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Steam Champions in Manufacturing  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

into equivalent corporate rewards, such as increased profitability, reliability, workplace safety, and other benefits. The prerequisites for becoming a true steam champion will include engineering, business, and management skills....

Russell, C.

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Integrated Safety Management Champions Workshop | Department...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Champions Workshop Integrated Safety Management Champions Workshop Integrated Safety Management Champions Workshop Dear colleagues, On behalf of Mr. Glenn Podonsky, Chief Health,...

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DOE ISM CHAMPIONS  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

9/27/12 9/27/12 DOE ISM CHAMPIONS Organization Points of Contact Phone E-mail DOE ISM Co- Champion (HSS) Pat Worthington (301) 903-5926 pat.worthington@hq.doe.gov DOE ISM Co- Champion (EM) Ray Corey (509) 376-0108 ray_j_corey@rl.gov Ames Cindy Baebler (630) 252-1563 cynthia.baebler@ch.doe.gov Argonne Joanna M. Livengood (630) 252-2366 joanna.livengood@ch.doe.gov Brookhaven Bob Desmarais (631) 344-5434 rdesmarais@bnl.gov CBFO Josef A. Sobieraj (575) 234-7499 Josef.sobieraj@wipp.ws CDNS Don F. Nichols (202) 586-8216 don.nichols@nnsa.doe.gov Chicago Justin Zamirowski (630) 252-2248 justin.zamirowski@ch.doe.gov CNS-Energy Chip Lagdon (301) 903-4218 (202) 586-0799 chip.lagdon@hq.doe.gov EE Gary Staffo (202) 586-9577 gary.staffo@ee.doe.gov EM James A. Hutton (202) 586-0975 james.hutton@em.doe.gov

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Climate Action Champions Informational Webinar  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) to provide applicants with an overview of the Climate Action Champions opportunity, the application process, and answer any questions.

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Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations Conference Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations...

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Energy Department Announces National Champions of Student Energy...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Department Announces National Champions of Student Energy Conservation Competition Energy Department Announces National Champions of Student Energy Conservation Competition May 15,...

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Champion Energy Services (Illinois) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Champion Energy Services Place: Illinois References: EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File220101 EIA Form 861 Data Utility Id 54862 This article is a stub. You can...

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Video: Mira Loma High School Named Science Bowl Grand Champion...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Mira Loma High School Named Science Bowl Grand Champion Video: Mira Loma High School Named Science Bowl Grand Champion April 28, 2014 - 6:03pm Addthis Secretary Moniz speaks at the...

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ALUMNI NEWS AN ENTREPRENEUR WHO CHAMPIONED  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and to think unconventionally." Baker joined Air Products, a Trexlertown- based company that is now one to do what it took to make a difference," said John McGlade '76, current CEO of Air Products, an entrepreneur, philanthropist and university trustee who championed innovation and the arts while guiding Air

Napier, Terrence

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Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy November 6, 2013 - 11:00am Addthis Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs View a slideshow of images from the event. Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and

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Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy November 6, 2013 - 11:00am Addthis Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Robin Eckstein, one of Champions honored at the White House Champions of Change event, speaks about her experience driving trucks while serving in Iraq, and how this has influenced her work in advocating for comprehensive clean energy reform. Ben Dotson Ben Dotson Project Coordinator for Digital Reform, Office of Public Affairs View a slideshow of images from the event. Yesterday, Secretary Moniz honored veterans advancing clean energy and

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Towards improved iron-based catalysts for direct coal liquefaction  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Iron-based catalysts for direct coal liquefaction (DCL) have several advantages: they are cheap and environmentally benign, and have a reasonable activity in the sulfide form. Work in this area has recently been collected and published. work in our laboratory has focussed on catalysts made with ferric sulfide as a precursor. This material is unstable even at room temperature, and disproportionates to form pyrite (FeS{sub x}; PY) , non-stoichiometric pyrrhotite (FeS{sub x}, x {approx} 1; PH) , and elemental S. The value of x and the relative amounts of PY and PH depend upon the time and temperature of disproportionation. Materials from hydrothermal disproportionation at 200{degrees}C for 1 h have roughly equal amounts of PH and PY (on an iron basis), and these materials appear to make the most active and selective catalysts for DCL. These catalyst precursors and catalyst materials have been characterized by atomic adsorption spectroscopy (AA), Auger electron spectroscopy (AES) and x-ray diffraction (XRD). The characterizations have been correlated to the reactions of Fe during disproportionation and to the performance of the catalysts. Improvements in these catalysts can be made in two ways: by altering the active sites, and by decreasing the particle sizes. In the present work, we present examples of both types. The active sites are altered by using small amounts of a second metal. The particle sizes are reduced by using an aerosol technique for preparation.

Dadyburjor, D.B.; Stiller, A.H.; Stinespring, C.D. [West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV (United States)] [and others

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Supply Chain Landing Page - Be a champion | Data.gov  

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Landing Page - Be a champion Landing Page - Be a champion Sustainable Supply Chains Submissions Let's Talk About Sustainable Supply Chain You are here Data.gov » Communities » Sustainable Supply Chain Be a champion The Sustainable Supply Chain Community of Practice seeks champions from industry, academia and non-profits to lead each of the community market sectors. Do you know or are you a member of a leading edge organization that is implementing sustainable supply chain practices within one of the seven current community market sectors? If yes, nominate the organization as a Champion. Sustainable supply chain practices lead to cost savings, risk mitigation, increased competitiveness and innovation and an organization providing such leadership deserves to be recognized! Click here for a description of Champion activities.

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Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champions of Change Addthis 1 of 7 Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), kicks-off Champions of Change to honor veterans for advancing clean energy and climate security. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 2 of 7 Secretary Moniz and CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley watch remarks by White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 3 of 7 White House Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough, addresses attendees at the Champions of Change event. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department. 4 of 7 Secretary Moniz delivers remarks at the Champions of Change event. Image: Matty Greene, Energy Department.

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Climate Action Champions Request for Applications Informational Webinar  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

This Webinar will provide prospective Applicants with an overview of the Climate Actions Champions Request for Applications, the application process and respond to questions posed by attendees.

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Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions Corvette Racing, Muscle Milk Teams Crowned Green Racing Champions November 12, 2013 - 1:00pm Addthis The Honda and Muscle Milk Team, pictured here, are the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Prototype champions. | Photo courtesy of Michelin The Honda and Muscle Milk Team, pictured here, are the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Prototype champions. | Photo courtesy of Michelin Chevrolet and Corvette Racing, pictured here at the Petit Le Mans race in Georgia, clinched the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Grand Touring Championship award. | Photo courtesy of Michelin Chevrolet and Corvette Racing, pictured here at the Petit Le Mans race in Georgia, clinched the 2013 Michelin Green X Challenge Grand Touring

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White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator White House Champions of Change Recognizes Solar Innovator June 10, 2013 - 4:30pm Addthis Dr. Siva Sivananthan at the Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, Illinois. | Photo courtesy of Megan Strand, UIC Dr. Siva Sivananthan at the Sivananthan Laboratories in Bolingbrook, Illinois. | Photo courtesy of Megan Strand, UIC Minh Le Minh Le Program Manager, Solar Program What are the key facts? Dr. Sivananthan, a 2009 SunShot Incubator awardee, was recently recognized by the White House as part of the Immigrant Innovator Champions of Change initiative. Dr. Sivananthan's solar research helps to advance the SunShot Initiative's goals of achieving cost-competitive solar by the end of the decade. Recently recognized by the White House, one awardee of the Energy

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New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability April 30, 2010 - 2:53pm Addthis Woodbridge Township has installed solar panels atop its community center | Photo courtesy Woodbridge Woodbridge Township has installed solar panels atop its community center | Photo courtesy Woodbridge Joshua DeLung Caroline Ehrlich describes her New Jersey town as "a very diverse township where the quality of life and educational systems are terrific." But it's Woodbridge Township's sustainability efforts in actions such as installing solar panels and using fuel-efficient vehicles that have earned it even more attention as a sustainability champion, and community leaders are not stopping there. "Saving energy is one of our top priorities," Caroline, who is the

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White House Solar Champions of Change- Watch Now  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On April 17, 2014 the White House honored solar energy deployment Champions of Change from across the United States. The honorees include several current and former SunShot awardees.

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New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Township Champions Sustainability Township Champions Sustainability New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability April 30, 2010 - 2:53pm Addthis Woodbridge Township has installed solar panels atop its community center | Photo courtesy Woodbridge Woodbridge Township has installed solar panels atop its community center | Photo courtesy Woodbridge Joshua DeLung Caroline Ehrlich describes her New Jersey town as "a very diverse township where the quality of life and educational systems are terrific." But it's Woodbridge Township's sustainability efforts in actions such as installing solar panels and using fuel-efficient vehicles that have earned it even more attention as a sustainability champion, and community leaders are not stopping there. "Saving energy is one of our top priorities," Caroline, who is the

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Corrosion resistant iron aluminides exhibiting improved mechanical properties and corrosion resistance  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The specification discloses a corrosion-resistant intermetallic alloy comprising, in atomic percent, an FeAl iron aluminide containing from about 30 to about 40% aluminum alloyed with from about 0.01 to 0.4% zirconium and from 0.01 to about 0.8% boron. The alloy exhibits considerably improved room temperature ductility for enhanced usefulness in structural applications. The high temperature strength and fabricability is improved by alloying with molybdenum, carbon, chromium and vanadium. 9 figs.

Liu, C.T.; McKamey, C.G.; Tortorelli, P.F.; David, S.A.

1994-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Are You a Smart Grid Champion? | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Are You a Smart Grid Champion? Are You a Smart Grid Champion? Are You a Smart Grid Champion? October 26, 2010 - 11:05am Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs You've heard it a million times -- knowledge is power. Knowledge gave us the ability to build massive airplanes, to calculate the speed of light and, after years of reliance on nonrenewable forms of energy, is enabling a transition to a clean energy future, powered by a smarter electric grid. But there's been some confusion about what a smart grid really is. More than just advanced meters and programmable appliances, "smart" devices give the grid the flexibility to adapt to future energy needs, and to utilize more energy produced by renewable resources. The same way that computer chips helped our cars get more power and better mileage, smart

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Fast-growing willow shrub named `Tully Champion`  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A distinct female cultivar of Salix viminalis.times.S. miyabeana named `Tully Champion`, characterized by rapid stem growth producing greater than 25% more woody biomass than two current production clones (Salix dasyclados `SV1` and Salix miyabeana `SX64`), more than 2.5-fold greater biomass than one of its parents (Salix miyabeana `SX67`), and nearly 3-fold more biomass than another production clone (Salix sacchalinensis, `SX61`) when grown in the same field for the same length of time (two growing seasons after coppice) in Tully, N.Y. `Tully Champion` can be planted from dormant stem cuttings, produces multiple stems after coppice, and the stem biomass can be harvested when the plant is dormant. In the spring following harvest, the plant will re-sprout very vigorously, producing new stems that can be harvested repeatedly after two to four years of growth. `Tully Champion` displays a low incidence of rust disease and is not damaged by potato leafhoppers.

Abrahamson, Lawrence P. (Marcellus, NY); Kopp, Richard F. (Marietta, NY); Smart, Lawrence B. (Geneva, NY); Volk, Timothy A. (Syracuse, NY)

2007-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0265-SA-57: Supplement Analysis  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Watershed Management Program - Idaho Fish Screening Improvement (Champion, Iron, Fourth of July, Goat Creeks)

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Champion (Roscoe II) Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Champion (Roscoe II) Wind Farm Champion (Roscoe II) Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Champion (Roscoe II) Wind Farm Facility Champion (Roscoe II) Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner E.On Climate & Renewables Developer E.On Climate & Renewables Energy Purchaser Market Location Roscoe TX Coordinates 32.457897°, -100.581644° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.457897,"lon":-100.581644,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Energy Department Announces National Champions of Student Energy Conservation Competition  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today announced the national champions of the Americas Home Energy Education Challenge (AHEEC), a student competition created to help families save money by saving energy.

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Terrigal Burn MD Lean Physician Champion  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Scientific reductionism is not definitive: dynamic, adaptive and interrelated systems, models of individuals of the processes of work, and the processes that support those processes, to support the people who create value for the patient (caregivers) 11 #12;lean six sigma Continuous improvement Process improvement The xx Way

Soloveichik, David

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Champion poised to succeed through recovered fiber network  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A reliable fiber supply is critical to any papermaking operation. When Champion International Corp. opened its US$ 85 million deinking facility in Sheldon, TX, in March, it did so as the final step in a multiphase plan to supply its Sheldon newsprint mill with deinked pulp. With a capacity to convert 500 tons/day of old newspapers (ONP), glossy and colored newspaper advertising inserts, and magazines into 400 tons/day of deinked pulp, the company believes that this facility is capable of diverting 175,000 tpa of material from Texas landfills and saving the state more than 500,000 yard of landfill space annually. Together, Champion's Sheldon and Lufkin, TX, mills produce some 900,000 tpa of newsprint. Securing fiber sources and a transportation network to convey the fiber to the plant was no small task. Champion contracted with Texas cities, newspaper publishers, paper stock dealers, and waste haulers to buy and deliver newsprint. The company is also working with civic groups and social service organizations.

Clites, S.M.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Grant Title: GENERAL MILLS -CHAMPIONS FOR HEALTHY KIDS GRANT Funding Opportunity Number: N/A  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Grant Title: GENERAL MILLS - CHAMPIONS FOR HEALTHY KIDS GRANT Funding Opportunity Number: N, developed the Champions for Healthy Kids grant program in 2002. Each year since inception, the General Mills Foundation awards 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups that develop creative ways to help

Farritor, Shane

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Microsoft Word - Overview_Role of Champion for Sustainable Supply Chain CoP_August 30 2012.docx  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

of Data.gov of Data.gov Sustainable Supply Chain Community of Practice "Champions" August 30, 2012 Leading companies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations are increasingly focused on sustainable supply chains as a source of cost savings, innovation and competitive advantage. Recognizing that sustainable supply chains are important to a broad number of stakeholders, GSA established the Sustainable Supply Chain Community of Practice on data.gov. The community's goal is to encourage sharing of practical information such as checklists, tutorials and other supplier engagement tools that businesses, especially small and medium-sized, can use to cost effectively improve the efficiency of their operations and address sustainable supply

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Drying and recycling of primary sludge at Champion International  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Champion International Corp.'s Hamilton, OH, mill uses a triple pass rotary dryer to dry primary sludge to a nominal 85% total solids content. The sludge can be recycled and used in the manufacture of such products as paperboard or portland cement. A state of the art landfill was constructed in Reily township in 1990. This landfill is licensed to receive the papermaking waste and boiler ash from the mill. It is the goal of the environmental department of the mill only to use this facility as an absolute emergency backup to the recycling options available to the mill for these two waste streams. At the time of the writing of this article, no waste had been taken to this new landfill.

Hardesty, K.L.; Beer, E.H. (Champion International Corp., Hamilton, OH (United States))

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Tribes Recognized as Climate Action Champions During White House Tribal Nations Conference  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Two Tribes are among the winners of the Climate Action Champions competition, the White House announced on Wednesday, December 3, at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Economic Analysis of the Health Champions Scheme in Hammersmith and Fulham  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Economic Analysis of the Health Champions Scheme in Hammersmith and Fulham Commissioned by Turning of Economics and Political Science #12;2 1 INTRODUCTION AND STRUCTURE OF THE REPORT BUDGET AND THROUGHPUT FIGURES..................................................6 4 ECONOMIC VALUE

Fryzlewicz, Piotr

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Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion December 11, 2013 - 4:18pm Addthis As the nation's premier research laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is one of the world's most capable resources for transforming the next generation of scientific discovery into solutions for rebuilding and revitalizing America's manufacturing industries, with tools like 3D printers. Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity The Department of Energy and its partners are adding a new dimension to science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM). This December, high school teams competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition should be racing over to this FIRST Robotics website to put in their bid for a free

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Meet Energy Champion John O'Connor of the USDA Forest Service |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Meet Energy Champion John O'Connor of the USDA Forest Service Meet Energy Champion John O'Connor of the USDA Forest Service Meet Energy Champion John O'Connor of the USDA Forest Service March 11, 2011 - 12:50pm Addthis USDA Forest Service energy champs John O'Connor, Bob Allen and Brian DeRousseau USDA Forest Service energy champs John O'Connor, Bob Allen and Brian DeRousseau April Saylor April Saylor Former Digital Outreach Strategist, Office of Public Affairs John O'Connor has worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service for more than 30 years. During that time, he has taken on many roles, including wastewater plant operator, forestry aid, utilities system operator and his current position as the utilities systems leader for the North Umpqua and Diamond Lake Ranger District offices of the of the Umpqua

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Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion | Department of  

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Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion Why 3D Printers Might Create the Next Robotic Champion December 11, 2013 - 4:18pm Addthis As the nation's premier research laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is one of the world's most capable resources for transforming the next generation of scientific discovery into solutions for rebuilding and revitalizing America's manufacturing industries, with tools like 3D printers. Dot Harris Dot Harris The Honorable Dot Harris, Director, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity The Department of Energy and its partners are adding a new dimension to science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM). This December, high school teams competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition should be racing over to this FIRST Robotics website to put in their bid for a free

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WIPP Team Chosen as Overall Champion at National Mine Rescue Competition  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

CARLSBAD, N.M. EMs Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Mine Rescue Red Team was selected as overall champion from among 41 teams that participated in the National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Competition in Lexington, Ky. this month.

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement and CO2 Emission Reduction Potentials in India's Iron and Steel Industry  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Capacity(Mt) Sintering CokeMaking IronMakingBlast12%), miscellaneous oil (9%), and coke gas (3%). A weightedof $1.66 (coal), $2.82 (coke, and coke gas), $4.43 (natural

Morrow III, William R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid Fuel - Oxygen Fired Combustion for Production of Nodular Reduced Iron to Reduce CO2 Emissions and Improve Energy Efficiencies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The current trend in the steel industry is an increase in iron and steel produced in electric arc furnaces (EAF) and a gradual decline in conventional steelmaking from taconite pellets in blast furnaces. In order to expand the opportunities for the existing iron ore mines beyond their blast furnace customer base, a new material is needed to satisfy the market demands of the emerging steel industry while utilizing the existing infrastructure and materials handling capabilities. This demand creates opportunity to convert iron ore or other iron bearing materials to Nodular Reduced Iron (NRI) in a recently designed Linear Hearth Furnace (LHF). NRI is a metallized iron product containing 98.5 to 96.0% iron and 2.5 to 4% C. It is essentially a scrap substitute with little impurity that can be utilized in a variety of steelmaking processes, especially the electric arc furnace. The objective of this project was to focus on reducing the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) through reducing the energy intensity using specialized combustion systems, increasing production and the use of biomass derived carbon sources in this process. This research examined the use of a solid fuel-oxygen fired combustion system and compared the results from this system with both oxygen-fuel and air-fuel combustion systems. The solid pulverized fuels tested included various coals and a bio-coal produced from woody biomass in a specially constructed pilot scale torrefaction reactor at the Coleraine Minerals Research Laboratory (CMRL). In addition to combustion, the application of bio-coal was also tested as a means to produce a reducing atmosphere during key points in the fusion process, and as a reducing agent for ore conversion to metallic iron to capture the advantage of its inherent reduced carbon footprint. The results from this study indicate that the approaches taken can reduce both greenhouse gas emissions and the associated energy intensity with the Linear Hearth Furnace process for converting iron ore to metallic iron nodules. Various types of coals including a bio-coal produced though torrefaction can result in production of NRI at reduced GHG levels. The process results coupled with earlier already reported developments indicate that this process technique should be evaluated at the next level in order to develop parameter information for full scale process design. Implementation of the process to full commercialization will require a full cost production analysis and comparison to other reduction technologies and iron production alternatives. The technical results verify that high quality NRI can be produced under various operating conditions at the pilot level.

Donald R. Fosnacht; Richard F. Kiesel; David W. Hendrickson; David J. Englund; Iwao Iwasaki; Rodney L. Bleifuss; Mathew A. Mlinar

2011-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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TheCMUnited-98ChampionSmall-RobotTeam Manuela Veloso, Michael Bowling, Sorin Achim, Kwun Han, and Peter Stone  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of our champion CMUnited-98 small robot team. The team is a multi- agent robotic system with global. The complete system is fully autonomous consisting of a well-de ned and challenging processing cycle of each robot and the ball. This information is sent to an o -board controller and distributed to the di

Stone, Peter

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The CMUnited98 Champion SmallRobot Team Manuela Veloso, Michael Bowling, Sorin Achim, Kwun Han, and Peter Stone  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of our champion CMUnited­98 small robot team. The team is a multi­ agent robotic system with global and distributed reaction. The complete system is fully autonomous consisting of a well­defined and challenging, giving the positions of each robot and the ball. This information is sent to an off­board controller

Stone, Peter

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Design and performance of the Champion pilot-constructed wetland treatment system  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Pilot wetlands were built at Champion International Corp.'s Pensacola, FL, bleached kraft paper mill to evaluate the potential for final effluent polishing. The pilot wetlands began operation July 1, 1991. Monitoring ended June 30, 1993. Removal rates and outflow concentrations for five-day biochemical oxygen demand (BOD[sub 5]), total suspended solids (TSS), ammonia nitrogen, total nitrogen (TN), and total phosphorus (TP) depended most on hydraulic loading rates (HLRs). Two-year average removal efficiencies for these constituents were above 67%. Slight color and total dissolved solids reductions were seen at the lower HLRs tested. Deep zones enhanced flow distribution, increase hydraulic residence time, and significantly increased pollutant assimilation in the pilot wetlands. The wetland cells reduced or eliminated chronic toxicity to cladocerans and fathead minnows. The most suitable plant species in the wetland were cattails, bulrush, and sawgrass.

Knight, R.L. (CH2M Hill, Gainesville, FL (United States)); Hilleke, J.; Grayson, S. (Champion International Corp., West Nyack, NY (United States))

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry - An ENERGY STAR® Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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779E 779E ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR ® Guide for Energy and Plant Managers Ernst Worrell, Paul Blinde, Maarten Neelis, Eliane Blomen, and Eric Masanet Environmental Energy Technologies Division Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency October 2010 Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of California, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or

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Improved  

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Improved Improved cache performance in Monte Carlo transport calculations using energy banding A. Siegel a , K. Smith b , K. Felker c,∗ , P . Romano b , B. Forget b , P . Beckman c a Argonne National Laboratory, Theory and Computing Sciences and Nuclear Engineering Division b Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering c Argonne National Laboratory, Theory and Computing Sciences Abstract We present an energy banding algorithm for Monte Carlo (MC) neutral parti- cle transport simulations which depend on large cross section lookup tables. In MC codes, read-only cross section data tables are accessed frequently, ex- hibit poor locality, and are typically much too large to fit in fast memory. Thus, performance is often limited by long latencies to RAM, or by off-node communication latencies when the data footprint is very large and must be decomposed on

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Lack of iron | EMSL  

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Lack of iron Lack of iron Iron-bearing minerals in sediments naturally reduce contaminant levels The Science The release of wastes associated with nuclear reprocessing from storage...

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Iron oxide nanoparticles as a contrast agent for thermoacoustic tomography  

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radiation. The addition of an exogenous contrast agent improves image quality by more effectively converting microwave energy to heat. The use of iron oxide nanoparticles in MRI applications has been explored but super paramagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles...

Keho, Aaron Lopez

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Department Champions Control Point Department Champion  

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SOD Dean's Office Kathryn Gabriel SOD Dean's Office Kira Stachelek SOD Dental Clinics Maria Guerra SOD Preventive & Restorative Dental Sciences (PRDS) Jim Louie SOM Aids Research Institute Georgina Lopez SOM Vickie Lewis SOM Radiology Malena Ryan SOM Radiology Rikk Czarnowski SOM SFGH- Associate Dean's Office

Yamamoto, Keith

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Improve Steam Turbine Efficiency. Hydrocarbon Processing,the capacity and efficiency of the steam turbine generatorturbine Steam Distribution System Energy efficiency

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Nath (2000). Improve Steam Turbine Efficiency. HydrocarbonOIT (1999). Rebuilding steam turbine generator reduces costscan be driven by a steam turbine or an electric motor. Hot

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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The NEMA Premium Efficiency Electric Motor specification wasEnergy Efficiency Improvements in Electric Motors andRewinding on Motor Efficiency. Electric Apparatus Service

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Absorption  

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Iron Absorption Iron Absorption Name: Mary Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: I wrote before to Steve and got a answer back. I would like more information. The cirmcustances were that I first had anaemia and then I went for a gastroscopy. The results of which were I had insufficient acid been produced in the stomach. I was told that acid was nessary for the absorbion of iron and it was because of this that I became anaemic. I was told to eat plently of red meat not too many vegetables. Is there any other information you can give me? Replies: It is very difficult to say for sure without seeing you chart and I am not your doctor. But it sounds to me like you are deficient in the vitamin B12. In your stomach you have 3 basic types of cells. One is called chief cells which secrete the precursor of the enzyme pepsin which begins the breakdown of protein. Another is called the parietal cells which secrete your stomach acid and a substance called intrinsic factor. Now-switch to your bone marrow which is where your red blood cells are made. In order for your red blood cells to mature in the bone marrow, vitamin B12 is necessary. B12 can only be obtained from animal food sources such as meat, milk and eggs. Unfortunately, B12 cannot be absorbed in the stomach without intrinsic factor. If there is sufficient B12 present in the diet, it can be stored in the liver. If you aren't eating enough animal sources your B12 will be taken from your liver until you run out. You could also be deficient in intrinsic factor. So while the outcome is anemia (not enough red blood cells) the problem could be from a few different things. Follow your doctor's recommendations and eat more sources of B12

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Wastewater Ozonation Catalyzed by Iron  

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Another attempt to improve ozonation removal efficiency is the use of metals or their oxides to catalyze ozonation. ... The waveforms were generated by a potentiostat BAS model Epsilon-2. ... Sreethawong, T.; Chavadej, S.Color removal of distillery wastewater by ozonation in the absence and presence of immobilized iron oxide catalyst J. Hazard. ...

Anaid Cano Quiroz; Carlos Barrera-Di?az; Gabriela Roa-Morales; Patricia Balderas Herna?ndez; Rubi? Romero; Reyna Natividad

2010-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Orchestration of Iron Homeostasis  

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...act simultaneously, and some are interrelated. Intestinal iron absorption increases with decreased iron stores, increased erythropoietic activity, anemia, or hypoxemia. Conversely, intestinal iron absorption decreases in the presence of inflammation a process that contributes to the anemia of inflammation... The characterization of newly identified genes has led investigators to challenge previous models of the regulation of iron homeostasis in health and its dysregulation in disease. Drs. Robert Fleming and Bruce Bacon describe hepcidin and iron homeostasis.

Fleming R.E.; Bacon B.R.

2005-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron phosphate compositions for containment of hazardous metal waste  

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An improved iron phosphate waste form for the vitrification, containment and long-term disposition of hazardous metal waste such as radioactive nuclear waste is provided. The waste form comprises a rigid iron phosphate matrix resulting from the cooling of a melt formed by heating a batch mixture comprising the metal waste and a matrix-forming component. The waste form comprises from about 30 to about 70 weight percent P.sub.2 O.sub.5 and from about 25 to about 50 weight percent iron oxide and has metals present in the metal waste chemically dissolved therein. The concentration of iron oxide in the waste form along with a high proportion of the iron in the waste form being present as Fe.sup.3+ provide a waste form exhibiting improved chemical resistance to corrosive attack. A method for preparing the improved iron phosphate waste forms is also provided.

Day, Delbert E. (Rolla, MO)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron-air battery development program  

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The progress and status of the research and development program on the iron-air advanced technology battery system at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation during the period June 1978-December 1979 are described. This advanced battery system is being developed for electric vehicle propulsion applications. Testing and evaluation of 100 cm/sup 2/ size cells was undertaken while individual iron and air electrode programs continued. Progress is reported in a number of these study areas. Results of the improvements made in the utilization of the iron electrode active material coupled with manufacturing and processing studies related to improved air electrodes continue to indicate that a fully developed iron-air battery system will be capable of fulfilling the performance requirements for commuter electric vehicles.

Buzzelli, E.S.; Liu, C.T.; Bryant, W.A.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The industrial ecology of the iron casting industry  

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Metal casting is an energy and materials intensive manufacturing process, which is an important U.S. industry. This study analyzes iron casting, in particular, for possible improvements that will result in greater efficiencies ...

Jones, Alissa J. (Alissa Jean)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam reforming utilizing iron oxide catalyst  

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High activity steam reforming iron oxide catalysts are described. Such catalysts can be unsupported utilizing at least 90% by weight iron oxide and various modifiers (Ai/sub 2/O/sub 3/, K/sub 2/O, CaO, SiO/sub 2/) or unmodified and supported on such things as alumina, CaO impregnated alumina, and lanthanum stabilized alumina. When used in steam reformers such as autothermal and tubular steam reformers, these catalysts demonstrate much improved resistance to carbon plugging.

Setzer, H. T.; Bett, J. A. S.

1985-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Original article Improvement of zinc intestinal absorption  

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Original article Improvement of zinc intestinal absorption and reduction of zinc/iron interaction of caseins, improves its absorption and could prevent inhibition by other nutrients such as iron (Fe). The absorption of Zn (100 Ilmol/L) bound to the 1-25 CN ((3-CN(1-25)) of (3-casein, or as ZnS04 was studied using

Boyer, Edmond

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The Rusting of Iron  

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... glass tubes instead of flasks, and the surface of the metal was in some cases roughened with a coarse file. After the admission of the iron, the tubes were drawn ...

J. NEWTON FRIEND

1906-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Pots and Kettles  

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Iron Pots and Kettles Iron Pots and Kettles Nature Bulletin No. 544-A November 16, 1974 Forest Preserve District of Cook County George W. Dunne, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation IRON POTS AND KETTLES At Possum Trot Hill, on US 150 west of Danville, a huge iron kettle squats as a monument to what was once an important industry in Illinois. It is one of 80 used from 1824 to 1831 for boiling down brine from salt springs in that vicinity. Salt was a luxury then. About a bushel was produced from one kettleful (100 gallons) of brine and that was worth more than 100 bushels of oats. Those 80 monsters came from Kentucky where iron works had been established to make the utensils and implements desperately needed by pioneer families. About half of them had come up through the Cumberland Gap, on horseback, with only a rifle, an ax, a pot for cooking, some bedding and the clothes on their backs. Every family, in addition to a skillet or spider, and a Dutch oven, coveted a big kettle for making salt, soap, candles and maple syrup, butchering hogs, rendering lard, boiling clothes on wash day, and dyeing homespun material for garments.

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High-temperature fabricable nickel-iron aluminides  

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Nickel-iron aluminides are described that are based on Ni.sub.3 Al, and have significant iron content, to which additions of hafnium, boron, carbon and cerium are made resulting in Ni.sub.3 Al base alloys that can be fabricated at higher temperatures than similar alloys previously developed. Further addition of molybdenum improves oxidation and cracking resistance. These alloys possess the advantages of ductility, hot fabricability, strength, and oxidation resistance.

Liu, Chain T. (Oak Ridge, TN)

1988-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

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It's Elemental - The Element Iron  

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Manganese Manganese Previous Element (Manganese) The Periodic Table of Elements Next Element (Cobalt) Cobalt The Element Iron [Click for Isotope Data] 26 Fe Iron 55.845 Atomic Number: 26 Atomic Weight: 55.845 Melting Point: 1811 K (1538°C or 2800°F) Boiling Point: 3134 K (2861°C or 5182°F) Density: 7.874 grams per cubic centimeter Phase at Room Temperature: Solid Element Classification: Metal Period Number: 4 Group Number: 8 Group Name: none What's in a name? From the Anglo-Saxon word iron. Iron's chemical symbol comes from the Latin word for iron, ferrum. Say what? Iron is pronounced as EYE-ern. History and Uses: Archaeological evidence suggests that people have been using iron for at least 5000 years. Iron is the cheapest and one of the most abundant of all metals, comprising nearly 5.6% of the earth's crust and nearly all of the

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The Role of Emerging Technologies in Improving Energy Efficiency: Examples from the Food Processing Industry  

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and Renewable Energy (EERE), began to champion thetechnologies in 1979. EERE was attracted to the potential of

Lung, Robert Bruce; Masanet, Eric; McKane, Aimee

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Availability of iron from iron-storage proteins to marine phytoplankton  

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Genes coding for iron-storage proteins are common in DNA samples from seawater. In iron-deprived marine ecosystems, iron-storage proteins may be important...

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Magnetism of iron. II  

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A previously developed theory of the magnetism of iron, based upon the notion of a randomized exchange field, is modified and extended. It is shown that Coulomb fields arise in association with the randomized exchange field; the modification allows one to take into account these fields, which are found to change the details of the previous results without affecting the main conclusions. The theory has been extended to calculate the properties of the model at finite temperatures: the Curie temperature (1840 K), the magnetization curve, the paramagnetic susceptibility (a Curie-Weiss law), and the effective interatomic exchange coupling are calculated for iron. The magnitudes of the atomic spin moments were found to vary little up to 1.5 times the Curie temperature.

J. Hubbard

1979-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The magnetism of iron  

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A type of theory capable of reconciling the localized- and itinerant-electron models of a ferromagnetic metal is discussed. This kind of theory contemplates a distribution of "exchange field" configurations which correspond very roughly to the spin configurations of the localized model. Computations involve thermal averages over these configurations, each configuration V having an effective energy E(V). Starting from the band structure for ferromagnetic iron, the E(V) have been estimated for certain configurations V. The results are reasonably consistent with the observed Curie temperature of iron, in spite of the presence of exchange fields ?1-2 eV, and give some suggestion of behavior characteristic of the Heisenberg model.

J. Hubbard

1979-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microbial reduction of iron ore  

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A process is provided for reducing iron ore by treatment with microorganisms which comprises forming an aqueous mixture of iron ore, microorganisms operable for reducing the ferric iron of the iron ore to ferrous iron, and a substrate operable as an energy source for the microbial reduction; and maintaining the aqueous mixture for a period of time and under conditions operable to effect the reduction of the ore. Preferably the microorganism is Pseudomonas sp. 200 and the reduction conducted anaerobically with a domestic wastewater as the substrate. An aqueous solution containing soluble ferrous iron can be separated from the reacted mixture, treated with a base to precipitate ferrous hydroxide which can then be recovered as a concentrated slurry.

Hoffmann, Michael R. (Pasadena, CA); Arnold, Robert G. (Pasadena, CA); Stephanopoulos, Gregory (Pasadena, CA)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microbial reduction of iron ore  

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A process is provided for reducing iron ore by treatment with microorganisms which comprises forming an aqueous mixture of iron ore, microorganisms operable for reducing the ferric iron of the iron ore to ferrous iron, and a substrate operable as an energy source for the microbial reduction; and maintaining the aqueous mixture for a period of time and under conditions operable to effect the reduction of the ore. Preferably the microorganism is Pseudomonas sp. 200 and the reduction conducted anaerobically with a domestic wastewater as the substrate. An aqueous solution containing soluble ferrous iron can be separated from the reacted mixture, treated with a base to precipitate ferrous hydroxide which can then be recovered as a concentrated slurry. 11 figs.

Hoffmann, M.R.; Arnold, R.G.; Stephanopoulos, G.

1989-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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MECS 2006- Iron and Steel  

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Iron and Steel Sector (NAICS 3311, 3312) with Total Energy Input, October 2012 (MECS 2006)

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Iron and Steel (2010 MECS)  

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Iron and Steel Sector (NAICS 3311, 3312) Energy use data source: 2010 EIA MECS (with adjustments) Footprint Last Revised: February 2014

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Separating the Kinetic and Sorption Parameters of Mixed Chlorinated Solvents in Contact with Granular Iron  

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(KIM) in 2009, which was derived specifically for PRB settings, made it possible for the first time to assess the simultaneous contributions of sorption and reaction to contaminant degradation rates in iron PRBs, providing a new tool to improve PRB...

Huang, Bei

2011-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Transcriptional and translational regulatory responses to iron...  

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of Candidatus Pelagibacter ubique cultures to iron limitation in natural seawater media supplemented with a siderophore to chelate iron. MethodologyPrincipal Findings:...

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Kumba Iron Ore | Open Energy Information  

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Kumba Iron Ore Jump to: navigation, search Name: Kumba Iron Ore Place: Pretoria, South Africa Zip: 175 Sector: Solar Product: South Africa based mining company. The firm is...

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Method for reducing iron losses in an iron smelting process  

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A process of smelting iron that comprises the steps of: a) introducing a source of iron oxide, oxygen, nitrogen, and a source of carbonaceous fuel to a smelting reactor, at least some of said oxygen being continuously introduced through an overhead lance; b) maintaining conditions in said reactor to cause (i) at least some of the iron oxide to be chemically reduced, (ii) a bath of molten iron to be created and stirred in the bottom of the reactor, surmounted by a layer of slag, and (iii) carbon monoxide gas to rise through the slag; c) causing at least some of said carbon monoxide to react in the reactor with the incoming oxygen, thereby generating heat for reactions taking place in the reactor; and d) releasing from the reactor an offgas effluent, is run in a way that keeps iron losses in the offgas relatively low. After start-up of the process is complete, steps (a) and (b) are controlled so as to: e) keep the temperature of the molten iron at or below about 1550.degree. C. and f) keep the slag weight at or above about 0.8 tonne per square meter.

Sarma, Balu (Airmont, NY); Downing, Kenneth B. (Greenville, SC)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for reducing iron losses in an iron smelting process  

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A process of smelting iron that comprises the steps of: (a) introducing a source of iron oxide, oxygen, nitrogen, and a source of carbonaceous fuel to a smelting reactor, at least some of said oxygen being continuously introduced through an overhead lance; (b) maintaining conditions in said reactor to cause (1) at least some of the iron oxide to be chemically reduced, (2) a bath of molten iron to be created and stirred in the bottom of the reactor, surmounted by a layer of slag, and (3) carbon monoxide gas to rise through the slag; (c) causing at least some of said carbon monoxide to react in the reactor with the incoming oxygen, thereby generating heat for reactions taking place in the reactor; and (d) releasing from the reactor an offgas effluent, is run in a way that keeps iron losses in the offgas relatively low. After start-up of the process is complete, steps (a) and (b) are controlled so as to: (1) keep the temperature of the molten iron at or below about 1550 C and (2) keep the slag weight at or above about 0.8 ton per square meter. 13 figs.

Sarma, B.; Downing, K.B.

1999-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Edison Battery Company | Open Energy Information  

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Iron Edison Battery Company Iron Edison Battery Company Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Iron Edison Battery Company Name Iron Edison Battery Company Place Lakewood, Colorado Sector Bioenergy, Carbon, Efficiency, Hydro, Renewable Energy, Solar, Wind energy Product Nickel Iron (Ni-Fe) battery systems Year founded 2011 Number of employees 1-10 Phone number 202-681-4766 Website http://ironedison.com Region Rockies Area References Iron Edison Battery Company[1] Nickel Iron Battery Specifications[2] About the company and the owners[3] Nickel Iron Battery Association[4] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Iron Edison Battery Company is a company based in Lakewood, Colorado. Iron Edison is redefining off-grid energy storage using advanced

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Process for the synthesis of iron powder  

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A process for preparing iron powder suitable for use in preparing the iron-potassium perchlorate heat-powder fuel mixture used in thermal batteries, comprises preparing a homogeneous, dense iron oxide hydroxide precipitate by homogeneous precipitation from an aqueous mixture of a ferric salt, formic or sulfuric acid, ammonium hydroxide and urea as precipitating agent; and then reducing the dense iron oxide hydroxide by treatment with hydrogen to prepare the iron powder. 2 figs.

Welbon, W.W.

1983-11-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Process for the synthesis of iron powder  

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A process for preparing iron powder suitable for use in preparing the iron-potassium perchlorate heat-powder fuel mixture used in thermal batteries, comprises preparing a homogeneous, dense iron oxide hydroxide precipitate by homogeneous precipitation from an aqueous mixture of a ferric salt, formic or sulfuric acid, ammonium hydroxide and urea as precipitating agent; and then reducing the dense iron oxide hydroxide by treatment with hydrogen to prepare the iron powder.

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1982-03-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Absorption of Iron from Ferritin Is Independent of Heme Iron and Ferrous Salts in Women and Rat Intestinal Segments .  

