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2014-06-05 12:24:37

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6nc8j3/global_and)

3-D Silicon Shapes Fold Themselves When Wetted By Microscopic Droplets Of Water
2014-06-04 03:08:24

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery

2014-05-30 23:00:39

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Tungsten Carbide Powder Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas

2014-05-29 23:00:54

The leading men’s wedding bands retailer announces the addition of an animal tracks rings line by Thorsten Rings, which are made in tungsten carbide. Long

2014-05-29 20:21:01

GREENVILLE, SC, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Scio Diamond Technology Corporation (OTCQB: SCIO) (hereinafter "Scio" or the "Company") a manufacturer of lab-grown diamond for the gemstone

2014-05-23 13:33:22

Images taken by Rice University scientists show that some diamonds are not forever.

2014-05-14 08:36:48

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and a member

Physicists Discover How To Change The Crystal Structure Of Graphene
2014-05-01 03:38:14

A University of Arizona-led team of physicists has discovered how to change the crystal structure of graphene, more commonly known as pencil lead, with an electric field, an important step toward the possible use of graphene in microprocessors that would be smaller and faster than current, silicon-based technology.

Graphene Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link
2014-04-29 03:25:10

There is no disputing graphene is strong. But new research by Rice University and the Georgia Institute of Technology should prompt manufacturers to look a little deeper as they consider the miracle material for applications.

How Can Graphene Sheets Be Utilized In Real-world Devices?
2014-04-25 03:15:43

Fundamental research in phonon scattering helps researchers design graphene materials for applications


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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.