aluminum oxide


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Recent Examples on the Web The anodization is achieved by building up the aluminum oxide on the surface in layers. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 20 May 2021 Spectro officials have denied wrongdoing and attributed the fogginess to humidity or, more recently, the distinct odor of aluminum oxide. Erin Adler, Star Tribune, 18 May 2021 In this case, ALD allows the verdant slopes surrounding Piaget's historic atelier in La Côte-aux-Fées to be rendered in razor-thin green aluminum oxide, deposited in gaseous pulses. Alex Doak, CNN, 9 Apr. 2021 Henry also likes this physical scrub, which uses tiny aluminum oxide crystals to buff the outer layer of the skin and lactic acid to get a thorough chemical exfoliation at the same time. Rebecca Deczynski,, 24 Feb. 2021 Current sachets use a few layers of plastic for strength and one of aluminum oxide, to provide a barrier against the liquid oozing out. David Meyer, Fortune, 13 Dec. 2020 Their cell combines the ingredients of NMC and NCA cathodes to create a cobalt-free NMA (nickel manganese aluminum oxide) cathode. Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, 17 Aug. 2020 Aluminum production starts with mining bauxite, a rock rich in aluminum oxide that also contains a wealth of other elements, including silicon, iron, and titanium. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, 20 Aug. 2020 Cobalt can account for a fifth of the material in a lithium-ion cathode, which typically comes in one of two flavors: NMC (nickel manganese cobalt oxide) or NCA (nickel cobalt aluminum oxide). Daniel Oberhaus, Wired, 17 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of aluminum oxide

1869, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2021

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“Aluminum oxide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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