Lynas owns the richest deposit of Rare Earths in the world at Mt Weld, 35km south of Laverton in Western Australia. A feasibility study has been completed on the Rare Earths deposit and all Australian...
Argonide is a world leader in the manufacture of nano powders, principally nano metals and nano alumina in spherical as well as fibrous form. Nanometals have a wide variety of uses including...
The Fabricated Products (FPR) business segment of H.C. Starck converts technology metal powders: molybdenum (Mo), niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta) and tungsten (W) into customer-specific semi-finished and...
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology has observed non-metallic behaviour in nanometer-scale clusters of the metal niobium when cooled to below 20 Kelvin. Posted May 22 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=124 | 18 Nov 2003
A ceramic material reinforced with carbon nanotubes has been made by materials scientists at UC Davis. The new material is tougher than conventional ceramics, conducts electricity and heat and can act...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=176 | 20 Nov 2003
Unexpected differences recently discovered between the
elements niobium and tantalum may lead to more optimized electronic
materials and photocatalysts. Sandia researcher May Nyman and
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=5160 | 23 Oct 2007
Niobium oxide nanoparticles are also known as niobium (V) oxide, niobium pentaoxide, dinionium pentaoxide and niobium (5+) oxide. These particles are available in the form of dispersions, coatings and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3405 | 17 Apr 2013
Niobium is a ductile, paramagnetic metal that becomes superconducting at cryogenic temperatures. It is very soft in its purest form, but impurities make it harder. It has a low capture cross-section...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3297 | 29 Mar 2013
Masaki Suenaga, a retired metallurgist who remains an active researcher at
the U.S. Department of Energy’s
Brookhaven National Laboratory, has received the IEEE Council on...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=7635 | 16 Sep 2008
By Cameron Chai
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) scientists have replaced the superconducting material used in its single-photon detector with a new tungsten-silicon alloy,...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=22861 | 2 Jul 2011