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2014-08-06 16:22:30

DUBLIN, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Polyester Fiber Market (Solid and Hollow) for Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Polyester fibers are manufactured from recycled or virgin PET. These fibers can be colored by the method of pigmentation or dope...

graphene for health applications
2014-08-06 03:30:44

Monash University A chance discovery about the 'wonder material' graphene – already exciting scientists because of its potential uses in electronics, energy storage and energy generation – takes it a step closer to being used in medicine and human health. Researchers from Monash University have discovered that graphene oxide sheets can change structure to become liquid crystal droplets spontaneously and without any specialist equipment. With graphene droplets now easy to produce,...

2014-08-06 08:37:50

HSINCHU, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Japan Radio Co., Ltd. (New JRC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that the two companies have successfully collaborated to achieve high-volume manufacturing for NJR's MEMS (micro electro mechanical system) microphone products. Adding UMC's MEMS manufacturing capabilities to NJR's Fukuoka and Kawagoe fabs will ensure NJR's smooth and scaled production...

2014-08-06 08:35:08

FAIR OAKS, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Adhesion, Inc., manufacturer of Mr. Sticky's Premium Adhesives, today announced a partnership with ND Industries to distribute their Vibra-Tite Line of thread-lockers, thread sealants, retaining compounds, liquid gasketing, anti-seize compounds, cyanoacrylates and light-cure adhesives. The most popular product, Vibra-Tite VC-3, is a non-traditional thread-locker which is adjustable, removable, reusable, and commonly applied to...

solar cell semiconductor layers
2014-08-05 03:00:19

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kinds of solar cell. Extremely thin, semi-transparent, flexible solar cells could soon become reality. At the Vienna University of Technology, Thomas Mueller, Marco Furchi and Andreas Pospischil have managed to create a semiconductor structure...

2014-08-05 08:25:09

PORTLAND, Oregon, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Graphene Market (Bulk material, Film, Product Type, Applications, Geography) - Industry Analysis, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast, 2013- 2020", the global graphene market is expected to reach $149.1 million by 2020, registering a CAGR of 44.0% from 2014 to 2020. North America is and will be the largest Graphene market through 2020. Asia Pacific is...

2014-08-05 08:24:16

- Record quarterly income from operations of $266.8 million, increasing 13% from second quarter 2013. HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $169.4 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, on net sales of $998.6 million. This represents an increase in net income of $23.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013 net income of $145.8 million,...

2014-08-01 23:01:52

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Optical Coatings Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/optical-coatings-market.html. Ablany, New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Optical Coatings Market (Anti-Reflective Coatings, Filter coatings, Transparent Electrodes,...

2014-08-01 04:20:20

PARIS, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain has completed the acquisition of Z-Tech LLC, located in Bow, New Hampshire (United States). The company specializes in the production of zirconia powders used for their mechanical and thermal properties in a range of applications, such as pigments for ceramic tiles or thermal coatings for the aeronautics industry. Z-Tech will be integrated within the Ceramic Materials business. This acquisition will enable Saint-Gobain...

2014-07-31 23:05:44

BioTechniques offers free subscriptions to qualified subscribers in print, digital replica, and mobile app formats for Apple and Android phones and tablets by visiting biotechniques.com/subscribe. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The July 2014 issue of BioTechniques (http://www.biotechniques.com) is now available as an open access journal featuring the following articles: P-LinK: A method for generating multicomponent Graphene veils: A versatile surface chemistry for sensors A...


Latest Materials science Reference Libraries

Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Computational Materials Science
2012-05-18 14:41:46

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal focuses on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in connection with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

Advanced Functional Materials
2012-05-04 11:02:36

Advanced Functional Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2001 by Peter Gregory. It is published bimonthly by Wiley-VCH. The journal, however, has been in publication since 1985 under other titles, including Advanced Materials for Optics and Electronics. Advanced Functional Materials is the sister journal to Advanced Materials. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is David Flanagan. The journal covers all topics pertaining to materials science. Topics covered...

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
2012-05-02 19:20:20

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published bimonthly by the Institute of Physics, which also prints the journal. Prior to 2008, this journal was published by Elsevier. Printed volumes of this journal are, as of 2008, published free of charge by the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Institute of Physics. The journal was established in 2000. The journal covers all aspects of materials science, including theoretical...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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