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Printed Electronics World
Jan 17, 2011
Coiled nanowires may hold key to stretchable electronics

Coiled nanowires may hold key to stretchable electronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created the first coils of silicon nanowire on a substrate that can be stretched to more than double their original length, moving us closer to incorporating stretchable electronic devices into clothing, implantable health-monitoring devices, and a host of other applications.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 14, 2011
Graphene-based conductive inks to appear in products this year

Graphene-based conductive inks to appear in products this year

Vorbeck say that products using their graphene-based conductive inks will appear in major retail stores sometime this year.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 13, 2011
Scientists develop solar window technology

Scientists develop solar window technology

Scientists developing Solar Window technology capable of generating electricity on see-thru glass windows have achieved an important research breakthrough which could result in the replacement of materials prone to breakdown and degradation.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 12, 2011
New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant systems

New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant systems

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 12, 2011
World's fastest solar powered car

World's fastest solar powered car

The University of New South Wales's Sunswift solar car has broken a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
External Company Press Release
Cleantech-oriented Beneq receives 9 million euro investment

Cleantech-oriented Beneq receives 9 million euro investment

Finnish Industry Investment, Via Venture Partners and private investors have invested altogether 9 million euros in the Finnish cleantech company Beneq. Beneq is a supplier of production and research equipment for advanced nano-scale thin film coatings used for example in solar cells, glass coatings, and flexible electronics, such as OLED lighting.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 11, 2011
Missing piece for printed technologies

Missing piece for printed technologies

The printed electronics industry is growing fast and the various available technologies evolve at a high pace.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 10, 2011
INSIDE Secure first to support breakthrough Kovio RF barcodes

INSIDE Secure first to support breakthrough Kovio RF barcodes

NFC Leader sees big future for ultra-low-cost smart tags and posters
Printed Electronics World
Jan 7, 2011
Graphene electrodes for organic solar cells

Graphene electrodes for organic solar cells

A promising approach for making solar cells that are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible is to use organic (that is, carbon-containing) compounds instead of expensive, highly purified silicon. But one stubborn problem has slowed the development of such cells.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 7, 2011
Printed Electronics for EVs - The money floods in

Printed Electronics for EVs - The money floods in

Printed electronics is now seeing a surge in transactions in the form of orders, government and industry-funded development programs, acquisitions and company fund raising.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 6, 2011
KRISS develops moisture detection technology for OLEDs

KRISS develops moisture detection technology for OLEDs

A technology to measure the level of moisture in OLED displays during the inspection process has been developed by Korea Research Institute of Standard and Science (KRISS).
Printed Electronics World
Jan 5, 2011
Printed Electronics-Predictions for 2011

Printed Electronics-Predictions for 2011

IDTechEx examines the Printed Electronics market for 2011.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 4, 2011
Samsung Mobile Display unveils next-generation AMOLED displays

Samsung Mobile Display unveils next-generation AMOLED displays

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) demonstrates its leading-edge, next generation AMOLED displays.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 3, 2011
Highest efficiency demonstrated for commercial size thin-film modules

Highest efficiency demonstrated for commercial size thin-film modules

MiaSolé, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL) independently confirmed the 15.7% efficiency of its large area production modules.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
Konarka signs distribution agreement with Japanese company

Konarka signs distribution agreement with Japanese company

Konarka has signed a distribution agreement with Japanese company Kogent Inc a subsidiary of Macnica Group, a leading distributor in Japan. The company will distribute Konarka's organic, flexible, thin-film solar material that converts light to energy.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Tracking pirates in the Gulf of Aden, detecting bush fires in Australia and improving battlefield communications and surveillance in Afghanistan are all potential uses for the solar powered unmanned aircraft, Zephyr, which has now officially been awarded three World Records.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
FTL Solar produces portable photovoltaic power

FTL Solar produces portable photovoltaic power

FTL Solar's products consist of lightweight, flexible, tensile fabrics and structures embedded with Ascent Solar thin-film solar cells and can be scaled to shelter and power a range of mission-critical applications.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2010
AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment announced that it received an order valued at $46,226,984 under an existing contract with the U.S. Army. The order comprises 123 new digital Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages as well as 186 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2010
Smart sensors monitor health of record-breaking expedition team

Smart sensors monitor health of record-breaking expedition team

Telemetry technology is being used to monitor the health status of a team of explorers and scientists involved in a record-breaking expedition across the Antarctic.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2010
Printed lighting by PureLux

Printed lighting by PureLux

A new material that could enable a special kind of mouldable plastic to create solid-state lighting has been developed by PureLux.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 17, 2011
Coiled nanowires may hold key to stretchable electronics

Coiled nanowires may hold key to stretchable electronics

Researchers at North Carolina State University have created the first coils of silicon nanowire on a substrate that can be stretched to more than double their original length, moving us closer to incorporating stretchable electronic devices into clothing, implantable health-monitoring devices, and a host of other applications.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 13, 2011
Scientists develop solar window technology

