rare earth

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rare earth,

n metallic elements used in intensifying screens. Also refers to fast-exposure roentgen-ray screen film.
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High Yield, Economical, Large Scale Production of Marketable Rare Earth Element Products from Coal Mining Refuse--Equinox Chemicals LLC, located in Albany, Georgia, and project partners will conduct laboratory testing and prepare a technical design for a pilot plant to produce salable REEs.
Since its launch in 2012, the RapidSR project has been researching the design of next-generation economic electric motors that avoid the rare earth elements typically used in permanent magnets.
Fermentation conditions used in this study consisted of 5 mL of fermentation medium mixed with 10% (v/v) of seed culture in a 50 mL flask containing different concentrations of the four rare earth elements.
Rare earth elements are used to manufacture wind turbines and in the production of electronics, such as computers, cell phones, silicon chips, TV and computer monitors, rechargeable batteries, camera lenses, light emitting diodes (LEDs), compact fluorescent lamps, baggage scanners and marine propulsion systems.
Factors regulating the behavior of the rare earth elements within the carbonatite process.
Its flagship project, the 100%-owned Nechalacho Deposit, Thor Lake, NWT is exceptional in its large size and enrichment in the scarce 'heavy' rare earth elements, key to enabling advances in clean technology and other growing high-tech applications.
In the communications industry, rare earth elements are used in the manufacture of cell phones.
This combination technology paves the way toward R&D advances in new magnetic materials, including strong magnets free from heavy rare earth elements.
Before the dispute, Manila and Beijing were all set to sign a deal to jointly explore for rare earth elements.
To complement his 2010 Rare Earth Elements in Ultramafic and Mafic Rocks and Their Minerals; Main Types of Rocks; Rock-Forming Minerals Lesnov (geodynamics and magnetism, Russian Academy of Sciences-Siberian Branch) summarizes analytical data accumulated in the world literature and other materials about the regularities of the rare earth element distribution in minerals contained in ultramafic and mafic rocks as accessory phases.
Greenland's geostrategic position in the Arctic and its economic potential in hydrocarbon (oil) and mineral extraction and processing sectors (iron, zinc, niobium, tantalum, rare earth elements, rubies and molybdenum) make Greenland a strategic partner in the long term.