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2014-03-31 23:23:44

ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer, is now offering 70-80% off on its collections of princess round diamond eternity bands. New York (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 ItsHot.com, a well-known diamond jewelry manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer, is now offering 70-80% off on its collections of princess round diamond eternity bands. As an example the diamond jewelry store is offering 77% on its 14K Gold Round Diamond Eternity Band 3.4 carats. Previously...

Diamonds Help Speed Up Spintronics
2014-03-26 04:49:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from Ohio State University have demonstrated for the first time that information can flow through a diamond wire. Scientists are working to develop “spintronics” in order to make computers simultaneously faster and more powerful. Spin could be used to help transmit data in computer circuits, and the latest research shows just how viable of an option diamonds could be. The team wrote in the journal Nature...

Study Identifies Path Toward Engineering Materials For Super-efficient Nanoelectronics
2014-03-20 12:14:45

DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have discovered a potential way to make graphene – a single layer of carbon atoms with great promise for future electronics – superconducting, a state in which it would carry electricity with 100 percent efficiency. Researchers used a beam of intense ultraviolet light to look deep into the electronic structure of a material made of...

Researchers Combine Graphene And Copper To Improve Electronics
2014-03-14 14:41:35

Sean Nealon, University of California, Riverside Researchers have discovered that creating a graphene-copper-graphene “sandwich” strongly enhances the heat conducting properties of copper, a discovery that could further help in the downscaling of electronics. The work was led by Alexander A. Balandin, a professor of electrical engineering at the Bourns College of Engineering at the University of California, Riverside and Konstantin S. Novoselov, a professor of physics at the...

2014-03-14 12:31:58

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58fhj7/graphene ) has announced the addition of the "Graphene Materials for Opto & Electronic Applications 2014" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) $141M GRAPHENE MATERIALS MARKET IN 2024 WILL BE DRIVEN MAINLY BY TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE ELECTRODES AND ENERGY STORAGE APPLICATIONS Graphene is a two-dimensional (2D) material with...

Molybdenum Disulfide Sheets Exhibit A Significant Advantage Over Graphene
2014-03-13 06:58:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Layers of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a naturally occurring compound in rocks, of just a single atom in thickness may be better than graphene for electronics applications, according to new research from the University of Warsaw. However, the researchers caution that the nature of the phenomena occurring in layered materials are not well understood and still require further research. Graphene is a material built of six-atom carbon...

Light Triggers Ripples In Crystals
2014-03-07 11:09:39

University of California - San Diego First propagating surface phonon polaritons in a van der Waals crystal Light can trigger coordinated, wavelike motions of atoms in atom-thin layers of crystal, scientists have shown. The waves, called phonon polaritons, are far shorter than light waves and can be "tuned" to particular frequencies and amplitudes by varying the number of layers of crystal, they report in the early online edition of Science March 7. These properties - observed in...

2014-03-04 12:27:05

DUBLIN, Mar. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p9skcf/silicon_nitride ) has announced the addition of the "Silicon Nitride (CAS 12033-89-5) Market Research Report 2013" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Silicon Nitride (CAS 12033-89-5) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on silicon nitride markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The Silicon...

2014-03-03 12:25:33

Pink, Idina Menzel, Michael B. Jordon, Karen O and Karolina Kurkova donned Forevermark Diamonds LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forevermark Diamonds, uniquely-inscribed with a promise of beauty, rarity and responsible-sourcing, graced nominees and performers alike at the 86(th) Annual Academy Awards. Most notably, Academy Award Presenter & Dallas Buyers Club Actress Jennifer Garner and The Wolf of Wall Street Actress Margot Robbie debuted Forevermark Exceptional...

2014-03-03 08:40:21

DALLAS, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new report "Sapphire Technology Market by Growth Technologies (KY, CZ, HEM, and EFG), Substrate Wafer (Si-on-Sapphire, SiC-on-Sapphire, GaN-on-Sapphire, and Others), Devices, Applications, and Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2013 - 2020", the global sapphire market by substrate is expected to reach $3.01 Billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 12.31%, where as the Global Sapphire Technology Market for devices is expected to...


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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