Article - 19 Apr 2013
Silver sulfide is a dense black solid that is insoluble in all solvents, but is degraded by strong acids. It features a covalent bond, as it is made up of silver and sulfur.
Article - 16 Apr 2013
Silver gallium sulfide has high short wavelength transparency edging at 550nm, excellent bulk quality across the transmission range, except for residual e-ray absorption centered at 1.8µm. Surface...
Article - 26 Apr 2007
This article looks at how to use spectroscopic ellipsometry to characterize the different optical properties of the Y2O3 film grown on amorphous glass substrate.
Article - 21 Jul 2001
Silver metal in its pure state has a brilliant white metallic lustre and it is a little harder than gold and is very ductile and malleable. It has 3 commercial types and applications in jewellery,...
Article - 29 Dec 2014
Light microscopy is an analytical tool which can provide unique information on a wide range of historical materials.
Article - 26 Oct 2004
The discovery of the float glass process followed by curtain wall glazing systems resulted in the integration of huge areas of glass products in the design of several large buildings.
Article - 28 Apr 2004
The purity or fineness of silver and silver alloys is explained and common alloys provided.
Article - 20 Jul 2001
Copper is tough and ductile, but is valuable due its ability to conduct electricity. While it is suited to many applications most centre around its excellent electrical conductivity (e.g. busbars and...
Article - 20 Jun 2012
Throughout history and the advancement of civilization, the discovery, development and application of metals has driven the way that people live and societies have been organically shaped.
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Nickel is a silvery-white metal. It is hard, malleable, ductile and to an extent ferromagnetic. It has a fair electrical and thermal conductivity. Principal uses are as an alloying element for ferrous...