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??Ferritin iron from food is readily bioavailable to humans and has the potential for treating iron deficiency. Whether ferritin iron absorption is mechanistically different from (more)

Theil, Elizabeth C.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron porphyrin polymer films: Materials for the modification of electrode surfaces and the detection of nitric oxide  

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We are currently investigating a new method for the detection and quantification of nitric oxide (NO) based on a carbon electrode chemically modified with an iron porphyrin polymer film. Commercially available vinyl-substituted iron porphyrin monomers can be polymerized directly onto electrode surfaces through a published electrochemical polymerization process. We are also developing a synthesis for a new vinyl-substituted monomer, iron 5,10,15-triphenyl-20-vinyl porphyrin chloride, in hopes of improving polymer film stability. The electrochemistry of NO is also being investigated at electrodes chemically modified with an iron porphyrin polymer film. We are studying the catalytic oxidation of iron porphyrin bound NO to nitrate by molecular oxygen. The reaction with molecular oxygen is preceded by a one electron reduction of the iron porphyrin-NO complex. If currents proportional to nitric oxide concentration can be measured, a new NO electrochemical sensor will be designed.

McGuire, M.; Drew, S.M. [Carleton College, Northfield, MN (United States)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron supported clay as catalysts for oxidation of cyclooctane  

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Iron supported bentonite clay catalysts have been prepared by the ion exchange of bentonite with iron2+ and iron3+ solution and immobilization with iron compounds using ligands: acetylacetonate, picolinate, pyraz...

W. Trakarnpruk; P. Dumrongpong

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - IronCore  

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November/December 2013 November/December 2013 Percolation Explains How Earth's Iron Core Formed The formation of Earth's metallic core, which makes up a third of our planet's mass, represents the most significant differentiation event in Earth's history. Earth's present layered structure with a metallic core and an overlying silicate mantle would have required mechanisms to separate iron alloy from a silicate phase. Percolation of liquid iron alloy moving through a solid silicate matrix (much as water percolates through porous rock, or even coffee grinds) has been proposed as a possible model for core formation (Figure 1). Many previous experimental results have ruled out percolation as a major core formation mechanism for Earth at the relatively lower pressure conditions in the upper mantle, but

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Ligand effects on bioinspired iron complexes  

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THE HYDROPHILIC PHOSPHATRIAZAADAMANTANE LIGAND IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF H2-PRODUCTION ELECTROCATALYSTS: IRON HYDROGENASE MODEL COMPLEXES ............................................................................................. 44 Results... THE HYDROPHILIC PHOSPHATRIAZAADAMANTANE LIGAND IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF H2-PRODUCTION ELECTROCATALYSTS: IRON HYDROGENASE MODEL COMPLEXES ............................................................................................. 44 Results...

Mejia Rodriguez, Ma. del Rosario

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rare Iron Oxide in Ancient Chinese Pottery  

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Rare Iron Oxide in Ancient Chinese Pottery Rare Iron Oxide in Ancient Chinese Pottery Print Friday, 26 September 2014 14:37 Jian ware (or Tenmoku) ceramic bowls, famous for their...

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Synthesis of monodisperse iron oxide nanocrystals by thermal decomposition of iron carboxylate salts{  

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's group12 recently published a study of c-Fe2O3 nanocrystals with different shapes. Iron acetylacetonateSynthesis of monodisperse iron oxide nanocrystals by thermal decomposition of iron carboxylate September 2004 Iron oxide (Fe3O4, magnetite) nanocrystals of 6 to 30 nm with narrow size distributions (s

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

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Composite coatings improve engines  

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About 40% of the power loss in engine systems is attributed to the adverse effects of friction in reciprocating engine components. Over half of this power loss is caused by friction between pistons, piston rings, and cylinder bores. In addition, engine parts may be attacked by corrosive gasoline substitutes such as liquid propane gas and alcohol/gasoline mixtures. To solve both friction and corrosion problems, Nihon Parkerizing Co. has improved the nickel-phosphorus based ceramic composite (NCC) plating technology that was developed for cylinder bores and pistons by Suzuki Motor Co. in the mid 1970s. Iron and nickel-based composite plating technologies have been investigated since the early 1970s, and a few have been used on small two-stroke motorcycle, outboard marine, snowmobile, and some luxury passenger car engine components. Both nickel- and iron-base plating processes are used on cylinders and pistons because they offer excellent wear and corrosion resistance. Nickel-base films have higher corrosion resistance than those based on iron, and are capable of withstanding the corrosive conditions characteristic of high methanol fuels. Unfortunately, they experience a decrease in hardness as operating temperatures increase. However, NCC coatings with phosphorus additions have high hardness even under severe operating conditions, and hardness increases upon exposure to elevated temperatures. In addition to high hardness and corrosion resistance, NCC coatings provide a low friction coefficient, which contributes to the reduction of friction losses between sliding components. When used in low-quality or alcohol fuels, the corrosion resistance of NCC coatings is far higher than that of Fe-P plating. Additionally, the coatings reduce wall and piston temperature, wear of ring groove and skirt, and carbon deposit formation, and they improve output power and torque. These advantages all contribute to the development of light and efficient engines with better fuel mileage.

Funatani, K.; Kurosawa, K. (Nihon Parkerizing Co. Ltd., Nagoya (Japan))

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Machinability of clean thin-wall gray and ductile iron castings. Final report  

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First phase was to develop a laboratory technique for evaluating the machinability of gray and ductile iron; longer term goal is to learn how to modify the foundry process to produce castings meeting all specified mechanical properties while providing improved machining behavior. Microcarbides present in the irons were found to dominate the machinability of iron. Pearlitic irons with acceptable machinability contain 8.9 to 10.5 wt% microcarbides. The weight fraction microcarbides in the iron is influenced by carbide forming element concentrations, presence of elements that retard carbon diffusion, and cooling rate from the eutectic through the eutectoid temperature range. Tool wear rate increased at higher surface machining speeds and fraction microcarbides; all irons containing above 11.5% microcarbides had poor machinability. Graphite size, shape, distribution, etc. had a lesser effect on machinability. Reducing the addition of a foundry grade Ca and Al bearing 75% FeSi inoculant from 0.5 to 0.2% increased the tool life 100%. Inoculation test castings were also poured in a class 40 gray iron; laboratory analysis is currently underway. Exploratory studies were conducted to determine if tool force could be used to predict tool life: torque and feed forces were found to correlate with machinability.

Bates, C.E.; Littleton, H.E.; Eleftheriou, E.; Griffin, R.D.; Dwyer, Z.B.; DelSorbo, C.; Sprague, J.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of Emerging Technologies in Improving Energy Efficiency:Examples from the Food Processing Industry  

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For over 25 years, the U.S. DOE's Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) has championed the application of emerging technologies in industrial plants and monitored these technologies impacts on industrial energy consumption. The cumulative energy savings of more than 160 completed and tracked projects is estimated at approximately 3.99 quadrillion Btu (quad), representing a production cost savings of $20.4 billion. Properly documenting the impacts of such technologies is essential for assessing their effectiveness and for delivering insights about the optimal direction of future technology research. This paper analyzes the impacts that several emerging technologies have had in the food processing industry. The analysis documents energy savings, carbon emissions reductions and production improvements and assesses the market penetration and sector-wide savings potential. Case study data is presented demonstrating the successful implementation of these technologies. The paper's conclusion discusses the effects of these technologies and offers some projections of sector-wide impacts.

Lung, Robert Bruce; Masanet, Eric; McKane, Aimee

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron aluminide useful as electrical resistance heating elements  

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The invention relates generally to aluminum containing iron-base alloys useful as electrical resistance heating elements. The aluminum containing iron-base alloys have improved room temperature ductility, electrical resistivity, cyclic fatigue resistance, high temperature oxidation resistance, low and high temperature strength, and/or resistance to high temperature sagging. The alloy has an entirely ferritic microstructure which is free of austenite and includes, in weight %, over 4% Al, .ltoreq.1% Cr and either .gtoreq.0.05% Zr or ZrO.sub.2 stringers extending perpendicular to an exposed surface of the heating element or .gtoreq.0.1% oxide dispersoid particles. The alloy can contain 14-32% Al, .ltoreq.2% Ti, .ltoreq.2% Mo, .ltoreq.1% Zr, .ltoreq.1% C, .ltoreq.0.1% B, .ltoreq.30% oxide dispersoid and/or electrically insulating or electrically conductive covalent ceramic particles, .ltoreq.1% rare earth metal, .ltoreq.1% oxygen, .ltoreq.3% Cu, balance Fe.

Sikka, Vinod K. (Oak Ridge, TN); Deevi, Seetharama C. (Oak Ridge, TN); Fleischhauer, Grier S. (Midlothian, VA); Hajaligol, Mohammad R. (Richmond, VA); Lilly, Jr., A. Clifton (Chesterfield, VA)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron aluminide useful as electrical resistance heating elements  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

The invention relates generally to aluminum containing iron-base alloys useful as electrical resistance heating elements. The aluminum containing iron-base alloys have improved room temperature ductility, electrical resistivity, cyclic fatigue resistance, high temperature oxidation resistance, low and high temperature strength, and/or resistance to high temperature sagging. The alloy has an entirely ferritic microstructure which is free of austenite and includes, in weight %, over 4% Al, .ltoreq.1% Cr and either .gtoreq.0.05% Zr or ZrO.sub.2 stringers extending perpendicular to an exposed surface of the heating element or .gtoreq.0.1% oxide dispersoid particles. The alloy can contain 14-32% Al, .ltoreq.2% Ti, .ltoreq.2% Mo, .ltoreq.1% Zr, .ltoreq.1% C, .ltoreq.0.1% B, .ltoreq.30% oxide dispersoid and/or electrically insulating or electrically conductive covalent ceramic particles, .ltoreq.1% rare earth metal, .ltoreq.1% oxygen, .ltoreq.3% Cu, balance Fe.

Sikka, Vinod K. (Oak Ridge, TN); Deevi, Seetharama C. (Oak Ridge, TN); Fleischhauer, Grier S. (Midlothian, VA); Hajaligol, Mohammad R. (Richmond, VA); Lilly, Jr., A. Clifton (Chesterfield, VA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanostructure, Chemistry and Crystallography of Iron Nitride...  

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Nanostructure, Chemistry and Crystallography of Iron Nitride Magnetic Materials by Ultra-High-Resolution Electron Microscopy and Related Methods Nanostructure, Chemistry and...

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Characterization and Reactivity of Iron Nanoparticles Prepared...  

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as solute within the iron core of the HRCO particles. Kinetic batch experiments of carbon tetrachloride (CT) degradation were performed to quantitatively compare the redox...

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Champion Energy Services | Open Energy Information  

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Electrochemical Studies of Packed Iron Powder Electrodes: Effects...  

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of Packed Iron Powder Electrodes: Effects of Common Constituents of Natural Waters on Corrosion Electrochemical Studies of Packed Iron Powder Electrodes: Effects of Common...

95

Bioreduction of hematite nanoparticles by the dissimilatory iron...  

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nanoparticles by the dissimilatory iron reducing bacterium Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Bioreduction of hematite nanoparticles by the dissimilatory iron reducing bacterium...

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Formation of iron complexs from trifluoroacetic acid based liquid...  

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of iron complexs from trifluoroacetic acid based liquid chromatography mobile phases as interference ions in liquid Formation of iron complexs from trifluoroacetic acid based...

97

Influence of Iron Redox Transformations on Plutonium Sorption...  

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state of iron in the system. Experiments were conducted to examine the effect of sediment iron mineral composition and oxidation state on plutonium sorption and oxidation...

98

Biostimulation of Iron Reduction and Subsequent Oxidation of...  

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Biostimulation of Iron Reduction and Subsequent Oxidation of Sediment Containing Fe-silicates and Fe-oxides: Effect of Redox Biostimulation of Iron Reduction and Subsequent...

99

Demonstration of Combined Zero-Valent Iron and Electrical Resistance...  

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Demonstration of Combined Zero-Valent Iron and Electrical Resistance Heating for In Situ Trichloroethene Remediation. Demonstration of Combined Zero-Valent Iron and Electrical...

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Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism...  

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Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and magnetization interaction reversal. Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and...

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Neutron Spin Resonance in Iron-based Superconductors | The Ames...  

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Neutron Spin Resonance in Iron-based Superconductors The propagation of a novel magnetic excitation in the superconducting state, called a spin resonance, has been observed in iron...

102

Iron is the Key to Preserving Dinosaur Soft Tissue  

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the iron associated with fossil tissues, which occurred primarily as the mineral goethite. They then employed experiments to show that iron, derived from hemoglobin lysate,...

103

Microbial Reduction of Uranium under Iron- and Sulfate-reducing...  

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Uranium under Iron- and Sulfate-reducing Conditions: Effect of Amended Goethite on Microbial Community Microbial Reduction of Uranium under Iron- and Sulfate-reducing Conditions:...

104

Production of iron from metallurgical waste  

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A method of recovering metallic iron from iron-bearing metallurgical waste in steelmaking comprising steps of providing an iron-bearing metallurgical waste containing more than 55% by weight FeO and FeO equivalent and a particle size of at least 80% less than 10 mesh, mixing the iron-bearing metallurgical waste with a carbonaceous material to form a reducible mixture where the carbonaceous material is between 80 and 110% of the stoichiometric amount needed to reduce the iron-bearing waste to metallic iron, and as needed additions to provide a silica content between 0.8 and 8% by weight and a ratio of CaO/SiO.sub.2 between 1.4 and 1.8, forming agglomerates of the reducible mixture over a hearth material layer to protect the hearth, heating the agglomerates to a higher temperature above the melting point of iron to form nodules of metallic iron and slag material from the agglomerates by melting.

Hendrickson, David W; Iwasaki, Iwao

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

105

Formation and Reactivity of Biogenic Iron Microminerals  

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The overall purpose of the project is to explore and quantify the processes that control the formation and reactivity of biogenic iron microminerals and their impact on the solubility of metal contaminants. The research addresses how surface components of bacterial cells, extracellular organic material, and the aqueous geochemistry of the DIRB microenvironment impacts the mineralogy, chemical state and micromorphology of reduced iron phases.

Beveridge, Terrance J.; Glasauer, Susan; Korenevsky, Anton; Ferris, F. Grant

2000-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese  

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Iron and manganese can give water an unpleasant taste, odor and color. In this publication you'll learn how to know whether your water contains iron or manganese and how to eliminate these contaminants with various treatment methods such as aeration...

Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.

2004-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetism in iron and nickel  

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The fluctuating local band theory of itinerant electron ferromagnetism in nickel and iron is investigated with the use of first-principles numerical calculations. In this theory the excitations predominantly responsible for the phase transition are fluctuations in the direction of local magnetization. The free energy in the presence of a fluctuation is evaluated numerically in the approximation that this direction changes in time and space slowly enough to justify the use of the static approximation and second-order perturbation theory. The energies and wave functions used to incorporate the band and wavevector dependence of the relevant interaction matrix elements were obtained by Slater-Koster fits to earlier ab initio self-consistent energy bands. Results for nickel and iron are obtained in terms of an effective classical Heisenberg exchange. This is compared with other theoretical calculations and available experimental data. From the numerical results, it is concluded that both quantum effects (the time dependence of the exchange field) and local-field effects are important to account for the transition temperature TC.

C. S. Wang; R. E. Prange; V. Korenman

1982-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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KINETIC CONDENSATION AND EVAPORATION OF METALLIC IRON AND IMPLICATIONS FOR METALLIC IRON DUST FORMATION  

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Metallic iron is one of the most abundant condensing materials in systems of solar abundance. Because metallic iron is responsible for the continuum opacity of dust particles, it has a large contribution to the thermal structure of circumstellar environments and hence to dust evolution itself. In order to understand the formation processes of metallic iron in circumstellar environments, condensation and evaporation kinetics of metallic iron were studied experimentally. Metallic iron condenses at the maximum rate with the condensation coefficient (a parameter ranging from 0 to 1 to represent kinetic hindrance for surface reaction) of unity under high supersaturation conditions, and evaporates nearly ideally (evaporation coefficient of unity) in vacuum. On the other hand, evaporation of metallic iron takes place with more kinetic hindrance in the presence of metallic iron vapor. It is also found that metallic iron atoms nucleate heterogeneously on Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}. Metallic iron does not necessarily condense homogeneously in circumstellar environments, but might condense through heterogeneous nucleation on pre-existing dust. Metallic iron formation proceeds with little kinetic hindrance for highly unequilibrated conditions, but the effects of kinetic hindrance may appear for evaporation and condensation occurring near equilibrium with a timescale of months to years in protoplanetary disks.

Tachibana, Shogo; Nagahara, Hiroko; Ozawa, Kazuhito; Ikeda, Youhei; Nomura, Ryuichi; Tatsumi, Keisuke; Joh, Yui, E-mail: tachi@eps.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp [Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japan)

2011-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron and Steel Energy Intensities  

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If you are having trouble, call 202-586-8800 for help. Home > >Energy Users > Energy Efficiency Page > Iron and Steel Energy Intensities First Use of Energy Blue Bullet First Use/Value of Production Blue Bullet First Use/Ton of steel End Uses of Consumption Blue Bullet Total End Use/Value of Production Blue Bullet Total End Use/Ton of Steel Boiler Fuel as End Use Blue Bullet Boiler Fuel /Value of Production Blue Bullet Boiler Fuel /Ton of Steel Process Heating as End Use Blue Bullet Process Heating Fuel /Ton of Steel Blue Bullet Process Heating /Value of Production Machine Drive as End Use Blue Bullet Machine Drive Fuel/Ton of Steel Blue Bullet Machine Drive Fuel /Value of Production Expenditures Blue Bullet Purchased Fuel /Ton of Steel Blue Bullet Purchased Fuel /Value of Production

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Why Sequence Freshwater Iron-Oxidizing Bacteria?  

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Freshwater Iron-Oxidizing Bacteria? Freshwater Iron-Oxidizing Bacteria? The goal of this project is to obtain complete genome sequences for six different freshwater iron (Fe)-oxidizing bacteria (FeOB). Four of these are oxygen-dependent iron-oxidizing β-proteobacteria, and three of these, Sideroxydans lithotrophicus, Gallionella capsiferriformans, and strain TW-2, are capable of chemolithoautotrophic growth (that is, obtaining energy by the oxidation of inorganic compounds) using Fe(II) as sole energy source under microaerobic (low-oxygen) conditions. The fourth organism, Leptothrix cholodnii, is a sheath-forming heterotrophic (i.e., using complex organic compounds for nutrition) organism that oxidizes both Fe(II) and Mn(II) and deposits a ferromanganic coating on its sheath. In addition,

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System and method for producing metallic iron  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A method of production of metallic iron nodules comprises assembling a hearth furnace having a moveable hearth comprising refractory material and having a conversion zone and a fusion zone, providing a hearth material layer comprising carbonaceous material on the refractory material, providing a layer of reducible material comprising and iron bearing material arranged in discrete portions over at least a portion of the hearth material layer, delivering oxygen gas into the hearth furnace to a ratio of at least 0.8:1 ponds of oxygen to pounds of iron in the reducible material to heat the conversion zone to a temperature sufficient to at least partially reduce the reducible material and to heat the fusion zone to a temperature sufficient to at least partially reduce the reducible material, and heating the reducible material to form one or more metallic iron nodules and slag.

Englund, David J.; Schlichting, Mark; Meehan, John; Crouch, Jeremiah; Wilson, Logan

2014-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron and the ecology of marine microbes  

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Iron is a cofactor of a number biochemical reactions that are essential for life. In the marine environment, this micronutrient is a scarce resource that limits processes of global importance such as photosynthesis and ...

Ventouras, Laure-Anne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method of manufacturing iron aluminide by thermomechanical processing of elemental powders  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A powder metallurgical process of preparing iron aluminide useful as electrical resistance heating elements having improved room temperature ductility, electrical resistivity, cyclic fatigue resistance, high temperature oxidation resistance, low and high temperature strength, and/or resistance to high temperature sagging. The iron aluminide has an entirely ferritic microstructure which is free of austenite and can include, in weight %, 20 to 32% Al, and optional additions such as .ltoreq.1% Cr, .gtoreq.05% Zr or ZrO.sub.2 stringers extending perpendicular to an exposed surface of the heating element, .ltoreq.2% Ti, .ltoreq.2% Mo, .ltoreq.1% Zr, .ltoreq.1% C, .ltoreq.0.1% B, .ltoreq.30% oxide dispersoid and/or electrically insulating or electrically conductive covalent ceramic particles, .ltoreq.1 % rare earth metal, .ltoreq.1% oxygen, and/or .ltoreq.3% Cu. The process includes forming a mixture of aluminum powder and iron powder, shaping the mixture into an article such as by cold rolling the mixture into a sheet, and sintering the article at a temperature sufficient to react the iron and aluminum powders and form iron aluminide. The sintering can be followed by hot or cold rolling to reduce porosity created during the sintering step and optional annealing steps in a vacuum or inert atmosphere.

Deevi, Seetharama C. (Midlothian, VA); Lilly, Jr., A. Clifton (Chesterfield, VA); Sikka, Vinod K. (Oak Ridge, TN); Hajaligol, Mohammed R. (Richmond, VA)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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C:\Eco-SSLs\Final Guidance November 2003\Contaminant Specific\Iron\Eco-SSL for Iron.wpd  

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Iron Iron Interim Final OSWER Directive 9285.7-69 U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20460 November 2003 This page intentionally left blank TABLE OF CONTENTS SUMMARY OF ECO-SSLs FOR IRON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ES - 1 1.0 INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 - 1 2.0 IRON GEOCHEMISTRY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 1 2.1 Weathering Processes Affect on Iron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 3 2.2 Soil Conditions Affect on Iron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 4 3.0 EFFECTS OF IRON ON PLANTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 1 3.1 Essentiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 - 1 3.2 General Effects

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Elastic moduli of nickel and iron aluminides  

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ELASTIC MODULI OF NICKEL AND IRON ALUMINIDES A Thesis by SREEDHAR MAN JIGANI Submitted to the Oifice of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1993... Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering ELASTIC MODULI OF NICKEL AND IRON ALUMINIDES A Thesis by SREEDHAR MAN JIGANI Submitted to Texas AkM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved...

Manjigani, Sreedhar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Muon trapping at monovacancies in iron  

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Positive-muonspin-rotation experiments were performed on electron irradiated iron. A new defect-associated frequency is observed which is assigned to muons trapped at monovacancies. The hyperfine field at the vacancy site is -0.956 T at 140 K. The diffusion constant for ?+ in iron deduced from the trapping rate follows an Arrhenius law with an activation energy of 383 meV between 90 and 190 K.

A. Mslang; H. Graf; G. Balzer; E. Recknagel; A. Weidinger; Th. Wichert; R. I. Grynszpan

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean  

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Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean Print Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean Print The Southern Ocean, circling the Earth between Antarctica and the southernmost regions of Africa, South America, and Australia, is notorious for its high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll areas, which are rich in nutrients-but poor in essential iron. Sea life is less abundant in these regions because the growth of phytoplankton-the marine plants that form the base of the food chain-is suppressed. A study by scientists from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, Princeton University, and the Advanced Light Source (ALS) suggests that it is not just a lack of iron, but a lack of iron in an easy-to-use form, that is affecting the ecosystems. The researchers sampled two north-south corridors across the Southern Ocean, traveling an easterly transect between the base of the South African National Antarctic Expeditions (SANAE IV) in Queen Maud Land and Cape Town, and a westerly transect between SANAE IV and South Georgia Island. Along the way they collected particles containing solid iron from a series of ocean systems with different characteristics.

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Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean  

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Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean Print Iron Availability in the Southern Ocean Print The Southern Ocean, circling the Earth between Antarctica and the southernmost regions of Africa, South America, and Australia, is notorious for its high-nutrient, low-chlorophyll areas, which are rich in nutrients-but poor in essential iron. Sea life is less abundant in these regions because the growth of phytoplankton-the marine plants that form the base of the food chain-is suppressed. A study by scientists from South Africa's Stellenbosch University, Princeton University, and the Advanced Light Source (ALS) suggests that it is not just a lack of iron, but a lack of iron in an easy-to-use form, that is affecting the ecosystems. The researchers sampled two north-south corridors across the Southern Ocean, traveling an easterly transect between the base of the South African National Antarctic Expeditions (SANAE IV) in Queen Maud Land and Cape Town, and a westerly transect between SANAE IV and South Georgia Island. Along the way they collected particles containing solid iron from a series of ocean systems with different characteristics.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assembly cellular iron Sample Search Results  

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Summary: , iron storage function and cellular regulation. Biochim. Biophys. Acta Bioenerg. 1275: 161-203. HOFMANN... Availability of iron from iron-storage proteins to marine...

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Intensity in China and the U.S  

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of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensityof Iron and Steel Production Energy Intensity in China andof Iron and Steel Production Energy Intensity in China and

Price, Lynn

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed polyanion glass cathodes: Iron phosphate vanadate glasses  

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Mixed polyanion (MP) glasses have been investigated for use as cathodes in lithium ion batteries. MP glass cathodes are similar in composition to theoretically promising crystalline polyanionic (CP) cathodes (e.g., lithium cobalt phosphate, lithium manganese silicate), but with proper polyanion substitution, they can be designed to overcome the key shortcomings of CP cathodes, such as poor electrical conductivity and irreversible phase changes. Iron phosphate/vanadate glasses were chosen as a first demonstration of the MP glass concept. Polyanion substitution with vanadate was shown to improve the intercalation capacity of an iron phosphate glass from almost zero to full theoretical capacity. In addition, the MP glass cathodes also exhibited an unexpected second high-capacity electrochemical reaction. X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) and x-ray diffraction (XRD) of cathodes from cells having different states of charge suggested that this second electrochemical reaction is a glass-state conversion reaction. With a first demonstration established, MP glass materials utilizing an intercalation and/or glass-state conversion reaction are promising candidates for future high-energy cathode research.

Kercher, Andrew K [ORNL; Ramey, Joanne Oxendine [ORNL; Carroll, Kyler J [Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Kiggans Jr, James O [ORNL; Veith, Gabriel M [ORNL; Meisner, Roberta [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Boatner, Lynn A [ORNL; Dudney, Nancy J [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors  

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print In 2008, the discovery of iron-based superconductors stimulated a worldwide burst of activity, leading to about two preprints per day ever since. With a maximum superconducting transition temperature (so far) of 55 K, it is natural to wonder if studying the new materials will help uncover one of the deepest mysteries in modern physics-the mechanism of superconductivity in the copper-based "high-temperature superconductors." One clue lies in whether the electrons in the new superconductors are as highly correlated as they are in the high-temperature superconductors. A truly international North American/European/Asian collaboration working at the ALS has now reported results from a combination of x-ray absorption spectroscopy, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, and systematic theoretical simulations of iron-based superconductors. The team was able to settle the correlations debate by showing that electrons in the iron-based families that were studied favor itinerant (delocalized) states with only moderate correlations.

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors  

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print In 2008, the discovery of iron-based superconductors stimulated a worldwide burst of activity, leading to about two preprints per day ever since. With a maximum superconducting transition temperature (so far) of 55 K, it is natural to wonder if studying the new materials will help uncover one of the deepest mysteries in modern physics-the mechanism of superconductivity in the copper-based "high-temperature superconductors." One clue lies in whether the electrons in the new superconductors are as highly correlated as they are in the high-temperature superconductors. A truly international North American/European/Asian collaboration working at the ALS has now reported results from a combination of x-ray absorption spectroscopy, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, and systematic theoretical simulations of iron-based superconductors. The team was able to settle the correlations debate by showing that electrons in the iron-based families that were studied favor itinerant (delocalized) states with only moderate correlations.

124

Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors  

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print In 2008, the discovery of iron-based superconductors stimulated a worldwide burst of activity, leading to about two preprints per day ever since. With a maximum superconducting transition temperature (so far) of 55 K, it is natural to wonder if studying the new materials will help uncover one of the deepest mysteries in modern physics-the mechanism of superconductivity in the copper-based "high-temperature superconductors." One clue lies in whether the electrons in the new superconductors are as highly correlated as they are in the high-temperature superconductors. A truly international North American/European/Asian collaboration working at the ALS has now reported results from a combination of x-ray absorption spectroscopy, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, and systematic theoretical simulations of iron-based superconductors. The team was able to settle the correlations debate by showing that electrons in the iron-based families that were studied favor itinerant (delocalized) states with only moderate correlations.

125

Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors  

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print In 2008, the discovery of iron-based superconductors stimulated a worldwide burst of activity, leading to about two preprints per day ever since. With a maximum superconducting transition temperature (so far) of 55 K, it is natural to wonder if studying the new materials will help uncover one of the deepest mysteries in modern physics-the mechanism of superconductivity in the copper-based "high-temperature superconductors." One clue lies in whether the electrons in the new superconductors are as highly correlated as they are in the high-temperature superconductors. A truly international North American/European/Asian collaboration working at the ALS has now reported results from a combination of x-ray absorption spectroscopy, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, and systematic theoretical simulations of iron-based superconductors. The team was able to settle the correlations debate by showing that electrons in the iron-based families that were studied favor itinerant (delocalized) states with only moderate correlations.

126

Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors  

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Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print Electron Correlation in Iron-Based Superconductors Print In 2008, the discovery of iron-based superconductors stimulated a worldwide burst of activity, leading to about two preprints per day ever since. With a maximum superconducting transition temperature (so far) of 55 K, it is natural to wonder if studying the new materials will help uncover one of the deepest mysteries in modern physics-the mechanism of superconductivity in the copper-based "high-temperature superconductors." One clue lies in whether the electrons in the new superconductors are as highly correlated as they are in the high-temperature superconductors. A truly international North American/European/Asian collaboration working at the ALS has now reported results from a combination of x-ray absorption spectroscopy, resonant inelastic x-ray scattering, and systematic theoretical simulations of iron-based superconductors. The team was able to settle the correlations debate by showing that electrons in the iron-based families that were studied favor itinerant (delocalized) states with only moderate correlations.

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Carbon Emissions: Iron and Steel Industry  

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Iron and Steel Industry Iron and Steel Industry Carbon Emissions in the Iron and Steel Industry The Industry at a Glance, 1994 (SIC Code: 3312) Total Energy-Related Emissions: 39.9 million metric tons of carbon (MMTC) -- Pct. of All Manufacturers: 10.7% -- Nonfuel Emissions: 22.2 MMTC Total First Use of Energy: 1,649 trillion Btu -- Pct. of All Manufacturers: 7.6% Nonfuel Use of Energy: 886 trillion Btu (53.7%) -- Coal: 858 trillion Btu (used to make coke) Carbon Intensity: 24.19 MMTC per quadrillion Btu Energy Information Administration, "1994 Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey" and Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 1998 Energy-Related Carbon Emissions, 1994 Source of Carbon Carbon Emissions (million metric tons) All Energy Sources 39.9 Coal 22.7

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Patterns of Iron Use in Societal Evolution  

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The iron stock needed to sustain peoples lives tends to saturate in industrialized countries around 8?12 tons per capita, indicating a long-term potential for the steel industry to dramatically shift resource use from primary (ore) to secondary (scrap) raw materials and thereby significantly save energy and greenhouse gas emissions. ... Figure 3. Per capita iron stocks in use versus per capita GDP PPP (1990 international dollars). ... Speculations about an absolute decoupling in steel demand, however, cannot be supported by this study: none of the analyzed countries shows a shrinking per-capita iron stock in use, which would be needed for long-term absolute decoupling of steel demand. ...

Daniel B. Mller; Tao Wang; Benjamin Duval

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marine Diatoms Survive Iron Droughts in the Ocean by Storing Iron in  

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Marine Diatoms Survive Iron Droughts in Marine Diatoms Survive Iron Droughts in the Ocean by Storing Iron in Ferritin Almost all organisms require iron as a co-factor in numerous metalloproteins and enzymes. In particular, phytoplankton, which are aquatic, free-drifting, single-celled organisms that can harvest energy from the sun, have an elevated demand for iron due to the large role it plays in their photosynthetic machinery. In 30-40% of the world's oceans iron concentrations are low enough to limit the growth of phytoplankton (Martin and Fitzwater 1988; Moore et al. 2002). New sources of iron to these regions are sporadic and typically include atmospheric dust deposition or weak upwelling of deep waters. figure 1 Figure 1: A light micrograph of the marine pennate diatom Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries. Shown are one whole cell and two partial cells connected at the cell tips in a chain. The brown components of the cells are the chloroplasts. Scale bar = 5 mm. (Image courtesy of K. Holtermann)

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Refractory Improvement  

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Refractory Improvement Refractory Improvement NETL Office of Research and Development Project Number: FWP-2012.03.03 Task 2 Project Description Industry would like gasifier on-line availability of 85-95% for utility applications and 95% for applications such as chemical production. Gasification facilities' are currently unable to meet these requirements, which have created a potential roadblock to widespread acceptance and commercialization of gasification technologies. Refractory liners and syngas coolers are among key components of the gasification process previously identified as negatively impacting gasifier availability. Ash originating from impurities in the gasifier's carbon feedstock is the root cause of many problems impacting gasifier RAM (Reliability Availability Maintainability). At the high temperatures of gasification, ash changes to liquid, gas, and solid phases which wear down refractory materials and can cause fouling, either of which can lead to unplanned shutdowns for system repair, replacement, or cleaning.

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Computational and Experimental Design of Iron-Based Superalloys for Elevated Temperature Applications  

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Design Design of Iron-Based Superalloys for Elevated Temperature Applications Background The Department of Energy's (DOE) Ultra-Supercritical Steam Boiler and Turbines Program calls for an increase of steam temperature, from 593 to 760 degrees Celsius (°C), by the year 2020. The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) is sponsoring projects to improve the thermal efficiency of steam turbines by developing materials

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Iron-based alloys with corrosion resistance to oxygen-sulfur mixed gases  

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An iron-based alloy with improved performance with exposure to oxygen-sulfur mixed gases with the alloy containing about 9--30 wt. % Cr and a small amount of Nb and/or Zr implanted on the surface of the alloy to diffuse a depth into the surface portion, with the alloy exhibiting corrosion resistance to the corrosive gases without bulk addition of Nb and/or Zr and without heat treatment at temperatures of 1000--1100 C. 7 figs.

Natesan, K.

1992-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron-based alloys with corrosion resistance to oxygen-sulfur mixed gases  

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An iron-based alloy with improved performance with exposure to oxygen-sulfur mixed gases with the alloy containing about 9-30 wt. % Cr and a small amount of Nb and/or Zr implanted on the surface of the alloy to diffuse a depth into the surface portion, with the alloy exhibiting corrosion resistance to the corrosive gases without bulk addition of Nb and/or Zr and without heat treatment at temperatures of 1000.degree.-1100.degree. C.

Natesan, Krishnamurti (Naperville, IL)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Iron and Steel: Resources and  

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Resources & Links Resources & Links Software Tools Steel Industry of the Future Tools & Publications The Industrial Technologies Program offers a wide array of publications, videos, software, and other information products for improving energy efficiency in the iron and steel industry. DOE BestPractices Software Tools DOE BestPractices offers a range of software tools and databases that help manufacturers assess their plant's steam, compressed air, motor, and process heating systems. DOE Plant Energy Profiler Industry experience has shown that many plant utility personnel do not have an adequate understanding of their energy cost structure and where the major focus should be for any energy savings program. This tool will address this need and enable an engineer assigned to a plant utility to

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Importance of Iron Mineralogy to Aerosol Solubility: Potential Effects of  

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Importance of Iron Mineralogy to Importance of Iron Mineralogy to Aerosol Solubility: Potential Effects of Aerosol Source on Ocean Photosynthesis figure 1 Figure 1. Dust storm blowing glacial dusts from the Copper River Basin of southeast Alaska into the North Pacific Ocean, which depends on this and other external iron sources to support its biological communities. (Image: NASA MODIS satellite image, Nov. 1, 2006. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=7094) Iron is one of the most important elements to life. Despite its paramount importance and relative abundance, dissolved iron concentrations are often very low, in part due to the formation of very stable iron minerals in most oxidizing environments. Since soluble iron is available to living organisms, iron deficiencies are widespread, and the factors that influence

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Decoupling of Iron and Phosphate in the Global Payal Parekh  

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with weaker wind stresses leads to a decrease in surface [PO4] and [Fe] in the Southern Ocean due (reviewed by Karl et al., 2002; Mills et al., 2004) have a greater iron requirement and iron availability

Follows, Mick

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Lithium Iron Phosphate Composites for Lithium Batteries | Argonne...  

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Lithium Iron Phosphate Composites for Lithium Batteries Technology available for licensing: Inexpensive, electrochemically active phosphate compounds with high functionality for...

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Zero-valent iron nanoparticles preparation  

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Graphical abstract: Zero-valent iron nanoparticles were synthesized by hydrogenating [Fe[N(Si(CH{sub 3}){sub 3}){sub 2}]{sub 2}] at room temperature and a pressure of 3 atm. The synthesized nanoparticles were spherical and had diameters less than 5 nm. Highlights: ? Zero-valent iron nanoparticles were synthesized by hydrogenating [Fe[N(Si(CH{sub 3}){sub 3}){sub 2}]{sub 2}]. ? The conditions of reaction were at room temperature and a pressure of 3 atm. ? The synthesized nanoparticles were spherical and had diameters less than 5 nm. -- Abstract: Zero-valent iron nanoparticles were synthesized by hydrogenating [Fe[N(Si(CH{sub 3}){sub 3}){sub 2}]{sub 2}] at room temperature and a pressure of 3 atm. To monitor the reaction, a stainless steel pressure reactor lined with PTFE and mechanically stirred was designed. This design allowed the extraction of samples at different times, minimizing the perturbation in the system. In this way, the shape and the diameter of the nanoparticles produced during the reaction were also monitored. The results showed the production of zero-valent iron nanoparticles that were approximately 5 nm in diameter arranged in agglomerates. The agglomerates grew to 900 nm when the reaction time increased up to 12 h; however, the diameter of the individual nanoparticles remained almost the same. During the reaction, some byproducts constituted by amino species acted as surfactants; therefore, no other surfactants were necessary.

Oropeza, S. [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico)] [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico); Corea, M., E-mail: mcoreat@yahoo.com.mx [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico); Gmez-Yez, C. [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico)] [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico); Cruz-Rivera, J.J. [Universidad Autnoma de San Luis Potos, Instituto de Metalurgia, Sierra Leona 550, San Luis Potos, C.P. 78210 (Mexico)] [Universidad Autnoma de San Luis Potos, Instituto de Metalurgia, Sierra Leona 550, San Luis Potos, C.P. 78210 (Mexico); Navarro-Clemente, M.E., E-mail: mnavarroc@ipn.mx [Instituto Politcnico Nacional, ESIQIE, UPALM, Edificio Z-6, Primer Piso, C.P. 07738, Col. San Pedro Zacatenco, Mxico D.F. (Mexico)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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2, 537549, 2005 Dissolved iron input  

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the semblance of a dissolved load are coagulated and settled as their freshwater carrier is mixed with seawater of the iron load from the suspended and dissolved mobile fraction to storage in the sediments was measured masses beyond the mixing zone, a process known as the "marine biological carbon pump". This export5

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Synthesis and consolidation of iron nanopowders  

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A microwave plasma processing technique was used to synthesize iron nanopowders. The average particle size of these powders was ~10 nm and the surface area was measured to be 42m2/g. Powder production rates as high as 50 gm/hour were achieved. Magnetic property measurements on iron nanopowders yielded coercivities as high as 60 kA/m at 4 K, which decreased to ~0 A/m (a superparamagnetic transition) at room temperature. In this paper, the microwave plasma processing technique has been compared with other nanopowder synthesis techniques. Since the successful application of nanomaterials depends highly on the processing technology, results from consolidation studies on iron nanopowders are also presented. Iron nanopowders were consolidated to study performance parameters such as density, grain growth and other morphological changes. The nanopowder was consolidated using Plasma Pressure Consolidation (P2C) technique to 95% density, at a temperature and pressure of 850 C and 63 \\{MPa\\} respectively. Microwave plasma synthesis is capable of producing metallic and ceramic nanopowders, which will sustain interest in research areas including magnetic storage, nano-fabrication of electronic materials and nanoglass, besides the field of catalysis.

R. Kalyanaraman; Sang Yoo; M.S. Krupashankara; T.S. Sudarshan; R.J. Dowding

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron oxide red wastewater treatment and recycling of iron-containing sludge  

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Abstract The paper presents a wastewater treatment process and recycling of iron sludge from wastewater treatment for iron oxide red production. Results show that: (1) Sludge from wastewater treatment process under the operating parameters: 1.84g/L of NaOH dosage, 10mins of aeration with flow rate of 1L/min and 150mins of sediment time is potential for seed crystal preparation and excellent iron oxide red product can be obtained in the secondary oxidation under condition of 85C, 68h of reaction time and 150mL/min of airflow rate, (2) In practical engineering, the average removal rate of Fe2+ and SS and chroma of effluent is 99.75%, 86.7% and less than 40 times, respectively, and all items of product satisfy demands of industrial standards, (3) Compared with the original wastewater treatment, the new process can save the cost of wastewater treatment and earn extra 20.0 dollars for a ton of iron oxide red product and then both economic benefit and environmental protection can be realized by this process. It is proved that the novel method is reliable, economical and promising in iron oxide red industry and cleaner production of iron oxide red is feasible.

