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  • Stretchy solar cells a step closer

    Organic solar cells that can be painted or printed on surfaces are increasingly efficient, and now show promise for incorporation into applications like clothing that also require them to be flexible. The Rice University lab of chemical and biomolecular engineer Rafael Verduzco has developed flexibl more

  • Crystals that clean natural gas

    Removing the troublesome impurities of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon dioxide (CO2) from natural gas could become simpler and more effective using a metal-organic framework (MOF) developed at KAUST. Upgrading natural gas in this way could help Saudi Arabia to make greater and cleaner use of its a more

  • Simpler and safer method for handling a useful but foul-smelling gas in chemical synthesis

    The chemical element sulfur is an important constituent in many pharmaceuticals and, consequently, it is desirable to be able to introduce sulfur-containing fragments efficiently in a broad range of chemical compounds. The Skrydstrup team provides an effective and safe way for introducing a smal more

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Sulfur

A cool experiment called "the barking dog" is part of our new and improved video about Sulfur. more

Fluorine Reactions

Here's all the camera angles and slow motion footage of the fluorine reactions we filmed with Professor Eric Hope. It reacts with iron, carbon, iodine and sulfur. more

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  • 35 years' experience in "black gold"

    There is a paradoxical consequence of the financial crisis: To produce bitumen is more attractive than ever. In the last six months prices for crude oil and, in particular, the consumption of heavy, sulfur-containing marine Diesel fuel (bunker oils) more

  • Battling Corrosion in Refineries

    Corrosion in refinery operations has been, and still is, the subject of many studies, papers, courses and web forums. Although a lot of what has been written shows that significant progress in understanding corrosion has been made, it also makes it more

Infographics Sulfur

The Chemistry of Gunpowder

With the Fourth of July and American Independence Day on the horizon, a somehow topical post seemed in order. Having already examined the chemical compounds that give fireworks their colours in a previous graphic, I decided to examine another important firework component here: the first chemical exp more

Group 6 Elements

This latest graphic looks at the elements of Group 6. ‘Chalcogens’ is an IUPAC accepted name for Group 6 the term chalcogen itself comes from the greek word ‘chalcos‘, and roughly translates as ‘ore-former’. more

The Chemistry of Fireworks

The obvious place to start is the bangs of fireworks when they explode into bursts of colour. These can be produced simply by compacted gunpowder, which if suitably confined can give a decent result. However, it’s more common for the ignition of a specific explosive mixture to be utilised. This mixt more

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Definition

Sulfur

Sulfur Sulfur or sulphur (, see spelling below ) is the chemical element that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant, tasteless, multivalent non-metal . Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystalline solid. In natu ... more

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