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IDTechEx TVAerospace Material Advancements

Aerospace Material Advancements

IDTechEx Analyst, Dr Richard Collins gives a brief overview on the aerospace materials industry, covering composites, light weighting, metal alloys, nano-carbons and additive manufacturing.
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Updates from SID 2018: various trends

Updates from SID 2018: various trends

This is the last in our five-part summary of the SID 2018. In this article we will provide a series of information on various aspect of trends in display technology that did not readily fit into other articles.
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Flexible display components update at SID 2018

Flexible display components update at SID 2018

In this article we report on the latest developments at SID 2018 concerning various components in flexible displays including thin film encapsulation, barrier films and adhesive, transparent conductive films and substrates
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Transparent Conductive Films: major technology and commercial trends

Transparent Conductive Films: major technology and commercial trends

This article analyses the major technological and commercial trends that shape the past, present and future of transparent conductive film technology.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 27, 2017
Plant inspiration could lead to flexible electronics

Plant inspiration could lead to flexible electronics

Versatile, light-weight materials that are both strong and resilient are crucial for the development of flexible electronics, such as bendable tablets and wearable sensors.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 22, 2017
Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

The 21st-century commercialisation of the aerogel industry has been extensively discussed, but despite the excitement and huge potential, it is still a long way from plain sailing for the manufacturers.
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A report from Plastics Japan 2017

A report from Plastics Japan 2017

IDTechEx Technology analysts' Drs Richard Collins and Khasha Ghaffarzadeh attended Plastics 2017 at the Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. These slides give some highlights from the Plastics event and extends to composite material and adhesion-free metal-plastic joining solutions.
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Turbulence in the lightweight composite market: a bumpy ride ahead

Turbulence in the lightweight composite market: a bumpy ride ahead

IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins was in attendance of JEC World in Paris, the premier composite event with the hosts reporting record attendees of over 40,000 people and 1,300 exhibitors.
Printed Electronics World
Mar 14, 2017
New Report from IDTechEx on Transparent Conductive Films (TCF)

New Report from IDTechEx on Transparent Conductive Films (TCF)

The transparent conductive film (TCF) industry will leave behind its years of sluggish growth to achieve rapid growth.
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How Big Pharma is betting on electronics

How Big Pharma is betting on electronics

As the business model for commercializing new drugs becomes increasingly more difficult to sustain, the pharmaceutical industry is trying to reinvent itself. One bet is on electronic devices that could provide direct treatment of some chronic diseases. The race is on to find new materials that will be compatible for this new form of medicine.
Printed Electronics World
Jan 26, 2017
Aerogel products are answering industries toughest questions

Aerogel products are answering industries toughest questions

Silica aerogels and their use in fibrous composite panels and blankets remain the most prevalent form. Key market players and applications have driven this growth; however, this landscape could be about to shift.
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Updates from SID 2018: various trends

Updates from SID 2018: various trends

This is the last in our five-part summary of the SID 2018. In this article we will provide a series of information on various aspect of trends in display technology that did not readily fit into other articles.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Transparent Conductive Films: major technology and commercial trends

Transparent Conductive Films: major technology and commercial trends

This article analyses the major technological and commercial trends that shape the past, present and future of transparent conductive film technology.
Printed Electronics World
Jun 22, 2017
Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

Diversification becomes essential for the aerogel industry

The 21st-century commercialisation of the aerogel industry has been extensively discussed, but despite the excitement and huge potential, it is still a long way from plain sailing for the manufacturers.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
Turbulence in the lightweight composite market: a bumpy ride ahead

Turbulence in the lightweight composite market: a bumpy ride ahead

IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins was in attendance of JEC World in Paris, the premier composite event with the hosts reporting record attendees of over 40,000 people and 1,300 exhibitors.
IDTechEx Research Subscribers
How Big Pharma is betting on electronics

How Big Pharma is betting on electronics

As the business model for commercializing new drugs becomes increasingly more difficult to sustain, the pharmaceutical industry is trying to reinvent itself. One bet is on electronic devices that could provide direct treatment of some chronic diseases. The race is on to find new materials that will be compatible for this new form of medicine.