Zhenguo Chen; Xiaojun Wang; Qilong Ge; Guanchao Guo

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved aethalometer  

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An improved aethalometer having a single light source and a single light detector and two light paths from the light source to the light detector. A quartz fiber filter is inserted in the device, the filter having a collection area in one light path and a reference area in the other light path. A gas flow path through the aethalometer housing allows ambient air to flow through the collection area of the filter so that aerosol particles can be collected on the filter. A rotating disk with an opening therethrough allows light for the light source to pass alternately through the two light paths. The voltage output of the detector is applied to a VCO and the VCO pulses for light transmission separately through the two light paths, are counted and compared to determine the absorption coefficient of the collected aerosol particles. 5 figs.

Hansen, A.D.

1988-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved high temperature creep resistant austenitic alloy  

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An improved austenitic alloy having in wt% 19-21 Cr, 30-35 Ni, 1.5-2.5 Mn, 2-3 Mo, 0.1-0.4 Si, 0.3-0.5 Ti, 0.1-0.3 Nb, 0.1-0.5 V, 0.001-0.005 P, 0.08-0.12 C, 0.01-0.03 N, 0.005-0.01 B and the balance iron that is further improved by annealing for up to 1 hour at 1150-1200/degree/C and then cold deforming 5-15%. The alloy exhibits dramatically improved creep rupture resistance and ductility at 700/degree/C. 2 figs.

Maziasz, P.J.; Swindeman, R.W.; Goodwin, G.M.

1988-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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A study on the oxidation characteristics of cast irons containing aluminum  

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Isothermal-oxidation characteristics of cast irons containing aluminum (5-15% Al) from 700 to 1000{degrees}C in air have been studied. In addition to mass-gain measurements, the morphology and composition of the oxide scales have been examined by SEM-EDX system and XRD analysis. A normal Fe-5Al-C alloy does not develop protective, adherent scales. Even the addition of misch metal and calcium silicide to such an alloy does not improve its oxidation resistance. But aluminum cast iron develops considerable oxidation resistance only when a sufficient quantity of silicon is also present in the alloy. Treatment of the alloy with misch metal and calcium silicide together assists in protective scale formation. Among the alloys investigated Fe-15Al-Si-C treated with misch metal and calcium silicide shows minimum oxidation at 1000{degrees}C.

Ghosh, S.; Prodhan, A. [National Metallurigical Laboratory, Jamshedpur (India); Mohanty, O.N. [Tata Steel, Jamshedpur (India)] [and others

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron-57 nuclear magnetic resonance chemical shifts of hindered iron porphyrins. Ruffling as a possible mechanism for d-orbital energy level inversion  

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Iron-57 nuclear magnetic resonance chemical shifts of hindered iron porphyrins. ... Ruffling as a possible mechanism for d-orbital energy level inversion ...

Lars Baltzer; Marie Landergren

1990-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetism in Iron at High Temperatures  

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Magnetism in iron at high temperature is investigated by calculating the total electronic band-structure energy for four types of spin arrangements. A slow smooth spatial variation of spin direction costs relatively little energy and the atomic moment m is reduced only ? 10%. More rapid variations have considerably higher energy, which may explain the high degree of short-range order and small ?m observed at T?TC. Other aspects are also discussed.

M. V. You; V. Heine; A. J. Holden; P. J. Lin-Chung

1980-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetism and Superconductivity in Iron Pnictides  

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The discovery of high temperature superconductivity in iron pnictides and chalcogenides has resulted in surprising new insights into high temperature superconductivity and its relationship with magnetism. Here we provide an overview of some of what is known about these materials and in particular about the interplay of magnetism and superconductivity in them. Similarities and contrasts with cuprate superconductors are emphasized and the superconducting pairing is discussed within the framework of spin fluctuation induced pairing.

Singh, David J [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The iron abundance of the Magellanic Bridge  

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High-resolution HST ultra-violet spectra for five B-type stars in the Magellanic Bridge and in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds have been analysed to estimate their iron abundances. Those for the Clouds are lower than estimates obtained from late-type stars or the optical lines in B-type stars by approximately 0.5 dex. This may be due to systematic errors possibly arising from non-LTE effects or from errors in the atomic data as similar low Fe abundances having previously been reported from the analysis of the ultra-violet spectra of Galactic early-type stars. The iron abundance estimates for all three Bridge targets appear to be significantly lower than those found for the SMC and LMC by approximately -0.5 dex and -0.8 dex respectively and these differential results should not be affected by any systematic errors present in the absolute abundance estimates. These differential iron abundance estimates are consistent with the underabundances for C, N, O, Mg and Si of approximately -1.1 dex relative to our Galaxy previously found in our Bridge targets. The implications of these very low metal abundances for the Magellanic Bridge are discussed in terms of metal deficient material being stripped from the SMC.

P. L. Dufton; R. S. I. Ryans; H. M. A. Thompson; R. A. Street

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Correlation effects in the iron pnictides  

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One of the central questions about the iron pnictides concerns the extent to which their electrons are strongly correlated. Here we address this issue through the phenomenology of the charge transport and dynamics, single-electron excitation spectrum, and magnetic ordering and dynamics. We outline the evidence that the parent compounds, while metallic, have electron interactions that are sufficiently strong to produce incipient Mott physics. In other words, in terms of the strength of electron correlations compared to the kinetic energy, the iron pnictides are closer to intermediately-coupled systems lying at the boundary between itinerancy and localization, such as V{sub 2}O{sub 3} a or Se-doped NiS{sub 2} , rather than to simple antiferromagnetic metals like Cr. This level of electronic correlations produces a new small parameter for controlled theoretical analyses, namely the fraction of the single-electron spectral weight that lies in the coherent part. Using this expansion parameter, we construct the effective low-energy Hamiltonian and discuss its implications for the magnetic order and magnetic quantum criticality. Finally, this approach sharpens the notion of magnetic frustration for such a metallic system, and brings about a multi band matrix t-J{sub 1}-J{sub 2} model for the carrier-doped iron pnictides.

Zhu, Jian-xin [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Si, Qimiao [RICE UNIV; Abrahams, Elihu [RUTGERS UNIV; Dai, Jianhui [ZHEJIANG UNIV

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seal welded cast iron nuclear waste container  

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This invention identifies methods and articles designed to circumvent metallurgical problems associated with hermetically closing an all cast iron nuclear waste package by welding. It involves welding nickel-carbon alloy inserts which are bonded to the mating plug and main body components of the package. The welding inserts might be bonded in place during casting of the package components. When the waste package closure weld is made, the most severe thermal effects of the process are restricted to the nickel-carbon insert material which is far better able to accommodate them than is cast iron. Use of nickel-carbon weld inserts should eliminate any need for pre-weld and post-weld heat treatments which are a problem to apply to nuclear waste packages. Although the waste package closure weld approach described results in a dissimilar metal combination, the relative surface area of nickel-to-iron, their electrochemical relationship, and the presence of graphite in both materials will act to prevent any galvanic corrosion problem.

Filippi, Arthur M. (Pittsburgh, PA); Sprecace, Richard P. (Murrysville, PA)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WATER-GAS SHIFT KINETICS OVER IRON OXIDE CATALYSTS AT MEMBRANE REACTOR CONDITIONS  

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This report covers the second year of a project investigating water-gas shift catalysts for use in membrane reactors. It has been established that a simple iron high temperature shift catalyst becomes ineffective in a membrane reactor because the reaction rate is severely inhibited by the build-up of the product CO{sub 2}. During the past year, an improved microkinetic model for water-gas shift over iron oxide was developed. Its principal advantage over prior models is that it displays the correct asymptotic behavior at all temperatures and pressures as the composition approaches equilibrium. This model has been used to explore whether it might be possible to improve the performance of iron high temperature shift catalysts under conditions of high CO{sub 2} partial pressure. The model predicts that weakening the surface oxygen bond strength by less than 5% should lead to higher catalytic activity as well as resistance to rate inhibition at higher CO{sub 2} partial pressures. Two promoted iron high temperature shift catalysts were studied. Ceria and copper were each studied as promoters since there were indications in the literature that they might weaken the surface oxygen bond strength. Ceria was found to be ineffective as a promoter, but preliminary results with copper promoted FeCr high temperature shift catalyst show it to be much more resistant to rate inhibition by high levels of CO{sub 2}. Finally, the performance of sulfided CoMo/Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} catalysts under conditions of high CO{sub 2} partial pressure was simulated using an available microkinetic model for water-gas shift over this catalyst. The model suggests that this catalyst might be quite effective in a medium temperature water-gas shift membrane reactor, provided that the membrane was resistant to the H{sub 2}S that is required in the feed.

Carl R.F. Lund

2001-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Northern Virginia Residents Improve Their Homes' Energy With A Funding Boost  

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The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) awarded energy efficiency funding to three households as part of the program's Northern Virginia Home Energy Makeover Contest. The three winners, chosen from 1,600 applications, will use their winnings to help fund energy efficiency upgrades in their homes. Each winner has different needs based on their home type, but all saw the need for energy efficiency improvements. Contest winners Ann and Rich Dorman plan to upgrade their condominium with LED lights and additional insulation. Second place winners, Marti Fucile and Eric Shor will make their townhome, which has high ceilings and tall windows, more efficient with upgrades. "I knew this house was drafty, and that it wasn't as efficient as it could be," Fucile said. "We're definitely anxious to make our footprint smaller and make this place more efficient." Finally, Rich and Lisa Layman will upgrade their 1940s-era home and plan to set aside money saved on energy bills for their children's college funds. LEAP hopes that Home Energy Makeover Contest winners will spread the message of energy efficiency as they experience the benefits firsthand. "Our goal was to find representative homes, where homeowners then can serve as 'energy champions,'" said Cynthia Adams, executive director of LEAP in the Northern Virginia area.

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COLLOQUIUM: How Trenton Iron and Steel Innovations Reshaped America...  

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Mr. Clifford Zink Independent Historian Iron and steel innovations in Trenton helped transform modern life with new methods of transportation, construction, and communications....

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Iron-based Superconductor Simulations Spin Out New Possibilities...  

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Iron-based Superconductor Simulations Spin Out New Possibilities on Titan Rutgers team develops computational model for predicting superconductivity The 15 boxes in this image show...

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Iron Cycling and Redox Evolution in the Precambrian  

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I use compilations of phosphorous and iron data in ironused upwelling dissolved phosphorous and ammonium as well asand adsorption of dissolved phosphorous onto microbial Fe

Planavsky, Noah John

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron(III)-doped, silica : biodegradable, self-targeting nanoparticles  

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of calcium and phosphorous, which can be attributed toamount of calcium and phosphorous increase. The iron(III)-composed of calcium and phosphorous were in the recovered

Mitchell, Kristina Kalani Pohaku

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Oxide Waste Form for Stabilizing 99Tc. | EMSL  

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Stabilizing 99Tc. Iron Oxide Waste Form for Stabilizing 99Tc. Abstract: Crystals of goethite were synthesized with reduced technetium 99Tc(IV) incorporated within the solid...

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Zero Valent Iron: Impact of Anions Present during Synthesis on...  

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iron nanoparticles was quantified by monitoring the kinetics as well as products of carbon tetrachloride reduction, and significant differences in reactivity and chloroform...

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Ferredoxin and flavodoxin as biochemical indicators of iron ...  

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search Agreement RP8021-05 from the Electric Power Research. Institute ... equatorial Pacific Ocean was enriched with iron and moni- ..... The first identifi-.

1999-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of gleptoferron iron compound to two commonly used iron supplements for the prevention of baby pig anemia  

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Ig"5 Thesis H763 c. Z J COMPARISON OF GLEPTOFERRON IRON COMPOUND TO TWO COMMONLY USED IRON SUPPLEMENTS FOR THE PREVENTION OF BABY PIG ANEMIA A Professional Paper Ervin R. Homann Submitted as Partial Fulfillment of the Professional... OF LITERATURE EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE RESULTS AND DISCUSSION SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS LITERATURE CITED VITA TABLE OF CONTENTS Page 12 13 15 LIST OF TABLES Table 1. EFFECT OF IRON SOURCE AND TIME OF ADMINISTRATION ON PIG SURVIVAL AND PIG HEIGHTS...

Homann, Ervin R.

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Unconventional temperature enhanced magnetism in iron telluride  

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Discoveries of copper and iron-based high-temperature superconductors (HTSC)1-2 have challenged our views of superconductivity and magnetism. Contrary to the pre-existing view that magnetism, which typically involves localized electrons, and superconductivity, which requires freely-propagating itinerant electrons, are mutually exclusive, antiferromagnetic phases were found in all HTSC parent materials3,4. Moreover, highly energetic magnetic fluctuations, discovered in HTSC by inelastic neutron scattering (INS) 5,6, are now widely believed to be vital for the superconductivity 7-10. In two competing scenarios, they either originate from local atomic spins11, or are a property of cooperative spin-density-wave (SDW) behavior of conduction electrons 12,13. Both assume clear partition into localized electrons, giving rise to local spins, and itinerant ones, occupying well-defined, rigid conduction bands. Here, by performing an INS study of spin dynamics in iron telluride, a parent material of one of the iron-based HTSC families, we have discovered that this very assumption fails, and that conduction and localized electrons are fundamentally entangled. In the temperature range relevant for the superconductivity we observe a remarkable redistribution of magnetism between the two groups of electrons. The effective spin per Fe at T 10 K, in the2 antiferromagnetic phase, corresponds to S 1, consistent with the recent analyses that emphasize importance of Hund s intra-atomic exchange15-16. However, it grows to S 3/2 in the disordered phase, a result that profoundly challenges the picture of rigid bands, broadly accepted for HTSC.

Zalinznyak, I. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Xu, Zhijun [ORNL; Tranquada, John M. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Gu, G. D. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Tsvelik, A. [Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); Stone, Matthew B [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Intensity in China and the U.S  

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pdf Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST). 2010a.American BOF Roundup. Iron & Steel Technology. November.for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST). 2010b. 2010 EAF

Price, Lynn

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFECT OF SMECTITE ON THE CORROSION OF IRON METAL. | EMSL  

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THE EFFECT OF SMECTITE ON THE CORROSION OF IRON METAL. THE EFFECT OF SMECTITE ON THE CORROSION OF IRON METAL. Abstract: The combination of zero-valent iron and a clay-type...

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Public good dynamics drive evolution of iron acquisition strategies in natural bacterioplankton populations  

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A common strategy among microbes living in iron-limited environments is the secretion of siderophores, which can bind poorly soluble iron and make it available to cells via active transport mechanisms. Such siderophoreiron ...

Cordero, Otto X.

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Tricking Iron into Acting like a Rare-earth Element | The Ames...  

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Tricking Iron into Acting like a Rare-earth Element By slipping iron between two nitrogen atoms in a lithium matrix, researchers are able to trick iron into having magnetic...

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Arsenic remediation of drinking water using iron-oxide coated coal bottom ash  

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using Iron-oxide Coated Coal Ash. In Arsenic Contaminationwaterusing iron?oxidecoatedcoalbottomash JohannaL. using iron-oxide coated coal bottom ash JOHANNA L. MATHIEU

MATHIEU, JOHANNA L.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient catalytic wet oxidation of phenol using iron acetylacetonate complexes anchored on carbon nanofibres  

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Iron acetylacetonate complexes anchored on oxidized carbon nanofibres (CNFs) were prepared by a three steps procedure: (i) oxidation of commercial \\{CNFs\\} by treatment with HNO3, (ii) synthesis of acetylacetonate (acac) functional groups on the oxidized \\{CNFs\\} surfaces (acac/CNFs) and (iii) iron ions complexation on the acac sites of the \\{CNFs\\} (Fe-acac/CNFs). The surface groups exposed on the functionalized \\{CNFs\\} were characterized by using attenuated total reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, temperature programmed desorption, thermogravimetric analysis and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. The functionalized \\{CNFs\\} and the iron complexes anchored on the \\{CNFs\\} were tested as heterogeneous catalysts for the wet oxidation of phenol with pure oxygen. Complete phenol conversion and high mineralization values were achieved with fresh and reused Fe-acac/CNFs catalysts, which demonstrate the improved stability of the catalysts under the phenol degradation reaction conditions. Furthermore these conditions are comparatively mild, typically 413K of reaction temperature and 2.0MPa of oxygen pressure.

M. Soria-Snchez; A. Maroto-Valiente; J. lvarez-Rodrguez; I. Rodrguez-Ramos; A. Guerrero-Ruz

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The iron abundance in hot central stars of planetary nebulae derived from IUE spectra  

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We present the first attempt to determine the iron abundance in hot central stars of planetary nebulae. We perform an analysis with fully metal-line blanketed NLTE model atmospheres for a sample of ten stars (T_eff >= 70.000 K) for which high-resolution UV spectra are available from the IUE archive. In all cases lines of Fe VI or Fe VII can be identified. As a general trend, the iron abundance appears to be subsolar by 0.5-1 dex, however, the S/N of the IUE spectra is not sufficient to exclude a solar abundance in any specific case. Improved spectroscopy by either FUSE or HST is necessary to verify the possibility of a general iron deficiency in central stars. The suspected deficiency may be the result of gravitational settling in the case of three high-gravity objects. For the other stars with low gravity and high luminosity dust fractionation during the previous AGB phase is a conceivable origin.

J. L. Deetjen; S. Dreizler; T. Rauch; K. Werner

2000-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

169

Magnetic properties and loss separation in iron-silicone-MnZn ferrite soft magnetic composites  

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This paper investigates the magnetic and structural properties of iron-based soft magnetic composites coated with silicone-MnZn ferrite hybrid. The organic silicone resin was added to improve the flexibility of the insulated iron powder and causes better adhesion between particles to increase the mechanical properties. Scanning electron microscopy and distribution maps show that the iron particle surface is covered with a thin layer of silicone-MnZn ferrite. Silicone-MnZn ferrite coated samples have higher permeability when compared with the non-magnetic silicone resin coated compacts. The real part of permeability increases by 34.18% when compared with the silicone resin coated samples at 20 kHz. In this work, a formula for calculating the total loss component by loss separation method is presented and finally the different parts of total losses are calculated. The results show that the eddy current loss coefficient is close to each other for the silicone-MnZn ferrite, silicone resin and MnZn ferrite coated samples (0.0078

Wu, Shen; Sun, Aizhi; Xu, Wenhuan; Zou, Chao; Yang, Jun; Dong, Juan [School of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing (China)

2013-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

170

In-situ remediation of nitrate-contaminated ground water by electrokinetics/iron wall processes  

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The feasibility of using electrokinetics coupled with a zero valent iron (Fe0) treatment wall to abiotically remediate nitrate-contaminated soils was investigated. Upon completion of each test run, the contaminated soil specimen was sliced into five parts and analyzed for nitrate-nitrogen, ammonia-nitrogen and nitrite-nitrogen. Nitrogen mass balance was used to determine the major transformation products. In control experiments where only electrokinetics was used at various constant voltages, 25 to 37% of the nitrate-nitrogen was transformed. The amount of nitrate-nitrogen transformed improved when a Fe0 wall (20 g or about 810% by weight) was placed near the anode. For test runs at various constant voltages, the amount of nitrate-nitrogen transformed ranged from 54 to 87%. By switching to constant currents, the amount of nitrate-nitrogen transformed was about 84 to 88%. The major transformation products were ammonia-nitrogen and nitrogen gases. Nitrite-nitrogen was less than 1% in all experimental runs. Two localized pH conditions exist in the system, a low pH region near the anode and a high pH region near the cathode. Placing of an iron wall near the anode increases the pH in that area as time increases. Movement of the acid front did not flush across the cathode. This research has demonstrated that the electrokinetics/iron wall process can be used to remediate nitrate-contaminated groundwater.

Chin F. Chew; Tian C. Zhang

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Pertechnetate (TcO4-) reduction by reactive ferrous iron forms...  

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reduction by reactive ferrous iron forms in naturally anoxic, redox transition zone sediments from the Pertechnetate (TcO4-) reduction by reactive ferrous iron forms in naturally...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anthropogenic iron cycles Sample Search...  

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iron cycle control atmospheric CO ? 12;The Global Carbon Cycle 70 times more carbon in ocean than... on ocean biological activity Iron cycle processes Modeling ... Source:...

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Calcite precipitation dominates the electrical signatures of zero valent iron columns under simulated field conditions  

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iron media using Tafel analysis and Electrochemicalzerovalent iron using tafel analysis and electrochemicalAt the micro-scale, Tafel scan and electrochemical impedance

Wu, Yuxin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Trophic status of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii influences the impact of iron deficiency on photosynthesis  

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of iron de?ciency on photosynthesis Aimee M. Terauchi rates by suppress- ing photosynthesis but increasing insteadal. 2007). In oxygenic photosynthesis, iron is a cofactor in

Terauchi, Aimee M.; Peers, Graham; Kobayashi, Marilyn C.; Niyogi, Krishna K.; Merchant, Sabeeha S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Neutron Scattering Studies of Cuprates and Iron Pnictides.  

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??Presented within are neutron scattering studies of several different high temperature superconducting materials: BaFe1.9Ni0.1As2 [Barium Iron Nickel Arsenic], BaFe1.85Ni0.15As2 [Barium Iron Nickel Arsenic], Ba0.67K0.33Fe2As2 [Barium (more)

Liu, Mengshu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Enhanced Superconducting Properties of Iron Chalcogenide Thin Films  

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Among the newly discovered iron-based superconductor, FeSe with the simplest structure and a transition temperature (T_c) around 8 K arouses much research interest. Although its Tc is much lower than that of the cuprates, iron chalcogenide has low...

Chen, Li

2013-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

177

Next Generation Metallic Iron Nodule Technology in Electric Furnace Steelmaking  

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This factsheet describes a research project whose objective is to investigate reducing processing temperature, controlling the gas temperature and gas atmosphere over metalized iron nodules, and effectively using sub-bituminous coal as a reductant for producing high quality metalized iron nodules at low cost.

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Fabrication and processing of iron aluminides  

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The Fe{sub 3}Al-based alloys have been shown to exhibit room-temperature ductility values of 15 to 19% by the control of composition and thermomechanical processing steps. The scale-up of one of the compositions to 2270-kg (5000-lb) electroslag-remelted (ESR) round ingot and 3272-kg (7200-lb) vacuum-induction-melted (VIM) slab ingot is described. Microstructural and mechanical property data are presented on small pieces sectioned from these ingots. The effects of final rolling temperature and the final annealing treatment on room-temperature ductility were investigated for the ESR ingot. A study of iron-aluminide binary alloys revealed that the environmental effects on room-temperature ductility values were absent for {le}8.5 wt % Al. The increasing aluminum content and the development of ordered structure resulted in increased environmental effects. Applications and a brief description of their status are described. Based on the combined property and cost advantage, continued development of iron aluminide is recommended.

Sikka, V.K.; Viswanathan, S.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fabrication and processing of iron aluminides  

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The Fe{sub 3}Al-based alloys have been shown to exhibit room-temperature ductility values of 15 to 19% by the control of composition and thermomechanical processing steps. The scale-up of one of the compositions to 2270-kg (5000-lb) electroslag-remelted (ESR) round ingot and 3272-kg (7200-lb) vacuum-induction-melted (VIM) slab ingot is described. Microstructural and mechanical property data are presented on small pieces sectioned from these ingots. The effects of final rolling temperature and the final annealing treatment on room-temperature ductility were investigated for the ESR ingot. A study of iron-aluminide binary alloys revealed that the environmental effects on room-temperature ductility values were absent for {le}8.5 wt % Al. The increasing aluminum content and the development of ordered structure resulted in increased environmental effects. Applications and a brief description of their status are described. Based on the combined property and cost advantage, continued development of iron aluminide is recommended.

Sikka, V.K.; Viswanathan, S.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The iron powder test for naphthenic acid corrosion studies  

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In the course of an ongoing investigation into the phenomenon of naphthenic acid corrosion, a new test method has evolved and is currently being further developed to substitute the total acid number (TAN or neutralization number) as an indicator for naphthenic acid corrosion potential. It can also be used to complement conventional autoclave corrosion tests in high temperature environments, which are based on weight loss of steel coupons. In this new method an oil sample reacts with pure iron powder within an autoclave heated to the testing temperature. The result is based on the amount of dissolved iron found in the oil sample. The oil sample can dissolve an amount of iron for a given time at a given temperature, depending on the naphthenic acid corrosion, since these acids react with iron to produce oil soluble iron naphthenates. This paper describes the method, compares it with conventional crude corrosiveness testing, and proposes it as a new way of measuring naphthenic acid corrosion potential.

Hau, J.L.; Yepez, O.; Specht, M.I.; Lorenzo, R. [PDVSA-Intevep, Caracas (Venezuela)

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ITP Mining: Energy and Environmental Profile of the U.S. Mining Industry: Chapter 4: Iron  

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4 4 Iron The chemical element iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the second most abundant metal. About five percent of the Earth's crust is composed of iron. The metal is chemically active and is found in nature combined with other elements in rocks and soils. In its natural state, iron is chemically bonded with oxygen, water, carbon dioxide, or sulfur in a variety of minerals. Forms of Iron Minerals, Ores, and Rocks Iron occurs mainly in iron-oxide ores. Some ores are a mixture of minerals rich in iron. Other iron ores are less rich and have a large number of impurities. The most important iron ore- forming minerals are: * Magnetite - Magnetite (Fe 3 O 4 ) forms magnetic black iron ore. There are large deposits of

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Theoretical Investigation of Hydrogen Adsorption and Dissociation on Iron and Iron Carbide Surfaces Using the ReaxFF Reactive Force Field Method  

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We have developed a ReaxFF reactive force field to describe hydrogen adsorption and dissociation on iron and iron carbide surfaces relevant for simulation of FischerTropsch (FT) synthesis on iron catalysts. This force field enables large system (>>1000 atoms) simulations of hydrogen related reactions with iron. The ReaxFF force field parameters are trained against a substantial amount of structural and energetic data including the equations of state and heats of formation of iron and iron carbide related materials, as well as hydrogen interaction with iron surfaces and different phases of bulk iron. We have validated the accuracy and applicability of ReaxFF force field by carrying out molecular dynamics simulations of hydrogen adsorption, dissociation and recombination on iron and iron carbide surfaces. The barriers and reaction energies for molecular dissociation on these two types of surfaces have been compared and the effect of subsurface carbon on hydrogen interaction with iron surface is evaluated. We found that existence of carbon atoms at subsurface iron sites tends to increase the hydrogen dissociation energy barrier on the surface, and also makes the corresponding hydrogen dissociative state relatively more stable compared to that on bare iron. These properties of iron carbide will affect the dissociation rate of H{sub 2} and will retain more surface hydride species, thus influencing the dynamics of the FT synthesis process.

Zou, Chenyu; van Duin, Adri C.T.; Sorescu, Dan C.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

System and method for producing metallic iron  

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A hearth furnace for producing metallic iron material has a furnace housing having a drying/preheat zone, a conversion zone, a fusion zone, and optionally a cooling zone, the conversion zone is between the drying/preheat zone and the fusion zone. A moving hearth is positioned within the furnace housing. A hood or separation barrier within at least a portion of the conversion zone, fusion zone or both separates the fusion zone into an upper region and a lower region with the lower region adjacent the hearth and the upper region adjacent the lower region and spaced from the hearth. An injector introduces a gaseous reductant into the lower region adjacent the hearth. A combustion region may be formed above the hood or separation barrier.

Bleifuss, Rodney L; Englund, David J; Iwasaki, Iwao; Fosnacht, Donald R; Brandon, Mark M; True, Bradford G

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

184

Iron and steel industry process model  

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The iron and steel industry process model depicts expected energy-consumption characteristics of the iron and steel industry and ancillary industries for the next 25 years by means of a process model of the major steps in steelmaking, from ore mining and scrap recycling to the final finishing of carbon, alloy, and stainless steel into steel products such as structural steel, slabs, plates, tubes, and bars. Two plant types are modeled: fully integrated mills and mini-mills. User-determined inputs into the model are as follows: projected energy and materials prices; projected costs of capacity expansion and replacement; energy-conserving options, both operating modes and investments; the internal rate of return required on investment; and projected demand for finished steel. Nominal input choices in the model for the inputs listed above are as follows: National Academy of Sciences Committee on Nuclear and Alternative Energy Systems Demand Panel nominal energy-price projections for oil, gas, distillates, residuals, and electricity and 1975 actual prices for materials; actual 1975 costs; new technologies added; 15% after taxes; and 1975 actual demand with 1.5%/y growth. The model reproduces the base-year (1975) actual performance of the industry; then, given the above nominal input choices, it projects modes of operation and capacity expansion that minimize the cost of meeting the given final demands for each of 5 years, each year being the midpoint of a 5-year interval. The output of the model includes the following: total energy use and intensity (Btu/ton) by type, by process, and by time period; energy conservation options chosen; utilization rates for existing capacity; capital-investment decisions for capacity expansion.

Sparrow, F.T.; Pilati, D.; Dougherty, T.; McBreen, E.; Juang, L.L.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Magnetic Particle Process Improvement  

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The magnetic particle testing process is performed to find linear, surface and near surface discontinuities in ferromagnetic test materials. A wet fluorescent method is used at Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T). This method employs a liquid carrier mixed with iron oxide particles in suspension, and the particles used in the method are coated with a fluorescent dye to make them visible under a black light. The process in its current state employs the use of a tank of liquid solution of a mineral oil carrier with iron oxide particles in suspension. The change to the use of an aerosol delivery system with the same material reduces the amount of waste involved in the process while preserving the sensitivity of the testing, shortens the flowtime for the test, and saves labor and material costs.

Hubert, R.R.

2002-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

186

Stellar $?^{\\pm}$ decay rates of iron isotopes and its implications in astrophysics  

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$\\beta$-decay and positron decay are believed to play a consequential role during the late phases of stellar evolution of a massive star culminating in a supernova explosion. Recently the microscopic calculation of weak-interaction mediated rates on key isotopes of iron was introduced using the proton-neutron quasiparticle random phase approximation (pn-QRPA) theory with improved model parameters. Here I discuss in detail the improved calculation of $\\beta^{\\pm}$ decay rates for iron isotopes ($^{54,55,56}$Fe) in stellar environment. The pn-QRPA theory allows a microscopic "state-by-state" calculation of stellar rates as explained later in text. Excited state Gamow-Teller distributions are much different from ground state and a microscopic calculation of decay rates from these excited states greatly increases the reliability of the total decay rate calculation specially during the late stages of stellar evolution. The reported decay rates are also compared with earlier calculations. The positron decay rates are in reasonable agreement with the large-scale shell model calculation. The main finding of this work includes that the stellar $\\beta$-decay rates of $^{54,55,56}$Fe are around 3 -- 5 orders of magnitude smaller than previously assumed and hence irrelevant for the determination of the evolution of $Y_{e}$ during the presupernova phase of massive stars. The current work discourages the inclusion of $^{55,56}$Fe in the list of key stellar $\\beta$-decay nuclei as suggested by former simulation results.

Jameel-Un Nabi

2014-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

187

Stellar $\\beta^{\\pm}$ decay rates of iron isotopes and its implications in astrophysics  

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$\\beta$-decay and positron decay are believed to play a consequential role during the late phases of stellar evolution of a massive star culminating in a supernova explosion. Recently the microscopic calculation of weak-interaction mediated rates on key isotopes of iron was introduced using the proton-neutron quasiparticle random phase approximation (pn-QRPA) theory with improved model parameters. Here I discuss in detail the improved calculation of $\\beta^{\\pm}$ decay rates for iron isotopes ($^{54,55,56}$Fe) in stellar environment. The pn-QRPA theory allows a microscopic "state-by-state" calculation of stellar rates as explained later in text. Excited state Gamow-Teller distributions are much different from ground state and a microscopic calculation of decay rates from these excited states greatly increases the reliability of the total decay rate calculation specially during the late stages of stellar evolution. The reported decay rates are also compared with earlier calculations. The positron decay rates a...

Nabi, Jameel-Un

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Performance of the SLD Warm Iron Calorimeter prototype  

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A prototype hadron calorimeter, of similar design to the Warm Iron Calorimeter (WIC) planned for the SLD experiment, has been built and its performance has been studied in a test beam. The WIC is an iron sampling calorimeter whose active elements are plastic streamer tubes similar to those used for the Mont-Blanc proton decay experiment. The construction and operation of the tubes will be briefly described together with their use in an iron calorimeter - muon tracker. Efficiency, resolution and linearity have been measured in a hadron/muon beam up to 11 GeV. The measured values correspond to the SLD design goals.

Callegari, G.; Piemontese, L.; De Sangro, R.; Peruzzi, I., Piccolo, M.; Busza, W.; Friedman, J.; Johnson, A.; Kendall, H.; Kistiakowsky, V.

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of copper and iron deficiencies in the chick  

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). Copper and iron content of all four diets were determined and the results reported in Table 2, III. Experiment 2. This experiment was carried out to determine the effects of adding cupric oxide to the diet in place of cupric sulfate as the copper... of Copper and Iron Deficiencies on Blood, Mortality and Weights of Four Week Old Chicks Analysis of Copper and Iron Content of Purified Diet" Experiment 3 Effects of Cupric Sulfate, Cupric Oxide, Ferrous Sul- fate and Ferric Oxide on Blood, Mortality...

McGhee, Flin Cameron

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

190

Iron-carbon compacts and process for making them  

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The present invention includes iron-carbon compacts and a process for making them. The process includes preparing a slurry comprising iron powder, furfuryl alcohol, and a polymerization catalyst for initiating the polymerization of the furfuryl alcohol into a resin, and heating the slurry to convert the alcohol into the resin. The resulting mixture is pressed into a green body and heated to form the iron-carbon compact. The compact can be used as, or machined into, a magnetic flux concentrator for an induction heating apparatus.

Sheinberg, Haskell (Santa Fe, NM)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Nickel and iron EXAFS of carbon monoxide dehydrogenase from Clostridium thermoaceticum strain DSM  

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Nickel and iron EXAFS of carbon monoxide dehydrogenase from Clostridium thermoaceticum strain DSM ...

Neil R. Bastian; Gabriele. Diekert; Eric C. Niederhoffer; Boon Keng. Teo; Christopher T. Walsh; William H. Orme-Johnson

1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008  

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Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008

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Third (March 2006) Coring and Analysis of Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Reactive Barrier, Monticello, Utah  

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Third (March 2006) Coring and Analysis of Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Reactive Barrier, Monticello, Utah

194

An Application of the Electric Resistance Furnace to the Determination of Oxygen in Iron and Steel.  

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An Application of the Electric Resistance Furnace to the Determination of Oxygen in Iron and Steel. ...

R. H. McMillen

1913-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Iron-Based Catalysts with Improved Oxygen Reduction Activity in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells  

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...26 See supporting material on Science Online. 27 U. S. Department of Energy, Technical Plan: Fuel Cells, 2007 (www1.eere.energy.gov/hydrogenandfuelcells/mypp/pdfs/fuel_cells.pdf). 28 F. Charreteur , S. Ruggeri, F. Jaouen, J...

Michel Lefvre; Eric Proietti; Frdric Jaouen; Jean-Pol Dodelet

2009-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

196

LANSCE | Lujan Center | Highlights | Local iron displacements and  

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Local iron displacements and magnetoelastic coupling in a spin-ladder Local iron displacements and magnetoelastic coupling in a spin-ladder compound Hypothesis: Is magnetoelastic coupling in [FeX4]-based materials, an important ingredient in the emergence of superconductivity? Lujan Center: Combined Total Scattering and magnetic structure determination (HIPD-NPDF) The study of local, average and magnetic structure shows the existenceof highly correlated local iron (Fe) displacements in the spin-ladder iron chalcogenide BaFe2Se3. Built of ferromagnetic [Fe4] plaquettes, the magnetic ground state correlates with local displacements of the Fe atoms. Knowledge of these local displacements is essential for properly understanding the electronic structure of these systems. As with the copper oxide superconductors two decades ago, these

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Percolation Explains How Earth's Iron Core Formed | Stanford Synchrotron  

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Percolation Explains How Earth's Iron Core Formed Percolation Explains How Earth's Iron Core Formed Wednesday, November 27, 2013 The formation of Earth's metallic core, which makes up a third of our planet's mass, represents the most significant differentiation event in Earth's history. Earth's present layered structure with a metallic core and an overlying silicate mantle would have required mechanisms to separate iron alloy from a silicate phase. Percolation of liquid iron alloy moving through a solid silicate matrix (much as water percolates through porous rock, or even coffee grinds) has been proposed as a possible model for core formation (Figure 1). Many previous experimental results have ruled out percolation as a major core formation mechanism for Earth at the relatively lower pressure conditions in the upper mantle, but until now experimental

198

Regenerable Mixed Copper-Iron-Inert Support Oxygen Carriers  

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Mixed Copper-Iron-Inert Support Oxygen Carriers Mixed Copper-Iron-Inert Support Oxygen Carriers for Solid Fuel Chemical Looping Combustion Process Contact NETL Technology Transfer Group techtransfer@netl.doe.gov December 2012 This patent-pending technology, "Regenerable Mixed Copper-Iron-Inert Support Oxygen Carriers for Solid Fuel Chemical Looping Combustion Process," provides a metal-oxide oxygen carrier for application in fuel combustion processes that use oxygen. This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research with the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory. Overview Patent Details U.S. Non-Provisional Patent Application No. 13/159,553; titled "Regenerable Mixed Copper-Iron-Inert Support Oxygen Carriers for Solid

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Open Ocean Iron Fertilization for Scientific Study and Carbon Sequestration  

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Ocean Iron Fertilization for Scientific Study and Carbon Sequestration Ocean Iron Fertilization for Scientific Study and Carbon Sequestration K. Coale coale@mlml.calstate.edu (831) 632-4400 Moss Landing Marine Laboratories 8272 Moss Landing Road Moss Landing, California 95039 USA Abstract The trace element iron has been recently shown to play a critical role in nutrient utilization, phytoplankton growth and therefore the uptake of carbon dioxide from the surface waters of the global ocean. Carbon fixation in the surface waters, via phytoplankton growth, shifts the ocean/atmosphere exchange equilibrium for carbon dioxide. As a result, levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (a greenhouse gas) and iron flux to the oceans have been linked to climate change (glacial to interglacial transitions). These recent findings have led some to suggest that large scale

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Knoxville Iron Co - TN 07  

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Knoxville Iron Co - TN 07 Knoxville Iron Co - TN 07 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: KNOXVILLE IRON CO. (TN.07 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: Knoxville , Tennessee TN.07-1 Evaluation Year: 1994 TN.07-2 TN.07-3 Site Operations: Melted uranium contaminated scrap metal in order to test industrial hygiene procedures in the mid-1950s. TN.07-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - AEC license TN.07-2 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Limited Quantities of Uranium Contained in Slag Material TN.07-4 Radiological Survey(s): Yes - health and safety monitoring during operations only TN.07-4 Site Status: Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Also see Documents Related to KNOXVILLE IRON CO.

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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The Iron Spin Transition in the The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print Wednesday, 30 April 2008 00:00 It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons. A team from the University of California, Berkeley, Tel Aviv University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has used x-ray diffraction at very high pressure to investigate the effects of this transition on the elastic properties of magnesiowüstite (Mg1-xFex)O, the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's lower mantle. The new results suggest that the effect of the spin-pairing transition on magnesiowüstite can be large enough to require a partial revision of the most accepted model of the lower mantle composition.

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Decoupling of iron and phosphate in the global ocean  

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M increase in dissolved iron in deep waters. Forcing the model with weaker wind stresses leads to a decrease CO2. Additionally, nitrogen fixing organisms (reviewed by Karl et al. [2002] and Mills et al. [2004

Follows, Mick

203

Chapter 1.2 - The Direct Reduction of Iron  

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Abstract For the past 100 years, the dominant technology to produce iron from iron ores has been the blast furnace, which utilizes carbothermic reduction at elevated temperatures to make a molten iron product and a liquid slag. However, economic ironmaking in this fashion requires massive facilities for economy of scale, and is environmentally problematic with its sinter plants, coke ovens, and large production of carbon dioxide. Direct reduction (DR) is an alternate form of ironmaking that is economic at much smaller scales, generally uses natural gas as reductant instead of coke, and costs considerably less than a blast furnace facility. Worldwide production of Direct Reduced Iron has increased from less than one million tonnes per year in 1971 to over 70 million tonnes forty years later. DRI production is expected to continue this rapid increase for years to come.

Thomas Battle; Urvashi Srivastava; John Kopfle; Robert Hunter; James McClelland

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron and DHA in Relation to Early Cognitive Development  

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(SF), and body iron (BI); DHA by median split. Bayley Scales of Infant Development Index II (BSID-II) Mental Developmental Index (MDI) and Psychomotor Developmental Index (PDI) at 18 months (n=191) were assessed. A priori comparisons observed MDI...

Park, Loran Marie

2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

205

Surface modifications of iron oxide nanoparticles for biological applications  

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Iron oxides magnetic nanoparticles (MPs) of high crystallinity, high magnetization, and size-monodispersity were synthesized with oleic acid as their native ligands. These hydrophobic and non-functionalized MPs have magnetic ...

