News - 5 Mar 2021
The current commercial production of methanol through the hydrogenation of the green-house gas CO2 relies on a catalyst consisting of copper, zinc oxide and aluminum oxide. Even though this catalyst...
News - 3 Mar 2021
As far as green chemistry is concerned, identifying novel and lasting solutions to the material needs is one of the main targets.
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News - 17 Feb 2021
An ellipsometry case study (read the abstract below) has recently published based on the optical characterization that has been performed using a J. A. Woollam Mark II IR Variable Angle...
News - 29 Jan 2021
Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are incredibly strong materials used in jet engines, gas turbines, and cutting tools for nickel superalloys. Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) is hard and chemically inert, and...
News - 5 Jan 2021
New chemistry has created a high-performance and economical zinc-air battery, thus providing an attractive energy-storage solution.
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A research team led by...
News - 23 Dec 2020
Bigger is not always better, but here's something that starts small and gets better as it gets bigger.
Just light it up and see.
A team led by Rice University chemists Christy Landes and...
News - 23 Dec 2020
A team of scientists from Siberian Federal University together with their colleagues from Novosibirsk studied the effect of nanoparticles on oil production efficiency.
When added to the water that...
News - 7 Dec 2020
Several fire incidents related to electric vehicle (EV) batteries have been reported recently. In contrast to batteries used in small mobile devices like smartphones, an EV’s battery pack...
News - 19 Oct 2020
At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, chemical engineers have developed a new system that could offer a means to constantly eliminate carbon dioxide from a flow of waste gases, or even from...
News - 13 Oct 2020
In 1805, Thomas Young took the mechanical equilibrium at the solid/liquid/gas three-phase contact line into consideration (the balance of forces acting on the contact line formed by the intersection...