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Solubility Rules | Solubility of Common Ionic Compounds
Review the solubility rules for common ionic compounds in water and download our solubility rules chart for easy reference. Look up compounds like calcium carbonate, barium sulfate, and sodium sulfate.
Discovery and Single Crystal Growth of Lanthanide Intermetallics—Interplay of Synthesis and Physical Properties
Solid state and materials chemistry have made a tremendous impact and have experienced growth in recent years, particularly for rare earthcontaining materials.
Synthesis of Melting Gels Using Mono-Substituted and Di-Substituted Alkoxysiloxanes
Synthesis of Melting Gels Using Mono-Substituted and Di-Substituted Alkoxysiloxanes
Intermetallic Hydrides With High Dissociation Pressure
Interaction of hydrogen with multi-component intermetallic compounds of AB5- and AB2-type were studied in the current work. Several new intermetallic hydrides with potential applications in high-capacity hydrogen storage have been identified and fully characterized using a gas-volumetric analytical technique.
Intermetallic Hydrides with High Dissociation Pressure
Intermetallic Hydrides with High Dissociation Pressure
Molecular Monolayers on Silicon Surfaces
This article briefly reviews the methods and mechanisms for the formation of molecular monolayers on silicon surfaces, the properties of these monolayers and current perspectives regarding their application in molecular electronic and sensing applications.
Manufacturing, Characterization and Use of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Manufacturing, Characterization and Use of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
The PCTPro-2000 - The Ultimate Tool for Gas Sorption Analysis
Gas sorption analysis is important in many fields of materials science and consumer product development. Some examples of current hot areas of technology involving gas-solid (or gasliquid) interactions include the development of energy storage materials, improved catalysts for petrochemical processing...
Advanced Materials for Magnetic Cooling
Today, near-room-temperature refrigeration is almost entirely based on a vapor-compression refrigeration cycle.
Self-Propagating Reactions Induced by Mechanical Alloying
An article concerning self-propagating reactions induced by mechanical alloying, presented by Sigma-Aldrich.com.
Responsive Rare-Earth Materials and their Applications
The unique properties of the rare-earth elements and their alloys have brought them from relative obscurity to high profile use in common hightech applications.
The Rare Earth Crisis — the Supply/Demand Situation for 2010–2015
The rare earth crisis — the supply/demand situation for 2010–2015
Biomedical Implant Devices Fabricated from Low Young’s Modulus Titanium Alloys Demonstrating High Mechanical Biocompatibility
Biomedical implants are essentially foreign substances within the human body that must survive many years’ exposure to demanding mechanical and physiological conditions. Despite these challenges, metal implants have been widely used to substitute for or rebuild hard tissues such as...
Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)
We are pleased to offer MOFs under the tradename Basolite.
Molecular Layer Deposition of Organic and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Polymers
Atomic layer deposition (ALD) techniques have emerged in the last ten years to meet various needs including semiconductor device miniaturization, conformal deposition on porous structures and coating of nanoparticles. ALD is based on two sequential self-limiting surface reactions.
Sol-Gel Science for Ceramic Materials
Research involving reactive silicone chemistry has focused on the production of pure silicon and hybrid materials, hydrosilylation, ring-opening and atom transfer polymerizations, polymerizations with controlled stereochemistry, and condensation reactions.
Soft Magnetic Nanocrystalline Alloys: Materials and Models
Magnetic materials permeate numerous daily activities in our lives. They are essential components of a diversity of products including hard drives that reliably store information on our computers, decorative magnets that keep the shopping list attached to the refrigerator door...
The Progress in Development of Dental Restorative Materials
With dentists placing nearly 100 million dental fillings into patients′ teeth annually in the U.S. alone, polymeric composite restoratives account for a very large share of the biomaterials market.
Combinatorial Materials Science for Energy Applications
Can there be an effective strategy for finding breakthrough materials, since they are, by definition, unpredictable? One answer is found in Combinatorial Materials Science techniques, which represent a powerful approach to identifying new and unexpected materials.
Magnetic Materials: Superconductors
Tutorial on superconductors as alternative energy sources.
Nanostructured Materials Through Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis
Advances in materials have often been led by the development of new synthetic methods that provide control over size, morphology and structure. The preparation of materials in a scalable and continuous manner is critical when development moves beyond lab-scale quantities.
Lanthanide Ions as Photon Managers for Solar Cells
Spectral conversion for solar cells is an emerging concept in the field of photovoltaics, and it has the potential to increase significantly the efficiency of solar cells. Lanthanide ions are ideal candidates for spectral conversion, due to their high luminescence...
Mesoporous Oxides and Their Applications to Hydrogen Storage
Mesoporous Oxides and Their Applications to Hydrogen Storage
Materials for Clean H2 Production from Bioethanol Reforming
Hydrogen is one of the most important resources in providing food, fuel, and chemical products for our everyday life. Sustainable catalytic hydrogen production from bioethanol has gained significant attention in recent years due to globally diminishing fossil fuel supplies, which...
Using Activated Carbon as a Precious Metal Catalyst Carrier
Learn how activated carbon is working as a catalyst support and its advantage.
Low Resistivity Nanoscale Devices by Templated Electrochemistry
In many technologies, performance requirements drive device dimensions below the scale of electron mean free paths (λe). This trend has increased scientific interest and technological importance of electrical resistivities at the nanoscale.
From Form to Function: Molding Porous Materials in Three Dimensions by Colloidal Crystal Templating
From Form to Function: Molding Porous Materials in Three Dimensions by Colloidal Crystal Templating
Working with Reactive, Volatile, Complex Materials to Produce Novel Alloys
Technologies are an integral part of our lives and we rely on them for such things as communication, heating and cooling, transportation, and construction. Improvements to technologies have made what they do for us more precise, automated, efficient, and powerful.
Ultra Pure Metals for High Technology Applications
Ultra Pure Metals for High Technology Applications
Silicides: Promising Thermoelectric Materials
In recent years, the price of tellurium, a key component in the bestperforming thermoelectric materials, has increased significantly, leading to the question, “Is it economically viable to produce thermoelectric generators on an industrial scale?

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