Insin, Numpon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Polymer-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for medical imaging  

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One of the most versatile and safe materials used in medicine are polymer-coated iron oxide nanoparticles. This dissertation describes several formulations for in vivo imaging applications. The paramagnetic polymer-coated ...

Chen, Suelin, Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanism of iron catalysis of carbon monoxide decomposition in refractories  

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The authors discuss the catalytic effects of selected iron phases (metals, oxides, sulfides, and carbides) on the Boudouard reaction studied in an effort to more fully understand the disintegration of refractories when exposed to CO for long periods of time. It was found that active Fe atoms generated from the reduction of the iron oxides, especially {alpha}-Fe/sub 2/O/sub 3/, are the actual catalysts for the Boudouard reaction. The catalytic process confirmed by thermodynamic calculations, kinetic data, and X-ray diffraction data, consists of adsorption and decomposition of CO simultaneously forming carbides of iron. The chemisorption and subsequent decomposition of the iron carbides, rather than diffusion, constitute the rate-controlling process for carbon deposition.

Xu, M.W.P.; Brown, J.J. Jr. (Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA (USA). Dept. of Materials Engineering)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simulation of iron impurity gettering in crystalline silicon solar cells  

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This work discusses the Impurity-to-Efficiency (12E) simulation tool and applet. The 12E simulator models the physics of iron impurity gettering in silicon solar cells during high temperature processing. The tool also ...

Powell, Douglas M. (Douglas Michael)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evidence for a Weak Iron Core at Earth's Center  

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Iron Core at Earth's Center Print Seismic waves that pass through the center of the Earth travel faster going from pole to pole than along the equatorial plane-why? One theory...

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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Print It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons....

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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2008 00:00 It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons....

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Brain Iron as an Early Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease | Advanced...  

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| 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Brain Iron as an Early Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease JUNE 15, 2011 Bookmark and Share (A)...

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Momentum Distribution of Electrons in Chromium, Iron, and Nickel  

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The Compton profiles of the electron momentum distribution in chromium, iron, and nickel are calculated using the wave functions obtained from self-consistent linear-combination-of-atomic-orbitals energy-band calculations. The results are compared with experiment.

J. Rath, C. S. Wang, R. A. Tawil, and J. Callaway

1973-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy intensity in China's iron and steel sector  

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In this study, I examine the spatial and economic factors that influence energy intensity in China's iron and steel sector, namely industrial value added, renovation investment, coke consumption, and local coke supply. ...

Xu, Jingsi, M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetism and Superconductivity Compete in Iron-based Superconductors...  

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Magnetism and Superconductivity Compete in Iron-based Superconductors Wednesday, April 30, 2014 HTSC Figure 1 Fig. 1. Measured electronic structure of underdoped Ba1-xKxFe2As2 in...

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Laboratory and field studies of colloidal iron oxide dissolution as ...  

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Mechanisms that mediate the conversion of iron from the refractory pool to the ... lated to the extent of dissolution of the ferrihydrite carrier phase, even for .... totals was determined on a Canberra low-energy germanium detector. Replicate...

2000-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Injection of Zero Valent Iron into an Unconfined Aquifer Using...  

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of Zero Valent Iron into an Unconfined Aquifer Using Shear-Thinning Fluids."Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 31(1):50-58. Authors: MJ Truex VR Vermeul DP Mendoza BG...

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Mineral Precipitation Upgradient from a Zero-Valent Iron Permeable...  

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Precipitation Upgradient from a Zero-Valent Iron Permeable Reactive Barrier."Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 28(3):56-64. doi:10.1111j.1745-6592.2008.00203.x Authors:...

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Hepcidin Is Involved in Iron Regulation in the Ischemic Brain  

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Oxidative stress plays an important role in neuronal injuries caused by cerebral ischemia. It is well established that free iron increases significantly during ischemia and is responsible for oxidative damage in the brain. ...

Ding, Hui; Yan, Cai-Zhen; Shi, Honglian; Zhao, Ya-Shuo; Chang, Shi-Yang; Yu, Peng; Wu, Wen_Shuang; Zhao, Chen-Yang; Chang, Yan-Zhong; Duan, Xiang-Lin

2011-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed valence of iron in minerals with cation clusters  

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The valence and distribution of iron in vivianite, lazulite, babingtonite, rockbridgeite, acmite, aegirine-augite, hedenbergite,...2+ and Fe3+ in neighboring sites through common edges or faces is observed in all...

Georg Amthauer; George R. Rossman

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Verification of Steelmaking Slags Iron Content Final Technical Progress Report  

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The steel industry in the United States generates about 30 million tons of by-products each year, including 6 million tons of desulfurization and BOF/BOP slag. The recycling of BF (blast furnace) slag has made significant progress in past years with much of the material being utilized as construction aggregate and in cementitious applications. However, the recycling of desulfurization and BOF/BOP slags still faces many technical, economic, and environmental challenges. Previous efforts have focused on in-plant recycling of the by-products, achieving only limited success. As a result, large amounts of by-products of various qualities have been stockpiled at steel mills or disposed into landfills. After more than 50 years of stockpiling and landfilling, available mill site space has diminished and environmental constraints have increased. The prospect of conventionally landfilling of the material is a high cost option, a waste of true national resources, and an eternal material liability issue. The research effort has demonstrated that major inroads have been made in establishing the viability of recycling and reuse of the steelmaking slags. The research identified key components in the slags, developed technologies to separate the iron units and produce marketable products from the separation processes. Three products are generated from the technology developed in this research, including a high grade iron product containing about 90%Fe, a medium grade iron product containing about 60% Fe, and a low grade iron product containing less than 10% Fe. The high grade iron product contains primarily metallic iron and can be marketed as a replacement of pig iron or DRI (Direct Reduced Iron) for steel mills. The medium grade iron product contains both iron oxide and metallic iron and can be utilized as a substitute for the iron ore in the blast furnace. The low grade iron product is rich in calcium, magnesium and iron oxides and silicates. It has a sufficient lime value and can be utilized for acid mine drainage treatment. Economic analysis from this research demonstrates that the results are favorable. The strong demand and the increase of price of the DRI and pig iron in recent years are particularly beneficial to the economics. The favorable economics has brought commercial interests. ICAN Global has obtained license agreement on the technology from Michigan Tech. This right was later transferred to the Westwood Land, Inc. A demonstration pilot plant is under construction to evaluate the technology. Steel industry will benefit from the new supply of the iron units once the commercial plants are constructed. Environmental benefits to the public and the steel industry will be tremendous. Not only the old piles of the slag will be removed, but also the federal responsible abandoned mines from the old mining activities can be remediated with the favorable product generated from the process. Cost can be reduced and there will be no lime required, which can avoid the release of carbon dioxide from lime production process.

J.Y. Hwang

2006-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Process for removing technetium from iron and other metals  

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A process for removing technetium from iron and other metals comprises the steps of converting the molten, alloyed technetium to a sulfide dissolved in manganese sulfide, and removing the sulfide from the molten metal as a slag. 4 figs.

Leitnaker, J.M.; Trowbridge, L.D.

1999-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of  

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Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Charge Dosage Rate Title Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Charge Dosage Rate Publication Type Journal Article Refereed Designation Refereed LBNL Report Number LBNL-6221E Year of Publication 2013 Authors Amrose, Susan, Ashok J. Gadgil, Venkat Srinivasan, Kristin Kowolik, Marc Muller, Jessica Huang, and Robert Kostecki Journal Joournal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering Volume 48 Issue 9 Pagination 1019-1030 Date Published 04/2013 Keywords arsenic, bangladesh, Cambodia, dosage rate, electrocoagulation, india, water treatment Abstract We demonstrate that electrocoagulation (EC) using iron electrodes can reduce arsenic below 10 μg/L in synthetic Bangladesh groundwater and in real groundwater from Bangladesh and Cambodia while investigating the effect of operating parameters that are often overlooked, such as charge dosage rate. We measure arsenic removal performance

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Neutron scattering study of the iron based superconductors.  

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??In most iron-based and copper-oxide superconductors, the Tc [superconducting critical temperature] gradually increases upon charge carrier doping or isovalent doping. In the under-doped regime of (more)

Wang, Miaoyin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Slurry Phase Iron Catalysts for Indirect Coal Liquefaction  

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This report describes research conducted to support the DOE program in indirect coal liquefaction. Specifically, we have studied the attrition behavior of Iron Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, their interaction with the silica binder and the evolution of iron phases in a synthesis gas conversion process. The results provide significant insight into factors that should be considered in the design of catalysts for the conversion of coal-derived synthesis gas into liquid fuels.

Abhaya K. Datye

1998-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Sound speed and thermophysical properties of liquid iron and nickel  

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An electrical-pulse-heating technique has been used to heat iron and nickel to high temperatures to measure thermophysical properties in the liquid state. A dynamic technique was used because static techniques, which are capable of greater precision, fail at a relatively low temperature. Measurements have been made, and results are shown for enthalpy, temperature, density, electrical resistivity, and sound speed up to 3950 K in iron and 4250 K in nickel.

R. S. Hixson; M. A. Winkler; M. L. Hodgdon

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SLURRY PHASE IRON CATALYSTS FOR INDIRECT COAL LIQUEFACTION  

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This report describes research conducted to support the DOE program in indirect coal liquefaction. Specifically, they have studied the attrition behavior of iron Fischer-Tropsch catalysts, their interaction with the silica binder and the evolution of iron phases in a synthesis gas conversion process. The results provide significant insight into factors that should be considered in the design of catalysts for converting coal based syngas into liquid fuels.

Abhaya K. Datye

1998-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

228

Polymorphous Transformations of Nanometric Iron(III) Oxide: A Review  

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Because of its polymorphism, iron(III) oxide (ferric oxide, Fe2O3) is one of the most interesting and potentially useful phases of the iron oxides. ... Structural and magnetic properties, methods of synthesis, and applications of seven Fe(III) oxide polymorphs, including rare beta, epsilon, amorphous, and high-pressure forms, are reviewed. ... Films of ?-Fe2O3 nanoparticles were synthesized by oxidizing Fe films rapidly in air. ...

Libor Machala; Ji? Tu?ek; Radek Zbo?il

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron chelators ICL670 and 311 inhibit HIV-1 transcription  

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HIV-1 replication is induced by an excess of iron and iron chelation by desferrioxamine (DFO) inhibits viral replication by reducing proliferation of infected cells. Treatment of cells with DFO and 2-hydroxy-1-naphthylaldehyde isonicotinoyl hydrazone (311) inhibit expression of proteins that regulate cell-cycle progression, including cycle-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2). Our recent studies showed that CDK2 participates in HIV-1 transcription and viral replication suggesting that inhibition of CDK2 by iron chelators might also affect HIV-1 transcription. Here we evaluated the effect of a clinically approved orally effective iron chelator, 4-[3,5-bis-(hydroxyphenyl)-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]-benzoic acid (ICL670) and 311 on HIV-1 transcription. Both ICL670 and 311 inhibited Tat-induced HIV-1 transcription in CEM-T cells, 293T and HeLa cells. Neither ICL670 nor 311 induced cytotoxicity at concentrations that inhibited HIV-1 transcription. The chelators decreased cellular activity of CDK2 and reduced HIV-1 Tat phosphorylation by CDK2. Neither ICL670A or 311 decreased CDK9 protein level but significantly reduced association of CDK9 with cyclin T1 and reduced phosphorylation of Ser-2 residues of RNA polymerase II C-terminal domain. In conclusion, our findings add to the evidence that iron chelators can inhibit HIV-1 transcription by deregulating CDK2 and CDK9. Further consideration should be given to the development of iron chelators for future anti-retroviral therapeutics.

Debebe, Zufan; Ammosova, Tatyana [Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Jerebtsova, Marina [Children's National Medical Center, CRI Center for Cancer and Immunology, 111 Michigan Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Kurantsin-Mills, Joseph [Department of Biophysics and Physiology, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Niu, Xiaomei; Charles, Sharroya [Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Richardson, Des R. [Iron Metabolism and Chelation Program, Department of Pathology, Blackburn Building (D06), University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, 2006 Australia (Australia); Ray, Patricio E. [Children's National Medical Center, CRI Center for Cancer and Immunology, 111 Michigan Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Gordeuk, Victor R. [Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Nekhai, Sergei [Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States); Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Howard University College of Medicine, 520 W. St., N.W., Washington, DC 20060 (United States)], E-mail: snekhai@howard.edu

2007-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical behavior of reactively sputtered iron-doped nickel oxide  

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Iron-doped nickel oxide films were deposited by reactive sputtering from elemental and alloy targets in a 20% oxygen/argon atmosphere and were characterized for use as oxygen evolution catalysts. The incorporation of iron reduced the overpotential required for oxygen evolution by as much as 300 mV at a current density of 100 mA/cm{sup 2} compared to undoped nickel oxide deposited under similar conditions. Tafel slopes were reduced from 95 mV/dec in undoped NiO{sub x} films to less than 40 mV/dec for films containing 1.6 to 5.6 mole percent (m/o) iron, indicating a change in the rate-limiting step from the primary discharge of OH{sup {minus}} ions to the recombination of oxygen radicals. Resistivity, structural, and compositional measurements indicate that high oxygen content is necessary to gain the full benefit of the iron dopant. Initial tests in KOH indicate excellent long-term stability. A film deposited from the FeNi alloy target, which exhibited low oxygen overpotentials and a Tafel slope of 35 mV/dec, had not degraded appreciably following more than 7,000 h of operation at an anodic current density of 20 mA/cm{sup 2}. Taken together, the low oxygen evolution reaction overpotentials, the excellent stability in KOH, and the relative insensitivity to iron content indicative that reactively sputtered iron-doped nickel oxide is promising as an oxygen catalyst.

Miller, E.L.; Rocheleau, R.E. [Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States)

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis of iron oxides and the influence of organic acids on the resolubilization of iron minerals  

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of Organ1c Acids on the Resolubi1 izat1on of Iron M1neral s. (May 1984) Er1c Thacher Clarke, B. A. , Southwestern University Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Richard H. Loeppert Equilibrium Fe concentrat1ons of calcareous soil are readily... and reducing agents, buffered in 1. 0 N NH4 acetate at pH 3. 5 and 4. 75, Dissolution rate in oxalic acid decreased in the following order: ferrihydrite, lep1docroc1te, and goeth1te. Rate of Fe ox1de dissolution 1n the presence of com- plexing and reducing...

Clarke, Eric Thacher

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Champion Heights, Ohio: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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288128°, -80.848759° 288128°, -80.848759° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.288128,"lon":-80.848759,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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EECBG Success Story: New Jersey Township Champions Sustainability...  

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Sustainability April 30, 2010 - 3:25pm Addthis Woodbridge Township has installed solar panels atop its community center | Photo courtesy Woodbridge Woodbridge Township has...

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Leading the Charge: Chairman Vig Champions Progress, Sustainability...  

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in Indian Country. Prospects differ from one Tribe to the next, but solar and wind energy are two good examples. Energy crops are also an exciting opportunity for Tribes that...

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Leading the Charge: Chairman Vig Champions Progress, Sustainability  

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Change doesnt happen on its own. Its led by dedicated and passionate people who are committed to empowering Indian Country to energize future generations. Leading the Charge is a regular feature...

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Improving Interpersonal Communication  

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By improving interpersonal communication skills, we can improve our relationships with others. Better communication comes from understanding one's self, understanding other people, learning to empathize, being a good listener and practicing...

Warren, Judith L.

2000-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of iron dilution on strength of nickel/steel and Monel/steel welds  

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The weld strength, as a function of iron content, for nickel/steel and Monel/steel welds was determined. Samples were prepared using a Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) automatic process to weld steel plate together with nickel or Monel to produce a range of iron contents typical of weld compositions. Tensile specimens of each iron content were tested to obtain strength and ductility measurements for that weld composition. Data indicate that at iron contents of less than 20% iron in a nickel/steel weld, the weld fails at the weld interface, due to a lack of fusion. Between 20% and 35% iron, the highest iron dilution that could be achieved in a nickel weld, the welds were stronger than the steel base metal. This indicates that a minimum amount of iron dilution (20%) is necessary for good fusion and optimum strength. On the other hand for Monel/steel welds, test results showed that the welds had good strength and integrity between 10% and 27% iron in the weld. Above 35% iron, the welds have less strength and are more brittle. The 35% iron content also corresponds to the iron dilution in Monel welds that has been shown to produce an increase in corrosion rate. This indicates that the iron dilution in Monel welds should be kept below 35% iron to maximize both the strength and corrosion resistance. 2 refs., 6 figs., 3 tabs.

Fout, S.L.; Wamsley, S.D.

1983-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamics of iron-acceptor-pair formation in co-doped silicon  

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The pairing dynamics of interstitial iron and dopants in silicon co-doped with phosphorous and several acceptor types are presented. The classical picture of iron-acceptor pairing dynamics is expanded to include the thermalization of iron between different dopants. The thermalization is quantitatively described using Boltzmann statistics and different iron-acceptor binding energies. The proper understanding of the pairing dynamics of iron in co-doped silicon will provide additional information on the electronic properties of iron-acceptor pairs and may become an analytical method to quantify and differentiate acceptors in co-doped silicon.

Bartel, T.; Gibaja, F.; Graf, O.; Gross, D.; Kaes, M.; Heuer, M.; Kirscht, F. [Calisolar GmbH, Magnusstrasse 11, 12489 Berlin (Germany)] [Calisolar GmbH, Magnusstrasse 11, 12489 Berlin (Germany); Mller, C. [CiS Forschungsinstitut fr Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 14, 99099 Erfurt (Germany) [CiS Forschungsinstitut fr Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 14, 99099 Erfurt (Germany); TU Ilmenau, Institut fr Physik, Weimarer Str. 32, 98693 Ilmenau (Germany); Lauer, K. [CiS Forschungsinstitut fr Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 14, 99099 Erfurt (Germany)] [CiS Forschungsinstitut fr Mikrosensorik und Photovoltaik GmbH, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 14, 99099 Erfurt (Germany)

2013-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Millihertz QPOs and broad iron line from LMC X-1  

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We study the temporal and energy spectral characteristics of the persistent black hole X-ray binary LMC X-1 using two XMM-Newton and a Suzaku observation. We report the discovery of low frequency (~ 26-29 mHz) quasi-periodic oscillations (QPOs). We also report the variablity of the broad iron K-alpha line studied earlier with Suzaku. The QPOs are found to be weak with fractional rms amplitude in the ~ 1-2 % range and quality factor Q~2-10 . They are accompanied by weak red noise or zero-centered Lorentzian components with rms variability at the ~ 1-3 % level. The energy spectra consists of three varying components - multicolour disk blackbody (kT_{in} ~ 0.7-0.9 keV), high energy power-law tail (Gamma ~ 2.4 - 3.3) and a broad iron line at 6.4-6.9 keV. The broad iron line, the QPO and the strong power-law component are not always present. The QPOs and the broad iron line appear to be clearly detected in the presence of a strong power-law component. The broad iron line is found to be weaker when the disk is like...

Alam, Md Shah; Belloni, T; Mukherjee, D; Jhingan, S

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressurized chemical-looping combustion of coal with an iron ore-based oxygen carrier  

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Chemical-looping combustion (CLC) is a new combustion technology with inherent separation of CO{sub 2}. Most of the previous investigations on CLC of solid fuels were conducted under atmospheric pressure. A pressurized CLC combined cycle (PCLC-CC) system is proposed as a promising coal combustion technology with potential higher system efficiency, higher fuel conversion, and lower cost for CO{sub 2} sequestration. In this study pressurized CLC of coal with Companhia Valedo Rio Doce (CVRD) iron ore was investigated in a laboratory fixed bed reactor. CVRD iron ore particles were exposed alternately to reduction by 0.4 g of Chinese Xuzhou bituminous coal gasified with 87.2% steam/N{sub 2} mixture and oxidation with 5% O{sub 2} in N{sub 2} at 970 C. The operating pressure was varied between 0.1 MPa and 0.6 MPa. First, control experiments of steam coal gasification over quartz sand were performed. H{sub 2} and CO{sub 2} are the major components of the gasification products, and the operating pressure influences the gas composition. Higher concentrations of CO{sub 2} and lower fractions of CO, CH{sub 4}, and H{sub 2} during the reduction process with CVRD iron ore was achieved under higher pressures. The effects of pressure on the coal gasification rate in the presence of the oxygen carrier were different for pyrolysis and char gasification. The pressurized condition suppresses the initial coal pyrolysis process while it also enhances coal char gasification and reduction with iron ore in steam, and thus improves the overall reaction rate of CLC. The oxidation rates and variation of oxygen carrier conversion are higher at elevated pressures reflecting higher reduction level in the previous reduction period. Scanning electron microscope and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (SEM-EDX) analyses show that particles become porous after experiments but maintain structure and size after several cycles. Agglomeration was not observed in this study. An EDX analysis demonstrates that there is very little coal ash deposited on the oxygen carrier particles but no appreciable crystalline phases change as verified by X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis. Overall, the limited pressurized CLC experiments carried out in the present work suggest that PCLC of coal is promising and further investigations are necessary. (author)

Xiao, Rui; Song, Min; Zhang, Shuai; Shen, Laihong [School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Sipailou No. 2, Nanjing 210096 (China); Song, Qilei [School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Sipailou No. 2, Nanjing 210096 (China); Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3RA (United Kingdom); Lu, Zuoji [School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Sipailou No. 2, Nanjing 210096 (China); GCL Engineering Limited, Zhujiang No. 1, Nanjing 210008 (China)

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetosome-like ferrimagnetic iron oxide nanocubes for highly sensitive MRI of single cells and transplanted pancreatic islets  

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...Contrast Agent. Ferrimagnetic iron oxide nanocubes were synthesized via thermal decomposition of iron (III) acetylacetonate in a mixture composed of oleic...PEG-phospholipid-encapsulated ferrimagnetic iron oxide nanocubes, designated as...

Nohyun Lee; Hyoungsu Kim; Seung Hong Choi; Mihyun Park; Dokyoon Kim; Hyo-Cheol Kim; Yoonseok Choi; Shunmei Lin; Byung Hyo Kim; Hye Seung Jung; Hyeonjin Kim; Kyong Soo Park; Woo Kyung Moon; Taeghwan Hyeon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity in China and the U.S.  

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23 5. Comparison of Energy Intensity of Iron and Steelthe U.S. . 27 5.1. Energy Intensity of Iron and27 5.2. Energy Intensity of Iron and Steel Production in

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Lives. Improving Texas. Agency Strategic Plan  

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. Williams Administration Building 7101 TAMU September 2009 College Station, TX 77843-7101 Phone: 979. In the context of this broad mission, the priorities for Extension education are: Ensure a sustainable and management. Build local capacity for economic development in Texas communities. Improve the health

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Response of zinc, iron and copper status parameters to supplementation with zinc or zinc and iron in women  

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Supplementation with zinc at levels available over-the-counter may compromise iron or copper status. This study examined the effects of zinc(50mg/day) or zinc and iron(50 mg each/day) on 18 women aged 25-40. Subjects were matched on initial levels of serum ferritin(SF) and erythrocyte superoxide dismutase(ESOD) and randomly assigned to Group Z (zinc) or F-Z (iron and zinc). The following were measured pretreatment and after 6 and 10 weeks treatment: serum zinc (BZ), salivary sediment zinc (SSZ), hemoglobin (Hgb), hematocrit (Hct), SF, serum ceruloplasmin (Cp) and ESOD. Effects of treatment and weeks of treatment on changes from initial blood and saliva levels were analyzed using AOV. BZ increased (P=0.0144) and ESOD decreased (P=0.0001) with weeks of treatment. Differences due to treatment are presented. No effects were noted on Hgb, Hct or Cp. Intakes of zinc supplements at about 4X RDA appear to decrease copper(ESOD) and iron(SF) status. Use of iron w/zinc may be protective for FE but not Cu, and may compromise zinc (SSZ) status.

Yadrick, K.; Kenney, M.A.; Winterfeldt, E.

1986-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons. A team from the University of California, Berkeley, Tel Aviv University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has used x-ray diffraction at very high pressure to investigate the effects of this transition on the elastic properties of magnesiowüstite (Mg1-xFex)O, the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's lower mantle. The new results suggest that the effect of the spin-pairing transition on magnesiowüstite can be large enough to require a partial revision of the most accepted model of the lower mantle composition.

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons. A team from the University of California, Berkeley, Tel Aviv University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has used x-ray diffraction at very high pressure to investigate the effects of this transition on the elastic properties of magnesiowüstite (Mg1-xFex)O, the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's lower mantle. The new results suggest that the effect of the spin-pairing transition on magnesiowüstite can be large enough to require a partial revision of the most accepted model of the lower mantle composition.

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle  

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The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print The Iron Spin Transition in the Earth's Lower Mantle Print It is now known that the iron present in minerals of the lower mantle of the Earth undergoes a pressure-induced transition with pairing of the spins of its 3d electrons. A team from the University of California, Berkeley, Tel Aviv University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has used x-ray diffraction at very high pressure to investigate the effects of this transition on the elastic properties of magnesiowüstite (Mg1-xFex)O, the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's lower mantle. The new results suggest that the effect of the spin-pairing transition on magnesiowüstite can be large enough to require a partial revision of the most accepted model of the lower mantle composition.

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Fissile sample worths in the Uranium/Iron Benchmark  

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One of the long-standing problems from LMFBR critical experiments is the central worth discrepancy, the consistent overprediction of the reactivity associated with introducing a small material sample near the center of an assembly. Reactivity (sample worth) experiments in ZPR-9, assembly 34, the Uranium/Iron Benchmark (U/Fe), were aimed at investigating this discrepancy. U/Fe had a large, single-region core whose neutronics was governed almost entirely by /sup 235/U and iron. The essentially one-dimensional plate unit cell had one 1.6 mm-wide column of 93% enriched uranium (U(93)) near the center, imbedded in about 50 mm of iron and stainless steel. The neutron spectrum was roughly comparable to that of an LMFBR, but the adjoint spectrum was much flatter than an LMFBR's. The worths of four different fissile materials were measured and the worth of U(93) was measured using several different experimental techniques.

Schaefer, R.W.; Bucher, R.G.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Potassium-Modified Iron Ore as Oxygen Carrier for Coal Chemical Looping Combustion: Continuous Test in 1 kW Reactor  

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(20) Briefly, it consists of a fast fluidized bed as an air reactor, a cyclone, a spout-fluid bed as a fuel reactor, and an external loop-seal. ... Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2013), 52 (28), 9573-9585 CODEN: IECRED; ISSN:0888-5885. ... Gu, H.; Shen, L.; Xiao, J.; Zhang, S.; Song, T.; Chen, D.Iron ore as oxygen carrier improved with potassium for chemical looping combustion of anthracite coal Combust. ...

Haiming Gu; Laihong Shen; Zhaoping Zhong; Xin Niu; Huijun Ge; Yufei Zhou; Shen Xiao

2014-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Emerging Energy-efficiency and Carbon Dioxide Emissions-reduction Technologies for the Iron and Steel Industry  

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heat to smelt the iron. Coal gasification is the result of anew processes such as gasification, slow pyrolysis, and fastreaction ? Carbon gasification and iron ore reduction

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity in China and the U.S.  

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of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensityof Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensitycomparisons of steel production energy efficiency and CO 2

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Godzilla Ate Pittsburgh: The Long Rise of the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 19001973  

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poorly endowed as Japan in coking coal and iron ore (WarrenYawata of iron ore for coking coal and the progressive in-

Bernard Elbaum

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and characterization of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications  

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Monodisperse iron oxide nanoparticles (NPs) of 4nm ... obtained through high-temperature solution phase reaction of iron (III) acetylacetonate with 1, 2-hexadecanediol in the presence ... oleic acid and oleylami...

L. A. Cano; M. V. Cagnoli; S. J. Stewart; E. D. Cabanillas; E. L. Romero

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and characterization of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications  

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Monodisperse iron oxide nanoparticles (NPs) of 4nm ... obtained through high-temperature solution phase reaction of iron (III) acetylacetonate with 1, 2-hexadecanediol in the presence ... oleic acid and oleylami...

L. A. Cano; M. V. Cagnoli; S. J. Stewart; E. D. Cabanillas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal Reactions of Fullerene C60 with Iron(III) Acetylacetonate  

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Thermal reaction of solid mixtures of fullerene C60 with iron(III) acetylacetonate proceeds in the combustion mode; the composition...60...ratio in the initial mixture. The magnetization of iron-fullerene complex...

V. G. Isakova; E. A. Petrakovskaya; A. D. Balaev

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The nonlinear optical, magnetic, and Mssbauer spectral properties of some iron(III) doped silica xerogels  

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Iron(III) species dispersed in silica have been ... synthesized with a sol-gel process. The iron(III) was introduced as the acetylacetonate complex into a solution of tetraethoxysilane to...Z-scan experimental st...

L. Rebbouh; V. Rosso; Y. Renotte; Y. Lion; F. Grandjean

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal Fly Ash as a Source of Iron in Atmospheric Dust. | EMSL  

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Coal Fly Ash as a Source of Iron in Atmospheric Dust. Coal Fly Ash as a Source of Iron in Atmospheric Dust. Abstract: Anthropogenic coal fly ash aerosols may represent a...

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Characterization of the FNR Protein of Escherichid coli, an Iron-Binding Transcriptional Regulator  

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...coli, an Iron-Binding Transcriptional Regulator Jeffrey Green Martin Trageser Stephan...John R. Guest FNR is a transcriptional regulator mediating the activation or repression...coli, an iron-binding transcriptional regulator. | FNR is a transcriptional regulator...

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sedimentary and mineral dust sources of dissolved iron to the world ocean  

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of the tropi- cal Pacific Ocean II. Iron biogeochemistry,in the Northeast Pacific Ocean Gyre: Aerosols, iron, and theF. M. M. : The equatorial Pacific Ocean: Grazer-controlled

Moore, J. K; Braucher, O.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct production of light olefins from syngas over a carbon nanotube confined iron catalyst  

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Iron particles confined in carbon nanotube (CNT) channels have been used as a catalyst for the direct conversion of syngas to light olefins. Compared with iron catalysts supported on other materials such as Si...

ChuanFu Wang; XiuLian Pan; XinHe Bao

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Radar-like Iron based Nanohybrid as an Efficient and Stable...  

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Radar-like Iron based Nanohybrid as an Efficient and Stable Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction. A Radar-like Iron based Nanohybrid as an Efficient and Stable Electrocatalyst for...

262

V-021: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti...  

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1: Cisco IronPort Web Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities V-021: Cisco IronPort Web Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple...

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Characterization of temperature profile in furnace and solubility of iron in silicon  

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A better understanding of the behavior of impurities, such as iron, in silicon can lead to increases in solar cell efficiency. The purpose of this thesis was to study the behavior of iron in silicon via three sub-tasks: ...

Modi, Vrajesh Y

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of Iron Redox Transformations on Plutonium Sorption to Sediments  

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Plutonium subsurface mobility is primarily controlled by its oxidation state, which in turn is loosely coupled to the oxidation state of iron in the system. Experiments were conducted to examine the effect of sediment iron mineral composition and oxidation state on plutonium sorption and oxidation state. A pH 6.3 vadose zone sediment containing iron oxides and iron-containing phyllosilicates was treated with various complexants (ammonium oxalate) and reductants (dithionite-citrate-bicarbonate) to selectively leach and/or reduce iron oxide and phyllosilicate phases. Mssbauer spectroscopy was used to identify initial iron mineral composition of the sediment and monitor dissolution and reduction of iron oxides. Sorption of Pu(V) was monitored over one week for each of six treated sediment fractions. Plutonium oxidation state speciation in the aqueous and solid phases was monitored using solvent extraction, coprecipitation, and XANES. Mssbauer spectroscopy showed that the sediment contained 25-30% hematite, 60-65% Al-goethite, and <10%Fe(III) in phyllosilicate; there was no detectable Fe(II). Upon reduction with a strong chemical reductant (dithionite-citrate buffer, DCB), much of the hematite and goethite disappeared and the Fe in the phyllosilicate reduced to Fe(II). The rate of sorption was found to correlate with the 1 fraction of Fe(II) remaining within each treated sediment phase. Pu(V) was the only oxidation state measured in the aqueous phase, irrespective of treatment, whereas Pu(IV) and much smaller amounts of Pu(V) and Pu(VI) were measured in the solid phase. Surface-mediated reduction of Pu(V) to Pu(IV) occurred in treated and untreated sediment samples; Pu(V) remained on untreated sediment surface for two days before reducing to Pu(IV). Similar to the sorption kinetics, the reduction rate was correlated with sediment Fe(II) concentration. The correlation between Fe(II) concentrations and Pu(V) reduction demonstrates the potential impact of changing iron mineralogy on plutonium subsurface transport through redox transition areas. These findings should influence the conceptual models of long-term stewardship of Pu contaminated sites that have fluctuating redox conditions, such as vadose zones or riparian zones.

Hixon, Amy E.; Hu, Yung-Jin; Kaplan, Daniel I.; Kukkadapu, Ravi K.; Nitsche, Heino; Qafoku, Odeta; Powell, Brian A.

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery of iron oxide from coal fly ash  

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A high quality iron oxide concentrate, suitable as a feed for blast and electric reduction furnaces is recovered from pulverized coal fly ash. The magnetic portion of the fly ash is separated and treated with a hot strong alkali solution which dissolves most of the silica and alumina in the fly ash, leaving a solid residue and forming a precipitate which is an acid soluble salt of aluminosilicate hydrate. The residue and precipitate are then treated with a strong mineral acid to dissolve the precipitate leaving a solid residue containing at least 90 weight percent iron oxide.

Dobbins, Michael S. (Ames, IA); Murtha, Marlyn J. (Ames, IA)

1983-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Multifunctional superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: Promising tools in cancer theranostics  

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Abstract Iron-oxide nanoparticles of small dimensions that have superparamagnetic properties show immense potential to revolutionize the future of cancer theranostics, the combinatorial diagnosis and therapeutic approach towards cancer. Superparamagnetic iron-oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) have unique magnetic properties, due to which they show excellent tumor-targeting efficiency, and this paves the way for effective personalized cancer treatment. The aim of this review is to focus on the ability of \\{SPIONs\\} to perform multiple roles in the field of cancer biology, such as in diagnosis, monitoring, targeting and therapy. Also, other topics are discussed, including the synthesis of SPIONs, the challenges and recent advances.

Poornima Budime Santhosh; Nataa Poklar Ulrih

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrolytic photodissociation of chemical compounds by iron oxide photochemical diodes  

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Chemical compounds can be dissociated by contacting the same with a p/n type semi-conductor photochemical diode having visible light as its sole source of energy. The photochemical diode consists of low cost, readily available materials, specifically polycrystalline iron oxide doped with silicon in the case of the n-type semi-conductor electrode, and polycrystalline iron oxide doped with magnesium in the case of the p-type electrode. So long as the light source has an energy greater than 2.2 electron volts, no added energy source is needed to achieve dissociation.

Somorjai, Gabor A. (Berkeley, CA); Leygraf, Christofer H. (Berkeley, CA)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrolytic photodissociation of chemical compounds by iron oxide electrodes  

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Chemical compounds can be dissociated by contacting the same with a p/n type semi-conductor diode having visible light as its sole source of energy. The diode consists of low cost, readily available materials, specifically polycrystalline iron oxide doped with silicon in the case of the n-type semi-conductor electrode, and polycrystalline iron oxide doped with magnesium in the case of the p-type electrode. So long as the light source has an energy greater than 2.2 electron volts, no added energy source is needed to achieve dissociation.

Somorjai, Gabor A. (Berkeley, CA); Leygraf, Christofer H. (Berkeley, CA)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agricultural Improvement Loan Program  

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The Agricultural Improvement Loan Program is administered by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA) and provides loans to farmers for...

270

HUD Home Improvements  

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Provides a collection of information, resources, and updates related to home improvements and insurance for manufactured housing. Author: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Film-forming capacity of alcoholic solutions of iron(III) chloride with acetylacetone  

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Processes in which film-forming solutions based on acetylacetonate and iron(III) chloride are produced were subjected to...

S. A. Kuznetsova; I. A. Senokosova

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint- Sector: Iron and Steel (NAICS 3311, 3312), October 2012 (MECS 2006)  

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Manufacturing Energy and Carbon Footprint for Iron and Steel Sector (NAICS 3311, 3312) with Total Energy Input

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Consequence of total lepton number violation in strongly magnetized iron white dwarfs  

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The influence of a neutrinoless electron to positron conversion on a cooling of strongly magnetized iron white dwarfs is studied.

Belyaev, V. B. [Bogolyubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna 141980 (Russian Federation); Ricci, P. [Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Firenze, I-50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze) (Italy); imkovic, F. [Department of Nuclear Physics and Biophysics, Comenius University, Mlynsk dolina F1, SK-842 15, Bratislava, Slovakia and Bogolyubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna 141980 (Russian Federation); Adam, J. Jr.; Tater, M.; Truhlk, E. [Institute of Nuclear Physics ASCR, CZ-250 68 ?e (Czech Republic)

2013-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Interfacial Effects in Iron-Nickel HydroxidePlatinum Nanoparticles Enhance Catalytic Oxidation  

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...coordinatively unsaturated iron sites for activating O 2...the catalyst. To create the iron (hydr)oxide interface...acac) 2 (where acac is acetylacetonate) in the presence of CO...showed that this layer contained iron (fig. S3). Although the...

Guangxu Chen; Yun Zhao; Gang Fu; Paul N. Duchesne; Lin Gu; Yanping Zheng; Xuefei Weng; Mingshu Chen; Peng Zhang; Chih-Wen Pao; Jyh-Fu Lee; Nanfeng Zheng

2014-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

275

Reduction of Sintering during Annealing of FePt Nanoparticles Coated with Iron Oxide  

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are first obtained by reduction of iron(III) acetylacetonate and platinum(II) acetylacetonateReduction of Sintering during Annealing of FePt Nanoparticles Coated with Iron Oxide Chao LiuVised Manuscript ReceiVed October 12, 2004 FePt/iron oxide core/shell nanoparticles are synthesized by a two step

Laughlin, David E.

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Iron Species in Argonne Premium Coal Samples:? An Investigation Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy  

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Iron Species in Argonne Premium Coal Samples:? An Investigation Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy ... Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 S. Cass Ave., Argonne, Illinois 60439 ... Iron K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) has been used to examine the iron species that are present within the Argonne Premium Coal Samples. ...

Stephen R. Wasserman; Randall E. Winans; Robert McBeth

1996-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Highpressure behavior of iron carbide (Fe7C3) at inner core conditions  

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Highpressure behavior of iron carbide (Fe7C3) at inner core conditions Mainak Mookherjee,1 Yoichi at high pressures have demonstrated that Fe7C3 iron carbide is a likely candidate for the Earth's inner behavior of iron carbide (Fe7C3) at inner core conditions, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B04201, doi:10

Steinle-Neumann, Gerd

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Mineralogical and Microbial Controls on Iron Reduction in a Contaminated Aquifer-Wetland System  

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terminal electron accepting processes, iron reduction has the added complexity that its oxidized form (ferric iron) exists primarily as one of several solid phases in environments with pH greater than 3. Thus, the distribution and form of ferric iron...

Howson, Andrea Melissa

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Author's personal copy Hematite and iron carbonate precipitation-coexistence at the  

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Carbon dioxide The hydrothermal reactivity of swelling clays has relevant implications on the geological that the carbon dioxide increased the hydrothermal reactivity of montmorillonite because the hematite and ironAuthor's personal copy Hematite and iron carbonate precipitation-coexistence at the iron

Montes-Hernandez, German

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The Continental Margin is a Key Source of Iron to the HNLC North Pacific Ocean  

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The Continental Margin is a Key Source of Iron to the HNLC North Pacific Ocean Phoebe J. Lam1 concentrations in the upper 500m of the Western Subarctic Pacific, an iron-limited High Nutrient Low Chlorophyll a key source of bioavailable Fe to the HNLC North Pacific. Keywords: iron, continental margin, HNLC 1

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Role of Surface Precipitation in Copper Sorption by the Hydrous Oxides of Iron and Aluminum  

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Role of Surface Precipitation in Copper Sorption by the Hydrous Oxides of Iron and Aluminum K. G precipitation; sorption; isotherms; X-ray diffraction; hydrous iron oxide; hydrous aluminum oxide; copper. INTRODUCTION Hydrous oxides of iron (HFO) and aluminum (HAO) are important mineral components of natural

Chorover, Jon

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HIGH TEMPERATURE SULFIDATION BEHAVIOR OF LOW Al IRON-ALUMINUM COMPOSITIONS  

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HIGH TEMPERATURE SULFIDATION BEHAVIOR OF LOW Al IRON-ALUMINUM COMPOSITIONS S.W. Banovic, J.N. Du (Received January 5, 1998) (Accepted March 23, 1998) Introduction Iron-aluminum weld overlay coatings, the application of iron-aluminum alloys is currently limited due to hydrogen cracking susceptibility subsequent

DuPont, John N.

