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Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

... & indicate pressure, filter and isolate gases going to feed semiconductor process tools. The ... 1500 standard liters per minute (slpm). Typical gases include are Oxygen (O2) , Hydrogen (H2), Helium ... for the delivery and control of specialty gases and process chemicals. These include systems and ...

Solar cells, geological storage research receive DOE funding at the University of Texas at Austin

... science for geological storage of greenhouse gases as part of two Energy Frontier Research Centers ... transport of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in geological systems. "Developing long-term ... the current focus on the storage of greenhouse gases to understanding the stability of geological ...

Rounding up gases, nano-style

... benefits for capturing, storing and transporting gases more safely and efficiently. This is a proof ... of capturing the lightest and smallest of all gases hydrogen and helium. These materials could ... and the creation of filters to catch and store gases like CO 2 or hydrogen sulfide from industrial ...

New Gas Clean Filter Technology From Varian, Inc. Reduces Contamination in GC, ICP and GC/MS

... significant advances to its Gas Clean Filter System, for delivering clean gases for GC (gas chromatography) and GC/MS (gas chromatography/mass ... in place, chemists can save money by using less expensive, lower grade gases and still get the results they require. For example, the filters provide ...

Accidental discovery has potential for new applications in packaging

... a nanotechnology-based technique to block the transport of damaging gases through a polymer, making it stronger while using less material. It was ... Thus, crystalline regions of polymers decrease the permeability of gases through such polymers that is, crystalline regions improve barrier ...

Understanding the science of solar-based energy: more researchers are better than one

... and water into hydrogen and oxygen fuels. The hydrogen and oxygen gases produced will be usable by a fuel cell, where they will react to reform ... generating electricity for powering an electric car or other devices. The gases may also be used as a source of energy after the sun goes down, and will ...

NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary

... that are about 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, to sense various gases and their concentrations. These nanosensors are developed for NASA ... NCSU systems so aircraft crews could detect explosives and/or harmful gases in aircraft," Powell said. A relatively cheap integrated NCSU system ...

Berkeley scientists bring MRI/NMR to microreactors

... catalysis, shows that parahydrogen-enhanced MRI can be used to track gases and liquids in microfluidic devices as well as in the void spaces of a ... something that has only been done before using hyperpolarized noble gases and expensive polarization equipment. A mixture of propylene and ...

Vapotherm(R) Announces Validation of U.S. Patent

... the apparatus allows Vapotherm to maintain the conditioned breathing gases to the patient and thus aid with respiratory tract therapy and ... advantage through the delivery of optimally conditioned breathing gases all the way to the patient, whereas conventional approaches can result in ...

Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste

... filtration systems, which treat the air in the on-site buildings and all gases that emanate from the disposal process. The carbon absorbs contaminants ... be pursued whenever possible. Brine solutions are used to treat the gases arising from the incinerators. The solutions contain salt, water, ...

Report recommends off-site disposal of secondary waste

... filtration systems, which treat the air in the on-site buildings and all gases that emanate from the disposal process. The carbon absorbs contaminants ... be pursued whenever possible. Brine solutions are used to treat the gases arising from the incinerators. The solutions contain salt, water, ...

Krohne Announces Podcast on Energy Management

... OPTISWIRL Instrumentation product delivers accurate measurement of standard volumetric and mass flow of conductive and non-conductive liquids, gases and vapors, even in applications that are prone to pressure and temperature fluctuations. Furthermore, the OPTISWIRL Flowmeter is the only device ...

Sugarcane Ethanol Industry Eager to Implement U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

... let the EPA publish its draft rules to implement the 36 billion gallon biofuel standard. "Sugarcane ethanol has a verifiable reduction in greenhouse gases of 90% compared to gasoline, which makes it an 'Advanced Biofuel' under RFS guidelines," adds Jank. Last week, the White House completed its ...

International science consortium publishes analysis of domestic cattle genome sequence

... industry. We hope the information will also be used to come up with innovative ways to reduce the environmental impact of cattle, such as greenhouse gases released by herds." ...

