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2014-07-24 23:10:07

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Superhard Materials markets. Global market for Superhard Materials is projected to reach US$23 billion by 2020, driven by improving economy and intensifying manufacturing activity and the ensuing rise in demand for machine tools used for turning, cutting, drilling, boring and grinding operations. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Superhard materials refer to extremely hard materials with over...

2014-07-16 23:01:40

ItsHot.com, a celebrated name in the realm of diamond jewelry fabrication, wholesale and retail is now offering striking discounts of 70-80% on its aesthetically designed collection of diamond eternity bands. New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 ItsHot.com, a celebrated name in the realm of diamond jewelry fabrication, wholesale and retail is now offering striking discounts of 70-80% on its aesthetically designed collection of diamond eternity bands. This price reduction is also available on...

2014-07-15 16:23:06

DUBLIN, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Niobium Carbide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Niobium Carbide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global niobium carbide industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

Boron 'Buckyball' Discovered By Researchers
2014-07-14 03:29:25

By Kevin Stacey, Brown University The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the pitch. Researchers from Brown University, Shanxi University and Tsinghua University in China have shown that a cluster of 40 boron atoms forms a hollow molecular cage similar to a carbon buckyball. It's the first experimental evidence that a boron cage...

2014-07-09 08:30:02

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Polyester Fiber Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/210304 ] (Solid And Hollow) For Carpet & Rugs, Nonwoven Fabrics, Fiberfill And Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), when used in the form of fibers and filaments,...

2014-07-08 23:12:07

Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store launches the Northern Lights Diamond as part of its new Engagement Diamond assortment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Today Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store exclusively launches the Northern Lights diamond which originates from the highest quality diamond mines in the frozen Canadian tundra. When meticulously cut, the Northern Lights diamond sparkles and releases a full spectrum of the bright lights of the North. Every Robbins...

2014-07-02 23:05:23

July is ruby month and the LC is celebrating by showcasing their best rubies. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 The ruby is the official birthstone of July and LC is excited to announce that they will be showcasing their best ruby collection all month long starting with their Royal Rubies TV event, beginning on Wednesday, July 2 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT. For thousands of years, the ruby has been considered one of the most valuable gemstones on Earth. It has everything a precious stone...

2014-07-01 11:41:41

Stanford School of Engineering Computer simulation shows how to make a crystal that would toggle like a light switch between conductive and non-conductive structures; this could lead to flexible electronic materials and enable a cell phone to be woven into a shirt Do not fold, spindle or mutilate. Those instructions were once printed on punch cards that fed data to mainframe computers. Today's smart phones process more data, but they still weren't built for being shoved into back...

2014-06-26 23:05:56

Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities, such as water filtration. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Stanford Advanced Materials (SAM), the leading manufacture of materials, announced today the release of graphene - a new two-dimensional wonder material, which has paved the way for possibilities, such as water filtration....

2014-06-25 23:09:32

Oerlikon Metco now offers carbides materials that extend uptime and lower operating costs with application-tailored carbide products. The surface solutions company develops reliable coatings technology products that protect components against wear under extreme conditions. Westbury, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The widespread demand for increased uptime solutions encourages Oerlikon Metco to develop reliable surface technology products that protect components against wear under extreme...


Latest Superhard materials Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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