News tagged with chemical reactor

Billions of 'nanoreactors' inform materials design

Imagine building a chemical reactor small enough to study nanoparticles a billionth of a meter across. A billion times smaller than a raindrop is the volume of an E. coli cell. And another million times smaller ...

Nov 18, 2014
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Accounting for scale in catalysis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Depicting a catalyst's behavior in the real world just got a lot easier, thanks to scientists in the Institute for Interfacial Catalysis (IIC) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. They ...

Mar 14, 2011
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Red-hot research could lead to new materials

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recent experiments to create a fast-reacting explosive by concocting it at the nanoscopic level could result in more spectacular firework displays. But more impressive to the Missouri University ...

Apr 09, 2009
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