News - 30 Jan 2007
The vast majority of world's supply of lithium carbonate, the mineral used to make lithium-based batteries for cellphones and laptop computers is found in just four countries: China, Chile,...
News - 29 Mar 2005
The automotive and construction engineering industries are increasingly benefiting from the low weight of foamed metals. The first series-produced machine tools have mechanical properties superior to...
News - 5 Jun 2014
In industrialized countries, corrosion guzzles up to 4 percent of economic performance annually. Substances that protect metals effectively from its ravages are often damaging to the environment or...
Article - 19 Nov 2020
An assay of lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate can produce precise and reliable determination by potentiometric titration.
Article - 19 Apr 2013
Carbon sequestration experiments have gained momentum as governments worldwide acknowledged them as an environmental initiative. Carbon sequestration shows promise to alleviate climate change by...
Article - 1 Feb 2012
Nature’s porous materials, bone, coral and cork, are synonymous with strong and lightweight structures.
The high-performance SDD detector and optimized hardware of the EDX-7000 and 8000 spectrometers from Shimadzu achieve an increased level of sensitivity.
Article - 14 Oct 2002
Manganese is an important alloying additive for ferrous and non-ferrous alloys imparting many beneficial properties. Sources, production, allotropes, properties and applications of manganese and some...
Article - 30 Jul 2001
Iron (Fe) is a metal that has been known since ancient times. In fact, the Earth’s crust is made up of 5% of iron, which is the second most abundant metal after aluminum.
News - 25 Nov 2020
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that function as high-performance power sources for renewable applications, such as electric vehicles and consumer electronics, require electrodes that deliver high energy...