News tagged with transition metals

Physicists 'undiscover' technetium carbide

An international team of scientists led by Artem Oganov, head of the Computational Materials Discovery Lab at MIPT, has proven that technetium carbide does not exist—it was pure technetium that was wrongly identified as ...

dateMar 29, 2016 in Materials Science
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New catalyst removes sulfur from crude oil

The reduction of sulfur in the manufacture of gasoline and diesel generates large amounts of greenhouse gases, so specialists from the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico created an innovative catalytic material ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Materials Science
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How metal clusters grow

First the nucleus, then the shell: Researchers from Marburg and Karlsruhe have studied stepwise formation of metal clusters, smallest fractions of metals in molecular form. The shell gradually forms around the inner atom ...

dateFeb 26, 2016 in Materials Science
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