noble metal


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noble metal

[′nō·bəl ′med·əl]
(metallurgy)
A metal, or alloy, such as gold, silver, or platinum having high resistance to corrosion and oxidation; used in the construction of thin-film circuits, metal-film resistors, and other metal-film devices.
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A novel composite membrane with noble metal NPs in membrane pores are prepared to catalyze the reduction of p-nitrophenol.
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Some noble metal catalysts also showed meaningful conversion efficiency under ambient temperatures.
Base metal thermocouples may be calibrated by comparison with noble metal thermocouples in furnaces.
When two dissimilar materials are in contact, the more active one will tend to have accelerated corrosion while the corrosion rate of the more noble metal will decrease.
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The surface plasmon resonance of noble metal nanoparticles can be easily monitored with UV-Vis spectroscopy [61], which directly determines the size and concentration of gold nanoparticles [62].
Currently, noble metal nanoparticles have been extensively studied for many applications.
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The layer on palladium, a noble metal, is much slower and gentler.
But gold is an expensive noble metal and the price is unpredictable, strongly affecting manufacturing profit margins and, in the end, component prices.
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