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2014-10-29 12:34:47

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Sapphire Substrate Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Sapphire Substrate Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global sapphire substrate industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry...

2014-10-22 23:11:43

Pittsburgh Corning Corporation added energy efficient and beautiful glass block to human-centered and green building showcase home. UDLL celebrates environmentally and people friendly features that should be included in every home. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is pleased to announce their contribution to the Universal Design Living Laboratory (UDLL). UDLL is the highest-rated universal...

2014-10-22 16:22:23

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The many benefits of daylighting - energy savings, reduction in building costs, possible improved productivity and satisfaction of building occupants, and sustainability, to name a few - are well known, leading more design engineers and architects to specify it in commercial building spaces. Commercial skylight manufacturers have a number of glazing materials available at their disposal, but what has been lacking is a single material that...

2014-10-17 12:20:34

DUBLIN, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global light vehicle OE glazing market- forecasts to 2029" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report edition offers a global review of the OE glazing sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers: -- Automotive OE glazing market size estimates -- Latest technologies and trends --...

2014-10-16 08:33:57

ALBANY, New York, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published by Transparency Market Research "Flexible Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global demand for flexible packaging was valued at USD 73.56 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 99.10 billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2013 to 2019. Calculating, in terms of volume, the demand was 18,666.0 kilo tons in 2012, and is...

2014-10-14 16:22:26

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol-gel processing process has been used to produce a wide range of compositions (mostly oxides) in various forms, including powders, fibers, coatings and thin films, monoliths and composites, and porous membranes. This BCC Research report provides a detailed technology review for sol-gel-derived products, including processing methods, properties and applications. Market analyses are provided for each application segment for the U.S. and the...

2014-10-10 12:20:21

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail and bus passengers are looking for the fastest, safest and most comfortable way from Point A to Point B. Polycarbonate products from Bayer MaterialScience LLC help riders comfortably reach their destination. Transit agency officials, engineers, operations personnel and planning officials attending the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO will discover how polycarbonate sheet products from Bayer can effectively reduce cost and...

2014-10-07 08:30:41

AURORA, Colo., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development (CID4), is awarding $200,000 to Denver-based Sapphire Technology, LLC, for funding and management assistance in developing its proprietary dental instruments. The announcement is made by Kevin M. Smith, CID4 President & CEO. As part of CID4's management support, Jonathan Thorne, a member of the CID4 Board for the past two years, will join Sapphire Technology's Founder...

2014-10-06 12:21:10

DALLAS, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soaring skyscrapers ... architectural wonders ... government embassies. Protecting buildings, their occupants and other assets is a key consideration when renovating or building new structures. High-performance plastics from Bayer MaterialScience LLC can help. Bayer offers a range of adaptable, attractive and economical solutions that not only protect against vandalism and forced entry, but also offer bullet resistance and blast mitigation. The...

2014-09-22 20:22:22

Apple saved the sapphire industry in 2013 and will transform it in 2014. How will this revolution happen? LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APPLE SAVED THE SAPPHIRE INDUSTRY IN 2013...The sapphire industry recently ended an 18 month period of depressed pricing and achieved US$936 million in revenue for wafer products. Recovery was helped by an increase in LED demand due to growing adoption in general lighting and a resilient LCD backlight market. But the saving grace was new...


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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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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.