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Pira International Ltd

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  • Advances in Biodieselby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Biodiesels have been in use for many years in limited supplies, however instability in the traditional oil markets has pushed their potential to the fore. Similar performance to fossil fuels, strong ecological credentials and proven technology all add up to biodiesels offering a viable alternative which is available today. This new technology study... more...

  • Advances in Bioethanolby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Bioethanol has proved to be an ideal substitute for gasolene, with minimal adaption of current vehicle engines to accomodate it. This versatitlity has ,meant that in some parts of the world this fuel is already being adopted on a smaller scale, with certain car manufacturers bringing out specific 'dual fuel' vehicles that can run on both petroleum... more...

  • Advances in Biogasby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Biogas is slowly being utilised more commercially. With buses in Switzerland being run on this by-product from industrial and domestic waste, it seems like this fuel is proving itself as a sustainable way of powering our modern world. It is even being used on an individual level in remote rural locations in India, where gas is extracted from manure... more...

  • Advances in Biophotonicsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2007; US$ 460.00

    Biophotonics are opening new doors in the field of medical science. Developments in microscopy and bio-imaging especially are being followed with anticipation, as this technology could be very significant to the future of medical research. This study covers the latest in biophotonics including Photonic materials and devices such as hetero-structured... more...

  • Advances in Flexible Electronics Displaysby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2005; US$ 390.00

    The future is flexible and you can roll it up and tuck it in your pocket! Light, thin, flexible, detachable, disposable screens are poised for mass production. Electronic products from mobile phones and PDAs to computers, hand held games, toys, electronic books, and clothing are set to be transformed by the very latest electronic technology. Bendable,... more...

  • Advances in Nanophotonicsby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Nanotechnology is becoming a significant area of research across a wide range of industries. The potential benefits to photonics are great if this technology can be used to create smaller, lighter and more efficient products. But how could these developments be utilised by your company and what implications will they have for the industry? This study... more...

  • Advances in Photonics for Information and Communicationby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Information and communication are critical aspects of our modern society. Technological developments in this area have been incredibly rapid over the past few decades, but there is so much further to go and photonics could play a major part in this. This study gives you the latest on, photonic materials and devices including fibre grating, silicon... more...

  • Advances in Photonics for Lighting and Energyby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The subject of lighting and energy will be one of the critical issues in the future. With the ever increasing demand for power across the globe and natural resources dwindling, the need for clean efficient energy generation is going to be key to maintaining economic development worldwide. But what are the developments now and how could you take advantage... more...

  • Advances in Recycling and Deinkingby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    Paper recycling in an increasingly environmentally conscious world is gaining importance. Increased recycling activities are being driven by robust overseas markets as well as domestic demand. Recycling technologies have been improved in recent years by advances in pulping, flotation deinking and cleaning/screening, resulting in the quality of paper... more...

  • Advances in Specialty Papersby Pira International Ltd

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00

    The paper industry generally defines specialty papers as products that are given unique characteristics in their manufacture, converting or processing and that have properties suitable for specific purposes. Specialty papers are generally perceived to be higher added-value products, although their supply, demand and utility are relatively small compared... more...