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2012-02-25 08:00:00

As part of the expansion of its Sun Valley, California facility, Plastics Color Corporation, PCC, has hired Frank Muñoz as a quality control and liquid color technician.Muñoz has held various production, QC and color matching positions with several Southern California polymer companies. Calumet City, Ill. (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 PCC (Plastics Color Corporation), a leading supplier of color concentrates, specialty compounds and additive masterbatches for the plastics...

A Rainbow In Your Hand
2012-02-25 05:53:24

In a single step, engineers create a rainbow-colored polymer that could open the door to portable, handheld multispectral imaging devices University at Buffalo engineers have developed a one-step, low-cost method to fabricate a polymer with extraordinary properties: When viewed from a single perspective, the polymer is rainbow-colored, reflecting many different wavelengths of light. Used as a filter for light, this material could form the basis of handheld multispectral imaging devices...

2012-02-22 08:00:00

Vertical Consultants was engaged by Industrial Polymers & Chemical Inc. to review and provide counsel regarding its current cell tower lease as well as to provide counsel regarding the current and continued optimization of its cell tower lease assets. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Vertical Consultants welcomes Industrial Polymers & Chemical Inc. as its newest client. Industrial Polymers & Chemical Inc. is a Massachusetts based manufacturing company with its...

2012-02-14 17:50:00

Sustainability or Performance — Choose Both Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Several leading DuPont materials science businesses will join forces at the upcoming National Plastics Expo in Orlando, April 1-5 in Booth #35013, to showcase sustainable solutions that deliver performance. DuPont plastics, packaging, polymer modifiers and the bio-based ingredients business resulting from the recent acquisition of Danisco will highlight materials science and design techniques that...

2012-02-13 23:22:02

In the effort to convert sunlight into electricity, photovoltaic solar cells that use conductive organic polymers for light absorption and conversion have shown great potential. Organic polymers can be produced in high volumes at low cost, resulting in photovoltaic devices that are cheap, lightweight and flexible. In the last few years, much work has been done to improve the efficiency with which these devices convert sunlight into power, including the development of new materials, device...

2012-02-10 14:08:23

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego have developed a new method for making scaffolds for culturing tissue in three-dimensional arrangements that mimic those in the body. This advance, published online in the journal Advanced Materials, allows the production of tissue culture scaffolds containing multiple structurally and chemically distinct layers using common laboratory reagents and materials. According to the UC San Diego researchers, this process is more affordable and...

2012-02-01 21:20:43

A relatively fast, easy and inexpensive technique for inducing nanorods - rod-shaped semiconductor nanocrystals - to self-assemble into one-, two- and even three-dimensional macroscopic structures has been developed by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). This technique should enable more effective use of nanorods in solar cells, magnetic storage devices and sensors. It should also help boost the electrical and...


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Synthetic Metals
2012-05-17 14:54:38

Synthetic Metals is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials. It is an international medium for the rapid publication of original research papers, short communications and subject reviews dealing with research on and applications of electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials including novel carbon architectures. Original manuscripts on chemical, electrochemical, electrical, photonic...

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