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First semi-transparent  perovskite modules

First semi-transparent perovskite modules

May 27, 2016 Belgium
The first-ever semi-transparent perovskite PV-module, achieving power conversion efficiencies up to 12%.
Large-scale technique to produce quantum dots

Large-scale technique to produce quantum dots

May 26, 2016 United States
A method to produce significant amounts of semiconducting nanoparticles for light-emitting displays, sensors, solar panels and biomedical applications has gained momentum.
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Nanosys introduces Hyperion quantum dots

Nanosys introduces Hyperion quantum dots

May 26, 2016 United States
Nanosys, Inc., has introduced Hyperion Quantum Dots, a new Quantum Dot material system that represents a significant development breakthrough in unlocking the market for displays meeting the BT.2020 UltraHD color standard.
Plastic and flexible OLED displays market to reach $18bn by 2020

Plastic and flexible OLED displays market to reach $18bn by 2020

May 25, 2016 Worldwide
IDTechEx Research has just released new forecasts for the OLED display market. OLED is an emissive display technology which is gaining significant market share against liquid crystal displays (LCD). OLED was initially adopted in mobile phones but can now be found in tablets, TVs, and wearables. This latest IDTechEx Research report, OLED Display Forecasts 2016-2026: The Rise of Plastic and Flexible Displays, says the market will reach nearly $16bn this year and will grow to $57bn in 2026.
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Canatu and E Ink team up to make flexible touch displays for wearables

Canatu and E Ink team up to make flexible touch displays for wearables

May 25, 2016 Finland
Canatu and E Ink Holdings, are working together with the objective to offer a line of flexible touch displays for the wearable market, with the first product ready for sampling to customers in July 2016.
Size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene

Size quantization of Dirac fermions in graphene

May 24, 2016 United States
Quantum mechanics is the field of physics governing the behavior of things on atomic scales, where things work very differently from our everyday world.
Self-healing, flexible electronic material functions after many breaks

Self-healing, flexible electronic material functions after many breaks

May 23, 2016 United States
Electronic materials have been a major stumbling block for the advance of flexible electronics because existing materials do not function well after breaking and healing. A new electronic material created by an international team, however, can heal all its functions automatically even after breaking multiple times.
$88 million in series E financing for OLED leader Kateeva

$88 million in series E financing for OLED leader Kateeva

May 20, 2016 United States
The new Kateeva investors are: BOE, Cybernaut Venture, GP Capital Shanghai, Redview Capital, and TCL Capital, all located in China. They join existing investors that include: Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Sigma Partners, Spark Capital, Madrone Capital Partners, DBL Partners, New Science Ventures, and VEECO Instruments, Inc.
Shape-shifting modular interactive device unveiled

Shape-shifting modular interactive device unveiled

May 19, 2016 United Kingdom
here has been a growing interest toward achieving modular interactive devices in the human computer interaction community, but so far existing devices consist of folding displays and barely reach high shape resolution.
Silver could be the key to gold-standard flexible gadgets

Silver could be the key to gold-standard flexible gadgets

May 18, 2016 United Kingdom
Research has described how silver nanowires are proving to be the ideal material for flexible, touch-screen technologies while also exploring how the material can be manipulated to tune its performance for other applications.
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TPK consummates acquisition with Innova Dynamics

TPK consummates acquisition with Innova Dynamics

May 18, 2016 United States, Taiwan
Innova Dynamics Inc and TPK Holding Co Ltd announced that after 3-years of close collaboration under a 'Joint Development Agreement and Framework for Touch-Sensor Strategic Alliance,' TPK has consummated an acquisition with Innova Dynamics.
Graphene nanoflake-based films developed as thermal interface material

Graphene nanoflake-based films developed as thermal interface material

May 17, 2016 Sweden
Heat dissipation in electronics and optoelectronics is a major obstacle to further technology development. It limits further miniaturisation, power, performance and reliability.
World's first flexible lightfield-enabled smartphone

World's first flexible lightfield-enabled smartphone

May 16, 2016 Canada
The world's first holographic flexible smartphone. The device, dubbed HoloFlex, is capable of rendering 3D images with motion parallax and stereoscopy to multiple simultaneous users without head tracking or glasses.