molybdenum molybdenum  /mə ˈlɪb dɪ nəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel

Synonym(s)

mo

Usage(s):

  1. If with manganese steel a bit of molybdenum is mixed, the alloyed steel is still harder.
  2. In peacetime, however, most steelmakers preferred tungsten; molybdenum production usually dropped off to a trickle.
  3. They had cornered the Mexican mercury market and bought considerable stocks of molybdenum by offering $4.

News

  1. Trilogy of 2-D Materials Could Constitute Future Electronics

    In developing new production method for molybdenum disulfide researchers see a way to combine it with other 2-D materials
    on June 12, 2013     Source: IEEE Spectrum

  2. 2-D electronics take a step forward: Semiconducting films for atom-thick circuits

    Scientists have created single-layer films of molybdenum disulfide, a semiconductor and an important component in the development of two-dimensional electronics.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. 2-D electronics take a step forward

    ( Rice University ) Scientists at Rice and Oak Ridge National Laboratory create single-layer films of molybdenum disulfide, a semiconductor and an important component in the development of two-dimensional electronics.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "High-end molybdenum stainless steel applications consume the biggest amount," McDonald said. "Any steel that's used in the ocean or near the ocean has got molybdenum in it."
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: Ian McDonald Source: StockInterview.com

  2. On Monday, Salman Partners Raymond Goldie wrote, "Molybdenum, like copper, nickel and zinc, is also enjoying prices which are remarkably high and remarkably sustained."
    on Nov 7, 2006 By: Goldie Source: StockInterview.com

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