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A nano-sized gas sensor 1

by Various Presenters
A nano-sized gas sensor 1
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2596 views
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A short Introduction to the Nano2Hybrid European Research Project. A video profiling a nanotechnology research project supported by a European Materials Research grant aims to produce a tiny gas sensor using nanotubes that have been developed to be s....

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00:02:00

Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form

by John Murrell
Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 912 views
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01:00:00

Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?

by John Collier
Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 967 views
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A significant proportion of our electricity is generated by thermonuclear reactions. The dangers attached to these processes and the radioactive products are well known and publicised. Much less well known are the measures taken to ensure that the hi....

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00:59:00

Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century

by Sumio Iijima
Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 803 views
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Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.

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00:40:00

Conductive Polymers

by Alan Heeger
Conductive Polymers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1990 views
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Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70's in the study of materials. For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became ....

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00:50:00

Walter Kohn

by Walter Kohn
Walter Kohn
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1187 views
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Walter Kohn is a condensed matter theorist who has made seminal contributions to the understanding of the electronic structure of materials. He played the leading role in the development of density functional theory, which has revolutionized scientis....

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00:35:00

Ram Rao

by Ram Rao
Ram Rao
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1320 views
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Prof. C.N.R. Rao was born and brought up in Bangalore, India where he developed his interest in science. He studied for his Ph.D at Purdue University in the US but returned to India to continue his career. He has had numerous visiting positions abroa....

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00:33:00

George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1622 views
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George Gray has contributed fundamentally to the research and development of liquid crystal materials which comprise the Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are so essential to today's information based society. He created and systematized the liquid ....

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00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1780 views
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K. Alexander Müller shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with J. Georg Bednorz in 1987 'for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials'. At the age of 9 Mller was given a radio (a single vacuum tube receiv....

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00:54:00

C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth

by Harry Kroto
C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 913 views
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In 1985 an experiment, designed to unravel the carbon chemistry in Red Giant Stars, revealed the existence of C-60 Buckminsterfullerene (the third allotropic form of carbon). The story of the discovery and the way its symmetry relates to the natural ....

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