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Rhizosphere Microbial Community Structure in Relation to Root Location and Plant Iron Nutritional Status  

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...plant iron nutritional status were compared by performing...plant iron nutritional status during the iron-sufficient...only 24 samples, allowed us to compare root locations...BARD) program grant US-2668-95 and by a grant...U.S. Department of Energy. REFERENCES B. Assmus...

Ching-Hong Yang; David E. Crowley

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Improved wire chamber  

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An improved gas mixture for use with proportional counter devices, such as Geiger-Mueller tubes and drift chambers. The improved gas mixture provides a stable drift velocity while eliminating wire aging caused by prior art gas mixtures. The new gas mixture is comprised of equal parts argon and ethane gas and having approximately 0.25% isopropyl alcohol vapor. 2 figs.

Atac, M.

1987-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

285

Improved solid aerosol generator  

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An improved solid aerosol generator used to produce a gas borne stream of dry, solid particles of predetermined size and concentration. The improved solid aerosol generator nebulizes a feed solution of known concentration with a flow of preheated gas and dries the resultant wet heated aerosol in a grounded, conical heating chamber, achieving high recovery and flow rates. 2 figs.

Prescott, D.S.; Schober, R.K.; Beller, J.

1988-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

286

Studies of anisotropy of iron based superconductors  

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To study the electronic anisotropy in iron based superconductors, the temperature dependent London penetration depth, {Delta}{lambda}#1;#21;(T), have been measured in several compounds, along with the angular dependent upper critical field, H{sub c2}(T). Study was undertaken on single crystals of Ba(Fe{sub 1-x}Co{sub x}){sub 2}As{sub 2} with x=0.108 and x=0.127, in the overdoped range of the doping phase diagram, characterized by notable modulation of the superconducting gap. Heavy ion irradiation with matching field doses of 6 T and 6.5 T respectively, were used to create columnar defects and to study their effect on the temperature {Delta}{lambda}#1;#21;(T). The variation of the low-temperature penetration depth in both pristine and irradiated samples was #12;tted with a power-law function {Delta}{lambda}#1;#21;(T) = AT{sup n}. Irradiation increases the magnitude of the pre-factor A and decreases the exponent n, similar to the effect on the optimally doped samples. This finding supports the universal s{sub {+-}}#6; scenario for the whole doping range. Knowing that the s{sub {+-}}#6; gap symmetry exists across the superconducting dome for the electron doped systems, we next looked at {lambda}#21;(T), in optimally - doped, SrFe{sub 2}(As{sub 1-x}P{sub x}){sub 2}, x =0.35. Both, as-grown (T{sub c} ~ #25;25 K) and annealed (T{sub c} ~ #25;35 K) single crystals of SrFe{sub 2}(As{sub 1-x}P{sub x}){sub 2} were measured. Annealing decreases the absolute value of the London penetration depth from #21;{lambda}(0) = 300 {+-}#6; 10 nm in as-grown samples to {lambda}#21;(0) = 275{+-}#6;10 nm. At low temperatures, {lambda}#21;(T) #24;~ T indicates a superconducting gap with line nodes. Analysis of the full-temperature range superfluid density is consistent with the line nodes, but differs from the simple single-gap d-wave. The observed behavior is very similar to that of BaFe{sub 2}(As{sub 1-x}P{sub x}){sub 2}, showing that isovalently substituted pnictides are inherently different from the charge-doped materials. In-plane resistivity measurements as a function of temperature, magnetic field, and its orientation with respect to the crystallographic ab-plane were used to study the upper critical field, H{sub c2}, of two overdoped compositions of Ba(Fe{sub 1-x}Ni{sub x}){sub 2}As{sub 2}, x=0.054 and x=0.072. Measurements were performed using precise alignment (with accuracy less than 0.1{degree}) of the magnetic field with respect to the Fe-As plane. The dependence of the H{sub c2} on angle {theta}#18; between the field and the ab- plane was measured in isothermal conditions in a broad temperature range. We found that the shape of the H{sub c2} vs. {theta}#18; curve clearly deviates from the Ginzburg-Landau theory.

Murphy, Jason [Ames Laboratory

2013-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement  

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6 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 6 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process Document Number: P-006 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): P-008 Corrective-Preventive Action Process, P-004 Business System Management Review and REG-003 Records Register P-006 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0416 Changed verbiage in Step 6 to, "CAR/PAR/IO using P-008, Corrective-Preventive Action & Improvement Opportunity"

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Milestone Plan Process Improvement  

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Milestone Plan Process Improvement Milestone Plan Process Improvement Milestone Plan Process Improvement Background In response to our community's concern over the milestone plan (MP) process within the system, the STRIPES Project Office initiated an in-depth evaluation of the required steps and issues surrounding this process. We concluded that the MP process could be improved for most users by tuning the system configuration. With the approval of both the STRIPES Executive Steering Committee and the STRIPES Project Office, we launched the MP Process Improvement Initiative. After many meetings with members of the STRIPES Team and Working Group, we are ready to "go-live" with this initiative. On October 1 st , 2012 the new MP process will be implemented for use by most field offices.

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The Oxidation State of Iron at High Pressure  

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...Fig. 3. In K vs. In P-Acetylacetonate and basic acetate. kilobars...for the basic acetate and acetylacetonate (4). Both of these ligands...molecule attaching to the iron through two oxygens. The...KFeCI4 * 323 393 0.07 Fe acetylacetonate 60 325 0.15 Fe acetylacetonate...

H. G. Drickamer; G. K. Lewis Jr.; S. C. Fung

1969-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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High Temperature Corrosion Behavior of Iron Aluminide Alloys and Coatings  

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A multi-year effort has been focused on optimizing the long-term oxidation performance of ingot-processed (IP) and oxide-dispersion strengthened (ODS) Fe{sub 3}Al and iron aluminide-based coatings. Based on results from several composition iterations, a Hf-doped alloy (Fe-28Al-2Cr-0.05at.%Hf) has been developed with significantly better high temperature oxidation resistance than other iron aluminides. The scale adhesion is not significantly better; however, the {alpha}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} scale grows at a slower rate, approximately a factor of 10 less than undoped iron aluminide. The benefit of Hf is greatest at 1100-1200 C. Long-term oxidation resistance of commercially fabricated ODS Fe{sub 3}Al has been determined and compared to commercially available ODS FeCrAl. Scale spallation rates for ODS Fe{sub 3}Al are higher than for ODS FeCrAl. To complement studies of iron-aluminide weld-overlay coatings, carbon steel was coated with Fe-Al-Cr by thermal spraying. These specimens were then exposed in air at 900 and 1000 C and in air-1%SO{sub 2} at 800 C. Most likely due to an inadequate aluminum concentration in the coatings, continuous protective Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} could not be maintained and, consequently, the corrosion performance was significantly worse than what is normally observed for Fe{sub 3}Al.

Pint, B.A.

2001-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Nanocrystalline Iron Oxide Aerogels as Mesoporous Magnetic Architectures  

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We have developed crystalline nanoarchitectures of iron oxide that exhibit superparamagnetic behavior while still retaining the desirable bicontinuous pore?solid networks and monolithic nature of an aerogel. ... The laser power was controlled using a series of optical density filters and kept below ?1 mW to avoid sample degradation. ...

Jeffrey W. Long; Michael S. Logan; Christopher P. Rhodes; Everett E. Carpenter; Rhonda M. Stroud; Debra R. Rolison

2004-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Extracellular iron-sulfur precipitates from growth of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans  

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The authors have examined extracellular iron-bearing precipitates resulting from the growth of Desulfovibrio desulfuricans in a basal medium with lactate as the carbon source and ferrous sulfate. Black precipitates were obtained when D. desulfuricans was grown with an excess of FeSO{sub 4}. When D. desulfuricans was grown under conditions with low amounts of FeSO{sub 4}, brown precipitates were obtained. The precipitates were characterized by iron K-edge XAFS (X-ray absorption fine structure), {sup 57}Fe Moessbauer-effect spectroscopy, and powder X-ray diffraction. Both were noncrystalline and nonmagnetic (at room temperature) solids containing high-spin Fe(III). The spectroscopic data for the black precipitates indicate the formation of an iron-sulfur phase with 6 nearest S neighbors about Fe at an average distance of 2.24(1) {angstrom}, whereas the brown precipitates are an iron-oxygen-sulfur phase with 6 nearest O neighbors about Fe at an average distance of 1.95(1) {angstrom}.

Antonio, M. R.; Tischler, M. L.; Witzcak, D.

1999-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Versatile ferrofluids based on polyethylene glycol coated iron oxide nanoparticles  

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Versatile ferrofluids based on polyethylene glycol coated iron oxide nanoparticles W. Brullot a in revised form 20 December 2011 Available online 3 February 2012 Keywords: Ferrofluid Polyethylene glycol Magneto-optics Magnetite Rheology a b s t r a c t Versatile ferrofluids based on polyethylene glycol

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Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over iron-rhodium alloy catalysts  

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To investigate the nature of iron-rhodium alloy catalysts during the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, a combination of experimental techniques were applied. Infrared spectroscopy was mainly used to extract direct information on the surface of catalysts under the reaction conditions. In addition, Mossbauer spectroscopy was employed to study the iron alloy catalysts. Further characterization of the catalysts was performed by chemisorption measurements. Hydrocarbon products of the CO + H/sub 2/ synthesis reaction were analyzed by gas chromatography. The working surface of a silica-supported rhodium catalyst was found to be saturated with molecular carbon monoxide. The intensity of the linear carbonyl absorption band remained constant compared to that for room temperature CO adsorption, while that of the bridge-bonded carbonyl absorption band was drastically reduced during the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. The bridge-bonded adsorption sites are assumed to be the active sites for dissociating carbon monoxide. The hydrogenation rate of the linearly adsorbed carbon monoxide was much slower than the steady state reaction rate. The alloy catalyst did not form a bulk carbide, but the presence of surface carbon was suggested by the large shift of the linear carbonyl absorption band. On the other hand, infrared spectra on an iron catalyst showed only weak bands, indicating a high degree of CO dissociation. On a silica-supported iron-rhodium alloy catalyst, surface analysis by infrared spectroscopy presents evidence of well-mixed alloy formation. Three models of carbon monoxide adsorption were identified.

Choi, S.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Iron Phosphate Glasses for Vitrifying DOE High Priority Nuclear Wastes  

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Iron phosphate glasses have been studied as an alternative glass for vitrifying Department of Energy (DOE) high priority wastes. The high priority wastes were the Low Activity Waste (LAW) and the High Level Waste (HLW) with high chrome content stored at Hanford, WA, and the Sodium Bearing Waste (SBW) stored at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. These wastes were recommended by Tanks Focus Area since they were expected to require special attention when vitrified in borosilicate glasses. All three of these wastes have been successfully vitrified in iron phosphate glasses at waste loadings ranging from a low of 32 wt% for the high sulfate LAW to 40 wt% for the SBW to a high of 75 wt% for the high chrome HLW. In addition to these desirable high waste loadings, the iron phosphate glasses were easily melted, typically between 950 and 1200 C, in less than 4 hours in commercial refractory oxide containers. It is noteworthy that the chemical durability of both glassy and deliberately crystallized iron phosphate wasteforms not only met, but significantly exceeded, all current DOE chemical durability requirements as measured by the Product Consistency Test (PCT) and Vapor Hydration Test (VHT). The high waste loading, low melting temperature, rapid furnace throughput (short melting time) and their outstanding chemical durability could significantly accelerate the clean up effort and reduce the time and cost of vitrifying these high priority wastes.

Kim, C.W.; Day, D.E.

2004-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbonylation of (+)-2-carene induced by iron-pentacarbonyl.  

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(+)-2-carene heated neat with iron pentacarbonyl leads to ?-phellandrene-Fe(CO)3 complex ( ?15 % ), p. cymene ( ?15 % ), (-)-(1S)-3,8,8-trimethylbicyclo (4.1.1) oct-3-ene-7-one ( ?50 % ) and (+)-(1S,7S)-3,8,8-trimethylbicyclo (4.1.1.) oct-3-ene-7-ol ( ?20 % ).

Christiane Santelli-Rouvier; Maurice Santelli; Jean-Pierre Zahra

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

The iron man phenomenon, participatory culture, & future augmented reality technologies  

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The Iron Man media franchise glorifies futuristic interfaces and devices like holographic screens, powerful mobile devices, and heads-up displays. Consequently, a mainstream audience has come to know about and discursively relate to Augmented Reality ... Keywords: augmented reality, human-centric design, social media

Isabel Pedersen; Luke Simcoe

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Reduction of Vinyl Chloride in Metallic Iron-Water Systems  

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residence time for contaminated ground- water to degrade VC to below its maximum contamination levelReduction of Vinyl Chloride in Metallic Iron-Water Systems B A O L I N D E N G * Department). Remediation of groundwater contaminated with chlori- nated ethylenes, including vinyl chloride, has been chal

Deng, Baolin

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Sulfur Versus Iron Oxidation in an Iron-Thiolate Model Complex  

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In the absence of base, the reaction of [Fe{sup II}(TMCS)]PF{sub 6} (1, TMCS = 1-(2-mercaptoethyl)-4,8,11-trimethyl-1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane) with peracid in methanol at -20 C did not yield the oxoiron(IV) complex (2, [Fe{sup IV}(O)(TMCS)]PF{sub 6}), as previously observed in the presence of strong base (KO{sup t}Bu). Instead, the addition of 1 equiv of peracid resulted in 50% consumption of 1. The addition of a second equivalent of peracid resulted in the complete consumption of 1 and the formation of a new species 3, as monitored by UV-vis, ESI-MS, and Moessbauer spectroscopies. ESI-MS showed 3 to be formulated as [Fe{sup II}(TMCS) + 2O]{sup +}, while EXAFS analysis suggested that 3 was an O-bound iron(II)-sulfinate complex (Fe-O = 1.95 {angstrom}, Fe-S = 3.26 {angstrom}). The addition of a third equivalent of peracid resulted in the formation of yet another compound, 4, which showed electronic absorption properties typical of an oxoiron(IV) species. Moessbauer spectroscopy confirmed 4 to be a novel iron(IV) compound, different from 2, and EXAFS (Fe{double_bond}O = 1.64 {angstrom}) and resonance Raman ({nu}{sub Fe{double_bond}O} = 831 cm{sup -1}) showed that indeed an oxoiron(IV) unit had been generated in 4. Furthermore, both infrared and Raman spectroscopy gave indications that 4 contains a metal-bound sulfinate moiety ({nu}{sub s}(SO{sub 2}) {approx} 1000 cm{sup -1}, {nu}{sub as}(SO{sub 2}) {approx} 1150 cm{sup -1}). Investigations into the reactivity of 1 and 2 toward H{sup +} and oxygen atom transfer reagents have led to a mechanism for sulfur oxidation in which 2 could form even in the absence of base but is rapidly protonated to yield an oxoiron(IV) species with an uncoordinated thiol moiety that acts as both oxidant and substrate in the conversion of 2 to 3.

A McDonald; M Bukowski; E Farquhar; T Jackson; K Koehntop; M Seo; R De Hont; A Stubna; J Halfen; E Munck

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Fracture toughness studies of gray and ductile cast irons using a J-integral approach  

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, and silicon in which more carbon is present than can be retained in solid solution in austenite at the eutectic temperature. In gray cast iron, the iron and carbon solidify as a eutectic structure whose two phases are graphite and iron. Gray iron usually... contains from 1. 7 to 4. 5% carbon and 1 to 3% silicon. 27 The normal microstructure of gray iron is a matrix of pearlite (ferrite and cementite) with the graphite flakes dispersed throughout. Among the properties that the flake graphite 28 in gray...

Floyd, Donna Lynne Woodall

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Dragline Utilization  

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The cause of energy conservation can be served by increasing the efficiency of large draglines used in surface coal mining. The topic is the application of a training simulator, computer instrumentation and computer simulation to improve dragline...

Keller, K. J.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Project Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On December 19, 2014, the Energy Department released its "Improving Project Management" report, a roadmap to transformation in funding, culture, project ownership, independent oversight and front-end planning from experienced project management leaders.

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V-021: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus  

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21: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos 21: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities V-021: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities November 12, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities PLATFORM: Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliances (C-Series and X-Series) running Sophos Engine versions 3.2.07.352_4.80 and prior. Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliances (S-Series) running Sophos Engine versions 3.2.07.352_4.80 and prior. ABSTRACT: Cisco Ironport Appliances Sophos Anti-Virus Vulnerabilities. REFERENCE LINKS: Cisco Security Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20121108-sophos Secunia Advisory SA51197 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High DISCUSSION: Cisco has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in Cisco IronPort Web Security

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V-021: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus  

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1: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos 1: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities V-021: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities November 12, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Cisco IronPort Web / Email Security Appliance Sophos Anti-Virus Multiple Vulnerabilities PLATFORM: Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliances (C-Series and X-Series) running Sophos Engine versions 3.2.07.352_4.80 and prior. Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliances (S-Series) running Sophos Engine versions 3.2.07.352_4.80 and prior. ABSTRACT: Cisco Ironport Appliances Sophos Anti-Virus Vulnerabilities. REFERENCE LINKS: Cisco Security Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20121108-sophos Secunia Advisory SA51197 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High DISCUSSION: Cisco has acknowledged some vulnerabilities in Cisco IronPort Web Security

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Use of bimodal carbon distribution in compacts for producing metallic iron nodules  

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A method for use in production of metallic iron nodules comprising providing a reducible mixture into a hearth furnace for the production of metallic iron nodules, where the reducible mixture comprises a quantity of reducible iron bearing material, a quantity of first carbonaceous reducing material of a size less than about 28 mesh of an amount between about 65 percent and about 95 percent of a stoichiometric amount necessary for complete iron reduction of the reducible iron bearing material, and a quantity of second carbonaceous reducing material with an average particle size greater than average particle size of the first carbonaceous reducing material and a size between about 3 mesh and about 48 mesh of an amount between about 20 percent and about 60 percent of a stoichiometric amount of necessary for complete iron reduction of the reducible iron bearing material.

Iwasaki, Iwao

2014-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetics of the steam reforming of methane with iron, nickel, and iron-nickel alloys as catalysts  

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The steam reforming of methane on iron or nickel, CH/sub 4/ + H/sub 2/O ..-->.. CO + 3H/sub 2/, can be regarded as a sequence of two reactions with adsorbed carbon as an intermediate species: CH/sub 4/ ..-->.. C(ads) + 2H/sub 2/, C(ads) + H/sub 2/O ..-->.. CO + H/sub 2/. As the first reaction is rate limiting, the following rate law can be applied to methane reforming catalysed by iron: v = k/sub 2//sup Fe/ a/sub 0//sup -n/ p/sub CH/sub 4///P/sub H/sub 2///sup 1/2/, 0.6 less than or equal to n less than or equal to 1.0. The oxygen activity a/sub 0/ on the catalyst surface is virtually determined by the ratio P/sub H/sub 2/O//P/sub H/sub 2// in the gas atmosphere. The above rate equation was confirmed by measurements in a flow apparatus for the temperature range 700 to 900/sup 0/C. In agreement with the reaction model the steady-state carbon activity on the iron surface and the steady-state carbon concentration in the iron catalyst are very low. With nickel as catalyst the reaction rate is much higher and independent of the oxygen activity on the catalyst surface. The rate equation reads: v = k/sub 2//sup Ni/ P/sub CH/sub 4//. Different partial reaction steps of the methane decomposition are rate determining on iron and nickel.

Muenster, P.; Grabke, H.J.

1981-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Effect of thermal treatment on coke reactivity and catalytic iron mineralogy  

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Iron minerals in coke can catalyze its gasification and may affect coke behavior in the blast furnace. The catalytic behavior of iron depends largely upon the nature of the iron-bearing minerals. To determine the mineralogical changes that iron could undergo in the blast furnace, cokes made from three coals containing iron present in different mineral forms (clays, carbonates, and pyrite) were examined. All coke samples were heat-treated in a horizontal furnace at 1373, 1573, and 1773 K and then gasified with CO{sub 2} at 1173 K in a fixed bed reactor (FBR). Coke mineralogy was characterized using quantitative X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis of coke mineral matter prepared by low-temperature ashing (LTA) and field emission scanning electron microscopy combined with energy dispersive X-ray analysis (FESEM/EDS). The mineralogy of the three cokes was most notably distinguished by differing proportions of iron-bearing phases. During heat treatment and subsequent gasification, iron-containing minerals transformed to a range of minerals but predominantly iron-silicides and iron oxides, the relative amounts of which varied with heat treatment temperature and gasification conditions. The relationship between initial apparent reaction rate and the amount of catalytic iron minerals - pyrrhotite, metallic iron, and iron oxides - was linear and independent of heat treatment temperature at total catalyst levels below 1 wt %. The study showed that the coke reactivity decreased with increasing temperature of heat treatment due to decreased levels of catalytic iron minerals (largely due to formation of iron silicides) as well as increased ordering of the carbon structure. The study also showed that the importance of catalytic mineral matter in determining reactivity declines as gasification proceeds. 37 refs., 13 figs., 7 tabs.

Byong-chul Kim; Sushil Gupta; David French; Richard Sakurovs; Veena Sahajwalla [University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW (Australia). Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-solid phase transition measurements in iron  

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Previously, dynamic experiments on iron have observed a non-zero transition time and width in the solid-solid {alpha}-{var_epsilon} phase transition. Using Proton Radiography at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, we have performed plate impact experiments on iron to further study the {alpha}-{var_epsilon} phase transition which occurs at 13GPa. A 40mm bore powder gun was coupled to a proton radiography beam line and imaging system and synchronized to the impact of the projectile on the target sample with the proton beam pattern. A typical experimental configuration for the iron study, as shown below in 3 color-enhanced radiographs, is a 40mm diameter aluminum sabot impacting a 40mm diameter of polycrystalline ARMCO iron. The iron is backed by a sapphire optical window for velocimetry measurements. The aluminum flyer on the left of the iron is barely visible for visual display purposes. Direct density jumps were measured which corresponded to calculations to within 1% using a Wondy mUlti-phase equation of state model. In addition, shock velocities were measured using an edge fitting technique and followed that edge movement from radiograph to radiograph, where radiographs are separated in time by 500 ns. Preliminary measurements give a shock velocity (P1 wave) of 5.251 km/s. The projectile velocity was 0.725 km/s which translate to a peak stress of 17.5 GPa. Assuming the P1 wave is instantaneous, we are able to calibrate the chromatic, motion, object and camera blur by measuring the width of the P1 wave. This approximation works in this case since each of the two density jumps are small compared to the density of the object. Subtracting the measured width of the P1 wave in quadrature from the width of the P2 wave gives a preliminary measurement of the transition length of 265 {mu}m. Therefore, a preliminary measured phase transition relaxation time {tau} = transition length/u{sub s} = 265 {mu}m/5.251 km/s = 50 ns. Both Boettger and Jensen conclude that the transition rate and likely the transition mechanisms depend on the impact stress and the sample thickness. Since Proton Radiography can measure directly the transition length as well as the shock velocity, a transition time can be directly calculated. With higher higher energy protons we have better resolution of the measured width and edge locations. This will allow a more precise measurement of phase transition relaxation time. We propose to perform a series of experiments to measure the phase transition relaxation time, {tau}, as a function of drive and sample size.

Schwartz, Cynthia Louise [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of old cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed previously. Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in test cast-iron pipe segments. Efforts in the current quarter continued to be focused on Tasks 4-8. Highly valuable lessons were learned from field tests of the 4-inch gas pipe repair robot in cast-iron pipe at Public Service Electric & Gas. (These field tests were conducted and reported previously.) Several design issues were identified which need to be implemented in both the small- and large-diameter repair robots for cast-iron pipe to assure their commercial success. For Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train), previous problems with bladder design and elastomeric material expansion in the large mains were addressed. A new bladder based on a commercially available design was obtained and tested with success. Minor improvements were highlighted during patch-setting tests and are now being pursued. For Task 5 (Design and Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera), the previous field tests showed clearly that, in mains with low gas velocities, it will be necessary to improve the system's capacity to remove debris from the immediate vicinity of the bell and spigot joints. Otherwise, material removed by the cleaning flails (the flails were found to be very effective in cleaning bell and spigot joints) falls directly to the low side of the pipe and accumulates in a pile. This accumulation can prevent the sleeve from achieving a leak-free repair. Similarly, it is also deemed necessary to design an assembly to capture existing servicetap coupons and allow their removal from the inside of the pipe. Task 6 (Design and Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) was previously completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabVIEW. However, this must now be revisited to add control routines for the coupon catcher that will be added. This will most likely include a lift-off/place-on magnet translation function. Task 7 (Design and Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design for a bolt-on entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast-iron pipe in the current quarter. The drilling assembly for cutting an access hole through the wall of the gas main was also designed, along with a plug assembly to allow removing all tools from the live main and setting a blind flange on the entry fitting prior to burial. These designs are described in detail in the report. Task 8 (System Integration and Laboratory Validation) continued with the development of the robot module i

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synergetic effects of mixed copper-iron oxides oxygen carriers in chemical looping combustion  

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Chemical looping combustion (CLC) is an emerging technology for clean energy production from fuels. CLC produces sequestration-ready CO{sub 2}-streams without a significant energy penalty. Development of efficient oxygen carriers is essential to successfully operate a CLC system. Copper and iron oxides are promising candidates for CLC. Copper oxide possesses high reactivity but it has issues with particle agglomeration due to its low melting point. Even though iron oxide is an inexpensive oxygen carrier it has a slower reactivity. In this study, mixed metal oxide carriers containing iron and copper oxides were evaluated for coal and methane CLC. The components of CuO and Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3} were optimized to obtain good reactivity while maintaining physical and chemical stability during cyclic reactions for methane-CLC and solid-fuel CLC. Compared with single metal oxygen carriers, the optimized CuFe mixed oxide oxygen carriers demonstrated high reaction rate, better combustion conversion, greater oxygen usage and improved physical stability. Thermodynamic calculations, XRD, TGA, flow reactor studies and TPR experiments suggested that there is a strong interaction between CuO and Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3} contributing to a synergistic effect during CLC reactions. The amount of oxygen release of the mixed oxide carrier in the absence of a fuel was similar to that of the single metal oxides. However, in the presence of fuels, the oxygen consumption and the reaction profiles of the mixed oxide carriers were significantly better than that of the single metal oxides. The nature of the fuel not only influenced the reactivity, but also the final reduction status of the oxygen carriers during chemical looping combustion. Cu oxide of the mixed oxide was fully reduced metallic copper with both coal and methane. Fe oxide of the mixed oxide was fully reduced Fe metal with methane but it was reduced to only FeO with coal. Possible mechanisms of how the presence of CuO enhances the reduction of Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3} are discussed.

Siriwardane, Ranjani; Tian, Hanjing; Simonyi, Thomas; Poston, James

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synergistic enhancement of iron oxide nanoparticle and gadolinium for dual-contrast MRI  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer MR contrast agents exert influence on T{sub 1} or T{sub 2} relaxation time of the surrounding tissue. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Combined use of iron oxide and Gd-DTPA can improve the sensitivity/specificity of lesion detection. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Dual contrast MRI enhances the delineation of tumor borders and small lesions. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The effect of DC-MRI can come from the high paramagnetic susceptibility of Gd{sup 3+}. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The effect of DC-MRI can also come from the distinct pharmacokinetic distribution of SPIO and Gd-DTPA. -- Abstract: Purpose: The use of MR contrast agents allows accurate diagnosis by exerting an influence on the longitudinal (T{sub 1}) or transverse (T{sub 2}) relaxation time of the surrounding tissue. In this study, we combined the use of iron oxide (IO) particles and nonspecific extracellular gadolinium chelate (Gd) in order to further improve the sensitivity and specificity of lesion detection. Procedures: With a 7-Tesla scanner, pre-contrasted, IO-enhanced and dual contrast agent enhanced MRIs were performed in phantom, normal animals, and animal models of lymph node tumor metastases and orthotopic brain tumor. For the dual-contrast (DC) MRI, we focused on the evaluation of T{sub 2} weighted DC MRI with IO administered first, then followed by the injection of a bolus of gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid (Gd-DTPA). Results: Based on the C/N ratios and MRI relaxometry, the synergistic effect of coordinated administration of Gd-DTPA and IO was observed and confirmed in phantom, normal liver and tumor models. At 30 min after administration of Feridex, Gd-DTPA further decreased T{sub 2} relaxation in liver immediately after the injection. Additional administration of Gd-DTPA also immediately increased the signal contrast between tumor and brain parenchyma and maximized the C/N ratio to -4.12 {+-} 0.71. Dual contrast MRI also enhanced the delineation of tumor borders and small lesions. Conclusions: DC-MRI will be helpful to improve diagnostic accuracy and decrease the threshold size for lesion detection.

Zhang, Fan [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States) [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Center for Molecular Imaging and Translational Medicine, School of Public Health, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (China); Huang, Xinglu [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States)] [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Qian, Chunqi [Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Imaging, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States) [Laboratory of Functional and Molecular Imaging, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Center for Molecular Imaging and Translational Medicine, School of Public Health, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (China); Zhu, Lei [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States) [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Center for Molecular Imaging and Translational Medicine, School of Public Health, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005 (China); Hida, Naoki [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States)] [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Niu, Gang, E-mail: niug@mail.nih.gov [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States)] [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States); Chen, Xiaoyuan, E-mail: shawn.chen@nih.gov [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States)] [Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health - NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 (United States)

2012-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Dominated Electromagnets: Design, Fabrication, Assembly and Measurements  

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Medium energy electron synchrotrons used for the production of high energy photons from synchrotron radiation is an accelerator growth industry. Many of these accelerators have been built or are under construction to satisfy the needs of synchrotron light users throughout the world. Because of the long beam lifetimes required for these synchrotrons, these medium energy accelerators require the highest quality magnets of various types. Other accelerators, for instance low and medium energy boosters for high energy physics machines and electron/positron colliders, require the same types of magnets. Because of these needs, magnet design lectures, were organized and presented periodically at biennual classes organized under the auspices of the US Particle Accelerator School (USPAS). These classes were divided among areas of magnet design from fundamental theoretical considerations, the design approaches and algorithms for permanent magnet wigglers and undulators and the design and engineering of conventional accelerator magnets. The conventional magnet lectures were later expanded for the internal training of magnet designers at LLNL at the request of Lou Bertolini. Because of the broad nature of magnet design, Dr. S. Y. Lee, the former Director of the Particle Accelerator School, saw the need for a specialized course covering the various aspects of the design, engineering and fabrication of conventional magnets. This section of the class was isolated and augmented using the LLNL developed material resulting in the class on conventional magnet design. Conventional magnets are defined (for the purposes of this publication) as magnets whose field shape is dominated by the shape of the iron magnet yoke and are excited by coils, usually wound from solid or hollow water-cooled copper or aluminum conductors. This publication collects the lecture notes, written for the first course in the USPAS conventional magnet design course and evolved over subsequent presentations of this same course, and organizes the material roughly divided among two parts. One part is theoretical and computational and attempts to provide a foundation for later chapters which exploit the expressions and algorithms for the engineering and design calculations required to specify magnet conceptual designs. A chapter is devoted to the description and use of one of many magnet codes used to characterize the two dimensional field resulting from various magnet cross-sections. A chapter is included which exploits the two-dimensional theory and applies the mathematics to techniques and systems for magnet measurement. The second part of this publication ranges to practical issues associated with the fabrication of components, assembly, installation and alignment of magnets. This section also includes fabrication practices which respond to personnel and equipment protection needs. Required design calculations are supplemented by examples and problems. A CD is included with tools provided to simplify the computation of some of the more tedious relationships. This CD also includes useful photographs and pictures describing the high volume production of typical magnet types, which if included in the publication will add too many pages and increase the cost of publication. Styles among those facing similar problems will result in a wide variation of individual magnet designs. Designs and technologies will evolve and improve. This publication provides a snapshot of the present technology and presents as examples the magnet designs developed in response to the needs of several projects, the Advanced Light Source at LBNL, PEPII Low Energy Ring and SPEAR3 synchrotron light source at SLAC and the Australian Light Source, currently under construction in Melbourne. In each example, the reasons for fabrication design decisions are itemized and rationalized as much as is reasonable. The examples presented in this publication are provided as starting points which can be used as a design basis for magnets required for future projects. It is hoped that the listing of some design choi

Tanabe, Jack; /SLAC, SSRL

2005-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: News Release - Clean Coal Technology Report Showcases Advanced Iron  

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April 6, 2000 April 6, 2000 Clean Coal Technology Report Showcases Advanced Iron Making Process, Benefits for the Environment Topical Report Profiles Blast Furnace Granular Coal Injection System; Now Available on DOE's Fossil Energy Web Site An advanced iron making technology demonstrated in the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Coal Technology Program stands out for its potential to provide major environmental and financial benefits to the United States steel industry. Bethlehem Steel Topical Report The Energy Department has profiled the project in a topical report entitled Blast Furnace Granular Coal Injection System Demonstration Project. The report describes the federal government's partnership demonstration project with Bethlehem Steel Corporation, which tested a new method for reducing

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Arsenic Removal by Photochemical Methods: Nanoparticulate Zerovalent Iron  

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Arsenic Removal by Photochemical Methods: Nanoparticulate Zerovalent Iron Arsenic Removal by Photochemical Methods: Nanoparticulate Zerovalent Iron and Heterogeneous Photocatalysis with TiO2 Speaker(s): Marta Litter Date: November 19, 2010 - 11:00am Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Hugo Destaillats Arsenic in groundwater is a dramatic global problem due to the high incidence of arsenicosis or HACRE (Chronic Endemic Regional Hydro-arsenicism, Hidroarsenicismo Crónico Regional Endémico in Spanish), a severe illness causing skin lesions and cancer in extended regions of the world. For this reason, research on low-cost technologies for As removal to be applied in isolated, poor, rural locations is mandatory. This seminar will present a brief overview of arsenic pollution issues and mitigation needs in Latin America. It will also present results on As(V) removal using

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Parkers-Iron Springs, Arkansas: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Parkers-Iron Springs, Arkansas: Energy Resources Parkers-Iron Springs, Arkansas: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 34.6081427°, -92.3320235° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":34.6081427,"lon":-92.3320235,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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What's in the Cage Matters in Iron Antimonide Thermoelectric Materials |  

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Novel Experiments on Cement Yield Concrete Results Novel Experiments on Cement Yield Concrete Results Watching a Glycine Riboswitch "Switch" Polyamorphism in a Metallic Glass Under Pressure, Vanadium Won't Turn Down the Volume New Nanoscale Engineering Breakthrough Points to Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed What's in the Cage Matters in Iron Antimonide Thermoelectric Materials MARCH 29, 2007 Bookmark and Share Crystal structure of EuFe4Sb12 showing the cage confined Eu atoms (red) and Fe atoms (brown) surrounded by Sb tilted octahedral (Sb atoms are not shown). Thermoelectric materials such as iron antimonide have drawn intense interest because they offer a pollution-free source of electricity and a

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IRON-PHOSPHATE GLASS FOR IMMOBILIZATION OF RADIOACTIVE TECHNETIUM  

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Technetium-99 (Tc-99) can bring a serious environmental threat because of its high fission yield, long half-life, and high solubility and mobility in the ground water. The present work investigated the immobilization of Tc-99 (surrogated by Re) by heat-treating mixtures of an iron-phosphate glass with 1.5 to 6 wt.% KReO{sub 4} at {approx}1000 C. The Re retention in the glass was as high as {approx}1.2 wt. % while the loss of Re by evaporation during melting was {approx}50%. Re was uniformly distributed within the glass. The normalized Re release by the 7-day Product Consistency Test was {approx}0.39 g/m{sup 2}, comparable with that in phosphate-bonded ceramics and borosilicate glasses. These results suggest that iron-phosphate glass can provide a good matrix for immobilizing Tc-99.

KRUGER AA; HRMA PR; XU K; CHOI J; UM W; HEO J

2012-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron beam acceleration using direct plasma injection scheme  

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A new set of vanes of radio frequency quadrupole (RFQ) accelerator was commissioned using highly charged iron beam. To supply high intensity heavy ion beams to the RFQ, direct plasma injection scheme (DPIS) with a confinement solenoid was adopted. One of the difficulties to utilize the combination of DPIS and a solenoid field is a complexity of electro magnetic field at the beam extraction region, since biasing high static electric field for ion extraction, RFQ focusing field, and the solenoid magnetic field fill the same space simultaneously. To mitigate the complexity, a newly designed magnetic field clamps were used. The intense iron beam was observed with bunched structure and the total accelerated current reached 2.5 nC.

Okamura, M., E-mail: okamura@bnl.gov [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States); RIKEN-BNL Research Center, Upton, New York 11973 (United States); Kanesue, T. [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States)] [Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States); Yamamoto, T. [Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555 (Japan)] [Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555 (Japan); Fuwa, Y. [Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 (Japan) [Kyoto University, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 (Japan); RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198 (Japan)

2014-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance Guides - Continous Improvement  

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to verify that contractor personnel are effectively managing environment, safety, and health issues in a manner that fosters continuous improvement. The activities included in this surveillance help the Facility Representative determine whether safety issues identified through internal contractor, and external DOE or Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board evaluation programs are resolved consistent with the level of safety importance. 2.0 References 2.1 DOE O 414.1, Quality Assurance 2.2 DOE O 232.1, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information 2.3 DOE-STD-1045-93, Guide to Good Practices for Notifications and Investigations of Abnormal Events 2.4 48 CFR 1970.5204, Department of Energy Acquisition

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Improving steam turbine efficiency  

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This paper describes the condition of a significant number of fossil steam turbines operating in the United States and the maintenance practices used to improve their performance. Through the use of steam path audits conducted by the authors` company and by several utilities, a large data base of information on turbine heat rate, casing efficiency, and maintenance practices is available to help the power generation industry understand how different maintenance practices and steam path damage impact turbine performance. The data base reveals that turbine cycle heat rate is typically 5.23% poorer than design just prior to major outages. The degraded condition of steam turbines presents an opportunity for utilities to improve heat rate and reduce emissions without increasing fuel costs. The paper describes what losses typically contribute to the 5.23% heat rate degradation and how utilities can recover steam turbine performance through maintenance actions aimed at improving steam path efficiency.

Cioffi, D.H.; Mitchell, D.R.; Whitecar, S.C. [Encotech, Inc., Schenectady, NY (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OIT geothermal system improvements  

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The Oregon Institute of Technology campus has been heated by the direct use of geothermal fluids since 1964. The 11 building campus uses geothermal energy for space heating/cooling, domestic water heating, the swimming pool and sidewalk snow melt. The hydronic system was designed to use the geothermal fluids directly in heating units. In the 1970s, problems were experienced with the design and operation of the well pumps, buried piping and heating equipment. Beginning in the early 1980`s, many improvements were made to the system due to equipment performance problems and resource management requirements. This paper discusses those improvements that included the distribution system, cooling, well pumps, cascading of geothermal fluids, installation of isolation plate heat exchangers in each building and drilling of two injection wells. Plans for future improvements include better controls to manage energy use and data monitoring systems for individual buildings, and instrumentation to monitor well pump performance.

Lienau, P.J.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal Fly Ash as a Source of Iron in Atmospheric Dust  

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Anthropogenic coal fly ash aerosols may represent a significant source of bioavailable iron in the open ocean. Few measurements have been made to compare the solubility of atmospheric iron from anthropogenic aerosols and other sources. We report an investigation of the iron dissolution of three fly ash samples in acidic aqueous solutions and compare the solubilities with that of Arizona test dust, a reference material of mineral dust. The effects of pH, cloud processing, and solar irradiation on Fe solubility were explored. Similar to previously reported results on mineral dust, iron in aluminosilicate phases provide predominant dissolved iron compared with iron in oxides. Iron solubility of fly ash is higher than Arizona test dust, especially at the higher pH conditions investigated. Simulated atmospheric processing elevates iron solubility due to significant changes in the morphology aluminosilicate glass, a dominantly material in fly ash particle. Iron continuously releases into the aqueous solution as fly ash particles break up into smaller fragments. The assessment of dissolved atmospheric iron deposition fluxes, and their effect on the biogeochemistry at ocean surface should be constrained by taking into account the source, environment pH, Fe speciation, and solar radiation.

Chen, Haihan; Laskin, Alexander; Baltrusaitis, Jonas; Gorski, Christopher A.; Scherer, Michelle; Grassian, Vicki H.

2012-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Chapter 12 - Coal use in iron and steel metallurgy  

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Abstract: This chapter discusses the role of coal in iron and steel metallurgy. The chapter first gives information about routes for steel manufacture, current levels of steel production and forecasts for the future. It then discusses the use of coal in different metallurgical processes with emphasis on various ironmaking technologies as the most energy consuming step of the process chain. Alternatives to coal like biomass, hydrogen or waste plastics are discussed from the point of view of CO2 reduction.

