One of the first computer-based expert systems aids geologists in mineral exploration.
Chemistry and Materials
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Transmission electron microscope
Our revolutionary microscope improved magnification by 10,000 times.
Steel super alloys
Super-strong alloys can handle the heat.
Chemical Economics Handbook
The sourcebook still considered the leading source of global chemical business analysis for more than 300 industrial chemicals.
Spindt cold cathode for displays
Revolutionary cathode led to today’s “instant-on” flat-panel computers and televisions.
Blue light-emitting diode
The world’s first blue light-emitting diode (LED) lays the foundations for Blu-Ray.
Ozone depletion research
Our research provided critical findings on protecting the atmosphere that protects us all.
Fracture Analysis System: FRASTA
Breaking down how things break down to build them better.
Polymers for super strength
Stronger products from tennis rackets to Mars rovers.