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  • n. any salt, XNbO3 of the weak niobic acid
  • n. the univalent anion NbO3-

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as columbate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of niobic acid.


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  • Frequency doubling is an old trick, but Novalux cut costs by using crystals of lithium niobate, which is found in all cell phones.

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  • Exotic materials such as yttrium silver (a metallic compound that manages to be both ductile and strong at the same time) and lithium niobate (which does all manner of weird things to light) are fascinating regardless of whether they might be some sort of real-world equivalents of mithril or the palantirs.

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  • Central to the success of the nanowire light source are the exceptional nonlinear optical properties of potassium niobate.

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  • In this paper, the researchers describe a technique in which nanowires of potassium niobate were synthesized in a special hot water solution and separated using ultrasound.

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  • They are probably present in the form of columbite, a niobate of iron and manganese; and tantalite, a tantalate of the same metals.

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  • The material consists of potassium, tantalum, and niobate, along with some impurities of copper and lithium.

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  • Just in front of the receiver, they mounted a crystal of strontium barium niobate (SBN), a material that belongs to a class of substances known as


  • From a technical point of view, identifying blood tantalite and niobate minerals should be much easier than dealing with diamonds.

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  • Lithium niobate is a soiled material that is colorless.

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  • Lithium Bromide has a molar mass of 86.845 g/mol and a density and phase of 3.464 g/cm3, solid Hexagonal unit cell of lithium niobate (LiNbO3)

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