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Night vision technologies with numerous applications are a strong driver for Global Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) market
The technology of storing electronic information â€“ from old cassette tapes to shiny laptop computers â€“ has been a major force in the electronics industry for decades.
Lead is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Pb (L. Plumbum) and atomic number 82. A soft, heavy, toxic and malleable poor metal, lead is bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes to dull gray when exposed to air. Lead is used in building construction, lead-acid batteries, bullets and shot, and is part of solder, pewter, and fusible alloys. Lead has the highest atomic number of all stable elements. (But see the article on Bismuth, which has a half life so long it can...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.