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    Goodfellow supplies metals, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development and specialist production requirements of science and industry worldwide. The Goodfellow group consists of...
  • News - 2 Aug 2006
    Reddish-brown crystals of a radioactive mineral called monazite can act as microscopic clocks that allow geologists to date rock formations that have been altered by the action of high-temperature...
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    With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, FEI enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately...
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  • Article - 6 Feb 2003
    The occurrence and extraction of thorium are outlined. The electrical, mechanical, thermal and physical properties of thorium are also listed. The main application of thorium is nuclear reactor fuel.
  • Article - 23 Aug 2002
    Neodymium is a rare earth metal. It has uses in glasses, enamels, magnets and steel making. Its discovery, occurence, refining and properties are also described.
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Marignac first isolated gadolinia, an oxide of gadolinium (Gd), in 1880. Then, in 1886, Lecoq de Boisbaudran successfully separated the element from Mosander’s “yttria.”
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Europium (Eu) is part of the lanthanide series of elements. Demarcay discovered this element in 1901, and succeeded in isolating it in a fairly pure form from the earth.
  • Article - 18 Dec 2001
    Dysprosium (Dy) is a chemical element belonging to the actinide series. In 1950, Spedding and colleagues isolated the element using techniques like metallographic reduction and ion-exchange...
  • Article - 20 Jul 2001
    Cerium is the most abundant of the rare earth metals. It is malleable and oxidises readily at room temperature. It is used in pyrophoric alloys for cigarette lighters and in the making of some...