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  • Article - 11 Feb 2002
    Platinum, with its unique physical and chemical properties, is used in a wide variety of industrial and environmental applications. It is also regarded as one of the finest, among all jewelry metals.
  • Article - 11 Feb 2002
    The increased demand for platinum can be seen in the jewelry industry. In one decade, platinum jewelry demand has grown 82% and is regarded as the “Metal of the Millennium.”
  • Article - 11 Feb 2002
    Fuel cells are at the cutting edge of alternative fuel technology. So far, technology in the automotive industry includes platinum catalysts, and a substitute is not available even today.
  • Article - 23 Jan 2002
    Platinum belongs to the platinum group of metals and it is malleable, lustrous, and ductile. It occurs abundantly on the earth’s crust, with around 0.001 ppm.
  • 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....
  • Article - 23 Jul 2001
    Platinum (Pt) was discovered by Ulloa in 1735 and Wood in 1741. Platinum occurs as such naturally, together with negligible amounts of palladium, iridium, rhodium, osmium, and ruthenium.
  • Article - 4 Nov 2009
    Gold catalysts are known to improve hydrocarbon oxidation activity over traditional platinum group metal products. This article describes NS Gold catalysts developed by Nanostellar.
  • Article - 27 Oct 2009
    Gold is utilized as a catalyst in various industrial processes. A gold alloy is one such catalyst that is already used for producing vinyl acetate monomer (VAM).
  • Article - 27 Oct 2009
    Gold colloid utilized in rapid tests shows stability and ultra sensitivity in both liquid and dry states.
  • Article - 27 Oct 2009
    Gold is a biomedically inert material, making it suitable for implants. This includes gold-plated stents, medical diagnostics and implants, such as middle ear implants.