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a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon)

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a copy made with carbon paper

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Another advance is a novel class of vapor-grown carbon nano-tubes and nano-fibers.
Although the nature of green sand and carbons tolerates misuse and poor control, close control must be achieved to produce high-quality castings at the lowest possible cost.
The first reaction removes two hydrogen atoms from an alkane, creating a double bond between two of the molecule's carbons.
Session 6 - Environmental and safety considerations: "Current activities of the International Carbon Black Association," Jimmy Boyd, Engineered Carbons; "Determination and detection of possible carbon black fugitive emissions," Wesley Wamplar, Sid Richardson Carbon; and "Occupational health research in the carbon black industry," Robert McCunney, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In a step that could lead to harder materials and tinier electronic devices, researchers have found a promising new way to attach molecules to carbon nanotubes.
Instead, they observed that a few carbon atoms will link up linearly and that 10 carbons form monocyclic rings, 20 or more carbons form bicyclic rings, and 30 or more carbons form tricyclic rings.
The titanium atoms are not bonded in such a way that they are completely surrounded by carbons [atoms]," Smalley notes.
Most recently, researchers fascinated by this 60-carbon spherical molecule and its larger all-carbon cousins, called fullerenes, have used fullerenes to make diamond films and tiny carbon needles.
These molecules seem capable of withstanding great pressure and trapping foreign atoms inside their network of carbons.
Scientists studying carbon dioxide have run into arithmetic problem.
At some minimum size, the bond strain becomes so great that the molecule shatters instead of losing two carbons, Smalley says.
Sun and his colleagues set out to create glowing dots from a nontoxic, inexpensive starting material: carbon.
Carbon Black World 2004, Intertech's eighth international business development conference, will be held November 15-18 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, TX.
The use of low carbon energy sources instead of hydrocarbons will require a major industrial shift that cannot occur quickly.
While forests retain carbon in plants, detritus, and soils, power plants--including AEP's--spew it into the air as carbon dioxide ([CO.