Scientists Design a WS2-Based Stack to Reduce Computing Power Consumption

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Scientists have recently designed a WS2-based multi-stacked structure based on 2D materials. By comprising a tungsten disulfide (WS2) layer in hexagonal boron nitride (hBN) layers, the continuous WS2 layer displays long-range interaction between successive WS2 layers with the potential for reducing circuit design complexity and computing power consumption.


Baotou Iron & Steel to Build Rare Earth 'Super Aircraft Carrier'

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China-based steel producer Baotou Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. is going to build rare earth 'super aircraft carrier'. On the 20th anniversary of Baotou Iron & Steel's listing, reporters visited the Baiyun Obo Mine to gain insight into the ongoing changes in China's largest rare earth mine.


Graphene Intercalated Molybdenum Disulfide as Cathode for Zinc Batteries

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Recently, the research group of Professor Xuanhui Qu of the University of Science and Technology Beijing has prepared graphene intercalated molybdenum disulfide nanosheets, which can be used as cathode materials for zinc batteries. It is not only increased the product capacity, but also effectively extends the service life of the battery.


Australian Rare Earth Producers and South Korea Signed Agreement

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Australian rare earth producer Australia Strategic Materials Corporation ('ASM') has reached a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the governments of two regional governments in South Korea, stating that ASM will establish the first processing plant in South Korea for the critical mineral amid a global rush to secure supply chains.


China’s Xiamen Tungsten Quoted APT at 253.8/mtu for the Second Half of March

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

Chinese ferro tungsten and tungsten powder prices continue to stabilize in the middle of March and participants have different views towards the market. some raw material sellers still have strong rised mentality while other consider profit-taking. For downstream buyers, they are mainly cautious. 


China Neodymium Oxide Price - March 17, 2021

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Rare earth market quotation in China: neodymium oxide, dysprosium oxide and praseodymium neodymium oxide prices continue to maintain stability on March 17, 2021 due to low buying appetite.


China Ferro Molybdenum Price - March 17, 2021

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Molybdenum market quotation in China: molybdenum powder, molybdenum oxide and ferro molybdenum prices are unchanged from the previous trading day on March 17, 2021 when the market shows a deadlocked situation. 


China Tungsten Price Stabilizes in March When Traders Considered Profit-taking

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

The ammonium metatungstate (APT) and tungsten powder prices in China continued to maintain stability on Monday March 15, 2021 when most participants considered profit-taking. But the good expect for the recovery in economy gives momentum to the market. 


China Tungsten Price Dropped in the Middle of March after a Steadily Rise

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Analysis of latest tungsten market from Chinatungsten Online

China tungsten price started to decline in the week ended on Friday March 12, 2021 after hitting early two-year highs in February amid tight supply of raw materials and a pick-up in end-user demand. 


Europium Oxide Price - March 15, 2021

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Rare earth market quotation in China: terbium oxide, lanthanum oxide and europium oxide prices keep stable on March 15, 2021. Affected by current high level of raw material prices, end-users are cautious to place their orders now, and thus new increased orders are limited. In order to increase trading activity, offers for some products were declined. Even though, insiders remain optimistic for the outlook.