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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...

2013-11-15 23:04:25

Polymer Emulsion Market report provides the estimates of the market size of the global market in terms of revenue and volume, top players in the market - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/emulsion-polymers-market-1269.html. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The report, “Polymer Emulsion Market by Type (Acrylic, Vinyl, SB Latex, Polyurethane Dispersion & Others), Application (Paints & Coatings, Paper & Paperboard, Adhesives & Sealants & Others) & Geography -...

Rapid Plasma Rotation May Be Key To Softening The Blow Of Powerful Plasma Disruptions
2013-11-13 11:25:56

American Physical Society In the quest for fusion energy on earth, researchers use magnetic fields to insulate hot plasma from the walls of the chamber to maintain the reaction and prevent damage to interior surfaces. In the tokamak, a leading contender to achieve a sustained fusion burn, electrical currents flowing in the plasma inside the doughnut-shaped vacuum chamber can become unstable if the plasma current or pressure gets too high or the control system breaks, leading to a sudden...

Apple To Open Arizona Plant To Produce Sapphire Components
2013-11-05 09:49:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple will be expanding its American manufacturing to Mesa, Arizona, where it will produce sapphire components for its exclusive line of products. According to GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GTAT), Apple had penned a deal to pay it $578 million to supply equipment for the production of high quality sapphire materials for its iPhones and other devices. Sapphire is already used to cover the camera lens and TouchID sensors in the...


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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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