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Sunlight Generates Hydrogen In New Porous Silicon
2014-04-11 14:25:47

By A'ndrea Elyse Messer, Penn State Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, who also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics as outlets for this new material. The surface area of this porous silicon is high," said Donghai Wang, assistant professor of mechanical engineering. "It is widely used and has a lot of applications."...

2014-04-01 08:30:52

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d3w95r/hard_and) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Hard & Superhard Materials - Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d3w95r/hard_and ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the world market for hard and superhard materials by...

2014-03-06 16:23:52

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vh5cxd/germanium_2014) has announced the addition of Dedalus Consulting Inc's new report "Germanium 2014 - Germanium Raw Materials, Applications & Related Products" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vh5cxd/germanium_2014 ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the world market for...

2014-03-03 08:24:36

BALLERUP, Denmark, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSE: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today that Lasse Andreassen, a Founder of LiqTech International, Inc., has elected to retire and, as a result of his retirement, he will no longer serve as a director of LiqTech. Finn Helmer, CEO, stated, "Lasse Andreassen has been instrumental in expanding silicon carbide technology and optimizing production to levels that are unparalleled in the industry. His work on...

2014-02-28 12:23:31

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cj78v/boron_trifluoride) has announced the addition of the "Boron Trifluoride (CAS 7637-07-2) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6cj78v/boron_trifluoride ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Boron Trifluoride (CAS 7637-07-2) Market Research Report presents comprehensive...

2014-02-14 12:21:34

DUBLIN, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5cs4s6/silicon_carbide ) has announced the addition of the "Silicon Carbide Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Silicon carbide (SiC), also known as Carborundum is an exceptionally hard material that occurs in minor quantities in the Earth's crust. It can...

2014-02-04 12:30:26

Seasoned construction professional brings experience and leadership to growing office SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Construction, a Northern California-based general contractor, is proud to announce that Craig T. Jones has joined the firm as principal of its Silicon Valley office. In this role, he will be responsible for leading and growing the Silicon Valley office and providing executive oversight to better service the firm's growing client base for...

New Boron Nanomaterial Could Be A Very Real Possibility
2014-01-28 10:55:00

Brown University Graphene, a sheet of carbon one atom thick, may soon have a new nanomaterial partner. In the lab and on supercomputers, chemical engineers have determined that a unique arrangement of 36 boron atoms in a flat disc with a hexagonal hole in the middle may be the preferred building blocks for “borophene.” Findings are reported in Nature Communications. Researchers from Brown University have shown experimentally that a boron-based competitor to graphene is a very real...

2014-01-20 09:53:44

Buried deep in the mud along the banks of a remote salt lake near Yosemite National Park are colonies of bacteria with an unusual property: they breathe a toxic metal to survive. Researchers from the University of Georgia discovered the bacteria on a recent field expedition to Mono Lake in California, and their experiments with this unusual organism show that it may one day become a useful tool for industry and environmental protection. The bacteria use elements that are notoriously...

2013-12-09 08:23:55

- Company is the Only Membrane Supplier Selected and Invited - BALLERUP, Denmark, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (NYSE: LIQT) ("LiqTech") is pleased to announce that LiqTech has been invited to participate in the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT) water cluster with the intent to develop a commercial solution to treat oil emulsion challenges found in the upstream Oil & Gas industry. LiqTech was the only membrane supplier selected. The...


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28_d4102ec3fa58ab4ec89b14854e71f081
2005-05-26 10:53:59

Germanium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Ge and atomic number 32. This is a lustrous, hard, silver-white, metalloid that is chemically similar to tin. Germanium forms a large number of organometallic compounds and is an important semiconductor material used in transistors. Notable characteristics Germanium is a hard, grayish-white element that has a metallic luster and the same crystal structure as diamond. In addition, it is important to note that...

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