• Denso's patented Iridium alloy is more durable than even Platinum, allowing the center electrode to be shrunk to only 0.7 mm in diameter. (carid.com)
  • The fine wire center electrode and the fine wire ground electrode offer the smallest tip diameter available with Iridium and Platinum surfaces that ensure a slow wear rate, provide a stable idle, offer superior anti fouling, improve your fuel efficiency, and lower your vehicle's emissions. (maperformance.com)
  • Fine wire iridium tipped center electrode and fine wire platinum tipped ground electrode ensures slow wear rate providing stable idle, superior anti fouling, improved fuel efficiency and lower emissions. (sparkplugs.com)
  • The measured density of iridium is only slightly lower (by about 0.12%) than that of osmium, the densest metal known. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some ambiguity occurred regarding which of the two elements was denser, due to the small size of the difference in density and difficulties in measuring it accurately, but, with increased accuracy in factors used for calculating density, X-ray crystallographic data yielded densities of 22.56 g/cm3 (0.815 lb/cu in) for iridium and 22.59 g/cm3 (0.816 lb/cu in) for osmium. (wikipedia.org)
  • 94 of the 185 drill hole samples were analyzed for iridium, osmium, rhodium, and ruthenium, and none was detected. (cdc.gov)
  • For this reason, the unusually high abundance of iridium in the clay layer at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary gave rise to the Alvarez hypothesis that the impact of a massive extraterrestrial object caused the extinction of dinosaurs and many other species 66 million years ago, now known to be produced by the impact that formed the Chicxulub crater. (wikipedia.org)
  • IRDM highlighted that the Iridium STL signal is about 1,000 times stronger than GNSS constellations. (nasdaq.com)
  • The signal strength in its STL service is about 1,000 times stronger than GPS, according to Iridium, and it is 'highly secure,' the firm says. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Iridium Communications IRDM has recently closed the acquisition of Satelles, Inc., which is a leading provider of secure satellite-based time and location (STL) services. (nasdaq.com)
  • On Oct. 9, 2018, shares of mobile and internet satellite communications provider Iridium Communications ( IRDM 5.14% ) closed their trading day at $20.46. (fool.com)
  • Iridium is one of the rarest elements in Earth's crust, with estimated annual production and consumption of only 7.3 tonnes (16 thousand pounds) in 2018. (wikipedia.org)
  • While iridium itself, being one of the rarest elements in the Earth's crust, is still a costly material, it doesn't take much work to turn it into the efficient catalyst. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Because of abundance and availability of iron, replacing the widely employed, scarce, ruthenium and iridium-based complexes is an exciting prospect. (lu.se)
  • This technique could make pure hydrogen efficiently, but it needs iridium oxide as a catalyst. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • We have found that a lattice-water-assisted mechanism - a way of arranging water molecules in a specific pattern - boosts the efficiency of an iridium oxide catalyst by 5-12% resulting in higher energy output while consuming less energy," says Zheng. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • The iridium oxide catalyst was developed by a molten salt method that was followed by our previous work ," says Jin. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • In 2019, Iridium completed an upgrade to the Iridium constellation, replacing all satellites without ever disrupting service. (iridium.com)
  • Iridium set a date for its Q3 2019 earnings report yesterday: Tuesday, Oct. 29, before trading opens. (fool.com)
  • 21.4.2020/// As of today, Iridium completely breaks YouTube's autoplay. (mozilla.org)
  • Iridium Long Life Plug - Patented Iridium Alloy Plug (90% Ir) with Platinum Ground Strap. (carid.com)
  • Iridium alloy has an extremely high melting point, perfect for today's high-tech, high performance engines. (ngk.com)
  • We have studied lung retention and clearance kinetics in 12 healthy male adult WKY rats up to 6 mo after an inhalation of 192Ir-radiolabeled, insoluble, ultrafine 15- to 20-nm iridium particles. (cdc.gov)
  • Our work prepared a new iridium-based catalyst that is active and stable for PEMWE," says co-author and colleague Dr Huanyu Jin. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Another is that iridium, which the catalyst is based on, is a precious metal. (lu.se)
  • Iridium was discovered in 1803 among insoluble impurities in natural platinum. (wikipedia.org)
  • L-band satcom provider Iridium has reached a deal to acquire Satelles, a company that provides resilient navigation and timing to supplement GPS. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Satelles uses the Iridium satellite network to broadcast its own timing and positioning signals. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Existing Iridium partners - which can be found in all of these sectors - may be able to integrate Satelles into their products as well. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Acquiring Satelles makes perfect sense for Iridium and is consistent with what our strategy has always been, which is to take advantage of our unique network to do what others can't or do it better than anyone else can. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Iridium has invested in Satelles for years, and already had a 20 percent stake in the company. (maritime-executive.com)
