Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new method which uses colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) to spray solar cells onto flexible surfaces. This invention is a major advancement towards the production of low-cost spray-on solar cells. [More]
Well suited for bonding dissimilar substrates, Master Bond UV15X-2 is a one part UV curable adhesive, sealant, coating and potting compound. [More]
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a novel rubber-like coating that can increase the durability of high capacity silicon electrodes for creating rechargeable lithium batteries with higher-capacity and longer life. [More]
NEI Corporation announced today that it has introduced NANOMYTE® SuperAi – a nanocomposite coating that imparts anti-icing properties to the underlying substrate.
The transparent coating also provides a hard... [More]
The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA has collaborated with six corporations from four European Union (EU) states to develop an energy-efficient carbon nanotube coating-based ice detection and anti-icing system for wind turbines. This endeavor is part of EU’s “Windheat Project.” [More]
Researchers from Fraunhofer IBMT have worked in conjunction with SAUERESSIG to design a new system which can print protein patterns on a film using a roll-to-roll method thus ensuring the cost-effective and efficient manufacture of biological cells in high volumes. [More]
Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) researchers have developed an edible, antimicrobial film that can increase the lifespan of soft cheese. They have used rosemary and oregano oils, and chitosan for producing the film. [More]
Michell Instruments has developed a customised solution to measure relative humidity and temperature in the paint spraying facility for a major European car manufacturer.
This enabled them to upgrade the humidity and ... [More]
An new ultrathin, multilayered coating material paves the way to passively cooled buildings by providing a "one-two punch" approach, to remove heat from within the building whilst reflecting away sunlight. [More]
North Carolina University researchers have devised a new technique of transferring one-atom-thick semiconductor films to arbitrary substrates, which may help realize photonic devices or flexible computing. [More]