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Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-16 23:35:13

As diamond prices rise*, more brides say yes to Moissanite Engagement Rings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamonds have been the stone of choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and fine jewelry items since 1477 when the first diamond engagement ring was presented**. Known originally as a sign of great wealth and royalty, today diamonds are almost commonplace. With prices projected to rise a whopping 6% a year through 2020, however, the popularity of diamonds may be waning....

2013-10-16 23:22:11

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Functional Materials for Future Electronics: Metals, Inorganic & Organic Compounds, Graphene, CNT. London (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The chemistry of the new electronics and electrics is key to its future, whether it is invisible, tightly rollable, biodegradable, edible, employing the memristor logic of the human brain or possessing any other previously- impossible capability in a manufactured device. De-risking that material...

2013-10-15 12:32:48

Redesigned Device Provides Surgeons with Ease of Use While Ensuring Quality Patient Care SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a biomaterial company, today announced the launch of its new Silicon Nitride Anterior Lumbar (AL) Interbody Fusion Device. The Valeo II AL Interbody Fusion Device includes enhancements that contribute to improved surgeon ease of use and quality patient care. The Valeo II AL provides a new design that offers enhanced...

2013-10-15 12:22:14

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trent West, owner of nine patents related to the concept and manufacture of Tungsten Carbide rings in the United States, has come to a settlement agreement with DAXX. As part of the settlement agreement, DAXX, aka Silver Bin, (Draper, UT) has agreed to no longer sell Tungsten Carbide rings to its customer base and will pay West an undisclosed amount for damages. West also has four cases pending against internet sellers for allegedly...

2013-10-12 23:02:56

Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Oct.11, 2013, iAbrasive.com, a professional online marketplace focusing on abrasives, abrasive products and diamond tools e-commerce, launches its first special sub-section for “Abrasive Grains” to experience purchasing abrasives in a different way. As a leading B2B company, iAbrasive.com shares similarities with...

2013-10-09 12:22:10

BALLERUP, Denmark, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today that SmallCap Danmark A/S has become a 5% owner as a result of the exercise of warrants from the special offer to warrant and option holders as disclosed in the September 24(th) and 25(th) press releases. Mr. Aldo Petersen, Chairman of LiqTech, stated, "We are very pleased that SmallCap Danmark A/S, a Denmark-based investment company that is primarily engaged in...

2013-10-09 12:21:23

BALLERUP, Denmark, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) ("LiqTech") announced today the results of the special offer to warrant and option holders as disclosed in the September 24(th) and 25(th) press releases. The board of LiqTech is pleased to announce that the special offer raised $4,051,000 which included the exercise of 100,000 warrants by Aldo Petersen, Chairman of LiqTech, 25,000 stock options by Lasse Andreassen, founder and board member of...

2013-10-08 23:28:55

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-and-china-graphene-industry-report-2012-2015. Albany, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2012-2015 Featuring excellent mechanical, thermal, electrical and magnetic properties, graphene enjoys broad prospect of its application in such fields as...

2013-10-08 11:37:09

Surprising result: Graphene retains its properties even when coated with silicon Graphene has extreme conductivity and is completely transparent while being inexpensive and nontoxic. This makes it a perfect candidate material for transparent contact layers for use in solar cells to conduct electricity without reducing the amount of incoming light - at least in theory. Whether or not this holds true in a real world setting is questionable as there is no such thing as "ideal" graphene - a...


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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