A. Babich; D. Senk

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Zinc sorption by iron oxides and soil samples  

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(Head of Department) May 1989 ABSTRACT Zinc Sorption by Iron Oxides and Soil Samples. (May 1989) Markku Juhani Yli-Halla, M. S. University of Helsinki, Finland Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Richard H. Loeppert Zn sorption by synthetic Fe oxide... and soil samples was studied. The purpose was to examine the effect of crystallinity and adsorbed silica on Zn adsorption by synthetic Fe oxide using goethite and ferrihydrite as test materials. Zn sorption by acid soil samples from Finland and a...

Yli-Halla, Markku Juhani

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low resistivity contact to iron-pnictide superconductors  

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Method of making a low resistivity electrical connection between an electrical conductor and an iron pnictide superconductor involves connecting the electrical conductor and superconductor using a tin or tin-based material therebetween, such as using a tin or tin-based solder. The superconductor can be based on doped AFe.sub.2As.sub.2, where A can be Ca, Sr, Ba, Eu or combinations thereof for purposes of illustration only.

Tanatar, Makariy; Prozorov, Ruslan; Ni, Ni; Bud'ko, Sergey; Canfield, Paul

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Fouling of carbon steel heat exchanger caused by iron bacteria  

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A carbon steel heat exchanger installed in a reverse osmosis unit failed after 1 1/2 years from start-up as a result of tubes, lids, tube sheets, and connection pipes clogging from rust deposits. Chemical analysis of cooling water and scraped precipitates, as well laboratory screening of the deposits for bacteria, revealed that activity of iron-oxidizing bacteria present in cooling water could lead to heat exchanger blockage.

Starosvetsky, J.; Armon, R.; Starosvetsky, D. (Technion-Israel Inst. of Tech. (Israel)); Groysman, A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology development for iron F-T catalysts. Final report  

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The objectives of this work were twofold. The first objective was to design and construct a pilot plant for preparing precipitated iron oxide F-T precursors and demonstrate that the rate of production from this plant is equivalent to 100 lbs/day of dried metal oxide. Secondly, these precipitates were to be used to prepare catalysts capable of achieving 88% CO + H{sub 2} conversion with {le} 5 mole percent selectivity to methane + ethane.

Frame, R.R.; Gala, H.B.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance and cycling of the iron-ion/hydrogen redox flow cell with  

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Performance and cycling of the iron-ion/hydrogen redox flow cell with Performance and cycling of the iron-ion/hydrogen redox flow cell with various catholyte salts Title Performance and cycling of the iron-ion/hydrogen redox flow cell with various catholyte salts Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Tucker, Michael C., Venkat Srinivasan, Philip N. Ross, and Adam Z. Weber Journal Journal of Applied Electrochemistry Volume 43 Issue 7 Pagination 637 - 644 Date Published 7/2013 ISSN 0021-891X Keywords battery, Flow battery, iron hydrogen cell, progress, redox flow cell Abstract A redox flow cell utilizing the Fe2+/Fe3+ and H-2/H+ couples is investigated as an energy storage device. A conventional polymer electrolyte fuel cell anode and membrane design is employed, with a cathode chamber containing a carbon felt flooded with aqueous acidic solution of iron salt. The maximum power densities achieved for iron sulfate, iron chloride, and iron nitrate are 148, 207, and 234 mW cm(-2), respectively. It is found that the capacity of the iron nitrate solution decreases rapidly during cycling. Stable cycling is observed for more than 100 h with iron chloride and iron sulfate solutions. Both iron sulfate and iron chloride solutions display moderate discharge polarization and poor charge polarization; therefore, voltage efficiency decreases dramatically with increasing current density. A small self-discharge current occurs when catholyte is circulating through the cathode chamber. As a result, a current density above 100 mA cm(-2) is required to achieve high Coulombic efficiency (> 0.9).

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ACCELERATED IMPROVEMENT A CONCENTRATED APPROACH  

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ACCELERATED IMPROVEMENT A CONCENTRATED APPROACH FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT #12;Accelerated.quality.wisc.edu O F F I C E O F Q U A L I T Y I M P R O V E M E N T Accelerated Improvement This guide to improving resources. You will find helpful information needed to conduct an Accelerated Improvement project

Shapiro, Vadim

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An Atomistic study of Helium Resolution in bcc Iron  

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The evolution of gas-stabilized bubbles in irradiated materials can be a significant factor in the microstructural processes that lead to mechanical property and dimensional changes in structural materials exposed to high-energy neutrons. Helium generation and accumulation is particularly important under DT fusion irradiation conditions. Although the process of ballistic resolutioning of gas from bubbles has been long-discussed in the literature, there have been few computational studies of this mechanism. Resolutioning could limit bubble growth by ejecting gas atoms back into the metal matrix. A detailed atomistic study of ballistic He resolutioning from bubbles in bcc iron has been carried out using molecular dynamics. A newly-developed Fe-He interatomic potential was employed, with the iron matrix described by the potential of Ackland and co-workers from 1997. The primary variables examined were: irradiation temperature (100 and 600K), iron knock-on atom energy (5 and 20 keV), bubble radius (~0.5 and 1.0 nm), and He-to-vacancy ratio in the bubble (0.25, 0.5 and 1.0) in order to obtain an assessment of this dynamic resolutioning mechanism. The results presented here focus on the 5 keV cascades which indicate a modest, but potentially significant level of He removal by this process.

Stoller, Roger E [ORNL; Stewart, David M [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion of iron in acid solutions with hydrogen sulfide  

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The influence of pH and the concentration of hydrogen sulfide (H{sub 2}S) on corrosion of iron in acid solutions was studied using a potentiostatic polarization method. The alternating current (AC) impedance technique also was used to characterize the active dissolution process of iron. Results showed the dissolution process was accelerated by H{sub 2}S. The anodic dissolution current (i{sub a}) increased with pH and H{sub 2}S concentration with reaction orders of about n{sub pH} = n{sub H{sub 2}s} = 0.25 when the ratio of H{sub 2}S concentration and hydrogen ion (H{sub 3}O{sup +}) concentration was <10{sup 1.5} i{sub a} reached a maximum and became independent of pH and [H{sub 2}S] when [H{sub 2}S]/H{sub 3}O{sup +} > 10{sup 1.5}. The Nyquist diagram corresponding to the active dissolution process in the Tafel range exhibited two capacitive loops in addition to the well-known, high-frequency capacitive loop. A mechanism was proposed to explain the results in which H{sub 2}S chemisorbed first on the electrode surface and then catalyzed the anodic dissolution of iron in two discharging steps.

Cheng, X.L.; Ma, H.Y.; Zhang, J.P.; Chen, X.; Chen, S.H. [Shandong Univ., Jinan (China). Dept. of Chemistry; Yang, H.Q. [Peking Univ. (China). Dept. of Chemistry

1998-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron phosphate glass for immobilization of 99Tc  

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Technetium-99 (99Tc) can bring serious environmental threats because of its long half-life (t1/2 = ~2.1 x 105 years), high fission yield (~6%), and high solubility and mobility in the ground water. The high volatility makes it difficult to immobilize 99Tc in continuous melters vitrifying 99Tc-containing nuclear wastes in borosilicate glasses. This work explores a possibility of incorporating a high concentration of 99Tc, surrogated by the non-radioactive Re, in an iron phosphate glass by melting mixtures of iron phosphate glass frits with 1.5-6 mass% KReO4 at ~1000 C. The retention of Re achieved was ~1.1 mass%. The normalized Re release by the 7-day Product Consistency Test was <10*2 g/m2. Surprisingly, the Re escaped from the melt within a short time of heating, especially when the temperature was increased. Therefore, 99Tc volatilization would still be a challenging task for its immobilization in iron phosphate glasses.

Xu, Kai; Hrma, Pavel R.; Um, Wooyong; Heo, Jong

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic analysis of transportation directly reduced iron (DRI) through ship  

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Directly reduced iron (DRI) is a major source of iron units in cases of low scrap availability and/or hot metal. Its main advantage is it is low content of phosphorus and sulphur. Removal of phosphorus and sulphur demands high energy consumption in steel making process. With fast depleting sources of cooking coal, the availability of hot metal will decrease in the coming years. Also, scrap availability is already on the declining trend. Hence, DRI is going to be the main source of iron units in the future, especially in electric arc furnace (EAF steel making). The disadvantage of DRI usages lies in it is high reactivity. Freshly produced DRI possesses high susceptibility to oxidation whenever it comes in contact with air. The generated heat in the oxidation reaction increases the tendency to oxidation, thereby, starting a short of chain reaction and ultimately leading to the burning of DRI. This phenomenon makes storage and handling of DRI a concern. The problem caused loss of one cargo in Delta steel company, Nigeria. The authors of this dissertation were given the responsibility to work out the solution in the minimum possible time for implementing it to the next shipments. It is heartening that the problem could be successfully solved and implemented in the next shipments in November '06. Hence, after above work implementation of the recommendations for a $45 risk/ton of DRI, only $1 is to be spent for protection against the risk.

Manikant K. Paswan; Chinmoy Mukherjee

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetics of chromium(VI) reduction by ferrous iron  

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Chromium is a primary inorganic contaminant of concern at the Pantex Plant. Chromium concentrations have been found to be two orders of magnitude higher than the drinking water standards, particularly in certain wells in the perched aquifer below Zone 12. In situ reduction of a mobile form of chromium, Cr(VI) to an immobile form, Cr(III), was examined as a viable option to active soil restoration. Successfully immobilizing chromium in the vadose zone as Cr(III) will reduce the amount of chromium that reaches the groundwater table. The results from the solution experiments indicated that chromium was rapidly and stoichiometrically reduced by Fe(II) in solution. Also, the slurry experiments showed that the aquifer solids removed Fe(II) from solution, but a portion of the iron removed remained available for reaction with Cr(VI), but at a slower rate. A model to predict different amounts of iron pseudo-components was developed, which allowed prediction of iron amounts required to reduce chromium under in situ conditions.

Batchelor, B.; Schlautman, M.; Hwang, I.; Wang, R. [Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (United States). Dept. of Civil Engineering

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multilayer route to iron nanoparticle formation in an insulating matrix  

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Well-protected isolated bcc-iron nanoparticles embedded in silicon dioxide were prepared by e-beam evaporation and postannealing of multilayers in an ultrahigh vacuum system. The spherical shape and isolation of the particles were confirmed by plan-view and cross-sectional transmission electron microscopy.Oxidation was evaluated from the electron energy-loss near edge structure. In this technique a postedge peak of 40 eV above the iron L 3 threshold originating from backscattering of oxygen atoms provides a clear indication of iron oxide. The white-line ratio (WLR) measuring the 3 d -orbital occupancy is used to estimate the oxidation-layer thickness. In the samples of large ironnanoparticles (with average diameter larger than 10 nm ) a very thin surface layer appears to be the oxide maghemite approximately one atomic layer according to the WLR evaluations. The evolution of the coercivity with particle size as measured by the magneto-optical Kerr effect shows that the reversal process is dominated by the surfaceanisotropy and is also affected by the dipole interaction particularly in samples with large volume-filling factor.

Feng Wang; Marek Malac; Ray F. Egerton; Alkiviathes Meldrum; Xiaobin Zhu; Zhigang Liu; Nicole Macdonald; Peng Li; Mark R. Freeman

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved vortex reactor system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An improved vortex reactor system for affecting fast pyrolysis of biomass and Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) feed materials comprising: a vortex reactor having its axis vertically disposed in relation to a jet of a horizontally disposed steam ejector that impels feed materials from a feeder and solids from a recycle loop along with a motive gas into a top part of said reactor.

Diebold, James P. (Lakewood, CO); Scahill, John W. (Evergreen, CO)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CAMPUS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 201420  

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(CIP) 2014­20? The Campus Improvement Program (CIP) is a concept proposal for the delivery of new-Darlington campus to 2020 through land uses and building envelopes. The CIP is not a proposal for the detailed design and construction of new buildings. See point 9. 2. What are the objectives of the CIP? The CIP

Viglas, Anastasios

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SEALING LARGE-DIAMETER CAST-IRON PIPE JOINTS UNDER LIVE CONDITIONS  

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Utilities in the U.S. operate over 75,000 km (47,000 miles) of old cast-iron pipes for gas distribution. The bell-and-spigot joints that connect pipe sections together tend to leak as these pipes age. Current repair practices are costly and highly disruptive. The objective of this program is to design, test and commercialize a robotic system capable of sealing multiple cast-iron bell and spigot joints from a single pipe entry point. The proposed system will perform repairs while the pipe remains in service by traveling through the pipe, cleaning each joint surface, and installing a stainless-steel sleeve lined with an epoxy-impregnated felt across the joint. This approach will save considerable time and labor, avoid traffic disruption, and eliminate any requirement to interrupt service to customers (which would result in enormous expense to utilities). Technical challenges include: (1) repair sleeves must compensate for diametric variation and eccentricity of cast-iron pipes; (2) the assembly must travel long distances through pipes containing debris; (3) the pipe wall must be effectively cleaned in the immediate area of the joint to assure good bonding of the sleeve; and (4) an innovative bolt-on entry fitting is required to conduct repair operations on live mains. The development effort is divided into eleven tasks. Task 1 (Program Management) and Task 2 (Establishment of Detailed Design Specifications) were completed in prior quarters while Task 3 (Design and Fabricate Ratcheting Stainless-Steel Repair Sleeves) has progressed to installing prototype sleeves in cast-iron test pipe segments. Efforts in the current quarter continued to focus on Tasks 4-8. Highly valuable lessons were learned from field tests of the 4-inch gas pipe repair robot in cast-iron pipe at Public Service Electric & Gas. (These field tests were conducted and reported last quarter.) These tests identified several design issues which need to be implemented in both the small- and large-diameter repair robots for cast-iron pipe to assure their commercial success. For Task 4 (Design, Fabricate and Test Patch Setting Robotic Train), work has been directed on increasing the nitrogen bladder reservoir volume to allow at least two complete patch inflation/patch setting cycles in the event the sleeve does not set all ratchets in the same row on the first attempt. This problem was observed on a few of the repair sleeves that were recently installed during field tests with the small-diameter robotic system. For Task 5 (Design & Fabricate Pipe-Wall Cleaning Robot Train with Pan/Zoom/Tilt Camera), the recent field tests showed clearly that, in mains with low gas velocities, it will be necessary to improve the system's capacity to remove debris from the immediate vicinity of the bell and spigot joints. Otherwise, material removed by the cleaning flails (the flails were found to be very effective in cleaning bell and spigot joints) falls directly to the low side of the pipe and accumulates in a pile. This accumulation can prevent the sleeve from achieving a leak-free repair. Similarly, it is also deemed necessary to design an assembly to capture existing service-tap coupons and allow their removal from the inside of the pipe. These coupons were found to cause difficulty in launching and retrieving the small pipe repair robot; for example, one coupon lodged beneath the end of the guide shoe. Designs for new features to accomplish these goals for the large robotic system were pursued and are presented in this report. Task 6 (Design & Build Surface Control and Monitoring System) was previously completed with the control and computer display functions being operated through LabVIEW. However, this must now be revisited to add control routines for the coupon catcher to be added. This will most likely include a lift-off/place-on magnet translation function. Task 7 (Design & Fabricate Large Diameter Live Access System) progressed to completing the detailed design of the entry fitting for 12-inch diameter cast iron pipe in the previous quarter. Field tests with the 4-inch

Kiran M. Kothari; Gerard T. Pittard

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah,  

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Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008 Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008 Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008 Dispersivity Testing of Zero-Valent Iron Treatment Cells: Monticello, Utah, November 2005 Through February 2008 More Documents & Publications Final Report Phase II: Performance Evaluation of Permeable Reactive Barriers and Potential for Rejuvenation by Chemical Flushing Phase II: Performance Evaluation of Permeable Reactive Barriers and Potential for Rejuvenation by Chemical Flushing Third (March 2006) Coring and Analysis of Zero-Valent Iron Permeable

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Solvent Tuning of Properties of Iron-Sulfur Clusters in Proteins  

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Solvent Tuning of Properties of Solvent Tuning of Properties of Iron-Sulfur Clusters in Proteins Figure 1. Schematic repre-sentation of the common active-site iron-sulfur cluster structural motif. Proteins containing Fe4S4 iron-sulfur clusters are ubiquitous in nature and catalyze one-electron transfer processes. These proteins have evolved into two classes that have large differences in their electrochemical potentials: high potential iron-sulfur proteins (HiPIPs) and bacterial ferredoxins (Fds). The role of the surrounding protein environment in tuning the redox potential of these iron sulfur clusters has been a persistent puzzle in biological electron transfer [1]. Although HiPIPs and Fds have the same iron sulfur structural motif - a cubane-type structure - (Figure 1), there are large differences in their electrochemical

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Method for the production of hydrocarbons using iron-carbon-based catalysts  

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This patent describes a process for producing C/sub 2/+ aliphatic hydrocarbons from a CO and H/sub 2/ mixture comprising the step of contacting the mixture with a catalyst comprising finely divided nonpyrophoric iron-carbon catalyst particles comprising iron and carbon, in the substantial absence of silicon, a substantial portion of which is dementite, which was produced in a reaction zone in the presence of laser radiation under such conditions of laser flux density, power adsorption, concentration of iron compound reactants selected from the group consisting of iron carbonyls, iron acetylacetonate, and ferrocene, and pressure sufficient to produce non-pyrophoric iron-carbon particles having average diameters between 1 and 100 nm.

Rice, G.W.; Fiato, R.A.; Soled, S.L.

1988-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Peer Review Process Improvement  

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Process Improvement Two men discuss ways to improve peer review processes After finding academic reviewers and conducting peer reviews, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and...

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement  

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Iron and Steel Industry in China Iron and Steel Industry in China Ali Hasanbeigi, William Morrow, Jayant Sathaye, Eric Masanet, Tengfang Xu Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA USA July 2012 This study is sponsored by Climate Economics Branch, Climate Change Division of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under Contract No. DE- AC02-05CH11231 with the U.S. Department of Energy. ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY LBNL-5535E Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of

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Improving Floating Point Compression  

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Improving Improving Floating Point Compression through Binary Masks Leonardo A. Bautista Gomez Argonne National Laboratory Franck Cappello Argonne National Laboratory Abstract-Modern scientific technology such as particle accel- erators, telescopes and supercomputers are producing extremely large amounts of data. That scientific data needs to be processed using systems with high computational capabilities such as supercomputers. Given that the scientific data is increasing in size at an exponential rate, storing and accessing the data is becoming expensive in both, time and space. Most of this scientific data is stored using floating point representation. Scientific applications executed in supercomputers spend a large amount of CPU cycles reading and writing floating point values, making data compression techniques an interesting way to increase computing efficiency.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arsenic rich iron Sample Search Results  

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2 Processes conducive to the release and transport of arsenic into aquifers of Bangladesh Summary: then by reductive dissolution of iron and arsenic during the ensuing...

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Arsenic Removal from Groundwater Using Iron Electrocoagulation: Effect of Charge Dosage Rate  

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iron-? containing adsorbents for arsenic removal. arsenate-selective adsorbent. [29] Electrochemical Reactorsof pre-synthesized HFO adsorbent (ps-HFO; i.e. HFO that was

Amrose, Susan E.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced iron aluminide-clad Sample Search...  

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Molecular to Field Scale Uranium... , Arsenic, and Iron Biogeochemistry at Abandoned Mining Sites Abandoned Uranium Mine Tailings in Harding Source: Borch, Thomas - Department...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing iron stores Sample Search Results  

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stored iron in the cells was utilized and its concentration decreased (Fig. 6). By late exponential phase... was assessed (Supplemental Table II). Figure 6. ... Source: Pakrasi,...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - anaerobically corroding iron Sample Search...  

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This publication provides a general overview of anaero- Summary: . Scrubbing the biogas with iron-impregnated wood chips has been used in anaerobic digesters in municipal......

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Layer-By-Layer Assembled Hybrid Film of Carbon Nanotubes/Iron...  

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By-Layer Assembled Hybrid Film of Carbon NanotubesIron Oxide Nanocrystals for Reagentless Electrochemical Detection of Layer-By-Layer Assembled Hybrid Film of Carbon Nanotubes...

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Synthesis of the H-Cluster Framework of Iron-Only Hydrogenase...  

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for hydrogen production or uptake, pertinent to energy transduction technology and a hydrogen economy. Herein we report the assembly of the first materials with di-iron...

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Promotion of atherogenesis by copper or iron-Which is more likely?  

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Iron levels increase in atherosclerotic lesions in cholesterol fed-rabbits and play a role in atherosclerosis. We investigated whether copper also rises. Male New Zealand White rabbits were fed high-cholesterol diets for 8 weeks. After sacrifice, lesion sizes were determined, and elemental analyses of the lesion and unaffected artery wall performed using nuclear microscopy. Unlike iron, lesion copper is decreased by about half compared with the unaffected artery wall, and much less copper than iron is present. Our data suggest that iron may be more likely to play a role in the promotion of atherosclerosis than copper.

Rajendran, Reshmi [Centre for Ion Beam Applications, Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore); Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore); Ren, Minqin [Centre for Ion Beam Applications, Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore); Ning, Pan [Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore); Tan Kwong Huat, Benny [Department of Pharmacology, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore); Halliwell, Barry [Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore)]. E-mail: bchbh@nus.edu.sg; Watt, Frank [Centre for Ion Beam Applications, Department of Physics, National University of Singapore, MD7, 8 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597 (Singapore)

2007-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Contribution of Iron-Reducing Bacteria to Mercury Methylation in Marine Sediments  

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in continental margin sediments off central Chile. Limnologyof microbial iron reduction in sediments of the Baltic-Northreducing bacteria from sediments of an acid stressed lake.

Fleming, Emily J.; Nelson, D C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - approved iron nanoparticles Sample Search...  

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of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Reliability Division Collection: Materials Science 2 Synthesis of Monodisperse Biotinylated p(NIPAAm)-Coated Iron Oxide Magnetic...

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ORNL scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based...  

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and Media Relations (865) 574-7308 ORNL scientists uncover clues to role of magnetism in iron-based superconductors Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists used scanning...

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Quantification of liver iron content with CTadded value of dual-energy  

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To evaluate the value of dual-energy CT (DECT) with use of an ... decomposition algorithm for the quantification of liver iron content (LIC).

Michael A. Fischer; Caecilia S. Reiner; Dimitri Raptis; Olivio Donati

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FACTORS CONTROLLING SYNTHESIS OF IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES AND THE EFFECT OF SURFACE CHARGE ON MAGNETIC HYPERTHERMIA.  

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??ABSTRACT Iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) have been widely studied in the theranostics application due to their promising magnetic properties, low cytotoxicity and attractive biocompatibility. Despite (more)

Qi, Bin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron oxide nanoparticle-based theranostics for cancer imaging and therapy  

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Theranostic platform, which is equipped with both diagnostic and therapeutic functions, is a promising approach in cancer treatment. From various nanotheranostics studied, iron oxide nanoparticles have advantages...

Xiaoqing Ren; Hongwei Chen; Victor Yang

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preservation of iron(II) by carbon-rich matrices in a hydrothermal plume  

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Hydrothermal venting associated with mid-ocean ridge volcanism is globally widespread. This venting is responsible for a dissolved iron flux to the ocean that is approximately equal to that associated with continental riverine runoff. For hydrothermal fluxes, it has long been assumed that most of the iron entering the oceans is precipitated in inorganic forms. However, the possibility of globally significant fluxes of iron escaping these mass precipitation events and entering open-ocean cycles is now being debated, and two recent studies suggest that dissolved organic ligands might influence the fate of hydrothermally vented metals. Here we present spectromicroscopic measurements of iron and carbon in hydrothermal plume particles at the East Pacific Rise mid-ocean ridge. We show that organic carbon-rich matrices, containing evenly dispersed iron(II)-rich materials, are pervasive in hydrothermal plume particles. The absence of discrete iron(II) particles suggests that the carbon and iron associate through sorption or complexation. We suggest that these carbon matrices stabilize iron(II) released from hydrothermal vents in the region, preventing its oxidation and/or precipitation as insoluble minerals. Our findings have implications for deep-sea biogeochemical cycling of iron, a widely recognized limiting nutrient in the oceans.

Toner, Brandy M.; Fakra, Sirine C.; Manganini, Steven J.; Santelli, Cara M.; Marcus, Matthew A.; Moffett, James W.; Rouxel, Olivier; German, Christopher R.; Edwards, Katrina J.

2008-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of PCI blending on combustion characteristics for iron-making.  

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??The PCI technology is well established for reducing the consumption of economic and environmentally expensive coke in blast furnace iron-making. Often, coal blends show unexpected (more)

Gill, Trilochan Singh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of copper and iron on the oxidative flavor deterioration of ice cream  

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for the degree of "ASTER CP SCIENCE Jhnuary I~ Nc )or Sub)catt Dairy &~actures EFFECT GF COFFER ARD IRON CR Tlm OXIDATIVE FLAVOR DETKRI/Z'TJ ' CF ICE CRE//P A Thesis Pi? Pbdul Hasid 'Pish Approved as to style and content by: I /'i'I /' ' / , r... Archihald (2? 3) reported results cf cariiar studies on the effect oi' feed and added coppex' or iron or. the coppex' and iron content of milk. Cn tne lamia of these earlier ?tudiss the effect of feeding supplemental copper and iron on the copper...

Miah, Md. Abdul Hamid

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved vortex reactor system  

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An improved vortex reactor system is described for affecting fast pyrolysis of biomass and Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) feed materials comprising: a vortex reactor having its axis vertically disposed in relation to a jet of a horizontally disposed steam ejector that impels feed materials from a feeder and solids from a recycle loop along with a motive gas into a top part of said reactor. 12 figs.

Diebold, J.P.; Scahill, J.W.

1995-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical classification of iron meteoritesIX. A new group (IIF), revision of IAB and IIICD, and data on 57 additional irons  

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Structural observations and concentrations of Ni, Ga, Ge and Ir allow the classification of 57 iron meteorites in addition to those described in the previous papers in this series; the number of classified independent iron meteorites is now 535. INAA for an additional six elements indicates that five previously studied irons having very high GeGa ratios are compositionally closely related and can be gathered together as group IIF. A previously unstudied iron, Dehesa, has the highest GeGa ratio known in an iron meteorite, a ratio 18 higher than that in CI chondrites. Although such high GeGa ratios are found in the metal grains of oxidized unequilibrated chondrites, their preservation during core formation requires disequilibrium melting or significant compositional and temperature effects on metal/silicate distribution constants and/or activity coefficients. In terms of GeGa ratios and various other properties group IIF shows genetic links to the Eagle Station pallasites and COCV chondrites. Klamath Falls is a new high-Ni, low-Ir member of group IIIF that extends the concentration ranges in this group and makes these comparable to the ranges in large igneous groups such as IIIAB. Groups IAB and IIICD have been revised to extend the lower Ni boundary of group IIICD down to 62 mg/g. The iron having by far the highest known Ni concentration (585 mg/g), Oktibbeha County, is a member of group IAB and extends the concentration ranges of all elements in this nonmagmatic group. Morasko, a IAB iron associated with a crater field in Poland, is paired with the Seelsgen iron discovered 100 km away. All explosion craters from which meteorites have been recovered were produced by IAB and IIIAB irons.

Alfred Kracher; John Willis; John T Wasson

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Fertilization of the Southern Ocean: Regional Simulation and Analysis of C-Sequestration in the Ross Sea  

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A modified version of the dynamic 3-dimensional mesoscale Coupled Ice, Atmosphere, and Ocean model (CIAO) of the Ross Sea ecosystem has been used to simulate the impact of environmental perturbations upon primary production and biogenic CO2 uptake. The Ross Sea supports two taxonomically, and spatially distinct phytoplankton populations; the haptophyte Phaeocystis antarctica and diatoms. Nutrient utilization ratios predict that P. antarctica and diatoms will be driven to nitrate and phosphate limitation, respectively. Model and field data have confirmed that the Ross Sea is iron limited with only two-thirds of the macronutrients consumed by the phytoplankton by the end of the growing season. In this study, the CIAO model was improved to simulate a third macronutrient (phosphate), dissolved organic carbon, air-sea gas exchange, and the carbonate system. This enabled us to effectively model pCO2 and subsequently oceanic CO2 uptake via gas exchange, allowing investigations into the affect of alleviating iron limitation on both pCO2 and nutrient drawdown.

Kevin Arrigo

2012-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Phosphate influences cycling of iron and carbon in the environment |  

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Science Science Computing, Environment & Life Sciences Energy Engineering & Systems Analysis Photon Sciences Physical Sciences & Engineering Energy Frontier Research Centers Science Highlights Postdoctoral Researchers Phosphate influences cycling of iron and carbon in the environment August 30, 2013 Tweet EmailPrint Aquatic and terrestrial environments are dynamic systems where coupled microbiological, geochemical, and hydrological processes define the complex interactions that drive the biogeochemical cycling of water and the major and minor elements. Therefore, a thorough understanding of these complex interactions is critical for predicting the biogeochemical cycling of carbon, nutrients, heavy metals, radionuclides, and other contaminants; managing water quality; and understanding the interactions between

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Iron catalyst for preparation of polymethylene from synthesis gas  

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This invention relates to a process for synthesizing hydrocarbons; more particularly, the invention relates to a process for synthesizing long-chain hydrocarbons known as polymethylene from carbon monoxide and hydrogen or from carbon monoxide and water or mixtures thereof in the presence of a catalyst comprising iron and platinum or palladium or mixtures thereof which may be supported on a solid material, preferably an inorganic refractory oxide. This process may be used to convert a cabon monoxide containing gas to a product which could substitute for high density polyethylene.

Sapienza, Richard S. (Shoreham, NY); Slegeir, William A. (Hampton Bays, NY)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion of Iron Stainless Steels in Molten Nitrate Salt  

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Abstract Energy storage for concentrating solar power (CSP) is a major area of research that seeks to lower the levelized cost of electricity within the aggressive SunShot goals of 6/kW-hrth[13]. One viable approach is sensible thermal energy storage (TES), which currently utilizes molten nitrate binary salt, stored at 575C in the hot tank of a two tank system [4,5]. Increasing the temperature limit within the hot tank requires a detailed understanding of materials corrosion behavior, in addition to salt thermal stability properties. High temperature nickel based alloys are the logical choice for strength and corrosion resistance as elevated temperatures will increase corrosion kinetics, however, the cost of nickel based alloys are nearly four times more expensive than iron based steels [6]. For this reason iron based stainless steels, specifically 321SS and 347SS (nominally Fe-17Cr-9Ni), were chosen for investigation at several temperatures in nitrate salt. 316SS, an elementally similar alloy, was susceptible to stress corrosion cracking while tested at Solar Two [4]. It was suggested that alloys with stabilizing additions of niobium (347SS) or titanium (321SS) would mitigate this deleterious behavior. Flat coupon samples were immersed in binary nitrate salts at temperatures of 400, 500, 600, and 680C, with air sparging on all tests. Samples were nominally removed at intervals of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000hours to acquire data on time varying weight gain information while simultaneously employing metallography to identify corrosion mechanisms occurring within the melt. Corrosion rates varied dramatically with temperature according to an Arrhenius-type behavior. 347SS and 321SS had very little oxidation for 400 and 500C, indicative of a protective corrosion scale and low corrosion kinetics. Data at 600C showed that 321SS tended toward linear oxidation behavior based on oxide spallation which was observed on the samples upon removal. Corrosion products at 500C had phases of iron oxide, with obvious chromium depletion as observed in energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) scans. 600C corrosion layers were primarily iron oxide with obvious phases of sodium ferrite on the outer surface. 680C marked an excessive rate of corrosion with metal loss in both alloys.

Alan Kruizenga; David Gill

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New iron catalyst for preparation of polymethylene from synthesis gas  

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This invention relates to a process for synthesizing hydrocarbons; more particularly, the invention relates to a process for synthesizing long-chain hydrocarbons known as polymethylene from carbon monoxide and hydrogen or from carbon monoxide and water or mixtures thereof in the presence of a catalyst comprising iron and platinum or palladium or mixtures thereof which may be supported on a solid material, preferably an inorganic refractory oxide. This process may be used to convert a carbon monoxide containing gas to a product which could substitute for high density polyethylene.

Sapienza, R.S.; Slegeir, W.A.

1988-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Degradation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) using palladized iron  

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Contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is a persistent problem within the Department of Energy complex, as well as in numerous industrial sites around the US. To date, commercially available technologies for destroying these highly stable compounds involve degradation at elevated temperatures either through incineration or base-catalyzed dehalogenation at 300{degrees}C. Since the heating required with these processes substantially increases the costs for treatment of PCB-contaminated wastes, there is a need for finding an alternative approach where PCB can be degraded at ambient temperatures. This report describes the degradation of PCB`s utilizing the bimetallic substrate of iron/palladium.

West, O.R.; Liang, L.; Holden, W.L. [and others

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemistry and Electronic Structure of Iron-Based Superconductors  

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The solid state provides a richly varied fabric for intertwining chemical bonding, electronic structure, and magnetism. The discovery of superconductivity in iron pnictides and chalcogenides has revealed new aspects of this interplay, especially involving magnetism and superconductivity. Moreover, it has challenged prior thinking about high-temperature superconductivity by providing a set of materials that differ in many crucial aspects from the previously known cuprate superconductors. Here we review some of what is known about the superconductivity and its interplay with magnetism, chemistry, and electronic structure in Fe-based superconductors.

Safa-Sefat, Athena [ORNL; Singh, David J [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The iron reduction ability of various rose rootstocks  

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's (Hoagland and Amon 1950) solution, without iron and with NO3 as the nitrogen source (see Appendix 2 for recipe). Solution pH was adjusted with 1N NaOH to 6. 3. All solutions were well aerated with a powerhead air/circulation pump (venturi type Rolf C... with six different Fe +EDTA solutions at the following concentrations: 0, 0. 05, 1, 4, 8, and 48 pM Fe +EDTA (0 to 2. 78 mg liter ). Plants were aerated with a powerhead venturi type air/circulation pump (Rolf C. Hagen Corp, Mansfield MA) to insure...

McDonald, Garry Vernon

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved cycling cryopump  

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The present invention is designed to achieve continuous high efficiency cryopumping of a vacuum vessel by improving upon and combining in a novel way the cryopumping in a novel way the cryopumping methods. The invention consists of a continuous operation cryopump, with movable louvres, with a high efficiency pumping apparatus. The pumping apparatus includes three cryogenic tubes. They are constructed of a substance of high thermal conductivity, such as aluminum and their exterior surfaces are cryogenic condensing surfaces. Through their interior liquid or gaseous helium from two reservoirs can be made to flow, alternately promoting extreme cooling or allowing some warming.

Batzer, T.H.; Call, W.R.

1984-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Using iron (III) acetylacetonate as both a cross-linker and micropore former to develop polyimide membranes with enhanced gas separation performance  

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Abstract Cross-linking polymer chains has proved to be one of the feasible ways to improve its gas separation performance and plasticization resistance, but often at the expense of permeability. In this study, an attempt to cross-link a polyimide (PI) without sacrificing the permeability of the membrane is made by employing an ionic thermally labile unit, iron (III) acetylacetonate (FeAc), coupled with low temperature annealing. Particularly, not only a cross-linked network is established, an increment of more than 88% in permeability is attained for the PI6wt% FeAc membrane as compared to pristine PI membrane. The permeability enhancement is resulted from increments in both solubility and diffusivity coefficients. The modified membranes also show improved resistance to CO2 plasticization in both pure CO2 and binary CO2/CH4 gas tests. Various characterization techniques such as TGA, DSC, FTIR, gel content and density measurement were employed to elucidate the structural changes of the PIFeAc membranes during the cross-linking and annealing processes. A moderate post thermally treated polyimide membranes blended with iron (III) acetylacetonate with enhanced gas separation performance, improved CO2 plasticization resistance and good stability under mixed gas has been developed.

Mei Ling Chua; Youchang Xiao; Tai-Shung Chung

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IEA Energy conservation in the iron and steel industry. [US and Western Europe  

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The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society research program, under the auspices of the IEA, had the objectives of collecting data on material requirements and energy-consumption patterns in selected energy-intensive industries in the US and Western Europe, of identifying technologies and operating practices with the potential for energy conservation in those industries, and of recommending research projects that could lead to improved energy efficiency. The steel industry was selected for analysis and ideas for an international cooperative program were developed. Representatives from various countries conducted meetings and the form of an implementing agreement for a research and development program was finalized in December, 1980. The program includes three technical areas: hot-surface inspection, heat recovery, and coal gasification. Hot-surface inspection methods to be demonstrated are: optical, induction, electromagnetic ultrasonic, electromagnetic ultrasonic surface testing methods, and eddy current method for hot surface inspection and an infrared system (possibly). Three heat-recovery projects are: ceramic heat wheel development; demonstration of granular bed/heat pipe system for heat recovery; and demonstration of tubular ceramic recuperators. Processes in coal gasification are: converter process, gas treatment, and iron treatment. Each project is described in detail. (MCW)

Tunnah, B.G.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bainitic transformation in austempered ductile iron with reference to untransformed austenite volume phenomenon  

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Much interest has been focused on austempered ductile iron (ADI) because of its superior mechanical properties, which might be improved by further control of microstructure. It has so far been assumed that segregation of alloying elements in the intercellular region just delays bainitic reaction in these regions. However, the existence of bainite-free regions (UAV) even after 10,000 minutes at test temperature, e.g., 375 C, indicates something intrinsic to the mechanism of bainitic transformation. The bainitic transformation start (B{sub s}) temperature is a function of alloying elements; segregation of alloying elements can also alter the B{sub s} temperature. In other words, B{sub s} temperature in the region near graphite should be different from the intercellular region. Therefore, the intercellular region with higher concentration of alloying elements such as Mn should have a lower B{sub s} temperature, which leads to formation of UAV even after a long high-temperature austempering time (hereafter, this stable UAV will be named as the minimum UAV value). To examine this concept, theoretical and experimental procedures were employed.

Ahmadabadai, M.N. [Tehran Univ. (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production and blast-furnace smelting of boron-alloyed iron-ore pellets  

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Industrial test data are presented regarding the production (at Sokolovsk-Sarbaisk mining and enrichment enterprise) and blast-furnace smelting (at Magnitogorsk metallurgical works) of boron-alloyed iron-ore pellets (500000 t). It is shown that, thanks to the presence of boron, the compressive strength of the roasted pellets is increased by 18.5%, while the strength in reduction is doubled; the limestone consumption is reduced by 11%, the bentonite consumption is halved, and the dust content of the gases in the last section of the roasting machines is reduced by 20%. In blast-furnace smelting, the yield of low-sulfur (<0.02%) hot metal is increased from 65-70 to 85.1% and the furnace productivity from 2.17-2.20 to 2.27 t/(m{sup 3} day); coke consumption is reduced by 3-8 kg/t of hot metal. The plasticity and stamping properties of 08IO auto-industry steel are improved by microadditions of boron.

A.A. Akberdin; A.S. Kim [Abishev Chemicometallurgical Institute, Abishev (Kazakhstan)

2008-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of radiation damage effects on the magnetic structure of bulk Iron  

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Defects, defect interactions, and defect dynamics in solids created by fast neutrons are known to have significant impact on the performance and lifetime of structural materials. A fundamental understanding of the radiation damage effects in solids is therefore of great importance in assisting the development of improved materials - materials with ultrahigh strength, toughness, and radiation resistance. In this presentation, we show our recent theoretical investigation on the magnetic structure evolution of bulk iron in the region of the radiation defects. We applied a linear scaling ab-initio method based on density functional theory with local spin density approximation, namely the locally self-consistent multiple scattering method (LSMS), to the study of magnetic moment distributions in a cascade at the damage peak and for a series of time steps as the interstitials and vacancies recombined. Atomic positions correspond to those in a low energy cascade in a 10|000 atom sample, in which the primary damage state and the evolution of all defects produced were simulated using molecular dynamics with empirical, embedded-atom inter-atomic potentials. We will discuss how a region of affected moments expands and then recedes in response to a cascade evolution.

Wang Yang [Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (United States); Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 (United States); Nicholson, D. M. C.; Stocks, G. M.; Rusanu, Aurelian; Eisenbach, Markus; Stoller, R. E. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831 (United States)

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and properties of Fe3O4 nanoparticles by sol-vothermal method using iron(III) acetylacetonate  

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Well dispersed Fe3O4...nanoparticles were synthesized at 180C by sol-vothermal method, using iron (III) acetylacetonate as iron source and poly-vinilpyrrolidone (PVP) as ... reaction temperature and time, the am...

Xiaojuan Liang; Guoyuan Ji; Liping Zhang; Yuxiang Yang

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of iron acetylacetonate on physico-chemical properties of waterglass based aerogels by ambient pressure drying  

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The effect of iron acetylacetonate on the physico-chemical properties of waterglass ... has been investigated. Doping the gels with iron acetylacetonat (FeAA) facilitates in the diminution...2SiO3 molar ratio fro...

