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Molybdenum Disulfide Sheets Exhibit A Significant Advantage Over Graphene
2014-03-13 06:58:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Layers of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a naturally occurring compound in rocks, of just a single atom in thickness may be better than graphene for electronics applications, according to new research from the University of Warsaw. However, the researchers caution that the nature of the phenomena occurring in layered materials are not well understood and still require further research. Graphene is a material built of six-atom carbon...

Mineral Diversity Gives Clues To Earth's Early Chemistry
2013-03-02 06:00:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new study focusing on the mineral molybdenite could provide new insight into the way that various geological and biological processes have resulted in changes to the Earth´s chemistry over the years. According to Robert Hazen of the Carnegie Institution for Science´s Geophysical Laboratory, molybdenite is a common ore mineral of a metallic element known as molybdenum. By analyzing samples of the substance obtained from...

2012-02-10 00:10:24

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop a Potential Low Cost Alternative to Platinum for Splitting Water A technique for creating a new molecule that structurally and chemically replicates the active part of the widely used industrial catalyst molybdenite has been developed by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy´s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). This technique holds promise for the creation of catalytic materials that can serve as effective low-cost...

2011-12-05 11:10:12

Surpassing the physical limits of silicon After having revealed the electronic advantages of molybdenite, EPFL researchers have now taken the next definitive step. The Laboratory of Nanoscale Electronics and Structures (LANES) has made a chip, or integrated circuit, confirming that molybdenite can surpass the physical limits of silicon in terms of miniaturization, electricity consumption, and mechanical flexibility. "We have built an initial prototype, putting from two to six serial...

2010-11-29 13:30:00

SPARKS, Nev., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) is pleased to announce its Technical Services Group has completed a field inspection of the Porvenir molybdenite stockpiles and the Company's recently secured milling facility, in southern Peru. Based on this analysis, the mill is scheduled to commence a test run of molybdenum ore in December. This will determine how the ore best responds to flotation and could potentially...


Latest Molybdenite Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 08:39:47

Molybdenite is a mineral of molybdenum disulfide, MoS2. Similar in appearance and feel to graphite, molybdenite has a lubricating effect which is produced by its structure of close-spaced parallel cleavage planes. Finely powdered MoS2, with particle sizes in the 1-100 µm range, is a common technical dry lubricant. It is also often mixed into various oils or greases, which allows mechanisms so lubricated to run less noisy and to keep running for a while longer even if most of the oil should...

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