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2013-06-25 23:18:42

The American Ceramic Society’s (ACerS) Corporate Technical Achievement Award (CTAA) for this year has been awarded to Surmet Corp for the development and commercialization of its ALON® Transparent Optical ceramic. Burlington, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 ACerS established the Corporate Technical Achievement Award in 1986 to recognize and honor a single outstanding technical achievement in the field of ceramics. The award recognizes and honors achievements that show significant...

2013-05-22 23:24:24

Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM), a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, has selected SpecialChem's Commercial Acceleration Solutions to support growth of its boron nitride (BN) powders for use in thermally conductive plastics Strongsville, Ohio (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM), a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, has selected SpecialChem's Commercial Acceleration Solutions to support growth of its boron nitride (BN)...

2013-05-17 10:40:51

A new study discusses the electric and magnetic characteristics of a material which could be used in spintronics Materials belonging to the family of dilute magnetic oxides (DMOs) – an oxide-based variant of the dilute magnetic semiconductors – are good candidates for spintronics applications. This is the object of study for Davide Sangalli of the Microelectronics and Microsystems Institute (IMM) at the National Research Council (CNR), in Agrate Brianza, Italy, and colleagues....


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2005-05-26 09:42:14

Kaolinite is a mineral with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4. It is a layered silicate mineral, with one tetrahedral sheet linked through oxygen molecules to one octahedral sheet of alumina octahedra. It is also known as china clay and kaolin (高嶺土 in pinyin: gao1 ling3 tu3), named after Gaoling ("High Hill"), Jingde Town, Jiangxi, China. It is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral (dioctahedral phyllosilicate clay), produced by the chemical weathering of feldspar. In...

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