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Researchers Analyze Atomic-Scale Electronic and Structural Degradation in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers Analyze Atomic-Scale Electronic and Structural Degradation in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have performed three studies on the electrochemical reactions that occur in nickel, cobalt, and aluminum (NCA) lithium-ion batteries. They studied average material morphologies as well as atomic-scale asymmetries to analyze the electronic and structural and degradations of these batteries. [More]
New Method Calculates Multi-Phase Electrical Properties of Thermoelectric Materials

New Method Calculates Multi-Phase Electrical Properties of Thermoelectric Materials

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new technique to analyze multi-phase electrical properties of thermoelectric materials. They have found that combining various solid phases could improve the performance of thermoelectric materials. [More]
Nanosfun Group Reports Method to Systematically Control Surface Functionality of Coordination Polymer Particles

Nanosfun Group Reports Method to Systematically Control Surface Functionality of Coordination Polymer Particles

Members of ICN2 Nanostructures Functional Materials Group published a series of works developing robust nanoparticles based on coordination polymers for application on theranostics (therapy + diagnosis). They opened a wide variety of possibilities into high added-value medical applications. [More]
Curtin Researchers Create ‘Eyes and Ears’ Technology for Affordable Autonomous Cars

Curtin Researchers Create ‘Eyes and Ears’ Technology for Affordable Autonomous Cars

Curtin researchers have helped create technology that will make an autonomous car affordable to the average-income person within a decade. [More]
MegaChips to Acquire MEMS and Analog Semiconductor Company, SiTime

MegaChips to Acquire MEMS and Analog Semiconductor Company, SiTime

SiTime Corporation, a MEMS and analog semiconductor company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement under which MegaChips Corporation, a top 25 fabless semiconductor company based in Japan, will acquire SiTime for $200 million in cash. This transaction combines two complementary fabless semiconductor leaders that provide solutions for the growing Wearables, Mobile and Internet of Things markets. [More]
International Conference and Exhibition on Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring Opens 5-6 November, 2014

International Conference and Exhibition on Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring Opens 5-6 November, 2014

WWEM 2014 will open its doors on Wednesday and Thursday, 5th & 6th November, providing registered visitors with a unique opportunity to find the latest information on the technologies, standards, methods and regulatory requirements that relate to Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring. [More]
Ipsen Ships 30-Plus Furnaces Worldwide, Providing a Variety of Heat-Treating Solutions

Ipsen Ships 30-Plus Furnaces Worldwide, Providing a Variety of Heat-Treating Solutions

In recent months, Ipsen has shipped more than 30 furnaces around the globe for a variety of applications and industries. The equipment was sent to international customers in Germany, Mexico, China, Tunisia and South Korea, as well as sites within the U.S., covering a range of 12 different states. [More]
SIPAR: New System for PEALD & ICPECVD in One Reactor Presented at ThGOT

SIPAR: New System for PEALD & ICPECVD in One Reactor Presented at ThGOT

SENTECH offers leading edge plasma process technology equipment for etching and deposition, as well as thin film measurement instrumentation. We proudly presented our new combinatorial system “SIPAR” for P... [More]
Peak Scientific Showcases its Precision range of Laboratory Gas Generators at SABIC Technical Meeting 2014

Peak Scientific Showcases its Precision range of Laboratory Gas Generators at SABIC Technical Meeting 2014

Peak Scientific is delighted to be exhibiting once again at SABIC Technical Meeting from 2-5 November, Al-Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.  A global leader in laboratory gas generation, Peak Scientific offer... [More]
CRAIC Technologies introduces Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) software

CRAIC Technologies introduces Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) software

CRAIC Technologies, the world leading innovator of microanalysis solutions, is proud to announce Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) capabilities for its UV-visible-NIR microspectrophotometers. S2M™ giv... [More]
TRB Lightweight Structures to Supply PRM-TSI Universal Access Toilet Module for the Riviera Sleeper

TRB Lightweight Structures to Supply PRM-TSI Universal Access Toilet Module for the Riviera Sleeper

TRB Lightweight Structures have won the contract to supply their PRM-TSI Universal Access Toilet Module for the Riviera Sleeper upgrade. The Universal Access Toilet Module is designed, manufactured and installed by TR... [More]
Researchers Develop the Coldest Cryostat Ever to Study Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay

Researchers Develop the Coldest Cryostat Ever to Study Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay

An international team of scientists, including postdoctoral scholars and students from the US and Italy, has developed a -273.144°C cooled chamber for a prospective experiment to study about ghostlike particles called neutrinos. This work was supported by the Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events (CUORE) in collaboration with the Department of Energy's Office of Science and National Science Foundation in the US Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. [More]
NASA Engineers Build Aircraft Using 3D Printed Parts and Harvested UAV Components

NASA Engineers Build Aircraft Using 3D Printed Parts and Harvested UAV Components

Engineers at NASA's Ames Research Center, along with student interns have successfully utilized 3-D printed parts and components from surplus unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to build custom aircraft. Components from the small electric aircraft – the Aerovironment RQ-14 Dragon Eye UAVs, were used in this effort. [More]
Cost-Effective Process Uses Piezoelectric Materials for Micro Energy Harvesting

Cost-Effective Process Uses Piezoelectric Materials for Micro Energy Harvesting

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP (Fraunhofer FEP) have developed an innovative process for cost-effective production of piezoelectric materials for micro-energy harvesting applications. Developments in many applications require energy self-sufficient probes and miniature mobile electronics systems that acquire the energy they need from the surrounding environment. [More]
MRS to Honor UC Berkeley Physics Professor with 2014 Von Hippel Award

MRS to Honor UC Berkeley Physics Professor with 2014 Von Hippel Award

The 2014 Von Hippel Award, the Materials Research Society’s (MRS) highest honor, will be presented to Marvin L. Cohen, University Professor of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley (UC–Berkeley) and senior scientist in the Materials Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. [More]

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