Hume-Rothery prize awarded to Klaus Hack

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We at GTT are very happy that Klaus Hack was awarded the Hume-Rothery Prize 2020. This prize is awarded every year by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining of the United Kingdom in recognition of distinguished achievements concerned with phase relationships in metallic materials or non-metallic materials of metallurgical interest. Please check Congratulations …

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Why did we name the blog “Equilibrium of Things”?

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Today, a lot of attention is directed to the Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and the Digital Twin. These buzzwords describe interesting concepts for our everyday life and for the control of processes in industries. But when you want to connect them with material that changes its state, things become really complicated.

Why does GTT start a blog?

“In this house, we obey the laws of thermodynamics!” – Homer Simpson.   We at GTT completely agree: The laws of thermodynamics are the solid foundation on which we can build understanding of materials and processes. Not all materials and processes are in equilibrium, but there are also many options to calculate constrained equilibria and …

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