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Smartphone Screens Made Of Sapphire Could Be Around The Corner
2013-03-22 10:36:31

According to an MIT Technology Review report, some smartphone manufacturers may one day use sapphire in their displays instead of glass. It’s expensive now, but the material can take a beating.

2013-03-06 23:04:10

One component, moderate viscosity UV curable system for high performance bonding, sealing, coating and casting features excellent physical properties and dimensional stability with a remarkably

Making Glass Stronger With Nanotechnology
2012-09-25 09:51:24

Scientists who look at the structure of glass strictly by the numbers think that some of the newest methods of microelectronics and nanotechnology could produce glass with twice the strength of what is currently available.

2012-09-20 23:03:30

Pentair Technical Products announces the Hoffman® brand rugged Type 4X hinged-cover polycarbonate enclosures with stainless steel latches. Minneapolis,


Latest Transparent 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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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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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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