durable cell phone displays,…

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