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2013-01-25 10:55:45

A new way of making crystalline silicon, developed by U-M researchers, could make this crucial ingredient of computers and solar cells much cheaper and greener. Silicon dioxide, or sand, makes up about 40 percent of the earth's crust, but the industrial method for converting sand into crystalline silicon is expensive and has a major environmental impact due to the extreme processing conditions. "The crystalline silicon in modern electronics is currently made through a series of...

2013-01-25 10:12:24

At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information´s ones and zeroes. Today these are hard and brittle materials. But cheap, flexible, nontoxic organic molecules may play a role in the future of hardware. A team led by the University of Washington in Seattle and the Southeast University in China discovered a molecule that shows promise as an organic alternative to today´s silicon-based semiconductors. The findings, published this week in the...

2013-01-15 07:20:34

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of a new generation of industrial temperature, silicon carbide (SiC) standard power modules. They are ideally suited for use in high power switch mode power supplies, motor drives, uninterruptible power supplies, solar inverters, oil exploration and other...

2012-12-25 05:01:55

The Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market report includes an analysis of the value chain, a Porter´s five forces analysis, the competitive landscape, a raw material analysis, patent analysis, as well as the production process. (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 Bathroom fittings such as wash basins, toilets, water closets, bidets, urinals, cisterns, shower plates, pedestals, etc. are known as sanitary wares. According to a new market research report, “Ceramic Sanitary Ware Market - Global Trends...

2012-12-21 08:21:30

BALLERUP, Denmark, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today that it has entered into an OEM supply agreement for LiqTech's SiC membrane technology with Shanghai Denovo Environment Protection Co., Ltd. China. The OEM agreement includes progressive minimum order quantities for the years 2013-2016 for Denovo to maintain the supply agreement. Denovo is one of the leading industrial waste water firms in China. The Chinese market, being...

2012-12-20 16:27:05

CALHOUN, Ga., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Marazzi Group, which will make Mohawk the worldwide leader in ceramic tile. The Marazzi Group is a leading manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile in all its major geographies, including Russia, the United States, Italy, France and Spain. Marazzi's 2011 revenues were about EUR833 million, or $1.16 billion, with EBITDA of...

2012-12-19 08:25:50

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, today unveiled its new website, providing the community with a comprehensive resource on Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) for spine interbody fusion procedures and other orthopedic applications. Site enhancements and upgraded navigation capabilities now enable visitors to quickly find information on the company's proprietary FDA-cleared Silicon Nitride technology for spinal...

2012-12-01 05:02:41

Research says Mineral Element “Silica” may help prevent osteoporosis while promoting proper bone growth and development. Learn how the New SilaLive Silica Supplement by Higher Health with Enhanced Diatomaceous Earth and Orthosilicic Acid can impact overall health and wellness. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 As one hit wonders are as popular as the flavor of the week inside the weight loss supplement niche, a new natural health supplement has just been introduced...

2012-11-08 16:21:26

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market research reports offer mission-critical insights into the metrics, performance, shares, and forecasts for many significant industries across the globe. These reports, compiled by industry experts with decades of experience in their markets, offer high-value insights that can be used by entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors, marketers, and product managers to plan their business and capitalize on their strengths and their competitors...

2012-10-25 15:21:33

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ASPE Annual Meeting - CoorsTek, Inc., a large technical ceramics manufacturer, and Ceramatec, Inc., a technical ceramics research and development company and subsidiary of CoorsTek, today introduced a new silicon carbide joining technology for improved strength and thermal stability for assemblies of ceramic components - this technology enables solutions when monolithic ceramic are impossible to produce because of size or complexity. This new joining...


Latest Ceramic materials Reference Libraries

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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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