Article - 3 Apr 2001
Parylenes (or parxylylenes)are a family of polymers that can be used as a protective coating. They can be used for protection of artefacts as well as in the electronics and medical industries.
News - 11 Apr 2014
An interdisciplinary research team including Northwestern University’s Yonggang Huang has developed a flexible medical implant that harvests the energy of the beating heart. Such a device could...
News - 18 Feb 2011
Janco Incorporated, a provider of industrial plastic fabrication based in Dover, New Hampshire has recently announced the perfection of new technology allowing them to provide flexible medical...
News - 16 Nov 2018
In the near future, implantable medical devices like sensors and pacemakers could be energized by a glucose-powered biofuel cell in which the electrodes are made from cotton fiber. The new fuel cell,...
News - 1 Nov 2010
Imagine a world where pacemakers never need new batteries and a walk through a park keeps your mp3 player at full charge.
Dr. Yong Shi, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens...
News - 27 Feb 2007
TyRx Pharma, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a material supply agreement with JFC Technologies for TyRx proprietary polymer production requirements. Under the agreement, JFC's...
News - 27 Jan 2010
Power-generating rubber films developed by Princeton University engineers could harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and other electronic...
News - 23 Oct 2009
To power a very small device like a pacemaker or a transistor, you need an even smaller generator. The components that operate the generator are smaller yet, and the efficiency of those foundational...
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...
News - 13 Oct 2010
Actuators are devices that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy, such as the battery-powered device inside a cell phone that causes the phone to vibrate. When this process is reversed...