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G+ Textile Applications (Graphene Textiles)

G+ Textile Applications (Graphene Textiles)

Feb 20, 2017 Worldwide
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 Directa Plus who write about the progress of graphene in textile applications.
Webinar Tuesday 21 February - Conductive Inks: Trends to Watch in 2017

Webinar Tuesday 21 February - Conductive Inks: Trends to Watch in 2017

Feb 9, 2017 Worldwide
IDTechEx are hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 21 February 2017 titled Conductive Inks: Trends to Watch in 2017.
Water-based and biocompatible 2D inks for printed electronics

Water-based and biocompatible 2D inks for printed electronics

Feb 3, 2017 United Kingdom
Researchers have developed a method of producing water-based and inkjet printable 2D material inks, which could bring 2D crystal heterostructures from the lab into real-world products.
High-quality graphene made with soybeans

High-quality graphene made with soybeans

Feb 2, 2017 Australia
Scientists have developed a novel "GraphAir" technology which eliminates the need for a highly-controlled environment. The technology grows graphene film in ambient air with a natural precursor, making its production faster and simpler.
LG Chem starts operation of carbon nanotube plant

LG Chem starts operation of carbon nanotube plant

Feb 1, 2017 Korea
LG Chem Ltd said they have begun mass-production of carbon nanotubes from the new factory in Yeosu, South Korea.
Nanowire 'inks' enable paper-based printable electronics

Nanowire 'inks' enable paper-based printable electronics

Jan 10, 2017 United States
By suspending tiny metal nanoparticles in liquids, scientists are brewing up conductive ink-jet printer "inks" to print inexpensive, customizable circuit patterns on just about any surface.
Flexible transparent conductor free of reflection and scattering

Flexible transparent conductor free of reflection and scattering

Dec 29, 2016 Spain
Transparent conductors are one of the key elements of today's electronic and optoelectronic devices such as displays, light emitting diodes, photovoltaic cells, smart phones, etc.
Self-healing, transparent, highly stretchable material

Self-healing, transparent, highly stretchable material

Dec 28, 2016 1 United States
Scientists have developed a transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable conductive material that can be electrically activated to power artificial muscles and could be used to improve batteries, electronic devices, and robots.
Ground-breaking production method to accelerate graphene revolution

Ground-breaking production method to accelerate graphene revolution

Dec 16, 2016 United Kingdom
An innovative new cheap and simple mass production technique, developed by the University of Exeter, is set to open up the global potential of the 'wonder' material graphene.
Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles for wearable electronics

Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles for wearable electronics

Dec 7, 2016 United Kingdom
A new method for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics, without the use of expensive and toxic processing steps.
New ultra-thin semiconductor could extend life of Moore's Law

New ultra-thin semiconductor could extend life of Moore's Law

Nov 24, 2016 United Kingdom
Following a decade of intensive research into graphene and two-dimensional materials a new semiconductor material shows potential for the future of super-fast electronics.