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Scientist Creates Morphing Material That Has Huge Potential
2013-12-10 09:58:50

[ Watch The Video: Morphing Material With Great Potential ] Rice University Heating a sheet of plastic may not bring it to life – but it sure looks like it does in new experiments at Rice University. The materials created by Rice polymer scientist Rafael Verduzco and his colleagues start as flat slabs, but they morph into shapes that can be controlled by patterns written into their layers. The research is the subject of a new paper in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal...

2013-12-09 23:04:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: In-depth Research on China LOW-E Glass Market, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 At present, the global major LOW-E glass manufacturers are Pilkington (U.K.), PPG (U.S.), Glaverbel (Belgium), and Saint–Gobain (France); the overseas market is basically controlled by above enterprises. In the developed countries, LOW-E glass have been popularized in large scale; the utilization rate in Germany reached 92%, and this...

2013-12-05 23:23:46

InventHelp is a leading inventor service company in America, and is submitting the Pet Pan to interested companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 "I love pets and have had them all of my life, but they’re always spilling their food and water on the floor, which is a hassle and can cause carpet damage," said an inventor from Lyons, Neb. "This inspired me to design a better way to contain the spilling of pet food and water." She then...

2013-12-03 23:01:07

Ecronova Polymer will present a paper at the European Coatings Conference being held December 3-4, 2013 in Dusseldorf, Germany entitled "High Performance Solvent Free Polymers and Additives in Waterborne Floor Coating Formulations for Enhanced Durability and Functionality.” Ecronova Polymer was acquired by Michelman on July 8th, 2013. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Ms. Martha Bazyluk, Head of Technical Service, at Ecronova Polymer will present a paper at the European...

Warm Water Causes Arctic Glaciers To Sizzle As They Melt
2013-11-28 06:11:28

[ Watch the Video: Melting Glacial Ice Has Its Own Sound ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the most prominent sounds of a warming planet has been recorded and identified by scientists at the University of Alaska: the sizzle of glacial ice as it melts into the sea. Trapped air bubbles squirting out of the disappearing ice causes a noise that might provide clues to the rate of glacier melt and help researchers better monitor the fast-changing polar...

2013-11-20 23:19:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Low-E Glass Industry Report, 2013-2016. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 With the growing focus on energy conservation, emission reduction and environmental protection, countries in the world have successively introduced policies to encourage energy-efficient building materials, thus powerfully boosting the development of global low-E glass market whose sales volume showed a CAGR of about 19.5% in 2000-2012, and...


Latest Optical materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:59:32

he mineral calcite is a calcium carbonate corresponding to the formula CaCO3 and is one of the most widely distributed minerals on the Earth's surface. It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks, limestone in particular. It is also the primary mineral in metamorphic marble. It also occurs as a vein mineral in deposits from hot springs, and also occurs in caverns as stalactites and stalagmites. Calcite is often the primary constituent of the shells of marine organisms (e.g. plankton,...

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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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