Article - 4 May 2018
Like infrared (IR) spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy is a type of vibrational spectroscopy. These similar methods have some differing qualities, as IR bands emerge due to alterations in the dipole...
Article - 31 Mar 2018
Duplex steels were first developed in the 1970s, and since then, their use has gradually increased.
Article - 23 Mar 2018
Equipment which is certified as being intrinsically safe by an independent testing agency (e.g., FM Global) decreases the risk of death or injury when using it and helps to prevent the loss of...
Article - 22 Dec 2015
Polymers are organic materials that are characterized by unique properties, such as tensile strength and viscoelastic behavior under deformation. As a result, these materials are used extensively in...
Article - 14 Dec 2015
There is a general saying that oil and water do not mix together, but this adage does not apply when it comes to lubrication oils. In such oils, water can exist in different states, and if this is not...
Article - 12 Sep 2014
Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are generally used for reducing fever and pain caused by inflammation. Ibuprofen drug belongs to this category.
Article - 18 Nov 2013
Using a novel flexible polymer, researchers have successfully created a battery electrode that is self-healing; a breakthrough which could have major implications for the next generation of electric...
News - 2 May 2007
Argonne researchers have successfully laser-cooled and trapped atoms of radium - the first time this rare element has been captured in a magneto-optical trap - with an assist from an unexpected...
Article - 20 Jan 2004
Chemical, electrical, mechanical, electrical and physical properties are provided for Polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE). Applications for this material are also listed.
Article - 23 Jan 2002
With a history much shorter than that of gold, its use and discovery in the 1700's is described. Development of the platinum market through the 1800's and into more modern times is also covered....