A. Venkateswara Rao; Uzma K. H. Bangi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Gas Shift Catalysis Using Iron Aerogels Doped with Palladium by the Gas-Phase Incorporation Method  

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The WGS activity of 2% Pd iron aerogel was higher by 50% than that of 1% Pd incorporated iron aerogel. ... (30) The reactors were charged with 100 mg of fresh catalysts held in place with Whatman QMA quartz fiber filters. ...

Sumit Bali; Gregory C. Turpin; Richard D. Ernst; Ronald J. Pugmire; Vivek Singh; Mohindar S. Seehra; Edward M. Eyring

2008-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology and form : iron construction and transformation of architectural ideals in nineteenth century France, 1830-1889.  

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This dissertation investigates the transformation of architectural ideals brought about by the development of iron construction during the nineteenth century in France. The emergence of iron construction paralleled the ...

Lee, Sanghun

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Emerging Energy-efficiency and Carbon Dioxide Emissions-reduction Technologies for the Iron and Steel Industry  

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effective use of non-coking coal and iron-bearing dust andfrom iron ore and non-coking coal. The process was developedBF production in using non-coking coal as reducing agent and

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Raman studies of corrosion layers formed on archaeological irons in various media  

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147 Raman studies of corrosion layers formed on archaeological irons in various media Ludovic mandana.saheb@cea.fr, f philippe.dillmann@cea.fr Keywords: Raman spectroscopy, iron corrosion, ancient artefact, imaging. Abstract. The description and identification of corrosion products formed

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Synthetic Analogues of Cysteinate-Ligated Non-Heme Iron and Non-Corrinoid Cobalt Enzymes  

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Synthetic Analogues of Cysteinate-Ligated Non-Heme Iron and Non-Corrinoid Cobalt Enzymes Julie A June 24, 2003 Contents 1. Introduction to Non-Heme Iron Enzymes 825 2. Nitrile Hydratase (NHase) 826 2.1. Enzyme Function 826 2.2. Enzyme Active Site Structure 826 2.3. Spectroscopic Properties 827 2

Kovacs, Julie

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GrapheneNanotubeIron Hierarchical Nanostructure as Lithium Ion Battery Anode  

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GrapheneNanotubeIron Hierarchical Nanostructure as Lithium Ion Battery Anode ... In this study, we report a novel route via microwave irradiation to synthesize a bio-inspired hierarchical graphenenanotubeiron three-dimensional nanostructure as an anode material in lithium-ion batteries. ...

Si-Hwa Lee; Vadahanambi Sridhar; Jung-Hwan Jung; Kaliyappan Karthikeyan; Yun-Sung Lee; Rahul Mukherjee; Nikhil Koratkar; Il-Kwon Oh

2013-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural and magnetic characterization of norbornenedeuterated norbornene dicarboxylic acid diblock copolymers doped with iron oxide  

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, Ag, Pd, Pt, Cu) [5­9] and semiconductor nanoclusters (PbS, CdS, ZnS) [10­12] were synthesized within diblock copolymers doped with iron oxide nanoparticles Pinar Akcoraa , Xin Zhangb , Bindhu Varughesec 2005 Available online 29 April 2005 Abstract A series of iron oxide doped norbornene (NOR

Rubloff, Gary W.

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Formation Damage due to Iron Precipitation in Acidizing Operations and Evaluating GLDA as a Chelating Agent  

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Iron control during acidizing plays a key role in the success of matrix treatment. Ferric ion precipitates in the formation once the acid is spent and the pH exceeds 1-2. Precipitation of iron (III) within the formation can cause formation damage...

Mittal, Rohit

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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(Iron regulation of gene expression in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum/soybean symbiosis)  

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We wish to address the question of whether iron plays a regulatory role in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum/soybeam symbiosis. Iron may be an important regulatory signal in planta as the bacteria must acquire iron from their plant hosts and iron-containing proteins figure prominently in all nitrogen-fixing symbioses. For example, the bacterial partner is believed to synthesize the heme moiety of leghemoglobin, which may represent as much as 25--30% of the total soluble protein in an infected plant cell. For this reason, we have focused our attention on the regulation by iron of the first step in the bacterial heme biosynthetic pathway. The enzyme which catalyzes this step, 5-aminolevulinic acid synthase, is encoded by the hemA gene which we had previously cloned and sequenced. Specific objectives include: to define the cis-acting sequences which confer iron regulation on the B. japonicum hemA gene; to identify trans-acting factors which regulate the expression of hemA by iron; to identify new loci which are transcriptionally responsive to changes in iron availability; and to examine the effects of mutations in various known regulatory genes for their effect on the expression of hemA.

Guerinot, M.L.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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[Iron regulation of gene expression in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum/soybean symbiosis]. Progress report  

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We wish to address the question of whether iron plays a regulatory role in the Bradyrhizobium japonicum/soybeam symbiosis. Iron may be an important regulatory signal in planta as the bacteria must acquire iron from their plant hosts and iron-containing proteins figure prominently in all nitrogen-fixing symbioses. For example, the bacterial partner is believed to synthesize the heme moiety of leghemoglobin, which may represent as much as 25--30% of the total soluble protein in an infected plant cell. For this reason, we have focused our attention on the regulation by iron of the first step in the bacterial heme biosynthetic pathway. The enzyme which catalyzes this step, 5-aminolevulinic acid synthase, is encoded by the hemA gene which we had previously cloned and sequenced. Specific objectives include: to define the cis-acting sequences which confer iron regulation on the B. japonicum hemA gene; to identify trans-acting factors which regulate the expression of hemA by iron; to identify new loci which are transcriptionally responsive to changes in iron availability; and to examine the effects of mutations in various known regulatory genes for their effect on the expression of hemA.

Guerinot, M.L.

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photo-Fenton oxidation of phenol with magnetite as iron source Marco Minella,1  

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Photo-Fenton oxidation of phenol with magnetite as iron source Marco Minella,1 Giulia Marchetti,1 irradiation. Very interestingly, the photo-Fenton degradation of phenol was also observed under neutral to promote photo-Fenton reactions even under circumneutral pH conditions, the limited iron leaching and its

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Aging of Iron (Hydr)oxides by Heat Treatment and Effects on Heavy  

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)oxides are used to remove heavy metals from wastewater and in the treatment of air pollution control residuesAging of Iron (Hydr)oxides by Heat Treatment and Effects on Heavy Metal Binding M E T T E A . S ? R generated in waste incineration. In this study, iron oxides containing heavy metals (e.g., Pb, Hg, Cr

Frenkel, Anatoly

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Transcriptional Response of Leptospira interrogans to Iron Limitation and Characterization of a PerR Homolog  

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...upregulated in response to low iron...genome-wide frequency (18.6 and...upregulated in response to an increase...require an energy transduction...need for iron storage proteins and...or stress responses. FIG. 1...information storage and processing...includes C, energy production...

Miranda Lo; Gerald L. Murray; Chen Ai Khoo; David A. Haake; Richard L. Zuerner; Ben Adler

2010-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Melting of Iron under Earth's Core Conditions from Diffusion Monte Carlo Free Energy Calculations  

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Melting of Iron under Earth's Core Conditions from Diffusion Monte Carlo Free Energy Calculations Ester Sola1 and Dario Alfe`1,2 1 Thomas Young Centre@UCL, and Department of Earth Sciences, UCL, Gower. Here we used quantum Monte Carlo techniques to compute the free energies of solid and liquid iron

Alfè, Dario

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Competitive adsorption effects in the electrodeposition of iron-nickel alloys  

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Two-step reaction mechanisms involving adsorbed monovalent intermediate ions for the electrodeposition of iron and nickel as single metals can be combined to form a predictive model for the codeposition of iron-nickel alloys. Inhibition of the more noble nickel in the presence of iron is caused by preferential surface coverage of the adsorbed iron intermediate resulting from a difference between the two elements in Tafel constant for the electrosorption step. The role of hydrolyzed cations and surface pH is investigated and methods for evaluating the influence of pH are explored. The analysis shows that changes in surface pH with potential are not necessary for iron-rich (anomalous) deposits, but that variations in pH from one electrolyte to another may influence deposit composition. The tendency toward iron-rich deposits with increasing overpotential exists in all systems, however, and can be prevented only by decreasing the iron concentration of the bath. An extension of the analysis to account for transport limitations in baths with low iron concentration is developed and calculations with the model are presented to illustrate the effects of current density and electrolyte convection under conditions similar to those investigated experimentally in the literature.

Matlosz, M. (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, (Switzerland). Dept. des materiaux)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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1. Introduction Copper, along with iron active sites dominate the field of  

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#12;1. Introduction Copper, along with iron active sites dominate the field of biological oxygen chemistry[1] and play important roles in homogeneous[2] and heterogeneous catalysis.[3, 4] Copper pro- teins heme ± iron centers).[8] The known copper proteins which are involved in dioxygen binding, activation

Chen, Peng

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Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors | Department of  

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Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors Iron-based Material Paves Way for New Superconductors February 12, 2013 - 6:26pm Addthis Brookhaven physicists Weidong Si (left) and Qiang Li look into the vacuum chamber where the new high-field iron-based superconductors are made through a process called pulsed-laser deposition. Brookhaven physicists Weidong Si (left) and Qiang Li look into the vacuum chamber where the new high-field iron-based superconductors are made through a process called pulsed-laser deposition. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How much better is this film? Under an intense 30-tesla magnetic field, the film carried a record-high 200,000 amperes per square centimeter.

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Rogers Iron Works Co - MO 10  

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Rogers Iron Works Co - MO 10 Rogers Iron Works Co - MO 10 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: ROGERS IRON WORKS CO. (MO.10 ) Elimination from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: Rogers Iron Co. MO.10-1 Location: Joplin , Missouri MO.10-1 Evaluation Year: 1990 MO.10-2 MO.10-3 Site Operations: Tested C-liner crushing methods. MO.10-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated - Potential for contamination considered remote based on limited quantities of material handled MO.10-3 MO.10-4 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Uranium (Trace Amounts) MO.10-2 Radiological Survey(s): None Indicated Site Status: Elimination from consideration under FUSRAP Also see Documents Related to ROGERS IRON WORKS CO. MO.10-1 - National Lead Company of Ohio Analytical Data Sheet 9908;

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Plutonium Tricks Cells by "Pretending" to be Iron | Advanced Photon Source  

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A Chemical Detour to Quantum Criticality A Chemical Detour to Quantum Criticality Metallic Glass: A Crystal at Heart Brain Iron as an Early Predictor of Alzheimer's Disease Osmosis in Colloidal Suspensions Building a Better Battery Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed Plutonium Tricks Cells by "Pretending" to be Iron JULY 14, 2011 Bookmark and Share Structural models of bovine serum transferrins derived from x-ray studies at the Advanced Photon Source. Natural di-iron transferrin (yellow) and one mixed iron plutonium transferrin (green) are recognized and taken in by cells, while the other mixed plutonium iron transferrin (red) and di-plutonium transferrin (blue) are not recognized.

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Sorption of Ferric Iron from Siderophore Complexes by Layer Type Manganese  

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Sorption of Ferric Iron from Siderophore Complexes by Layer Type Sorption of Ferric Iron from Siderophore Complexes by Layer Type Manganese Oxides Owen W. Duckworth (North Carolina State University), John R. Bargar (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource), and Garrison Sposito (University of California-Berkeley) figure 1 Figure 1. Top: Iron is thought to limit phytoplankton in much of the world's oceans. Bottom: Structure of the iron-siderophore complex ferrioxamine B [Fe(III)HDFOB+]. Image courtesy of Andrzej Jarzecki, Brooklyn College, the City University of New York. Iron is one of several essential nutrients thought to limit phytoplankton growth in large areas of the world's oceans. The growth of marine phytoplankton represents a important linkage in the carbon cycle, accounting for approximately 50% of the total biological uptake of carbon

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X-ray absorption spectroscopic studies of mononuclear non-heme iron enzymes  

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Fe-K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy (XAS) has been used to investigate the electronic and geometric structure of the iron active site in non-heme iron enzymes. A new theoretical extended X-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) analysis approach, called GNXAS, has been tested on data for iron model complexes to evaluate the utility and reliability of this new technique, especially with respect to the effects of multiple-scattering. In addition, a detailed analysis of the 1s{yields}3d pre-edge feature has been developed as a tool for investigating the oxidation state, spin state, and geometry of iron sites. Edge and EXAFS analyses have then been applied to the study of non-heme iron enzyme active sites.

Westre, T.E.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase II Calderon Process to Produce Direct Reduced Iron Research and Development Project  

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This project was initially targeted to the making of coke for blast furnaces by using proprietary technology of Calderon in a phased approach, and Phase 1 was successfully completed. The project was then re-directed to the making of iron units. In 2000, U.S. Steel teamed up with Calderon for a joint effort to produce directly reduced iron with the potential of converting it into molten iron or steel consistent with the Roadmap recommendations of 1998 prepared by the Steel Industry in cooperation with the Department of Energy by using iron ore concentrate and coal as raw materials, both materials being appreciably lower in cost than using iron pellets, briquettes, sinter and coke.

Albert Calderon

2007-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental design to optimise colour removal of diazo dye Congo Red using Zero-Valent Iron  

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Two types of zero-valent iron named Iron Powder (IP) and Iron Wool (IW) were used for colour removal of Congo Red (CR) dye from aqueous solution. Strong acidic condition (pH 2?3) favoured 99% colour removal with 2454-2485 mg/g of dye removal capacity by IP and IW. Decolourization of CR followed first order kinetics. At acidic pH, COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand) removal was 14-15% probably by adsorption by various oxidised iron species and at pH 7, it increased to 85%, due to co-precipitation by iron oxide products. IW was reused for three successive cycles without compromising colour removal efficiency of CR.

Animesh Debnath; Saswati Chakraborty

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PHASE II CALDERON PROCESS TO PRODUCE DIRECT REDUCED IRON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT  

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This project was initially targeted to the making of coke for blast furnaces by using proprietary technology of Calderon in a phased approach, and Phase I was successfully completed. The project was then re-directed to the making of iron units. In 2000, U.S. Steel teamed up with Calderon for a joint effort which will last 42 months to produce directly reduced iron with the potential of converting it into molten iron or steel consistent with the Roadmap recommendations of 1998 prepared by the Steel Industry in cooperation with the Department of Energy by using iron ore concentrate and coal as raw materials, both materials being appreciably lower in cost than using iron pellets and coke.

Albert Calderon

2004-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Real-time x-ray absorption spectroscopy of uranium, iron, and manganese in contaminated sediments during bioreduction  

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ferric iron in aquatic sediments. Applied and Environmentalin evaporation basin sediments. Geochimica Cosmochimica Actaof uranium-contaminated subsurface sediments. Environmental

Tokunaga, T.K.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Long, Contingent Path to Comparative Advantage: Industrial Policy and the Japanese Iron and Steel Industry, 1900-1973  

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Overseas Procurement of Coking Coal By the Japanese Steelendowed as Japan in coking coal and iron ore (Yonekura,

ELBAUM, BERNARD

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Roadway Improvement Project Cost Allocation  

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Roadway Improvement Project Cost Allocation CTS 21st Annual Transportation Research Conference costs #12;Potential Applications · Roadway Project Feasibility Studies ­ Identified potential roadway infrastructure improvement ­ Documentation of estimated project costs ­ Determine property assessments

Minnesota, University of

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Chem.Mater. 1996,7, 1419-1421 1419 Encapsulation of Iron Carbide in Carbon Nanocapsules  

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Chem.Mater. 1996,7, 1419-1421 1419 Encapsulation of Iron Carbide in Carbon Nanocapsules Nikolai S Manuscript Received April 24, 1995@ Whiskers of iron carbide encased in carbon shells have been prepared from microscopy. The iron carbide whiskers range in length from 300 to 500 nm, and their widths are approximately

Wang, Zhong L.

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Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis) Caused by Sphingobacterium spiritivorum from the Water Reservoir of a Steam Iron  

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...spiritivorum from the Water Reservoir of a Steam Iron Peter Kampfer 1 Corresponding author...symptoms were associated with the use of a steam iron. The water reservoir was heavily...episodes of discomfort. She had used a steam iron which is additionally equipped with...

Peter Kmpfer; S. Engelhart; M. Rolke; J. Sennekamp

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synchrotron-based investigations of the nature and impact of iron contamination in multicrystalline silicon solar cells  

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particles, either oxidized and/or present with multiple other metal species reminiscent of stainless steels equipment, or feedstock, and b the more numerous, homogeneously distributed, and smaller iron silicide involving atomically dissolved iron in the melt or in the crystal. It was found that iron silicide

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Revealing the Dual Nature of Magnetism in Iron Pnictides and Iron Chalcogenides Using X-ray Emission Spectroscopy  

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We report a Fe K{beta} x-ray emission spectroscopy study of local magnetic moments in various iron-based superconductors in their paramagnetic phases. Local magnetic moments are found in all samples studied: PrFeAsO, Ba(Fe,Co){sub 2}As{sub 2}, LiFeAs, Fe{sub 1+x}(Te,Se), and A{sub 2}Fe{sub 4}Se{sub 5} (where A = K, Rb, and Cs). The moment size is independent of temperature or carrier concentration but varies significantly across different families. Specifically, all iron pnictide samples have local moments of about 1 {micro}B/Fe, while FeTe and K{sub 2}Fe{sub 4}Se{sub 5} families have much larger local moments of {approx}2 {micro}B/Fe and {approx}3.3 {micro}B/Fe, respectively. Our results illustrate the importance of multiorbital physics in describing magnetism of these compounds.

Gretarsson H.; Xu Z.; Lupascu, A.; Kim, J.; Casa, D.; Gog, T,; Wu, W.; Julian, S.R.; Wen, J.S.; Gu, G.D.; Yuan, R.H.; Chen, Z.G.; Wang, N.-L.; Khim, S.; Kim, K.H.; Ishikado, M.; Jarrige, I.; Shamoto, S.; Chu, J.-H.; Fisher, I.R.and Young-June Kim

2011-09-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement and CO2 Emission Reduction Potentials in India's Iron and Steel Industry  

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of Conserved Electricity (CCE) and Cost of Conserved Fuel (6. 2010-2030 Cost-effective Electricity and Electricity-BaseAnalysis for the Cost-Effective Electricity and Fuel Saving

Morrow III, William R.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement and CO2 Emission Reduction Potentials in the Iron and Steel Industry in China  

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Global Production (1990-2010) Note that the 2009 China Energy Statistical Yearbook lists total primary

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement and CO2 Emission Reduction Potentials in the Iron and Steel Industry in China  

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factor of bituminous coal, coking coal, and coke consumed inprice of Bituminous coal, coking coal, and coke consumed in

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of Energy Efficiency Improvement and CO2 Emission Reduction Potentials in the Iron and Steel Industry in China  

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4 2.2. Conversion Factors anda primary energy conversion factor of 0.404 kgce/ kWh was2005; and final energy conversion factor of 0.1228 kgce/kWh

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lake Improvement District Law and County Lake Improvement Program  

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Lake Improvement District Law and County Lake Improvement Program Lake Improvement District Law and County Lake Improvement Program (Minnesota) Lake Improvement District Law and County Lake Improvement Program (Minnesota) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Siting and Permitting Lake Improvement Districts may be established by county boards in order to

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CONFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT USING GELS  

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This report describes work performed during the third and final year of the project, ''Conformance Improvement Using Gels.'' Corefloods revealed throughput dependencies of permeability reduction by polymers and gels that were much more prolonged during oil flow than water flow. This behavior was explained using simple mobility ratio arguments. A model was developed that quantitatively fits the results and predicts ''clean up'' times for oil productivity when production wells are returned to service after application of a polymer or gel treatment. X-ray computed microtomography studies of gels in strongly water-wet Berea sandstone and strongly oil-wet porous polyethylene suggested that oil penetration through gel-filled pores occurs by a gel-dehydration mechanism, rather than gel-ripping or gel-displacement mechanisms. In contrast, analysis of data from the University of Kansas suggests that the gel-ripping or displacement mechanisms are more important in more permeable, strongly water-wet sandpacks. These findings help to explain why aqueous gels can reduce permeability to water more than to oil under different conditions. Since cement is the most commonly used material for water shutoff, we considered when gels are preferred over cements. Our analysis and experimental results indicated that cement cannot be expected to completely fill (top to bottom) a vertical fracture of any width, except near the wellbore. For vertical fractures with apertures less than 4 mm, the cement slurry will simply not penetrate very far into the fracture. For vertical fractures with apertures greater than 4 mm, the slurry may penetrate a substantial distance into the bottom part of the fracture. However, except near the wellbore, the upper part of the fracture will remain open due to gravity segregation. We compared various approaches to plugging fractures using gels, including (1) varying polymer content, (2) varying placement (extrusion) rate, (3) using partially formed gels, (4) using combinations of high and low molecular weight (Mw) polymers, (5) using secondary crosslinking reactions, (6) injecting un-hydrated polymer particles, and (7) incorporating particulates. All of these methods showed promise in some aspects, but required performance improvements in other aspects. All materials investigated to date showed significant performance variations with fracture width. High pressure gradients and limited distance of penetration are common problems in tight fractures. Gravity segregation and low resistance to breaching are common problems in wide fractures. These will be key issues to address in future work. Although gels can exhibit disproportionate permeability reduction in fractures, the levels of permeability reduction for oil flow are too high to allow practical exploitation in most circumstances. In contrast, disproportionate permeability reduction provided by gels that form in porous rock (adjacent to the fractures) has considerable potential in fractured systems.

Randall S. Seright

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

417

Refines Efficiency Improvement  

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Refinery processes that convert heavy oils to lighter distillate fuels require heating for distillation, hydrogen addition or carbon rejection (coking). Efficiency is limited by the formation of insoluble carbon-rich coke deposits. Heat exchangers and other refinery units must be shut down for mechanical coke removal, resulting in a significant loss of output and revenue. When a residuum is heated above the temperature at which pyrolysis occurs (340 C, 650 F), there is typically an induction period before coke formation begins (Magaril and Aksenova 1968, Wiehe 1993). To avoid fouling, refiners often stop heating a residuum before coke formation begins, using arbitrary criteria. In many cases, this heating is stopped sooner than need be, resulting in less than maximum product yield. Western Research Institute (WRI) has developed innovative Coking Index concepts (patent pending) which can be used for process control by refiners to heat residua to the threshold, but not beyond the point at which coke formation begins when petroleum residua materials are heated at pyrolysis temperatures (Schabron et al. 2001). The development of this universal predictor solves a long standing problem in petroleum refining. These Coking Indexes have great potential value in improving the efficiency of distillation processes. The Coking Indexes were found to apply to residua in a universal manner, and the theoretical basis for the indexes has been established (Schabron et al. 2001a, 2001b, 2001c). For the first time, a few simple measurements indicates how close undesired coke formation is on the coke formation induction time line. The Coking Indexes can lead to new process controls that can improve refinery distillation efficiency by several percentage points. Petroleum residua consist of an ordered continuum of solvated polar materials usually referred to as asphaltenes dispersed in a lower polarity solvent phase held together by intermediate polarity materials usually referred to as resins. The Coking Indexes focus on the amount of these intermediate polarity species since coke formation begins when these are depleted. Currently the Coking Indexes are determined by either titration or solubility measurements which must be performed in a laboratory. In the current work, various spectral, microscopic, and thermal techniques possibly leading to on-line analysis were explored for measuring the Coking Indexes.

WRI

2002-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tevatron improvement program  

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A modest Tevatron improvement program is suggested which would provide a storage ring for dedicated use as a p anti p collider at 2 TeV (cm) and as an ep collider at 0.2 TeV (cm). It could also serve as a useful test facility for some of the new developments necessary for an economical SSC. Because use could be made of utilities and facilities that are already installed as part of the tevatron, the cost of the p anti p option might be about 100 million dollars (not including the interaction halls or detectors). The additional cost of a 10 x 1000 GeV' ep option might be about 70 million dollars. The experimental facilities at B and D of the Tevatron might be extended for use with the new collider. As the technology of superconducting magnets develops, the cm energy of the p anti p and the ep colliders might be doubled. The intention is either to double the capability of TeV I and TeV II, or to extend the capability by addition of an ep facility. Alternatively, by adding another proton ring, a high luminosity pp facility might also result.

Wilson, R.R.

1983-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate VISION: Private Sector Initiatives: Iron and Steel: GHG Information  

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GHG Information GHG Information This section provides various sources describing the energy consumption of the industrial sector and the carbon emissions in particular. Below is an estimate of the million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions (MMTCO2) based upon the Annual Energy Outlook 2007. According to EIA "Annual Energy Outlook 2007" data, energy-related CO2 emissions projected for the Iron and Steel industry were 133.5 MMTCO2 in 2006. The AEO Supplementary Tables were generated for the reference case of the Annual Energy Outlook 2007 using the National Energy Modeling System, a computer-based model which produces annual projections of energy markets for 2005-2030. The AEO2007 reflects data and information available as of September 15, 2006. Source: Annual Energy Outlook 2007 (PDF 38.44 KB) with

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City of Mountain Iron, Minnesota (Utility Company) | Open Energy  

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Minnesota (Utility Company) Minnesota (Utility Company) Jump to: navigation, search Name City of Mountain Iron Place Minnesota Utility Id 13044 Utility Location Yes Ownership M NERC Location MRO NERC MRO Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png General Service Rate Commercial Municipal Service Rate: No Demand meter Commercial Municipal Service Rate: With Demand meter Industrial Off-Peak Water Heating Commercial Power Service Rate Industrial Residential Service Rate Residential Average Rates Residential: $0.0948/kWh Commercial: $0.1180/kWh Industrial: $0.1300/kWh

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421

The Superpower behind Iron Oxyfluoride Battery Electrodes | Advanced Photon  

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Watching a Protein as it Functions Watching a Protein as it Functions Shedding Light on Chemistry with a Biological Twist Teasing Out the Nature of Structural Instabilities in Ceramic Compounds Doubling Estimates of Light Elements in the Earth's Core A New Material for Warm-White LEDs Science Highlights Archives: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | Subscribe to APS Science Highlights rss feed The Superpower behind Iron Oxyfluoride Battery Electrodes APRIL 2, 2013 Bookmark and Share Structural changes probed using operando PDF analysis indicates a partitioning of a FeOF-based electrode into fluorine- and oxygen-rich phases with different reactivity for each component. Innovative materials chemistries continue to drive advances in lithium-ion

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Iron acetylacetonate complex anchored on silica xerogel polymer  

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Iron(III) acetylacetonate complex immobilized on silica surface was obtained by the following three steps synthesis: (i) synthesis of organic precursor (acacsil) containing the acetylacetonate (acac) group; (ii) simultaneous polycondensation of the acacsil with the tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) by the solgel method resulting in the acac/silica xerogel; and (iii) complexation of the Fe(III) on the acac sites of the xerogel surface forming a Fe-acac/silica xerogel. The xerogels, acac/silica and Fe-acac/silica, are hybrid polymers that present a covalent organic/inorganic interface between the acac groups and silica. Xerogels were characterized by using scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy, N2 adsorption desorption isotherms (pore size distribution and surface area) and elemental analysis. The Fe-acac/silica xerogel was tested as heterogeneous catalyst for the cis-cyclooctene epoxidation, employing the same conditions of the homogeneous Mukaiyama system.

Marcia C. Brasil; Edilson V. Benvenutti; Jos R. Gregrio; Annelise E. Gerbase

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Ferromagnetic resonance of sputtered yttrium iron garnet nanometer films  

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Growth of nm-thick yttrium iron garnet (YIG) films by sputtering and ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) properties in the films were studied. The FMR linewidth of the YIG film decreased as the film thickness was increased from several nanometers to about 100?nm. For films with very smooth surfaces, the linewidth increased linearly with frequency. In contrast, for films with big grains on the surface, the linewidth-frequency response was strongly nonlinear. Films in the 726?nm thickness range showed a surface roughness between 0.1?nm and 0.4?nm, a 9.48-GHz FMR linewidth in the 610?Oe range, and a damping constant of about 0.001.

Liu, Tao [Department of Physics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 (United States); State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054 (China); Chang, Houchen; Sun, Yiyan; Kabatek, Michael; Wu, Mingzhong, E-mail: mwu@lamar.colostate.edu [Department of Physics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523 (United States); Vlaminck, Vincent; Hoffmann, Axel [Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States); Deng, Longjiang [State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Films and Integrated Devices, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu 610054 (China)

2014-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

424

Energy and materials flows in the iron and steel industry  

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Past energy-consumption trends and future energy-conservation opportunities are investigated for the nation's iron and steel industry. It is estimated that, in 1980, the industry directly consumed approximately 2.46 x 10/sup 15/ Btu of energy (roughly 3% of total US energy consumption) to produce 111 million tons of raw steel and to ship 84 million tons of steel products. Direct plus indirect consumption is estimated to be about 3.1 x 10/sup 15/ Btu. Of the set of conservation technologies identified, most are judged to be ready for commercialization if and when the industry's capital formation and profitability problems are solved and the gradual predicted increase in energy prices reduces the payback periods to acceptable levels.

Sparrow, F.T.

1983-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Effect of benzotriazole on the hydrogen absorption by iron  

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The results presented show that benzotriazole (BTA) inhibits the absorption of hydrogen into iron which is cathodically polarized in an acid (pH {approx_equal} 1.7) sulfate solution. Analysis of the results indicates that BTA inhibits also the hydrogen evolution reaction, although it does not change its mechanism, which is shown to be proton discharge-Tafel recombination. However, BTA shifts the position of the equilibrium, H{sub ads} {r_equilibrium} H{sub abs}, toward the left side and hence leads to a decrease in the concentration of H{sub abs} within the lattice. The extent of this decrease depends on the BTA concentration, e.g., about fivefold at 1 mM and tenfold at 10 mM BTA. This effect is opposite to that reported for inhibitors such as thiourea which inhibits the hydrogen evolution reaction and yet promotes hydrogen permeation.

Abd Elhamid, M.H.; Pickering, H.W. [Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Ateya, B.G. [Cairo Univ. (Egypt)

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity  

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity in China and the U.S. Title A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity in China and the U.S. Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2011 Authors Hasanbeigi, Ali, Lynn K. Price, Nathaniel T. Aden, Zhang Chunxia, Li Xiuping, and Shangguan Fangqin Date Published June/2011 Publisher Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Iron & Steel Research Institute, Iron and Steel Industry Keywords energy intensity, energy use, Low Emission & Efficient Industry Abstract Production of iron and steel is an energy-intensive manufacturing process. In 2006, the iron and steel industry accounted for 13.6% and 1.4% of primary energy consumption in China and the U.S., respectively (U.S. DOE/EIA, 2010a; Zhang et al., 2010). The energy efficiency of steel production has a direct impact on overall energy consumption and related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The goal of this study is to develop a methodology for making an accurate comparison of the energy intensity (energy use per unit of steelproduced) of steel production. The methodology is applied to the steel industry in China and the U.S. The methodology addresses issues related to boundary definitions, conversion factors, and indicators in order industry energy use to develop a common framework for comparing steel intensity energy use.

427

CONFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT USING GELS  

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This report describes work performed during the second year of the project, ''Conformance Improvement Using Gels.'' The project has two objectives. The first objective is to identify gel compositions and conditions that substantially reduce flow through fractures that allow direct channeling between wells, while leaving secondary fractures open so that high fluid injection and production rates can be maintained. The second objective is to optimize treatments in fractured production wells, where the gel must reduce permeability to water much more than that to oil. Pore-level images from X-ray computed microtomography were re-examined for Berea sandstone and porous polyethylene. This analysis suggests that oil penetration through gel-filled pores occurs by a gel-dehydration mechanism, rather than a gel-ripping mechanism. This finding helps to explain why aqueous gels can reduce permeability to water more than to oil. We analyzed a Cr(III)-acetate-HPAM gel treatment in a production well in the Arbuckle formation. The availability of accurate pressure data before, during, and after the treatment was critical for the analysis. After the gel treatment, water productivity was fairly constant at about 20% of the pre-treatment value. However, oil productivity was stimulated by a factor of 18 immediately after the treatment. During the six months after the treatment, oil productivity gradually decreased to approach the pre-treatment value. To explain this behavior, we proposed that the fracture area open to oil flow was increased substantially by the gel treatment, followed by a gradual closing of the fractures during subsequent production. For a conventional Cr(III)-acetate-HPAM gel, the delay between gelant preparation and injection into a fracture impacts the placement, leakoff, and permeability reduction behavior. Formulations placed as partially formed gels showed relatively low pressure gradients during placement, and yet substantially reduced the flow capacity of fractures (with widths from 1 to 4 mm) during brine and oil flow after placement. Regardless of gel age before placement, very little gel washed out from the fractures during brine or oil flow. However, increased brine or oil flow rate and cyclic injection of oil and water significantly decreased the level of permeability reduction. A particular need exists for gels that can plug large apertures (e.g., wide fractures and vugs). Improved mechanical strength and stability were demonstrated (in 1- to 4-mm-wide fractures) for a gel that contained a combination of high- and low-molecular weight polymers. This gel reduced the flow capacity of 2- and 4-mm-wide fractures by 260,000. In a 1-mm-wide fracture, it withstood 26 psi/ft without allowing any brine flow through the fracture. Cr(III)-acetate-HPAM gels exhibited disproportionate permeability reduction in fractures. The effect was most pronounced when the gel was placed as gelant or partially formed gels. The effect occurred to a modest extent with concentrated gels and with gels that were ''fully formed'' when placed. The effect was not evident in tubes. We explored swelling polymers for plugging fractures. Polymer suspensions were quickly prepared and injected. In concept, the partially dissolved polymer would lodge and swell to plug the fracture. For three types of swelling polymers, behavior was promising. However, additional development is needed before their performance will be superior to that of conventional gels.

Randall S. Seright

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Computational study: Reduction of iron corrosion in lead coolant of fast nuclear reactor  

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In this paper we report molecular dynamics simulation results of iron (cladding) corrosion in interaction with lead coolant of fast nuclear reactor. The goal of this work is to study effect of oxygen injection to the coolant to reduce iron corrosion. By evaluating diffusion coefficients, radial distribution functions, mean-square displacement curves and observation of crystal structure of iron before and after oxygen injection, we concluded that a significant reduction of corrosion can be achieved by issuing about 2% of oxygen atoms into lead coolant.

Arkundato, Artoto; Su'ud, Zaki; Abdullah, Mikrajuddin; Widayani [Physics Department, ITB, Bandung (Indonesia) and Physics Department, University of Jember, Jl. Kalimantan III/25, Jember (Indonesia); Physics Department, ITB Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung (Indonesia)

2012-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

429

Decaking of coal or oil shale during pyrolysis in the presence of iron oxides  

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A method for producing a fuel from the pyrolysis of coal or oil shale in the presence of iron oxide in an inert gas atmosphere is described. The method includes the steps of pulverizing feed coal or oil shale, pulverizing iron oxide, mixing the pulverized feed and iron oxide, and heating the mixture in a gas atmosphere which is substantially inert to the mixture so as to form a product fuel, which may be gaseous, liquid and/or solid. The method of the invention reduces the swelling of coals, such as bituminous coal and the like, which are otherwise known to swell during pyrolysis. 4 figs., 8 tabs.

Rashid Khan, M.

1988-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

430

Decaking of coal or oil shale during pyrolysis in the presence of iron oxides  

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A method for producing a fuel from the pyrolysis of coal or oil shale in the presence of iron oxide in an inert gas atmosphere. The method includes the steps of pulverizing feed coal or oil shale, pulverizing iron oxide, mixing the pulverized feed and iron oxide, and heating the mixture in a gas atmosphere which is substantially inert to the mixture so as to form a product fuel, which may be gaseous, liquid and/or solid. The method of the invention reduces the swelling of coals, such as bituminous coal and the like, which are otherwise known to swell during pyrolysis.

Khan, M. Rashid (Morgantown, WV)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

PHASE II CALDERON PROCESS TO PRODUCE DIRECT REDUCED IRON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT  

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This project was initially targeted to the making of coke for blast furnaces by using proprietary technology of Calderon in a phased approach, and Phase I was successfully completed. The project was then re-directed to the making of iron units. U.S. Steel teamed up with Calderon for a joint effort which will last 30 months to produce directly reduced iron with the potential of converting it into molten iron or steel consistent with the Roadmap recommendations of 1998 prepared by the Steel Industry in cooperation with the Department of Energy.

Albert Calderon

2003-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

432

Watermelon-like iron nanoparticles: Cr doping effect on magnetism and magnetization interaction reversal  

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Chromium (Cr) forms a solid solution with iron (Fe) lattice when doped in core-shell iron -iron oxide nanocluster (NC) and shows a mixed phase of sigma (?) FeCr and bcc Fe. The Cr dopant affects heavily the magnetization and magnetic reversal process, and causes the hysteresis loop to shrink near the zero field axis. Dramatic transformation happens from dipolar interaction (0 at. % Cr) to strong exchange interaction (8 at. % of Cr) is confirmed from the Henkel plot and delta M plot, and is explained by a water-melon model of core-shell NC system.

Kaur, Maninder; Dai, Qilin; Bowden, Mark E.; Engelhard, Mark H.; Wu, Yaqiao; Tang, Jinke; Qiang, You

2013-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

433

Biophysical and Bioanalytical Analysis of the Iron-ome in Mitochondria Isolated from Saccharomyces cerevisiae  

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dinucleotide ISC Iron sulfur cluster BPS Bathophenanthroline disulfonic acid EXAFS Extended X-ray absorption fine structure CIA Cytosolic iron sulfur cluster assembly machinery ISC Iron sulfur cluster ER Endoplasmic reticulum OD600 Optical density... assembly (CIA) 20 Figure 1-4. Mitochondrial Fe metabolism. Fe is imported and chelated by Yfh1p which delivers Fe to Isu1/2p for Fe/S cluster biosynthesis. It may also deliver Fe to either Hem15p for heme biosynthesis, but this is still...

Garber Morales, Jessica H.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

434

Nuclear inelastic scattering spectroscopy of tris(acetylacetonate)iron(III); A vibrational probe via the iron atom  

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We report application of nuclear inelastic scattering (NIS) spectroscopy to the compound tris(acetylacetonate)iron(III), [Fe(III)(acac)3] enriched in 57Fe. Experimental results are compared with the simulated spectrum based on the normal mode analysis of the isolated [57Fe(III)(acac)3] molecule using DFT calculations. Good agreement between the peak positions and intensities of the simulated and experimental spectra enables complete and reliable assignment of the Fe-selective vibrational modes. It is concluded that in the solid state E modes are enhanced by coupling with the lattice modes. Additionally, infrared and Raman spectra of [Fe(III)(acac)3] are calculated from DFT and compared with experiment thus demonstrating the complementarity of these three vibrational spectroscopic techniques.

Upali A. Jayasooriya; Jamie N.T. Peck; J. Elaine Barclay; Sinead M. Hardy; Aleksandr I. Chumakov; David J. Evans; Christopher J. Pickett; Vasily S. Oganesyan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

CONFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT USING GELS  

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This technical progress report describes work performed from September 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004, for the project, ''Conformance Improvement Using Gels.'' We examined the properties of several ''partially formed'' gels that were formulated with a combination of high and low molecular weight HPAM polymers. After placement in 4-mm-wide fractures, these gels required about 25 psi/ft for brine to breach the gel (the best performance to date in fractures this wide). After this breach, stabilized residual resistance factors decreased significantly with increased flow rate. Also, residual resistance factors were up to 9 times greater for water than for oil. Nevertheless, permeability reduction factors were substantial for both water and oil flow. Gel with 2.5% chopped fiberglass effectively plugged 4-mm-wide fractures if a 0.5-mm-wide constriction was present. The ability to screen-out at a constriction appears crucial for particulate incorporation to be useful in plugging fractures. In addition to fiberglass, we examined incorporation of polypropylene fibers into gels. Once dispersed in brine or gelant, the polypropylene fibers exhibited the least gravity segregation of any particulate that we have tested to date. In fractures with widths of at least 2 mm, 24-hr-old gels (0.5% high molecular weight HPAM) with 0.5% fiber did not exhibit progressive plugging during placement and showed extrusion pressure gradients similar to those of gels without the fiber. The presence of the fiber roughly doubled the gel's resistance to first breach by brine flow. The breaching pressure gradients were not as large as for gels made with high and low molecular weight polymers (mentioned above). However, their material requirements and costs (i.e., polymer and/or particulate concentrations) were substantially lower than for those gels. A partially formed gel made with 0.5% HPAM did not enter a 0.052-mm-wide fracture when applying a pressure gradient of 65 psi/ft. This result suggests a lower limit of fracture width for entry of formed or partially formed gels (when reasonable pressure gradients are applied). In unfractured porous rock, we investigated the time dependence of oil and water permeabilities during various cycles of oil and water injection after placement of a Cr(III)-acetate-HPAM gel. Permeability to water stabilized rapidly (within 1 pore volume, PV), while permeability to oil stabilized gradually over the course of 100 PV. The behavior was surprisingly insensitive to core material (strongly water-wet Berea sandstone and strongly oil-wet porous polyethylene), core permeability (740 to 10,000 md), and applied pressure gradient (10 to 100 psi/ft).