Scientists develop solar window technology

Scientists developing Solar Window technology capable of generating electricity on see-thru glass windows have achieved an important research breakthrough which could result in the replacement of materials prone to breakdown and degradation.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 12, 2011
World's fastest solar powered car

World's fastest solar powered car

The University of New South Wales's Sunswift solar car has broken a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 11, 2011
Missing piece for printed technologies

Missing piece for printed technologies

The printed electronics industry is growing fast and the various available technologies evolve at a high pace.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 7, 2011
Graphene electrodes for organic solar cells

Graphene electrodes for organic solar cells

A promising approach for making solar cells that are inexpensive, lightweight and flexible is to use organic (that is, carbon-containing) compounds instead of expensive, highly purified silicon. But one stubborn problem has slowed the development of such cells.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 6, 2011
KRISS develops moisture detection technology for OLEDs

KRISS develops moisture detection technology for OLEDs

A technology to measure the level of moisture in OLED displays during the inspection process has been developed by Korea Research Institute of Standard and Science (KRISS).
Printed Electronics World
Jan 4, 2011
Samsung Mobile Display unveils next-generation AMOLED displays

Samsung Mobile Display unveils next-generation AMOLED displays

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) demonstrates its leading-edge, next generation AMOLED displays.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
Konarka signs distribution agreement with Japanese company

Konarka signs distribution agreement with Japanese company

Konarka has signed a distribution agreement with Japanese company Kogent Inc a subsidiary of Macnica Group, a leading distributor in Japan. The company will distribute Konarka's organic, flexible, thin-film solar material that converts light to energy.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
FTL Solar produces portable photovoltaic power

FTL Solar produces portable photovoltaic power

FTL Solar's products consist of lightweight, flexible, tensile fabrics and structures embedded with Ascent Solar thin-film solar cells and can be scaled to shelter and power a range of mission-critical applications.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2010
Smart sensors monitor health of record-breaking expedition team

Smart sensors monitor health of record-breaking expedition team

Telemetry technology is being used to monitor the health status of a team of explorers and scientists involved in a record-breaking expedition across the Antarctic.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 14, 2011
Graphene-based conductive inks to appear in products this year

Graphene-based conductive inks to appear in products this year

Vorbeck say that products using their graphene-based conductive inks will appear in major retail stores sometime this year.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 12, 2011
New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant systems

New solar cell self-repairs like natural plant systems

Researchers are creating a new type of solar cell designed to self-repair like natural photosynthetic systems in plants by using carbon nanotubes and DNA, an approach aimed at increasing service life and reducing cost.
External Company Press Release
Cleantech-oriented Beneq receives 9 million euro investment

Cleantech-oriented Beneq receives 9 million euro investment

Finnish Industry Investment, Via Venture Partners and private investors have invested altogether 9 million euros in the Finnish cleantech company Beneq. Beneq is a supplier of production and research equipment for advanced nano-scale thin film coatings used for example in solar cells, glass coatings, and flexible electronics, such as OLED lighting.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 10, 2011
INSIDE Secure first to support breakthrough Kovio RF barcodes

INSIDE Secure first to support breakthrough Kovio RF barcodes

NFC Leader sees big future for ultra-low-cost smart tags and posters
Printed Electronics World
Jan 7, 2011
Printed Electronics for EVs - The money floods in

Printed Electronics for EVs - The money floods in

Printed electronics is now seeing a surge in transactions in the form of orders, government and industry-funded development programs, acquisitions and company fund raising.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 5, 2011
Printed Electronics-Predictions for 2011

Printed Electronics-Predictions for 2011

IDTechEx examines the Printed Electronics market for 2011.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 3, 2011
Highest efficiency demonstrated for commercial size thin-film modules

Highest efficiency demonstrated for commercial size thin-film modules

MiaSolé, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels announced that the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy laboratory (NREL) independently confirmed the 15.7% efficiency of its large area production modules.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 31, 2010
Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Solar powered unmanned aircraft awarded three world records

Tracking pirates in the Gulf of Aden, detecting bush fires in Australia and improving battlefield communications and surveillance in Afghanistan are all potential uses for the solar powered unmanned aircraft, Zephyr, which has now officially been awarded three World Records.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 30, 2010
AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment receives $46.2m order for UAS and digital retrofit kits

AeroVironment announced that it received an order valued at $46,226,984 under an existing contract with the U.S. Army. The order comprises 123 new digital Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and initial spares packages as well as 186 digital retrofit kits for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Printed Electronics World
Dec 29, 2010
Printed lighting by PureLux

Printed lighting by PureLux

A new material that could enable a special kind of mouldable plastic to create solid-state lighting has been developed by PureLux.
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