  • This is because signals for Iridium STL are transmitted from Iridium's satellite constellation's crosslinked LEO architecture. (nasdaq.com)
  • The Iridium constellation is in Low-Earth Orbit (LEO), approximately 780 kilometers (485 miles) above the Earth, providing stronger signals and faster connections through smaller antennas with lower power requirements. (iridium.com)
  • The repeater enables transmission of Iridium signals from outdoor to indoor. (foxcom.com)
  • Iridium has two naturally occurring, stable isotopes, 191Ir and 193Ir, with natural abundances of 37.3% and 62.7%, respectively. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1989). In addition, differential analysis including daily excretion data revealed a pattern of fractional particle clearance rate of the ultrafine iridium particles similar to that of micrometer- sized particles reported by Snipes et al. (cdc.gov)
  • It is thought that the total amount of iridium in the planet Earth is much higher than that observed in crustal rocks, but as with other platinum-group metals, the high density and tendency of iridium to bond with iron caused most iridium to descend below the crust when the planet was young and still molten. (wikipedia.org)
  • A member of the platinum group metals, iridium is white, resembling platinum, but with a slight yellowish cast. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Vickers hardness of pure platinum is 56 HV, whereas platinum with 50% of iridium can reach over 500 HV. (wikipedia.org)
  • Well, the main reason is that it's made out of iridium which, if you weren't aware, is not only 10 times rarer than platinum, but one of the rarest earth metals, as only three tons is made a year. (time.com)
  • These industry-leading companies leverage our unique network and technologies to manufacture, develop, and market Iridium Connected® devices to solve problems, maintain critical lifelines, and keep people connected. (iridium.com)
  • The strategic acquisition is likely to help Iridium gain a larger share of the fast-growing Positioning Navigation and Timing (PNT) services market. (nasdaq.com)
  • although only certain molten salts and halogens are corrosive to solid iridium, finely divided iridium dust is much more reactive and can be flammable, whereas gold dust is not flammable but can be attacked by substances that iridium resists, such as aqua regia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dominant uses of iridium are the metal itself and its alloys, as in high-performance spark plugs, crucibles for recrystallization of semiconductors at high temperatures, and electrodes for the production of chlorine in the chloralkali process. (wikipedia.org)
  • NGK IX Iridium Series plugs were designed specifically for the performance enthusiast. (ngk.com)
  • NGK Laser Iridium Spark Plugs provide superior ignitability and long service life. (maperformance.com)
  • Iridium stock may be precisely prone over the past 52 weeks, but it's been a bumpy ride getting back to zero. (fool.com)
  • Oakley offers a comprehensive array of performance lenses that match specially engineered base tints with unique IRIDIUM® coatings, designed to precisely tune, contrast and balance light transmission. (oakley.com)
  • The satellites of the Iridium network cover the entire earth with connectivity unmatched by any other communications provider. (iridium.com)
  • This also means when the satellites eventually reach the end of their lives, Iridium engineers can carefully and safely de-boost and de-orbit each one from space, helping keep space clean and sustain it for future missions. (iridium.com)
  • Iridium Communications has announced Operation Arctic Lynx (OAL), a series of partnership-driven field exercises deploying Iridium and Iridium Connected technologies and involving more than 20 organizations, primarily focused above 60 degrees north latitude and stretching as far as 82 degrees north latitude. (spacedaily.com)
  • During OAL, Iridium and Iridium Connected weather resilient satellite communications technology will be deployed through a combination of on-base, communications-on-the-move (COTM), at-the-halt (ATH) and remote environment applications. (spacedaily.com)
  • Iridium remains the only commercial satellite communications company with truly global coverage and a 20-plus year pedigree of providing reliable Arctic communications. (spacedaily.com)
  • Iridium's Arctic and Antarctic communications capabilities have long been a part of the fabric of government, NGO and civil enterprise activities in those regions and now with our upgraded constellation and new technologies developed, we have turbocharged our portfolio of solutions to address an increasing range of polar communication requirements," said Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president, Government Programs, Iridium. (spacedaily.com)
  • The site has deployed Iridium Certus technology in the form of a Thales MissionLINK 700 terminal to ensure reliable communications. (spacedaily.com)