Randall S. Seright

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Nanolubricants to Improve Chiller Performance  

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Nanolubricants to Improve Chiller Nanolubricants to Improve Chiller Performance Mark Kedzierski NIST MAK@NIST.GOV 301 975 5282 April 3, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov Purpose & Objectives Problem Statement: Enabling technology for improving the efficiency of chillers that cool large buildings with nanolubricants. (Nanolubricants are not currently used in chillers.) Develop fundamental understanding of how nanolubricants enhance refrigerant/nanolubricant. What nanoparticle size,

437

Improve Your Boiler's Combustion Efficiency  

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This revised ITP tip sheet on boiler combustion efficiency provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

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2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Improving Design with Agents, Improving Agents by Design  

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DCB 1 WPI Improving Design with Agents, or, Improving Agents by Design David C. Brown AI in Design ASSUMPTION ? Assume that the design environment is built using agents. i.e., situated, autonomous, flexible ?'s future design and synthesis environment will be built as a real multi-agent system. In what follows, we

Brown, David C.

439

U-102: Cisco IronPort Encryption Appliance Input Validation Flaw Permits  

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2: Cisco IronPort Encryption Appliance Input Validation Flaw 2: Cisco IronPort Encryption Appliance Input Validation Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks U-102: Cisco IronPort Encryption Appliance Input Validation Flaw Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks February 14, 2012 - 8:00am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in Cisco IronPort Encryption Appliance. PLATFORM: Version(s): prior to 6.5.3 ABSTRACT: A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting reference LINKS: Vendor URL CVE-2012-0340 Security Tracker ID:1026669 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: The interface does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input before displaying the input. A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by a target user, will cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Colorado Fuel and Iron - NY 0-08  

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Fuel and Iron - NY 0-08 Fuel and Iron - NY 0-08 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Colorado Fuel and Iron (NY.0-08 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: None Location: Watervliet , New York NY.0-08-1 Evaluation Year: 1987 NY.0-08-1 Site Operations: Site was a contractor to DuPont. Exact nature of operations is not clear. No records to indicate that radioactive materials were handled at the site. NY.0-08-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated NY.0-08-1 Radioactive Materials Handled: None Indicated Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: None Indicated Radiological Survey(s): None Indicated Site Status: Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Also see Documents Related to Colorado Fuel and Iron NY.0-08-1 - DOE Memorandum/Checklist; S.Jones to the File; Subject:

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441

Synthesis, structure, and magnetic properties of iron yttrium complexes containing acetylacetonate ligands  

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Two new compounds have been obtained by the synthesis of heteronuclear iron-yttrium acetylacetonate, using the modified electrochemical dissolution of the...2] alloy. One of these compounds, with the Fe(acac)2 ...

M. V. Tsodikov; O. V. Bukhtenko; O. G. Ellert

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Hydrogen storage and carbon dioxide capture in an iron-based...  

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Hydrogen storage and carbon dioxide capture in an iron-based sodalite-type metal-organic framework (Fe-BTT) discovered via high-throughput methods Previous Next List Kenji Sumida,...

443

Spray drying and attrition behavior of iron catalysts for slurry phase Fischer-Tropsch synthesis  

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This thesis describes results of a study aimed at developing and evaluating attrition resistant iron catalysts prepared by spray drying technique. These catalysts are intended for Fischer-Tropsch (F-T) synthesis in a slurry bubble column reactor...

Carreto Vazquez, Victor Hugo

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

444

A measurement of energy loss distributions of energetic muons in iron  

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The energy-loss spectrum of high energy muons after traversal of a 10 meter iron ... of better than 1%. Data taken at energies between 50 and 120 GeV are in...

R. Kopp; A. Argento; A. C. Benvenuti

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Microstructure evolution in irons and steels: a tribute to David V. Edmonds  

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as cementite and cast iron, and in a variety of non-ferrous fields including high-density tungsten and uranium for his work, including the Vana- dium Award from the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining in both

Cambridge, University of

446

An Approach to Overseas Iron Ore Investment Risk Assessment Based on Fuzzy Neural Network  

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The iron ore investment overseas influenced by a variety of risk factors including geological reserves risk, market risk, the risk of the investment environment, political and legal risks, and etc. Based on the t...

Li Guo; Caiwu Lu; Zhen Yang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Iron (III) Chloride doping of large-area chemical vapor deposition graphene  

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Chemical doping is an effective method of reducing the sheet resistance of graphene. This thesis aims to develop an effective method of doping large area Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) graphene using Iron (III) Chloride ...

Song, Yi, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Biophysical Probes of Iron Metabolism in Yeast Cells, Mitochondria, and Mouse Brains  

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Iron is essential in nearly all organisms. It is a cofactor in many proteins and enzymes. This transition metal can also be toxic because it participates in reactions which produce reactive oxygen species. To avoid these toxic effects while still...

Holmes-Hampton, Gregory

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

449

Measuring the Kinetics of the Reduction of Iron Oxide with Carbon Monoxide in a Fluidized Bed  

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Combusting a solid fuel in the presence of a metal oxide rather than air, chemical looping combustion, generates CO2suitable for sequestration and the reduced metal. For the case of iron, the reduced oxide can be...

C. D. Bohnt; J. P. Cleeton; C. M. Miiller

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Arsenic remediation of drinking water using iron-oxide coated coal bottom ash  

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using Iron-oxide Coated Coal Ash. In Arsenic Contaminationarea to volume ratio of coal ash is 200 times greater than1 mm diameters and spherical coal ash particles with 5 ?m

MATHIEU, JOHANNA L.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Iron Minerals in Coal, Weathered Coal and Coal Ash SEM and Mssbauer Results  

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The aim of the present investigation was to identify and quantify the iron mineral phases present in South African coal from various coal fields and in coal ash, after industrial and laboratory combustion process...

F. B. Waanders; E. Vinken; A. Mans; A. F. Mulaba-Bafubiandi

452

Structural Basis of Regiospecificity of a Mononuclear Iron Enzyme in Antibiotic Fosfomycin Biosynthesis  

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Hydroxypropylphosphonic acid epoxidase (HppE) is an unusual mononuclear iron enzyme that uses dioxygen to catalyze the oxidative epoxidation of (S)-2-hydroxypropylphosphonic acid (S-HPP) in the biosynthesis of the antibiotic ...

Yun, Danny

453

Electrical characterization of metal-to-insulator transition in iron silicide thin films on sillicone substrates.  

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??Iron Silicide (FeSi) films deposited on silicon substrates with the native SiO2 layer have shown a Metal-to-Insulator Transition (MIT) of more than four order of (more)

Weerasinghe, Hasitha C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Iron-niobium-aluminum alloy having high-temperature corrosion resistance  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An alloy for use in high temperature sulfur and oxygen containing environments, having aluminum for oxygen resistance, niobium for sulfur resistance and the balance iron, is discussed. 4 figs., 2 tabs.

Hsu, Huey S.

1988-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

455

Influences on the oceanic biogeochemical cycling of the hybrid-type metals, cobalt, iron, and manganese  

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Trace metal cycling is one of many processes that influence ocean ecosystem dynamics. Cobalt, iron, and manganese are redox active trace metal micro-nutrients with oceanic distributions that are influenced by both biological ...

Noble, Abigail Emery

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

E-Print Network 3.0 - abnormal brain iron Sample Search Results  

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Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: abnormal brain iron Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 51ISSN 1756-8919Future Med. Chem. (2010) 2(1),...

457

Characterization of Urinary Iron Loss in the fsn (flaky skin) Anemia Mouse Mutant  

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Iron overloading is a serious medical problem for blood transfusion-dependent diseases such as sickle cell disease, ?Thalassemia Major, and Myelodysplastic syndromes which require chronic blood transfusions to treat their related...

Kress, Robert Lee

2014-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

458

Correction of ADCP compass errors resulting from iron in the instruments vicinity  

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Iron in the vicinity of compasses results in compass deviations. ADCPs mounted on steel buoyancy devices and deployed on seven moorings on the East Greenland outer shelf and upper slope from 2007 to 2008 suffered from severe compass deviations as ...

Wilken-Jon von Appen

459

Consequence of total lepton number violation in strongly magnetized iron white dwarfs  

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The influence of neutrinoless electron to positron conversion on cooling of strongly magnetized iron white dwarfs is studied. It is shown that they can be good candidates for soft gamma-ray repeaters and anomalous X-ray pulsars.

V. B. Belyaev; P. Ricci; F. Simkovic; J. Adam, Jr.; M. Tater; E. Truhlik

2014-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

460

Effect of reduction temperature on the preparation of zero-valent iron aerogels for trichloroethylene dechlorination  

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Zero-valent iron (ZVI) aerogels have been synthesized by sol-gel method and supercritical CO2 drying, followed by H2 reduction in the temperature range of 350500 C. When applied to trichloroethylene (TCE) dechl...

Jihye Ryu; Dong Jin Suh; Young-Kwon Park

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Iron ore and coal: pricing and volume up for these key export commodities  

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Australia's huge coal and iron ore industries are booming. Up until now, the majors have benefited handsomely, but smaller players are beginning to muscle in. The article discusses development in both industries. 1 fig., 4 photos.

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2006-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - amorphous iron oxide Sample Search Results  

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Soil Sci... (III) hydroxide. Inorg. Chem.26:345-349. Sass, B.M., and D. Rai. 1987. Solubility of amorphous chromium(III)-iron... Mechanism of Aluminum Soption on Birnessite:...

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The corrosion products of weathering steel and pure iron in simulated wet-dry cycles  

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Mssbauer spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction were used to establish the composition of the rust formed on pure iron and weathering steel after exposure to several wet-dry cycles...2-polluted atmosphere. ?-FeOOH p...

J. Dvalos; J. F. Marco; M. Gracia; J. R. Gancedo

1991-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of iron nanaoparticles in landfill leachate treatment - case study: Hamadan landfill leachate  

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This study was performed with the objective of determining the efficiency of iron nanoparticles for reducing chemical oxygen demand (COD), 5-day biological oxygen demand (BOD5...), total solids (TS) and color of ...

Zahra Esfahani Kashitarash

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary of INEL research on the iron-enriched basalt waste form  

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This report summarizes the knowledge base on the iron-enriched basalt (IEB) waste form developed at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) during 1979--1982. The results presented discuss the applicability of IEB in converting retrieved transuranic (TRU) waste from INEL`s Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) into a vitreous/ceramic (glassy/rock) stable waste form suitable for permanent disposal in an appropriate repository, such as the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. Borosilicate glass (BSG), the approved high-level waste form, appears unsuited for this application. Melting the average waste-soil mix from the RWMC produces the IEB composition and attempting to convert IEB to the BSG composition would require additions of substantial B{sub 2}0{sub 3}, Na, and SiO{sub 2} (glass frit). IEB requires processing temperatures of 1400 to 1600{degrees}C, depending upon the waste composition. Production of the IEB waste form, using Joule heated melters, has proved difficult in the past because of electrode and refractory corrosion problems associated with the high temperature melts. Higher temperature electric melters (arc and plasma) are available to produce this final waste form. Past research focused on extensive slag property measurements, waste form leachability tests, mechanical, composition, and microstructure evaluations, as well as a host of experiments to improve production of the waste form. Past INEL studies indicated that the IEB glass-ceramic is a material that will accommodate and stabilize a wide range of heterogeneous waste materials, including long lived radionuclides and scrap metals, while maintaining a superior level of chemical and physical performance characteristics. Controlled cooling of the molten IEB and subsequent heat treatment will produce a glass-ceramic waste form with superior leach resistance.

Reimann, G.A.; Grandy, J.D.; Eddy, T.L.; Anderson, G.L.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary of INEL research on the iron-enriched basalt waste form  

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This report summarizes the knowledge base on the iron-enriched basalt (IEB) waste form developed at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) during 1979--1982. The results presented discuss the applicability of IEB in converting retrieved transuranic (TRU) waste from INEL's Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) into a vitreous/ceramic (glassy/rock) stable waste form suitable for permanent disposal in an appropriate repository, such as the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. Borosilicate glass (BSG), the approved high-level waste form, appears unsuited for this application. Melting the average waste-soil mix from the RWMC produces the IEB composition and attempting to convert IEB to the BSG composition would require additions of substantial B{sub 2}0{sub 3}, Na, and SiO{sub 2} (glass frit). IEB requires processing temperatures of 1400 to 1600{degrees}C, depending upon the waste composition. Production of the IEB waste form, using Joule heated melters, has proved difficult in the past because of electrode and refractory corrosion problems associated with the high temperature melts. Higher temperature electric melters (arc and plasma) are available to produce this final waste form. Past research focused on extensive slag property measurements, waste form leachability tests, mechanical, composition, and microstructure evaluations, as well as a host of experiments to improve production of the waste form. Past INEL studies indicated that the IEB glass-ceramic is a material that will accommodate and stabilize a wide range of heterogeneous waste materials, including long lived radionuclides and scrap metals, while maintaining a superior level of chemical and physical performance characteristics. Controlled cooling of the molten IEB and subsequent heat treatment will produce a glass-ceramic waste form with superior leach resistance.

Reimann, G.A.; Grandy, J.D.; Eddy, T.L.; Anderson, G.L.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Residual stress measurement on ductile cast iron using critically refracted longitudinal (Lcr) wave technique  

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using ultrasonics was approached. Residual stresses in castings are developed for various reasons. The presence of these stresses, coupled with applied stresses in service, sometimes results in the yield of material and subsequent failure of component.... Present work was focussed on development of an ultrasonic technique using critically refracted longitudinal (L g waves for evaluating residual stresses in ductile cast iron. An L probe suitable to work with ductile cast iron was designed and fabricated...

Chundu, Srinivasulu Naidu

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure and properties of a rapidly solidified dispersion strengthened aluminum-iron-vanadium-silicon alloy  

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STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF A RAPIDLY SOLIDIFIED DISPERSION STRENGTHENED ALUMINUM-IRON-VANADIUM-SILICON ALLOY A Thesis by STAFFORD DEAN LITTLE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1991 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF A RAPIDLY SOLIDIFIED DISPERSION STRENGTHENED ALUMINUM-IRON-VANADIUM-SILICON ALLOY A Thesis by STAFFORD DEAN LITTLE Approved...

Little, Stafford Dean

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

469

NO release during chemical looping combustion with iron ore as an oxygen carrier  

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Abstract Chemical looping combustion (CLC) is one of the promising technologies to capture CO2 with low cost. Owing to the existence of nitrogen in fuel, the emission of fuel-NOx is a significant concern during the CLC process. This work evaluated NO release in the CLC process of bituminous coal and petcoke using iron ore as an oxygen carrier in a fluidized bed. The effect of several factors was evaluated, including bed material, fuel type, temperature and gasification medium. The results indicate that in the fuel reactor (FR), fuel-NOx due to the reaction between NH3/HCN and iron ore was supported only when the iron ore was reduced from Fe2O3 to Fe3O4. Compared with the case of an inert bed material, NO yield during the gasification in an iron ore bed material was relatively higher due to the enhanced char-gasification and the oxidization effect of iron ore. For the bituminous coal, NO release in FR was mainly due to the volatile release and subsequent oxidation by iron ore. For the petcoke process, NO release in FR could mainly be ascribed to the char-gasification and subsequent oxidization of NOx-precursors by iron ore. The elevated temperature and the use of H2O/N2 in comparison to CO2 could efficiently enhance the fuel conversion and \\{NOx\\} precursors release in FR. Thus, NO yield in FR increased, whereas that in AR correspondingly decreased. Furthermore, the NO release during continuous coal CLC was investigated in a 1 kWth CLC prototype based on the iron ore oxygen carrier. Overall, the elevated fuel reactor temperature and the use of H2O as gasification medium are beneficial to reduce NO release in the CLC system.

Haiming Gu; Laihong Shen; Zhaoping Zhong; Xin Niu; Huijun Ge; Yufei Zhou; Shen Xiao; Shouxi Jiang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of graphite nodules on fracture behavior of ductile iron  

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THE EFFECT OF GRAPHITE NODULES ON FRACTURE BEHAVIOR OF DUCTILE IRON A Thesis By GLENN NARK TANNER Suhmitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&K University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of RASTER OF SCIENCE Nay... 1986 Kajor Subject: Nechanical Engineering THE EFFECT OF GRAPHITE NODULES ON FRACTURE BEHAVIOR OF DUCTILE IRON A Thesis by GLENN MARK TANNER Approved as to style and content by: Halter L. Bradley (Chairman of Committee) pl...

Tanner, Glenn Mark

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Fracture toughness studies of nodular iron using a J-integral approach  

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The fracture toughness of nodular iron has been studied varying the silicon content, amount of matrix pearlite, graphite nodule count Iwith constant volume fraction of graphite) and temperature. Fracture tough- ness values (Ki ) have been obtained over... Testing Procedures J-integral Approach The Role of Various Elements in Nodular Iron The Role of Graphite Nodules The Role of the Matrix Specimen Thickness EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURES Specimen Preparation Testing Procedure Data Reduction Scanning...

Mead, Hearl Edward

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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SBA-15-supported iron catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch production of diesel fuel  

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Iron supported on SBA-15, a mesoporous structured silica, has been developed as a catalyst for the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of hydrocarbons. The catalysts retain the high surface area of the support, {approximately}500 m{sup 2}/g, average pore size, and pore volume. Inclusion of aluminum into the SBA-15 did not significantly alter these parameters. XRD, XAFS, and Moessbauer spectroscopies were used to characterize the catalyst before and after being subjected to the reaction conditions. Prior to reaction, the iron was distributed among {alpha}-Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}, ferrihydrite, and minor {gamma}Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}. After reaction, the iron phases detected were nonmagnetic iron oxides, iron carbide, and metallic iron. The length of the induction period typically seen with iron-based F-T catalysts was strongly dependent on the amount of aluminum present in the catalyst. With no aluminum, the induction period lasted about 25 h, whereas the induction period decreased to less than 5 h with an Al:Si mass ratio of 0.010. A further increase in aluminum content lengthened the induction period, but always remained less than that without aluminum. Catalyst activity and product selectivity were also strongly dependent on aluminum content with the maximum diesel fuel fraction, C{sub 11+}, occurring with the Al:Si ratio of 0.010 and a CO conversion of 37%. The small concentration of aluminum may serve to increase the rate of iron carbide formation, whereas higher concentrations may begin to inhibit the rate. 23 refs., 6 figs., 2 tabs.

Dae Jung Kim; Brian C. Dunn; Frank Huggins; Gerald P. Huffman; Min Kang; Jae Eui Yie; Edward M. Eyring [University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States). Department of Chemistry

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Frataxin (FXN) Based Regulation of the Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Complex  

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ASSEMBLY ........................................................................... 25 II FRIENDREICH?S ATAXIA VARIANTS I154F AND W155R DIMINISH FRATAXIN-BASED ACTIVATION OF THE HUMAN IRON SULFUR CLUSTER ASSEMBLY COMPLEX... with permission from Darius J. R. Lane and Des R. Richardson (2010) Frataxin, a molecule of mystery: trading stability for function in its iron-binding site Biochem. J., 426(2) e1-e3. Copyright the Biochemical Society....................................... 12...

Rabb, Jennifer

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

474

Iron sulfide oxidation and the chemistry of acid generation  

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Acid mine drainage, produced from the oxidation of iron sulfides, often contains elevated levels of dissolved aluminum (Al), iron (Fe), and sulfate (SO{sub 4}) and low pH. Understanding the interactions of these elements associated with acid mine drainage is necessary for proper solid waste management planning. Two eastern oil shales were leached using humidity cell methods. This study used a New Albany Shale (4.6% pyrite) and a Chattanooga Shale (1.5% pyrite) were used. The leachates from the humidity cells were filtered, and the filtrates were analyzed for total concentrations of cations and anions. After correcting for significant solution species and complexes, ion activities were calculated from total concentrations. The results show that the activities of Fe{sup 3+}, Fe{sup 2+}, Al{sup 3+}, and SO{sub 4}{sup 2{minus}} increased due to the oxidation of pyrite. Furthermore, the oxidation of pyrite resulted in a decreased pH and an increased pe + pH (redox-potential). The Fe{sup 3+} and Fe{sup 2+} activities appeared to be controlled by amorphous Fe(OH){sub 3} solid phase above a pH of 6.0 and below pe + pH 11.0. The Fe{sup 3+}, Fe{sup 2+}, and SO{sub 4}{sup 2{minus}} activities reached saturation with respect to FeOHSO{sub 4} solid phase between pH 3.0 and 6.0 and below pe + pH 11.0. Below a pH of 3.0 and above a pe + pH of 11.0, Fe{sup 2+}, Fe{sup 3+}, and SO{sub 4}{sup 2{minus}} activities are supported by FeSO{sub 4}{center dot}7H{sub 2}O solid phase. Above a pH of 6.0, the Al{sup 3+} activity showed an equilibrium with amorphous Al(OH){sub 3} solid phase. Below pH 6.0, Al{sup 3+} and SO{sub 4}{sup 2{minus}} activities are regulated by the AlOHSO{sub 4} solid phase, irrespective of pe + pH. The results of this study suggest that under oxidizing conditions with low to high leaching potential, activities of Al and Fe can be predicted on the basis of secondary mineral formation over a wide range of pH and redox.

Sullivan, P.J.; Yelton, J.L. (Univ. of Wyoming Research Corp., Laramie (United States)); Reddy, K.J. (Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie (United States))

1988-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Molten iron oxysulfide as a superior sulfur sorbent. Final report, [September 1989--1993  

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The studies had as original objective the analysis of conditions for using liquid iron oxysulfide as a desulfuring agent during coal gasification. Ancillary was a comparison of iron oxysulfide with lime as sorbents under conditions where lime reacts with S-bearing gases to form Ca sulfate or sulfide. Primary thrust is to determine the thermodynamic requirements for desulfurization by iron additions (e.g., taconite concentrate) during combustion in gasifiers operating at high equivalence ratios. Thermodynamic analysis of lime-oxygen-sulfur system shows why lime is injected into burners under oxidizing conditions; reducing conditions forms CaS, requiring its removal, otherwise oxidation and release of S would occur. Iron as the oxysulfide liquid has a range of stability and can be used as a desulfurizing agent, if the burner/gasifier operates in a sufficiently reducing regime (high equivalence ratio); this operating range is given and is calculable for a coal composition, temperature, stoichiometry. High moisture or hydrogen contents of the coal yield a poorer degree of desulfurization. Kinetic tests on individual iron oxide particles on substrates or Pt cups with a TGA apparatus fail to predict reaction rates within a burner. Preliminary tests on the Dynamic Containment Burner with acetylene give some promise that this system can produce the proper conditions of coal gasification for use of added iron as a sulfur sorbent.

Hepworth, M.T.

1993-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Corrosion rate and anodic dissolution behavior of a B2-iron aluminide alloy in sulfuric acid  

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An electrochemical investigation was conducted to evaluate the corrosion behavior of an iron aluminide (B2-FeAl) alloy (with 24 wt% Al) in sulfuric acid (H{sub 2}SO{sub 3}) under potentiodynamic polarization conditions. Corrosion rates were determined using the polarization resistance (R{sub p}) technique, in which simultaneous computations of the Tafel slopes were obtained by a curve-fitting procedure. The corrosion rate of B2-FeAl was comparable to high-purity iron at the beginning of immersion but increased noticeably with time, showing significantly diminished corrosion resistance after several hours of immersion. At small anodic overpotentials, the polarization curve showed an active dissolution region, with the anodic current dependent upon potential and pH, which suggested an anodic process under iron dissolution control. Active corrosion of B2-FeAl was believed to follow an initial selective dissolution of the aluminum constituent. The rate-determining step of the process was the charge-transfer reaction of iron, similar to that for iron-chromium alloys. However, a significant difference between aluminum and chromium existed in the poorer performance of aluminum as an alloying element in inhibiting active dissolution of iron-based alloys.

Frangini, S. [ENEA Centro Ricerche Energie, Rome (Italy). Div. Nuovi Materiali

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

The interaction of hydrogen and dislocations in iron  

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The effusion of hydrogen from deformed iron wires has been measured by combining low temperature internal friction measurements of the cold-work peak with a thermal cycling procedure. Diffusion constants have been calculated by a modification of the technique developed by Armstrong, for conditions where diffusion takes place over a range of temperatures at a constant hsating rate. The activation energy for effusion between 200 and 300K is 78 kcal/g-mole, in good agreement with previous work based on other methods. A linear variation of the cold-work peak with the percentage of hydrogen suggests that dislocations act as the major trapping sites when the deformation level (16 per cent R.A.) is insufficient to produce internal voids, and when the hydrogen content is low (~1 ppm). A binding energy of 46 kcal/g-mole can be derived by taking into account current values for the basic lattice diffusion of hydrogen. This is consistent with a basic elastic interaction energy model based on a partial molar volume for hydrogen of~2 cc/g-mole, and supports the location of lattice hydrogen in octahedral interstices. The similarity between the dislocation binding energy, and the energy involved in adsorption at free surfaces, may account for the conflict which exists regarding the predominant location of hydrogen in alloys containing both internal voids and a high dislocation density.

C.M Sturges; A.P Miodownik

1969-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Transmission of fast neutrons through an iron sphere  

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Integral Experiments have been performed using a homogeneous iron spherical shell to test neutron cross-section data. Neutron leakage spectra from the shell were measured using /sup 252/Cf-fission and (deuterium-tritium) D-T-fusion neutron sources and an Ne-213 spectrometry system. An associated particle detector was used to monitor the absolute D-T neutron source strength as well as any accompanying deuterium-deuterium neutron contamination. The leakage spectra were calculated using the continuous-energy Monte Carlo code VIM and the discrete ordinates S/sub n/ code ANISN employing ENDF/B-IV. For neutron energies between 1 and 5 MeV, the calculations underpredicted the leakage spectrum by factors of 1.4 to 2 for the Californium neutron source and 2 to 3 for the D-T neutron source. The large discrepancies are attributed to inadequate representation of cross-section resonance structure (namely, minima); inadequate representation of the angular and secondary energy distributions for continuum inelastic scattering and (n,2n) reactions also contribute to these discrepancies.

Hertel N.E.; Johnson, R.H.; Wehring, B.W.; Dorning, J.J.

1986-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurements and analyses of neutron transport through iron  

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Integral experiments have been performed using a thick homogeneous spherical shell of iron to test existing neutron cross section data. Neutron leakage spectra were measured for Cf-252-fission and DT-fusion neutron sources using an NE-213 spectrometry system. An associated particle detector monitored the absolute DT neutron source strength and the amount of DD neutron contamination in the DT source spectrum. The leakage spectra were calculated using the continuous-energy Monte Carlo code VIM and the discrete-S/sub n/ code ANISN. For neutron energies between 1 and 5 MeV, the calculations underpredicted the leakage spectrum by factors of 2 to 1.4 for the Cf neutron source and of 3 to 2 for the DT neutron source. The large discrepancies are attributed to inadequate representation of cross-section resonance structure (viz., minima); inadequate representation of the angular and secondary energy distributions for continuum inelastic scattering and (n, 2n) reactions may also contribute to these discrepancies.

Hertel, N.E.; Johnson, R.H.; Dorning, J.J.; Wehring, B.W.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamic Development of Corrosion Rate Modeling in Iron Phosphate Glasses  

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A two year research program investigated links between the thermodynamic properties of phosphate glasses and their corrosion rates in different solutions. Glasses in the Na{sub 2}O-CaO-P{sub 2}O{sub 5} and Na{sub 2}O-Fe{sub 2}O{sub 3}-PO{sub 5} systems were prepared and characterized. These glasses and then exposed in bulk and powder form to acid (0.1M HCl), basic (0.1M KOH) and neutral (deionized water) solutions at varying exposure times and temperatures. Analysis of the solution and the glass after exposure determined the rate and type of corrosion that occurred. Simultaneously, efforts were made to determine the thermodynamic properties of solid iron phosphate compounds. This included measurement of low ?temperature (5?300 K) heat capacities, measured at Brigham Young University; the attempted use of a Parr calorimeter to measure ambient ?temperature enthalpies of formation; and attempted measurement of ?temperature heat capacities. Only the first of the three tasks was successfully accomplished. In lieu of experimental measurement of enthalpies of formation, first-principles calculation of enthalpies of formation was performed at Missouri S&T; these results will be used in subsequent modeling efforts.

Mark Schlesinger; John Vienna; Jim Bresee; Richard Brow

2011-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Phosphate Glass-Containing Hanford Waste Simulant  

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Resolution of the nation's high-level tank waste legacy requires the design, construction, and operation of large and technically complex one-of-a-kind processing waste treatment and vitrification facilities. While the ultimate limits for waste loading and melter efficiency have yet to be defined or realized, significant reductions in glass volumes for disposal and mission life may be possible with advancements in melter technologies and/or glass formulations. This test report describes the experimental results from a small-scale test using the research-scale melter (RSM) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to demonstrate the viability of iron-phosphate-based glass with a selected waste composition that is high in sulfate (4.37 wt% SO3). The primary objective of the test was to develop data to support a cost-benefit analysis related to the implementation of phosphate-based glasses for Hanford low-activity waste (LAW) and/or other high-level waste streams within the U.S. Department of Energy complex. The testing was performed by PNNL and supported by Idaho National Laboratory, Savannah River National Laboratory, Missouri University of Science and Technology, and Mo-Sci Corporation.

Sevigny, Gary J.; Kimura, Marcia L.; Fischer, Christopher M.; Schweiger, M. J.; Rodriguez, Carmen P.; Kim, Dong-Sang; Riley, Brian J.

2012-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Supertruck - Improving Transportation Efficiency through Integrated...  

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Improving Transportation Efficiency through Integrated Vehicle, Engine and Powertrain Research Supertruck - Improving Transportation Efficiency through Integrated Vehicle, Engine...

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Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection...  

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Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites Water Efficiency...

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Advances in Fe(VI) charge storage: Part II. Reversible alkaline super-iron batteries and nonaqueous super-iron batteries  

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Reversible thin film Fe(VI/III) cathodic charge/discharge storage in alkaline batteries is presented. Whereas ultra-thin (e.g., 3nm) Fe(VI/III) films exhibit a high degree of reversibility, thicker films are increasingly passive toward the Fe(VI) charge transfer. An extended conductive matrix facilitates a 100-fold enhancement in charge storage for reversible Fe(VI/III) super-iron thin films. The thicker (100s of nanometers) films deposited on extended conductive matrixes composed of high-surface-area Pt, Ti, and Au can sustain high reversibility, which provides the possibility of using Fe(VI) salts as the cathode materials for rechargeable Fe(VI)/metal hydride batteries. Super-iron cathodes can also be discharged in conjunction with a Li anode in nonaqueous media. Optimization of the nonaqueous primary super-iron/Li batteries is summarized. Fe(VI) cathodes are also reversible in nonaqueous electrolyte systems. The charge/discharge process of super-iron cathodes in nonaqueous media involves both the lithiation/delithiation of the active mass and the reduction/oxidation of the Fe(VI/III), while only the thin film Fe(VI/III) electrodes can sustain high reversibility involving the full theoretical capacity in the nonaqueous batteries.

Xingwen Yu; Stuart Licht

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pair-Preference and Site-Preference Models for Rare-Earth Iron Garnets Exhibiting Noncubic Magnetic Anisotropies  

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The pair anisotropy model is extended to include the next-nearest-neighbor tetrahedral-iron ions. An anisotropy model based on growth-induced preferential site occupation is derived using the pair model. With the site model the nearest-neighbor tetrahedral- and nearest-neighbor octahedral-iron ions lead solely to a uniaxial anisotropy under both growth facets. Inclusion of the next-nearest-neighbor tetrahedral-iron ions results in the experimentally observed orthorhombic anisotropies.

A. Rosencwaig; W. J. Tabor; R. D. Pierce

1971-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron(III) Oxides from Thermal ProcessesSynthesis, Structural and Magnetic Properties, Mssbauer Spectroscopy Characterization, and Applications  

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Structural and magnetic properties, methods of synthesis, and applications of seven iron(III) oxide polymorphs, including rare beta, epsilon, amorphous, and high-pressure forms, are reviewed. ... Their discoveries as well as the majority of formation processes are connected with thermal transformations of iron-bearing materials in an oxidizing atmosphere. ... Iron(III) oxide in all its forms is one of the most used metal oxides with various applications in many scientific and industrial fields. ...

Radek Zboril; Miroslav Mashlan; Dimitris Petridis

2002-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical Investigation of the Rate-Limiting Mechanisms for Trichloroethylene and Carbon Tetrachloride Reduction at Iron Surfaces  

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Electrochemical Investigation of the Rate-Limiting Mechanisms for Trichloroethylene and Carbon Tetrachloride Reduction at Iron Surfaces ... In zerovalent iron remedial systems, the iron serves as an electron donor that transforms chlorinated organic compounds to their nonchlorinated analogues and chloride ions. ... Over the potential range investigated in this study, reaction 4 or 5 is followed by a second electron transfer in which the trichloromethyl radical reacts according to (21, 22) The reaction byproducts observed in this study are consistent with these reactions. ...

Tie Li; James Farrell

2001-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

488

improve | OpenEI Community  

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Detecting Discrepancies and Improving Intelligibility  

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Detecting Discrepancies and Improving Intelligibility: Two Preliminary Evaluations of RIPTIDES evaluations of RIPTIDES, a sys- tem that combines information extraction (IE), extraction-based sum unduly sacrificing content relevance. 1 Introduction We report on two preliminary evaluations of RIPTIDES

Wagstaff, Kiri L.

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Prescription to Improve Thermoelectric Efficiency  

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PRESCRIPTION TO IMPROVE THERMOELECTRIC EFFICIENCY A Thesis by SHIV AKARSH MEKA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... May 2010 Major Subject: Materials Science and Engineering PRESCRIPTION TO IMPROVE THERMOELECTRIC EFFICIENCY A Thesis by SHIV AKARSH MEKA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

Meka, Shiv Akarsh

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron Isotope and Rare Earth Element Patterns of the Neoproterozoic Fulu Formation, South China: Implications for Late Proterozoic Ocean Chemistry.  

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??The Neoproterozoic Era, from around 1000 to 570 million years ago, witnessed the widespread deposition of Iron Formations (IFs) in close association with global glaciations. (more)

Goldbaum, Elizabeth

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Comparison of Iron and Steel Production Energy Use and Energy Intensity in China and the U.S.  

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25 Table 18: Total Energy Consumption of China's Steelalmost doubled, but total energy consumption only increasedsources of total energy consumption data for Chinas iron

Hasanbeigi, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

493

Design, synthesis and characterization of new ligands and activators for the oligomerization of ethylene by iron complexes.  

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??This thesis describes the development of new catalytic systems based upon iron complexes and their reactivity toward ethylene. First, we focused our interest on the (more)

Boudier, Adrien

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Interplay of superconductivity, magnetism, and density waves in rare-earth tritellurides and iron-based superconducting materials  

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3. Magnetism in Metals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IV Superconductivity and Magnetism in Iron-PnictideIII Superconductivity, Magnetism and Charge-Density Waves in

Zocco, Diego Andrs

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Iron phosphate sedimentation in a meromictic kettle lake: A Holocene record of geochemistry and paleoenvironment in Teapot Lake, Southern Ontario .  

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??High iron phosphate mineralization in sediments (>3 m with 15 to 20% vivianite) and the water column (up to 6 ppm PO4 and 9 ppm (more)

Ziten, Catherine Tina

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surface electrical properties of goethite and adsorption of phosphate and arsenate on iron oxyhydroxides in high ionic strength solutions.  

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??Iron oxyhydroxides are ubiquitous in natural systems and have been recognized as strong adsorbents for Group V elements, such as arsenic and phosphorus. Consequently, the (more)

Gao, Yan, 1970-

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Magnetic field calculations for iron oxide nanoparticles for MRI  

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The susceptibility effects of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) functionalized with triethylenglycol (TREG) and Polyethylen Glycol (PEG) has been studied those nanoparticles have the necessary properties to be used in the clinic as contrast media in imaging by MRI[13]. We are considering the behavior of the magnetic field as plane wave to explain the electrical and magnetic field produced by SPIONs. Images were acquired on a 1.5T imager Philips using mFFE Sequence. Three glass capillary tubes with a) TREG (10nm) concentration of 300 ?g/ml and PEGCOOH 6000(10nm) with 300 ?g/ml and 2% agarosa. Magnetic field simulations were calculated in Matlab. The plane wave that comes in contact with a sphere of radius a an propagation constant k1 and it is in an homogeneous space k2. We consider that the electric field is linearly polarized on x-direction with a propagation on z-positive-axis. The secondary induced field can be explained from the interior of the sphere and valid exterior points. The referred waves are transmitted and reflected this is valid only when the wavelength is smaller than the radius of the sphere. The obtained vibrational mode is an answer of the electrical oscillation and this is projection of the disturbed magnetic field. TREG-SPIONs produce more serious susceptibility artefacts compared to PEG-SPIONs. This study is promissory due to the concordance of the results of the simulations and the inhomogeneities showed in the MR images.

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Millimeter wave ferromagnetic resonance in gallium-substituted ?-iron oxide  

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In millimeter wave frequency range, hexagonal ferrites with high uniaxial anisotropic magnetic fields are used as absorbers. These ferrites include M-type barium ferrite (BaFe{sub 12}O{sub 19}) and strontium ferrite (SrFe{sub 12}O{sub 19}), which have natural ferromagnetic resonant frequency range from 40 GHz to 60?GHz. However, the higher frequency range lacks suitable materials that support the higher frequency ferromagnetic resonance. A new series of gallium-substituted ?-iron oxides (?-Ga{sub x}Fe{sub 2?x}O{sub 3}) are synthesized which have ferromagnetic resonant frequencies appearing over the frequency range 30 GHz150 GHz. The ?-Ga{sub x}Fe{sub 2?x}O{sub 3} is synthesized by the combination of reverse micelle and sol-gel techniques or the sol-gel method only. The particle sizes are observed to be smaller than 100 nm. In this paper, the free space magneto-optical approach has been employed to study these newly developed ?-Ga{sub x}Fe{sub 2?x}O{sub 3} particles in millimeter waves. This technique enables to obtain precise transmission spectra to determine the dielectric and magnetic properties of both isotropic and anisotropic ferrites in the millimeter wave frequency range from a single set of direct measurements. The transmittance and absorbance spectra of ?-Ga{sub x}Fe{sub 2?x}O{sub 3} are shown in this paper. Strong ferromagnetic resonances at different frequencies determined by the x parameter are found.

Chao, Liu, E-mail: liu.chao@tufts.edu; Afsar, Mohammed N. [Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts 02155 (United States); Ohkoshi, Shin-ichi [Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japan)

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Melting of iron close to Earth's inner core boundary conditions and beyond  

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Several important geophysical features such as heat flux at the Core-Mantle Boundary or geodynamo production are intimately related with the temperature profile in the Earth's core. However, measuring the melting curve of iron at conditions corresponding to the Earth inner core boundary under pressure of 330 GPa has eluded scientists for several decades. Significant discrepancies in previously reported iron melting temperatures at high pressure have called into question the validity of dynamic measurements. We report measurements made with a novel approach using X-ray absorption spectroscopy using an X-ray free electron laser source coupled to a laser shock experiment. We determine the state of iron along the shock Hugoniot up to 420 GPa (+/- 50) and 10800 K (+/- 1390) and find an upper boundary for the melting curve of iron by detecting solid iron at 130 GPa and molten at 260, 380 and 420 GPa along the shock Hugoniot. Our result establishes unambiguous agreement between dynamic measurement and recent extrapo...

Harmand, M; Mazevet, S; Bouchet, J; Denoeud, A; Dorchies, F; Feng, Y; Fourment, C; Galtier, E; Gaudin, J; Guyot, F; Kodama, R; Koenig, M; Lee, H J; Miyanishi, K; Morard, G; Musella, R; Nagler, B; Nakatsutsumi, M; Ozaki, N; Recoules, V; Toleikis, S; Vinci, T; Zastrau, U; Zhu, D; Benuzzi-Mounaix, A

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An Improved Tissue Culture System  

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Improved Improved Tissue Culture System for Embryogenic Callus Production and Plant Regeneration in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) Jason N. Burris & David G. J. Mann & Blake L. Joyce & C. Neal Stewart Jr. Published online: 10 October 2009 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC. 2009 Abstract The increased emphasis on research of dedicated biomass and biofuel crops begs for biotechnology method improvements. For switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), one limitation is inefficient tissue culture and transformation systems. The objectives of this study were to investigate the utility of a new medium described here, LP9, for the production and maintenance of switchgrass callus and its regeneration, which also enables genetic transformation. LP9 medium is not based on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium, the basal medium that all published switchgrass transformation has been