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Conductive inks: China to the rescue, again?

Conductive inks: China to the rescue, again?

Mar 27, 2017
China has already once completely transformed the photovoltaic (PV) industry and maybe about to do so again.
Lab-on-a-glove could bring nerve-agent detection to your fingertips

Lab-on-a-glove could bring nerve-agent detection to your fingertips

Mar 27, 2017 United States
The new wearable, flexible glove biosensor carries out the sampling and electrochemical biosensing steps on different fingers, with the thumb finger used for collecting the nerve-agent residues and an enzyme immobilized on the index finger.
Solar-powered skin opens new possibilities for prosthetics

Solar-powered skin opens new possibilities for prosthetics

Mar 27, 2017 United Kingdom
A new way of harnessing the sun's rays to power 'synthetic skin' could help to create advanced prosthetic limbs capable of returning the sense of touch to amputees.
Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology

Research leads to a golden discovery for wearable technology

Mar 24, 2017 United States
Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold.
Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Mar 23, 2017 United States
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down, and it could change the way touchscreens and flat or flexible displays are made.
Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells

Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells

Mar 22, 2017 Finland
Five years ago, the world started to talk about third-generation solar cells that challenged the traditional silicon cells with a cheaper and simpler manufacturing process that used less energy.
Webinar Tuesday 4 April 2017 - Printed and Flexible Sensors

Webinar Tuesday 4 April 2017 - Printed and Flexible Sensors

Mar 22, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 4 April 2017 titled Printed and Flexible Sensors: From Healthcare to IoT.
Stretchable electronics: no longer a solution looking for a problem

Stretchable electronics: no longer a solution looking for a problem

Mar 21, 2017 Worldwide
The electronic industry is in the midst of a major paradigm shift: novel form factors are emerging, ranging from the introduction of limited stretchability, through to ultra-elastic and conformable electronics. This transfiguration has been in the making for more than a decade now, but it is only now that it is beginning to make a substantial commercial impact.
Webinar Thursday 30 March 2017 - Printed, Flexible, Hybrid Electronics

Webinar Thursday 30 March 2017 - Printed, Flexible, Hybrid Electronics

Mar 21, 2017 Worldwide
DTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Thursday 30 March 2017 tilted Printed, Flexible and Hybrid Electronics: Hot Trends and Market Outlook.
Graphene for Printed and Flexible Electronics

Graphene for Printed and Flexible Electronics

Mar 20, 2017
IDTechEx has invited a series of industrial players and leaders active in graphene commercialization to contribute their opinions about the state of the technology and markets. As part of article series, we will today hear from Group NanoXplore Inc.
Solliance sets world record for roll-to-roll perovskites of 12.6%

Solliance sets world record for roll-to-roll perovskites of 12.6%

Mar 20, 2017 Netherlands, Belgium
Solliance announces the demonstration of an industrially-applicable roll-to-roll process for the production of solar cells, achieving a record 12,6% conversion efficiency on cell level.
Polymer-coated silicon nanosheets as an alternative to graphene

Polymer-coated silicon nanosheets as an alternative to graphene

Mar 17, 2017 Germany
Researchers produced a composite material combining silicon nanosheets and a polymer that is both UV-resistant and easy to process. This brings the scientists a significant step closer to industrial applications like flexible displays and photosensors.
Soft sensors for smart textiles

Soft sensors for smart textiles

Mar 17, 2017 Switzerland
Researchers have succeeded in producing optic fibers for sensors that are ideal for textiles.