Brazil's top automakers to distribute 2 million copies of the 'Ethanol Handbook' in partnership with the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

... in the handbook, from sources like the International Energy Agency, show that using ethanol instead of gasoline reduces emissions of greenhouse gases by up to 90%. "When UNICA contacted us about this partnership, we embraced the idea with a great deal of enthusiasm. It's an opportunity to ...

New Generation Biofuels Signs Sales Contract with Catoctin Mountain Growers to Supply up to 370,000 gallons of Renewable Biofuel

... only minor tuning to the customer's equipment. Steps like these, when replicated across the country, will help lower the net emission of greenhouse gases in the United States," Claiborne added. "As a company we are always looking for ways to reduce our cost," said Bob Van Wingerden, president of ...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

... materials in space, or even for ion thrusters whose fuel consists of a low-cost, noncombustible metal target, making it unnecessary to carry bottled gases or liquids into space. Another far-out application may lie in coating the accelerating cavities of the next generation of superconducting ...

Semiconducting nanotubes produced in quantity at Duke

... blocks for the growing nanotubes. In the new work they tried various ratios of two alcohols -- ethanol and methanol -- combined with two other gases they also used previously -- argon and hydrogen. "We found that by using the right combination of the two alcohols with the argon and hydrogen we ...

Clemson researchers advance nanoscale electromechanical sensors

... physics professor Apparao Rao and his team are researching nano-scale cantilevers that have the potential to read and alert us to toxic chemicals or gases in the air. Put them into a small handheld device and the potential is there for real-time chemical alerts in battle, in industry, in health care and ...

DuPont Launches Innovative Renewably Sourced Material for Carpet Cushion

... over petroleum-based products. These products reduce dependence on petroleum and, in many instances, reduce the net production of greenhouse gases and energy consumption when compared to incumbent products. With today's innovative technologies, all this can be achieved without compromising ...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

... from ethanol or biodiesel. Market drivers for biofuels are oil supply and demand (prices, volatility), environmental concerns (emission of greenhouse gases and sustainability), national interests (security of supply, strategic independence, rural development opportunity) and biotechnological progress ...

CBDM.T, the Market and Business Intelligence Company Reviews the Biofuel Market

... from ethanol or biodiesel. Market drivers for biofuels are oil supply and demand (prices, volatility), environmental concerns (emission of greenhouse gases and sustainability), national interests (security of supply, strategic independence, rural development opportunity) and biotechnological progress ...

Clemson researchers advance nanoscale electromechanical sensors

... physics professor Apparao Rao and his team are researching nano-scale cantilevers that have the potential to read and alert us to toxic chemicals or gases in the air. Put them into a small handheld device and the potential is there for real-time chemical alerts in battle, in industry, in health care and ...

Killer pulses help characterize special surfaces

... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Detecting deadly fumes in subways, toxic gases in chemical spills, and hidden explosives in baggage is becoming easier and more efficient with a measurement technique called surface-enhanced Raman ...

CU scientists create world's thinnest balloon -- just one atom thick

... Scotch tape and a silicon wafer, Cornell researchers have created a balloonlike membrane that is just one atom thick -- but strong enough to contain gases under several atmospheres of pressure without popping. And unlike your average party balloon -- or even a thick, sturdy glass container -- the ...

Scientists grow 'nanonets' able to snare added energy transfer

... Chemistry observed that a titanium disilicide semiconductor photo catalyst splits water into hydrogen and oxygen. The semiconductor also stores the gases produced, enabling the simple separation of hydrogen and oxygen. So-called water splitting may play a key role in producing hydrogen for fuel. ...

'Racetrack' for fast electrons in semiconductor structures

... adsorb residual impurities before they can be incorporated in the semiconductor crystal. The result of these efforts are two-dimensional electron gases with electron mobilties up to 7.5 million cm2/Vs at low temperatures which is a five times higher compared to sam-ples from the standard epitaxy ...

