To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with the properties of materials and their potential applications.
Be familiar with how the bonding and structure present in a material determines their physical and chemical properties.
Be aware of the importance of sustainability of materials, including the elements.

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be aware of the array of different chemical elements used in the manufacture of mobile phones (smartphones).
Be able to describe examples of composite materials used in mobile phones.
Be aware of the unsustainability of some elements used in the manufacture of mobile phones and the search for possible alternatives.

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Publication Date

January 2020


ISSN: 1351-5136

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305 Chemistry in a Mobile Phone v2

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