Article - 1 Jun 2011
The electronics industry employs plasma for a range of applications to treat the surface of materials. These range from adhesion promotion of encapsulants and adhesives, to enhancing the release...
Article - 26 Jun 2008
The highest performance electrical seal systems employ ceramics for exceptional resistance to thermal and mechanical shock, as well as corrosion. The many benefits of ceramic-to-metal seals are...
Article - 8 Jan 2007
Biocompatible ceramics are suited to many biomedical applications. Wear resistance makes them suited to artificial joints and electrical properties make them suitable for implantable electronics....
News - 10 Feb 2010
Diamonds and gold may make some hearts flutter on Valentine's Day, but in a University at Buffalo laboratory, silver nanoparticles are being designed to do just the opposite.
News - 17 May 2008
Boston Scientific Corporation today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its COGNIS™ cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) and TELIGEN™...
News - 4 Oct 2010
Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc. (SPS), an innovator in electroactive polymer (EAP) technology, received a $1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven...
News - 6 Dec 2013
Dr. Jayant Baliga, a Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University and founding director of the university’s Power Semiconductor...
News - 13 Sep 2017
A flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries used for powering medical implants has been designed by experts at Queen's University Belfast.
Devices such as defibrillators and...
News - 1 Mar 2016
Medical implants and spacecraft can suddenly go dead, often for the same reason: cracks in ceramic capacitors, devices that store electric charge in electronic circuits. These cracks, at first...
Article - 23 Apr 2018
At present, the most popular battery platform is the lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery. Li-ion batteries have high power density and lower memory effects compared to other battery compositions.