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Hybrid material opens the door to new possibilities with graphene

Hybrid material opens the door to new possibilities with graphene

Sep 30, 2016 Germany
Many scientists consider graphene to be a wonder material. Now, a team of researchers has succeeded in linking graphene with another important chemical group, the porphyrins.
OLED on ceramic, new possibilities for durable, flexible lighting

OLED on ceramic, new possibilities for durable, flexible lighting

Sep 29, 2016 Netherlands
The first ever ceramic-based, large-area flexible OLED promises a lifetime in excess of 10 years without the formation of blackspots.
Progress in conductive ink-based transparent conductive films

Progress in conductive ink-based transparent conductive films

Sep 28, 2016
IDTechEx Research has been closely following the ITO alternative market for the past five years. It forecasts that ITO alternative solutions will reach more than $250m by 2026. In this article, IDTechEx Research brings you an update on conductive ink-based metal mesh films.
Scientists put a new twist on artificial muscles

Scientists put a new twist on artificial muscles

Sep 28, 2016 United States
In recent years, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and colleagues at the University of Wollongong in Australia have put a high-tech twist on the ancient art of fiber spinning, using modern materials to create ultra-strong, powerful, shape-shifting yarns.
A good idea bubbles to the surface

A good idea bubbles to the surface

Sep 27, 2016 Saudi Arabia
Single thin-film crystals are required to utilize promising hybrid organic/inorganic perovskite materials to develop solar cells. Researchers have now shown how imploding bubbles in a solution can grow single crystals of the preferred orientation for manufacturing thin films.
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License agreement for manufacturing Enfucell SoftBattery

License agreement for manufacturing Enfucell SoftBattery

Sep 27, 2016 Finland
nfucell Oy and Molex, LLC have signed a worldwide, non-exclusive manufacturing license agreement for printing Enfucell's SoftBattery® power sources.
Grant to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

Grant to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

Sep 26, 2016 United States
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2M to three researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.
Shape of 'molecular graphene' determines electronic properties

Shape of 'molecular graphene' determines electronic properties

Sep 20, 2016 Netherlands
Polyaromatic hydrocarbons form an important class of molecules, which can be regarded as small graphene species and which play a prominent role in the development of organic electronics.
Printed graphene treated with lasers to enable paper electronics

Printed graphene treated with lasers to enable paper electronics

Sep 14, 2016 United States
Treating inkjet-printed, multi-layer graphene electric circuits and electrodes with a pulsed-laser process improves electrical conductivity without damaging paper, polymers or other fragile printing surfaces.
Nano Dimension to open new ink production facility

Nano Dimension to open new ink production facility

Sep 12, 2016 Israel
Nano Dimension Technologies Ltd will open a production facility for the company's unique nano-ink products.