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2014-01-07 12:22:10

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2013-2015 Isostatic graphite as a kind of high-tech core basic raw material has a wide range of applications in photovoltaic, electrical discharge machining, optical fiber manufacturing, new nuclear power and other fields. After 2006, the rapid rise of the global PV industry quickly broke the original isostatic graphite market supply...

2014-01-03 08:26:36

Only Health Tracker to Monitor REM, Deep and Light Sleep; New Sleep Features and Carbon Steel Edition to Debut at CES LAS VEGAS, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES - (South Hall 2, Booth #26709) -- BASIS Science, Inc. (www.mybasis.com) the company behind Basis, the world's most advanced health tracker, today unveiled Advanced Sleep Analysis, the most in-depth sleep analytics among health tracking devices, as well as their new Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band. Advanced Sleep Analysis will be...

Diamonds In Earth's Oldest Zircons Are Fragments Of Polishing Compound
2013-12-19 07:44:15

University of California - Riverside As is well known, the Earth is about 4.6 billion years old. No rocks exist, however, that are older than about 3.8 billion years. A sedimentary rock section in the Jack Hills of western Australia, more than 3 billion years old, contains within it zircons that were eroded from rocks as old as about 4.3 billion years, making these zircons, called Jack Hills zircons, the oldest recorded geological material on the planet. In 2007 and 2008, two research...

Diamonds  On Antarctica
2013-12-17 15:37:20

[ Watch the Video: Traces Of Diamonds Found In Antarctica ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers working in Antarctica have announced the discovery of kimberlite deposits on the frozen continent. Kimberlites are rocks known for their propensity to contain diamonds. The discovery is not expected to set off a diamond rush anytime soon, however, as an international treaty has banned mining on Antarctica until 2041. However, it does make a potential extension...

2013-12-12 23:27:45

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Carbon Nanotubes (CNTs) Market by Type (SWCNTS & MWCNTS), Application (Electronics & Semiconductors, Chemical & Polymers, Batteries & Capacitors, Energy, Medical, Composites, & Aerospace & Defense) & Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Carbon nanotubes are minuscule allotropes of carbon having sizes to the scale of nanometers. The physical, electrical,...

2013-12-12 23:02:46

International emission regulations will boost demand for industry services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Activated Carbon Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Used primarily for water treatment and air purification, the Activated Carbon Manufacturing industry continues to benefit from an intensified focus on environmental trends. Activated carbon is processed with oxygen...

Engineers Show How To Optimize Carbon Nanotube Arrays For Use In Hot Spots
2013-12-03 13:11:10

Stanford School of Engineering Experimental evidence and computer simulations suggest how to grow structures with the best trade offs between 3 desired characteristics: strength, flexibility and the ability to dissipate heat When engineers design devices, they must often join together two materials that expand and contract at different rates as temperatures change. Such thermal differences can cause problems if, for instance, a semiconductor chip is plugged into a socket that can't...


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Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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