#22 GEOASH: ambient temp. hardening of fly ash-based geopolymer cements

#22 GEOASH: ambient temp. hardening of fly ash-based geopolymer cements

Aug 8, 2014 | No Comments

The European Research Project GEOASH: (2004-2007). Development of room temperature hardening for fly ash-based geopolymer cements and concretes. When compared with alkali-activated, heat-cured conventional methods, the slag/fly ash-based geopolymer cement technologies, which harden at ambient temperature, provide better properties: higher strength, safer long-term durability and lower leachates. CONTENT 1. Introduction 2. Methods 2.1 Conventional Method: Alkali-Activation, […]

[video] Webinar Spring 2014: Geopolymer Web Workshop, Apr. 8-9

[video] Webinar Spring 2014: Geopolymer Web Workshop, Apr. 8-9

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

    Recorded Videos of the Free Geopolymer Webinar Spring 2014: Talk 1 and Talk 2, April 8-9, 2014. We had a strong attendance (ca. 215 registered participants split between the two daily sessions, see map below). These are live recording videos. They constitute genuine tools for those of you who want to learn and […]

Geopolymer Conferences 2014

May 15, 2014 | No Comments

TWO OFFICIAL GEOPOLYMER CONFERENCES SCHEDULED EVERY YEAR At the January 2009 Daytona Beach conference, Professor Joseph Davidovits (Geopolymer Institute, France) and Professor Waltraud Kriven (University of Illinois, USA) agreed to organize two official complementary and different conferences, every year: – one located in the USA , in January, at Daytona Beach, Florida, Geopolymer Symposium within […]

Webinar Fall 2013: Geopolymer Web Workshop, Oct. 15-16

Webinar Fall 2013: Geopolymer Web Workshop, Oct. 15-16

May 4, 2014 | No Comments

We had a strong attendance (ca. 200 registered participants split between the two daily sessions). The videos are genuine tools for those of you who want to learn and increase their knowledge in Geopolymer Science and Technology. Geopolymer Webinar 2013 Part 1 Video unavailable. Please watch the latest Webinar Video Session at this page. Geopolymer […]

Breakthrough at University “Parthenope”, Napoli, Italy

Breakthrough at University “Parthenope”, Napoli, Italy

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

Hybrid organic-geopolymer materials A recent scientific paper describes Novel hybrid organic–geopolymer materials prepared through an innovative synthetic approach based on a co-reticulation in mild conditions of epoxy based organic resins and an MK-750-based geopolymer inorganic matrix. A high compatibility between the organic and inorganic phases, even at appreciable concentration of resin, was realized up to […]

Report on Geopolymer WEBINAR  Spring 2013, April 16 (Web seminar)

Report on Geopolymer WEBINAR Spring 2013, April 16 (Web seminar)

May 4, 2014 | No Comments

Recorded Videos of the Free Geopolymer Webinar Spring 2013: Part 1 and Part 2, April 16-17, 2013. We had a strong attendance (ca. 200 registered participants split between the two daily sessions). The videos are genuine tools for those of you who want to learn and increase their knowledge in Geopolymer Science and Technology. We […]

Paleomagnetism study supports Pyramid geopolymer stone

Paleomagnetism study supports Pyramid geopolymer stone

Jan 18, 2013 | No Comments

A recent scientific study published in the renown “Europhysics News“, The Magazine of the European Physical Society, (2012), Vol. 43, number 6, described how paleomagnetism study on several pyramid stones demonstrates the validity of Davidovits’ theory on the artificial nature of Egyptian pyramid stones. Two scientists, Dr. Igor Túnyi from Geophysical Institute SAS – Bratislava […]

Geopolymer Conferences 2013

Geopolymer Conferences 2013

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

TWO OFFICIAL GEOPOLYMER CONFERENCES SCHEDULED EVERY YEAR At the January 2009 Daytona Beach conference, Professor Joseph Davidovits (Geopolymer Institute, France) and Professor Waltraud Kriven (University of Illinois, USA) agreed to organize two official complementary and different conferences, every year: – one located in the USA , in January, at Daytona Beach, Florida, Geopolymer Symposium within […]

