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2014-08-14 23:02:45

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have created a new ultra-light, ultra-stiff material, using a process called atomic layer deposition to architect three-dimensional nanotubular networks. The research was published in the July 23 issue of Advanced Materials. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have made a material that is 10 times stronger and stiffer than traditional aerogels of the same density. This...

2014-07-15 20:20:29

Comprehensive analysis in the journal "APL Materials" provides blueprint for making thermoelectric materials that convert heat and electricity with greater efficiency WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From your hot car to your warm laptop, every machine and device in your life wastes a lot of energy through the loss of heat. But thermoelectric devices, which convert heat to electricity and vice versa, can harness that wasted heat, and possibly provide the green...

2011-10-25 13:24:15

Researchers studying how fluids travel through nanoscale channels were surprised to discover that the fluids don't flow equally well in all directions. Contrary to the behavior in the macroscale world, the researchers discovered that methyl alcohol, when it was placed in a network of nanoscale channels in a mineral known as a zeolite, diffused 1,000 times faster in one direction than another. This is the first known evidence of such highly unequal diffusion of molecules in a nanoporous...

2011-07-13 13:35:28

The extended Coulomb failure stress (ECFS) criteria and anisotropic porosity and permeability tensor at micro/meso/macro scale under ultra"℠high temperature and pressure (UTP) conditions were developed employing the flow driven pore"℠network crack (FDPNC) model under multiple temporal"“spatial scales and the hybrid hypersingular integral equation"℠lattice Boltzmann method (HHIE"℠LBM). The correlation of the Zipingpu reservoir and Longmenshan slip was then...

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2011-06-07 08:40:37

Findings could aid in the development of better technologies for hydraulic fracturing and other fluid extraction techniques from the earth When geologists survey an area of land for the potential that gas or petroleum deposits could exist there, they must take into account the composition of rocks that lie below the surface. Take, for instance, sandstone"”a sedimentary rock composed mostly of weakly cemented quartz grains. Previous research had suggested that compaction...

2011-03-15 05:00:00

DENVER, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Resources Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SYRG), a domestic oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, today announced the results of drilling 6 wells on its Pratt Lease. List of Drilled Wells Drilled Working Net Revenue Well Name Formation Interest Interest --------- --------- -------- ----------- SRC Pratt...

2011-02-01 07:50:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FXEN) today reported the Lisewo 1K well has been drilled to a total depth of 3945 meters, true vertical depth (TVD) of 3773.5 meters and logged. The well operator, the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG), and 51% owner contracted log interpretation to its subsidiary, Geofizyka Torun (GT). GT's log interpretation indicates a gas column of 67 meters from 3814.5 to 3881.5 meters. Average porosity in the upper half of the pay...

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2010-07-16 08:35:20

Chemists from UCLA and South Korea report the "ultimate porosity of a nano-material," achieving world records for both porosity and carbon dioxide storage capacity in an important class of materials known as MOFs, or metal"“organic frameworks. MOFs, sometimes described as crystal sponges, have pores "” openings on the nanoscale which can store gases that are usually difficult to store and transport. Porosity is crucial for compacting large amounts of gases into small volumes and...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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