News tagged with mirror

Someday, a way to 'see' nuclear, chemical threats

Ordinarily, the small square of plastic and glass has a reddish color. But when Drexel University graduate student Sameet Shriyan flicks a switch, applying a bit of electricity, suddenly the red fades and the material becomes ...

Apr 01, 2010
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Faster, cheaper chips from space technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our world is full of integrated semiconductor circuits, commonly known as microchips. Today you find them in computers, cars, mobile phones and in almost every electrical device. Technology ...

Mar 26, 2010
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Molecules which flip into their own mirror image

Catalysts do function, despite the fact that not all the chemical reactions (and partial reactions) which occur are fully understood, including those which take place during the treatment of automobile exhaust. ...

May 29, 2009
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Dutch chemists make new chiral palladium metal

Researchers at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) have succeeded in making the first ever piece of chiral palladium metal. The findings, by a research team led by Gadi Rothenberg, professor of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Sustainable ...

Apr 23, 2009
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