  • Iridium Communications has made a strategic investment in DDK Positioning (DDK), an Aberdeen, Scotland based provider of enhanced Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) accuracy solutions. (spacedaily.com)
  • Global Foxcom is offering a unique, Iridium coaxial repeater solution for satellite phone coverage. (foxcom.com)
  • This solution, which provides Iridium coverage to aircraft hangars, saves money because there is no need to take aircrafts out of the hangars each time avionics systems need to be tested. (foxcom.com)
  • Metallic Ir-192 will react with fluorine gas to form iridium fluoride (IV), IrF 6. (cdc.gov)
  • For applications like this, the Iridium signal is powerful enough to serve indoor receivers, eliminating outdoor antennas. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Download the Iridium Pilot airtime form to make your selections and fill in your details. (mailasail.com)
  • Iridium is working on miniaturizing the technology and making it less expensive, which would open up new positioning applications in road transport, autonomy, maritime and aviation. (maritime-executive.com)
  • A team of researchers has figured out how to dramatically improve the performance of one of the most precious metals used in hydrogen electrolysis: iridium. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Iridium is a chemical element with the symbol Ir and atomic number 77. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iridium is found in meteorites in much higher abundance than in the Earth's crust. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Iridium STL business is likely to generate more than $100 million in service revenue per year by 2030. (nasdaq.com)
  • STL is also good at providing a hardened positioning signal, Iridium says - the other half of GPS' 'positioning and timing' service. (maritime-executive.com)
  • The first Iridium satellite was deployed in 1997 and the network was fully operational in 1998. (iridium.com)
  • Beyond maintenance, the Iridium network is overseen by an international team of experts in state-of-the-art facilities around the world. (iridium.com)
  • On the ground, our network connects thousands of devices across the world from both Iridium and our partners. (iridium.com)
  • By using compact, cost-effective hardware, STL is also successful in mitigating threats like spoofing and jamming for GPS and GNSS-reliant systems' time-synchronized applications, stated Iridium. (nasdaq.com)
  • There is enough potential in this market (and other applications) that Iridium thinks the business line will be worth $100 million a year by 2030. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Here, we report on the fabrication and characterization of high aspect ratio iridium gratings with a period of 1 μm and a depth of 30 μm combining deep reactive ion etching of silicon and atomic layer deposition of iridium. (lu.se)
  • One year later, the final trade of Iridium stock placed yesterday evening closed at. (fool.com)
  • Analysts in general aren't particularly optimistic about the report, with the consensus on Wall Street being that Iridium will lose money -- $0.13 per share, or exactly as much money as it lost a year ago, despite an expected 4% uptick in sales. (fool.com)
  • Similarly, an iridium anomaly in core samples from the Pacific Ocean suggested the Eltanin impact of about 2.5 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • Iridium delivers full stereo 24bit 96kHz resolution for the entire 500 milliseconds of its speaker cabinet impulse responses. (truetonemusic.com)
  • Iridium is extremely brittle, to the point of being hard to weld because the heat-affected zone cracks, but it can be made more ductile by addition of small quantities of titanium and zirconium (0.2% of each apparently works well). (wikipedia.org)
  • Iridium is the most corrosion-resistant metal known: it is not attacked by acids, including aqua regia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ir-192 is a manmade radioactive element that is formed from nonradioactive iridium metal in a nuclear reactor. (cdc.gov)
  • Taking place between June 11 and June 26, 2021, OAL involves an international contingent of organizations including existing Iridium customers like the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. federal agencies, Alaska state and local organizations, Canadian government organizations, scientific research organizations and multiple aerospace industry companies. (spacedaily.com)
  • Iridium operates Billing Increments, which will impact all customers/connections: Data sessions will be charged in 1-kilobyte increments and any partial kilobyte will be rounded up. (mailasail.com)
  • The Iridium Pilot offers a great range of good value data and voice airtime plans, outlined below. (mailasail.com)
  • The world has about 10,000 data centers and growing, and they require time synchronization to operate, Iridium says. (maritime-executive.com)
  • Iridium gives you three iconic amplifiers, with a total of nine impulse response speaker cabinets that complement the tonality of the amp. (truetonemusic.com)
  • With Iridium, it's a snap to dial in a direct tone that will truly inspire and sound great whether you are monitoring through in-ears, floor wedges, reference monitors, or studio headphones. (truetonemusic.com)
  • Important compounds of iridium are chlorides and iodides in industrial catalysis. (wikipedia.org)