Article - 14 Dec 2001
Photovoltaics (PV) is the conversion of sunlight directly into electricity. This article outlines what it is, what a typical PV system looks like, how it can be used, how much a system costs and other...
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...
News - 14 Dec 2017
Lina Hockaday, Senior Engineer in Pyrometallurgy at Mintek’s New Technology Group in South Africa, suggests that solar thermal reactors, able to attain temperatures up to 1200 °C, could almost...
News - 10 Mar 2016
A new method to create plastic has been developed by Stanford scientists, using carbon dioxide (CO2) and inedible plant material, such as agricultural waste and grasses. This method could provide a...
Article - 3 Sep 2021
Chemically recycled polymers can offer a solution for material recycling for better plastic sustainability, without loss in properties. Dr. Junpeng Wang and his colleagues at the University of Akron,...
Article - 4 Jan 2021
In this interview, Darren Broom, product manager at Hiden Isochema, talks to AZoM about a new technique that promises to accelerate materials development for gas separations.
Article - 28 Jul 2020
Genomatica’s Brontide, a plant-based butylene glycol, brings green chemistry to the forefront in a ground-breaking synthesis that paves the way for lower GHG emissions, better economics and positive...
Article - 16 Aug 2018
There is much confusion about whether carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide are the same. While most people do know they are separate gases, they are not sure of their identity or of how one is harmful...
Article - 25 Jan 2016
Reports state that power consumption has increased 16-fold, and atmospheric CO2 concentration has increased from 275 to 370 parts per million.
Article - 21 Jan 2015
The Extrel MAX300-IG can be used in the field of biomass gasification and the analysis of syngas composition.