Article - 20 Sep 2005
Layered double hydroxide (LDH) is a class of ionic lamellar solids with positively charged layers with two kinds of metallic cations and exchangeable hydrated gallery anions. Crystallinity, morphology...
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
News - 4 Nov 2010
Huber Engineered Materials, a division of the J.M. Huber Corporation, has received approval for its Health & Nutrition business to begin producing active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), such as...
Article - 25 Jul 2005
Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are working on separative reactors for turning biomass into fuels, and plastics. This could prove to be an alternative to petrochemicals. Progress and the...
News - 28 Sep 2007
Engineers at Ohio State University have found a way to turn discarded chicken eggshells into an alternative energy resource.
The patented process uses eggshells to soak up carbon dioxide from a...
News - 31 Oct 2005
Like a case on a television show called Unsolved Mysteries, North Dakota State University researchers Kalpana S. Katti, Ph.D., and Dinesh R. Katti, Ph.D., are intrigued by a substance whose beauty...
News - 31 May 2018
At the University of Delaware, in Joel Rosenthal’s office sits a shining piece of metal on a table, which looks more like a thing from a wizard’s pocket.
Shiny silver in color with...
Article - 1 Aug 2006
A method for preparing sodium aluminate from basic aluminum sulfate (BAS) is presented. By this method, crystalline sodium aluminate could be obtained under mild conditions by heating sodium dawsonite...
Article - 3 May 2002
Alumina (aluminium oxide) is a versatile oxide ceramic material. This blog post will look at the different commercial grades available.
Article - 13 Feb 2014
Lew Brown, Technical Director at Fluid Imaging Technologies talks to AZoM about the development and applications of imaging particle analysis.