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Common threads woven through MCARE plenary talks

By / February 28, 2012

Networking opportunities were plentiful at the first full day of the MCARE conference. Credit: ACerS. The first full day of the Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy was dedicated to a range of plenary talks that covered the gamut of potential sources and, of course, the materials challenges each one faced. The sessions were…

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Strontium-doped perovskite-based catalytic converters offer cheaper alternative to platinum for diesel, gas exhaust

By / April 9, 2010

According to a new paper in Science, a team from GM’s Global R&D operations may have found a significantly less expensive way to treat vehicle exhaust via a catalytic converter that uses a strontium-doped perovskite instead of costly platinum-based catalyst. For some context, it’s important to know that while newer diesel engines have attained or…

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