Geopolymer Conferences calendar 2012

Geopolymer Conferences calendar 2012

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

4 December, Stoke-on-Trent, United KingdomGeopolymer Science Organized by CERAM and Materials KTN / UK  titled: Applications of Geopolymers. I am presenting a conference as Invited Keynote speaker titled “State of Geopolymer 2012″. Venue: CERAM, Stoke-on-Trent for detail go to: https://www.eventsforce.net/iom/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=135744&eventID=313&eventID=313 TWO OFFICIAL GEOPOLYMER CONFERENCES SCHEDULED EVERY YEAR At the January 2009 Daytona Beach conference, Professor Joseph […]

Milestone paper IUPAC 1976, in the LIBRARY

Milestone paper IUPAC 1976, in the LIBRARY

Nov 5, 2011 | No Comments

Several geopolymer scientists asked me to make available for free download in the LIBRARY, my first paper presented at the IUPAC Symposium on Long-Term Properties of Polymers and Polymeric Materials. This symposium held in Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 1976, had a session Topic III dedicated to New Polymers of High-Stability. I had […]

Artificial Pyramid Stone: new analysis

Artificial Pyramid Stone: new analysis

Jul 14, 2011 | No Comments

A new scientific analysis demonstrates the artificial nature of Egyptian Pyramid stone. The article titled: “Were the casing stones of Senefru’s Bent Pyramid in Dahshour cast or carved? Multinuclear NMR evidence” was published in Materials Letters 65 (2011) 350–352, by an international team of scientists involving Kenneth J.D. MacKenzie (MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and […]

Artificial Pyramid Stone: new analysis

Dec 19, 2012 | No Comments

A new scientific analysis demonstrates the artificial nature of Egyptian Pyramid stone. The article titled: “Were the casing stones of Senefru’s Bent Pyramid in Dahshour cast or carved? Multinuclear NMR evidence” was published in Materials Letters 65 (2011) 350–352, by an international team of scientists involving Kenneth J.D. MacKenzie (MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and […]

# 20 Milestone paper IUPAC 76

# 20 Milestone paper IUPAC 76

Nov 5, 2011 | No Comments

Full Paper of the communication presented at IUPAC Symposium on Long-Term Properties of Polymers and Polymeric Materials, Stockholm 1976, Topic III.   Solid-Phase Synthesis of a Mineral Blockpolymer by Low Temperature Polycondensation of Alumino-Silicate Polymers: Na-poly(sialate) or Na-PS and Characteristics . Joseph DAVIDOVITS INTRODUCTION The work exposed here comes from an attempt to transfer our […]

Who is doing research on geopolymers?

Nov 13, 2011 | No Comments

There are now hundreds of labs and institutions throughout the world doing fundamental and applied research on geopolymers. Some of them are listed at Doing research on geopolymers.

Geopolymer Camp 2011 Registration

Geopolymer Camp 2011 Registration

May 13, 2014 | No Comments

Registration are still running until July 1. It is still time to register. Registrations are running well and we are confident that this third Geopolymer Camp will be a success. You’ll have 3 days for learning, presenting, sharing, chatting, at super saver-cost. We have decided to break down the infernal spiral of costs that is […]

GeopolymerCamp 2011 Announcement

May 13, 2014 | No Comments

Mark your calendars and plan on being in Saint-Quentin, France, on Tuesday 5.- Wednesday 6. July 2011 for the third GeopolymerCamp (registration on Monday 4. afternoon). Why? To get geopolymer fans together, learn from each other, figure out the future of geopolymer applications and chemistry, and have a good time. You’ll have 2 days for […]

Geopolymer Conferences calendar 2011

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

TWO OFFICIAL GEOPOLYMER CONFERENCES SCHEDULED EVERY YEAR At the January 2009 Daytona Beach conference, Professor Joseph Davidovits (Geopolymer Institute, France) and Professor Waltraud Kriven (University of Illinois, USA) agreed to organize two official complementary and different conferences, every year: – one located in the USA , in January, at Daytona Beach, Florida, Geopolymer Symposium within […]

World-wide increase in geopolymer research

World-wide increase in geopolymer research

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

Twenty five years long, geopolymer science was studied in very few laboratories and institutions. It is only during the last ten years that we notice a strong increase in geopolymer research. The actual situation was presented by Prof. J. Davidovits in his 2010 Geopolymer Camp Keynote: State of the Geopolymer 2010. The following map shows […]

GeopolymerCamp 2010 announcement

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

Mark your calendars and plan on being in Saint-Quentin, France, on Tuesday 6.- Wednesday 7. July 2010 for the second GeopolymerCamp (registration on Monday 5. afternoon). Why? To get geopolymer fans together, learn from each other, figure out the future of geopolymer applications and chemistry, and have a good time. You’ll have 2 days for […]

American Ceramic Society video on Geopolymers

Feb 13, 2010 | No Comments

The American Ceramic Society has released a video by Prof. Trudy Kriven who chaired the last Geopolymer Session at the 34th Daytona 2010 Conference, Florida, Jan. 25-26, 2010. Go to Video Kriven (15 minutes long video).

