Rare Gases

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    The rare gas market begins to stabilize

    2019-03-01T14:58:00Z

    Rare gases had a good 2018. We saw a stabilization of prices for xenon, a slight decline in neon and a slight increase in krypton, but no wild swings as in many of the past years.

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    Future is bright for xenon

    2019-03-01T14:41:00Z

    Xenon high-intensity arc lamps, an electric light that produces light by passing electricity through ionized xenon gas at high pressure, have a versatility which has seen its use grow year on year.

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    Serving both light and dark

    2019-03-01T11:22:00Z

    Agnes H. Baker looks at some of the most fascinating applications for rare gases for March 2019’s issue of gas world US.

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    Electronic Fluorocarbons expands Hatfield site

    2019-01-11T08:00:00Z

    Electronic Fluorocarbons is expanding both its facilities and its workforce at its new Hatfield site in Pennsylvania, with the addition of a 32,000-square-foot extension to the existing production plant.

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    Specialty gases – New applications

    2018-11-02T09:28:00Z

    Specialty gases are already the subject of a wide range of applications, the common denominator of which is their guarantee of purity or quality. Here, gas world looks at some of the markets putting the ‘special’ in specialty gases right now.

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    Air Water builds new rare gas plant

    2018-08-22T10:48:00Z

    To expand the stable supply and sales of rare gases xenon and krypton, Air Water is building a new facility to produce them in the cryogenic air separation unit (ASU) which has been operated in Kobe Steel’s Kakogawa Plant since October 2017, The Gas Review reported.

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    Air Liquide supplying xenon and krypton

    2018-07-10T09:43:00Z

    Air Liquide has signed several new multi-year contracts worth more than €50m ($59m) and has been supplying xenon and krypton to the semiconductor and the satellite industries in three regions – Europe, US and Asia – since the beginning of 2018.

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    Creating a semiconductor

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Gases have been a key enabler of the electronics industry since the first commercial transistors and integrated circuits were produced in the mid-twentieth century.

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    Created by nature, upgraded by Cryoin

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Cryoin Engineering is one of the leading global manufacturers of rare gases, as Joanna Sampson learns in an interview with Director Larisa Bondarenko.

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    Electronics gases – The clarity and confidence driving consumption

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Rewind 3 to 4 years, and much of the conjecture in the electronics business surrounded the next wave of expected technologies and wafer fabrication processes, from 450mm wafers to 14 nanometer (14nm) node transistors to lithographic patterning.