aluminum oxide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aluminum oxide any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
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Usage

In literature:

When, finally, a precipitation of aluminum oxide takes place the liquid is almost free from iron.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 299" by Various
Aluminum is derived from the oxide alumina, which is the principal constituent of common clay.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
The newly formed aluminum oxide (alumina) floats as slag on top.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
Aluminum is very prevalent in the soil of the earth's surface, because its oxide, alumina, is a chief constituent of ordinary clay.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
An extremely hard aluminum oxide used for polishing.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
They needed aluminum ore of a grade high enough that they could extract the pure aluminum oxide.
"Space Prison" by Tom Godwin
Bauxite (hydrated aluminum oxide) is the principal ore of aluminum.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
It is virtually a compound of the two oxides, aluminum oxide and magnesium oxide.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
Here, it exists as alumina, which is an oxide of aluminum.
"Electricity and Magnetism" by Elisha Gray
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In news:

Revision of C809 - 94(2007) Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide and Aluminum Oxide -Boron Carbide Composite Pellets.
Washington Mills recently announced it has expanded its aluminum oxide recycling services for spent aluminum oxide blasting grit.
Anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) has attracted significant interest among the nano-science and engineering research community in recent years AAO consists of highly aligned nanopores "self-assembled" in a hexagonally close-packed pattern.
Over 150,000 tons of fused aluminum oxide is consumed annually in the US, and only a very small portion of that tonnage is recycled.
Prices for the raw materials used in manufacturing fused aluminum oxide have spiked to historically high levels.
CNC (computer numerical control) low-temperature black oxide system for iron or aluminum part finishing.
Revision of C809 - 94(2007) Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide and Aluminum Oxide- Boron Carbide Composite Pellets.
Revision of C809 - 94(2007) Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric, and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide and Aluminum Oxide-Boron Carbide Composite Pellets.
Sapphire (single crystal aluminum oxide, Al2O3) is more a part of our everyday life than most people realize.
The reduction of aluminum oxide, or dross losses, represents a significant material and cost-savings opportunity to the secondary aluminum-melting industry.
This chart shows the total cost breakdown of centerless grinding of 10,000,000 fasteners using conventional aluminum oxide wheels.
Helical Profile Grinder Uses Superabrasive and Aluminum- Oxide Wheels.
Unique Aluminum- Oxide Coating for Aluminum Medical Devices.
Micralox, a new aluminum- oxide coating for finishing aluminum medical devices, has been developed by the Sanford Process Corp. (SPC), Woonsocket, RI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Duralectra-CHN.
Revision of C809 - 94(2007) Standard Test Methods for Chemical, Mass Spectrometric , and Spectrochemical Analysis of Nuclear-Grade Aluminum Oxide and Aluminum Oxide-Boron Carbide Composite Pellets.
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In science:

The particles could take the form of micron-sized pyroxene or aluminum oxide dust grains.
Possible Disintegrating Short-Period Super-Mercury Orbiting KIC 12557548
Therefore, a novel mounting technique has been developed at DESY, in which the GEMs are glued to thin ceramic grids made of aluminum oxide.
Beam Test with a GridGEM TPC Prototype Module
On top of this layer of silicon was deposited a thin layer of aluminum oxide (for electrical insulation) and 1000 ˚A of gold on top of an adhesion layer of titanium.
Constraints on Yukawa-Type Deviations from Newtonian Gravity at 20 Microns
After some iterations and efforts to adapt the parameters, it turned out that another dust composition including aluminum oxide produces a better fit.
Fitting of dust spectra with genetic algorithms - I. Perspectives & Limitations
Here we assumed a dust composition consisting of amorphous pyroxene, amorphous aluminum oxide and amorphous olivine (respectively f2 , f1 and f5 ).
Fitting of dust spectra with genetic algorithms - I. Perspectives & Limitations
Effects of surface roughness and oxide layer on the thermal boundary conductance at aluminum/silicon interfaces. Physical Review B 82, 085307 (2010). 295.
Nanoscale Heat Transfer: from Computation to Experiment
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