Breakthrough at Imperial College London

Feb 7, 2010 | No Comments

Geopolymers using glass produced from DC plasma treatment of air pollution control (APC) residues As part of a major Technology Strategy Board (UK) funded project Imperial College London, in collaboration with Tetronics Ltd, has completed research on the production of geopolymers from DC plasma treated air pollution control (APC) residues. APC residues are a hazardous […]

Geopolymer Scientific papers on exponential growth

Jan 27, 2010 | No Comments

The number of scientific papers dealing with geopolymer science & technology is following an exponential growth.

Video Tutorial: Geopolymer for Newcomers

Video Tutorial: Geopolymer for Newcomers

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

Professor Joseph DAVIDOVITS presents his first course for beginners in geopolymer chemistry and applications. ISBN: 9782951482036 Buy your copy of the Video Tutorial at The Geopolymer Shop With your order, you will receive two items: the new edition of the book Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications and a USB memory stick with 5.5 hours of video tutorials (the Geopolymer for […]

Topics for innovation and further researches

Jun 20, 2008 | No Comments

14 topics for future innovations and research projects are listed in the Category Science, at Innovation and Future Researches. There is a great need for innovation and therefore further research must be carried out. We have listed the topics that deserve further involvement in the field of chemistry, physical-chemistry, materials science, and others. These needs […]

Book: Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications, 3rd ed.

Book: Geopolymer Chemistry and Applications, 3rd ed.

May 11, 2014 | No Comments

By Joseph DAVIDOVITS A Practical and Scientific Approach to Sustainable Development 3rd Edition ISBN: 9782951482050 Buy your copy of the book at The Geopolymer Shop What can be done about the major concerns of our Global Economy on energy, global warming, sustainable development, user-friendly processes, and green chemistry? Here is an important contribution to the mastering […]

First Book on Geopolymers!

Apr 9, 2008 | No Comments

Professor Joseph Davidovits is proud to announce the release of his book entitled: GEOPOLYMER CHEMISTRY AND APPLICATIONS with ca. 590 pages and 26 Chapters. The photo shows the first printing for proof-reading. We expect to get the first exemplars printed for the end of February 2008. The first edition of the book will be sold […]

Geopolymer Session in 32nd ICACC, Jan. 2008, Florida, USA.

Sep 3, 2013 | No Comments

The 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC) is held each year in Florida. In Jan 27th – Feb 1st 2008, there will be a focused session on Geopolymers. If you are interested I would like to encourage you to present a talk or poster on your recent work in this area. The […]

Cutting-Edge analysis proves Davidovits’ Pyramid theory

Mar 25, 2008 | No Comments

On November 30, the Journal of the American Ceramic Society has released a very important scientific research carried out on the pyramid stones, which confirms the theory developed by Professor Joseph Davidovits on agglomerated (artificial) limestone concrete (ancient geopolymer). The references of this paper are : Barsoum, M. W., Ganguly, A. & Hug, G. (2006), […]

Paper on geopolymer-kalsilite-leucite transformation

Mar 25, 2008 | No Comments

The geopolymer group at ANSTO (Dr. Dan S. Perera), Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, has released a paper on the geopolymer-kalsilite-leucite heat transformation. It is available for free download Abstract A geopolymer was prepared by dissolving metakaolinite in a solution of K2SiO3 and KOH and curing at 80°C for 24 h. It was progressively […]

#H: the making of black-brown Etruscan ceramic, LTGS analogue

#H: the making of black-brown Etruscan ceramic, LTGS analogue

Mar 25, 2008 | No Comments

Geopolymer ‘99, 2nd Int. Conf. on Geopolymers The making of Etruscan ceramic (Bucchero Nero) in VII-VIII century B.C. (Fabrication de céramique Étrusque (Bucchero Nero) au VII-VIII siècle av. J.-C.) by Frédéric Davidovits (1), Alessandro Nasso (2), Joseph Davidovits (3) (1) Université de Caen, France (2) Universita di Udine, Italy (3) Geopolymer Institute, Saint-Quentin, France ( […]