Fulcrum BioEnergy Announces Plans to Build One of the First Commercial-Scale Ethanol Plants Using Municipal Solid Waste as Feedstock

... benefits. It will help mitigate our dependence on imported oil, lower the price of gasoline, reduce the amount of waste landfilled, lower greenhouse gases and create a new industry of jobs and economic growth. Unlike conventional ethanol technology, which uses corn and other agricultural feedstock, our ...

Fuel from food waste: bacteria provide power

... We throw away a third of our food in the UK, wasting 7 million tonnes a year. The majority of this is currently sent to landfill where it produces gases like methane, which is a greenhouse gas 25 more potent than carbon dioxide. Following some major advances in the technology used to make ...

New strategies against bird flu

... the lung becomes severely damaged. ARDS can be induced by various bacterial and viral infections, but also by chemical agents. These could be toxic gases that are inhaled or gastric acid when aspirated. Once ARDS has developed, survival rates drop dramatically. Among patients infected with H5N1 bird ...

Edmonton to be site of world's first industrial scale municipal waste-to-ethanol facility

... in municipal waste management," said Edmonton Mayor, Stephen Mandel. "It will enable us to make a noted contribution to reducing greenhouse gases and become the first major city in North America to achieve 90 percent residential waste diversion from landfill. We are also excited to be ...

Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Subsidiary Receives Order From IEE

... Owlstone. "This partnership will help to accelerate the growth opportunities for FAIMS, exploiting the sensor's ability to detect a greater range of gases across an equally broad range of applications. Owlstone's initial focus is delivering new and profound detection solutions for military, ...

By adding graphene, researchers create superior polymer

... Professor of Mechanical Engineering and corresponding author of the paper. The graphene sheets also will inherently be able to block moisture and gases from penetrating the material as well as change the thermal stability temperature and improve mechanical properties, making the durable polymer a ...

Escalon(R) Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results

... with the same period last fiscal year. This is primarily attributed to a decrease in the sale of Trek's mature product line of Ispan Intraocular gases and fiber optic sources. However, in our EMI business unit product revenue increased $76,000, or 32%, to $313,000, due to increased sales of EMI's ...

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology: Germany Home to Top Biotech Research and Investment

... for Biotechnology Plants at Linde-KCA-Dresden, the Competence Center Biotechnology at Linde's engineering division. The Linde Group is a leading gases and engineering company with 50,000 employees in over 70 countries. Germany has the largest market in Europe for both the chemical industry and ...

Experts prove the geochemical origin of part of the CO2 emissions in semiarid climates

... of the existence of CO2 geochemical flows in ecosystems situated in karst substrate. Politics and ecology CO2 is one of the main greenhouse gases which contributes to the rise of earths temperature. Serrano Ortizs study is the first one focused on carbonated semiarid ecosystems and has proved ...

GreenField Ethanol and Enerkem Announce Plans to Make Cellulosic Ethanol a Commercial Reality

... as sorted municipal solid waste and urban wood residues into cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels. It eliminates more than two tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHGs) per tonne of residues used as feedstock. The company's founders have been active in gasification for many years. Enerkem's pilot plant, which ...

Improved wettability of carbon nanotubes opens the door to new possibilities

... the most important finding was that when the carbon nanotube bucky papers were processed using a plasma treatment utilising oxygen containing process gases or post treatment reaction with oxygen after plasma activation they were able to convert the surface from hydrophobic to hydrophilic. Suitable ...

NIST demos industrial-grade nanowire device fabrication

... than just electrical connectors. Researchers have used nanowires to create transistors like those used in memory devices and prototype sensors for gases or biomolecules. However working with objects only tens of nanometers wide is challenging. A common approach in the lab is to grow nanowires like ...

Platinum-rich shell, platinum-poor core

... observed for the reduction of oxygen. Hydrogen fuel cells are a tamed version of the explosive reaction that occurs between oxygen and hydrogen gases to form water. To allow the reaction to proceed gently and the energy released to be tapped in the form of an electrical current, the reactants are ...
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