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2011-11-14 22:38:43

Researchers from Singapore, Saudi Arabia and China develop a synthesis that yields lanthanide-doped nanocrystals with advanced light-control properties, leading to potential applications in cancer diagnostics, medical imaging and therapeutic delivery Upconversion emission materials are ideal for bioimaging due to its effectiveness as contrast agents for the detection of cancer cells, more so when the background emission of non-cancerous tissues can be minimised. These materials could be...

2010-09-27 10:17:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles-based American Elements issued a statement today confirming that it continues to produce and ship rare earth metals and compounds globally during this period of uncertainty in the Chinese rare earth market. The statement is intended primarily to advise U.S., European and Japanese companies that rely on American Elements' rare earth production and global stocks. "We've been inundated with requests for assurance of our continued...

2009-09-03 12:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Rare Earths: Worldwide Markets, Applications, Technologies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0128135/Rare-Earths-Worldwide-Markets-Applications-Technologies.html This Report: Examines the rare earth materials market, especially applications in rechargeable batteries, hydrogen storage, advanced ceramics, permanent magnets, metallurgy, catalysts, lasers, fiber...

2009-07-15 12:24:00

TSX-V: RES VANCOUVER, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rare Element Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RES) is pleased to report encouraging rare-earth-element (REE) metallurgical test results on oxide samples from the Company's 100% owned Bear Lodge property located in Wyoming, USA. These initial metallurgical tests on near-surface oxide material, which was collected from three holes of the 2008 core drilling program, consisted of crushing to -1/4-inch, simple screening, and gentle scrubbing, with the...


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2005-05-25 18:46:47

A rare earth is an oxide of a rare earth element. Often rare earth elements themselves are loosely called "rare earths". As to exactly what is a "rare earth" element is a matter of some ambiguity. The narrowest definition restricts it to the lanthanides, which are lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium. Sometimes the radioactive actinides are included, so that all elements...

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