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Chemists detect toxic emissions linked to catalytic converters in US
...me, toxic metals emitted from automotive catalytic converters
have been detected in urban air in the United Stat...ys to "stabilize" these metal particles within the converters
"should be a priority to limit their potential impact," says lead researcher Sebastien Rauch, Ph.D.,...
Yale study: Not enough metals in earth to meet global demand
...le substitute for use in devices such as catalytic converters
and hydrogen fuel cells. They also found that, for many metals, the average rate of use per person continues to rise. As a result, the report says, even the more plentiful metals may face similar depletion risks in the future. "This is looking at rec...
Rutgers School of Engineering awards first alumni medals of excellence
...ent on a key material used in automotive catalytic converters
to reduce air pollution. Lachman and two of his Corning colleagues were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2003, and they received the National Medal of Technology in 2005. After receiving his bachelor's degree from Rutgers, Lachman...
Bright future for nano-sized light source
...ve today. Lasers, waveguides, non-linear optical converters
and photodetectors are all important components for photonic technology, said Yang. A full-fledged nanophotonic technology will require these elements to create integrated nanophotonic circuitry. They are also quite important for other applications s...
Today's waste, tomorrow's fuel
... Summer Science Exhibition (2-5 July). Catalytic converters
which keep exhaust pollutants from vehicles down t...latinum is a vital component not only of catalytic converters
but also of fuel cells. Fuel cells are an important new source of clean energy. Platinum is a prec...