News - 8 Jul 2021
Polymer composite materials that combine magnetic and electrical properties are the subjects of particular attention for modern-day researchers.
Their basic property is the ability to convert...
News - 29 Jun 2021
In a new study, researchers from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology in Korea have investigated the transformation dynamics induced by an electric field in mixed-phase lanthanum-doped...
News - 28 May 2021
Materials engineers don't like to see line defects in functional materials.
The structural flaws along a one-dimensional line of atoms generally degrades performance of electrical materials....
News - 25 May 2021
A membrane made from threads of a polymer commonly used in vascular sutures can be loaded with therapeutic drugs and implanted in the body, where mechanical forces activate the polymer's electric...
News - 25 Mar 2021
Stratasys Ltd., a leader in polymer 3D printing solutions, today shared the first details about its upcoming line of powder bed fusion-based 3D printers. The new H Series™ Production...
News - 8 Feb 2021
Headed by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), a research team has designed a novel material that can flex and bend 40 times more than its competitors when an electric...
News - 4 Feb 2021
Piezoelectric materials hold great promise as sensors and as energy harvesters but are normally much less effective at high temperatures, limiting their use in environments such as engines or space...
News - 3 Feb 2021
With the importance of non-contact environments growing due to COVID-19, tactile electronic devices using haptic technology are gaining traction as new mediums of communication.
News - 20 Jan 2021
A new type of ultra-efficient, nano-thin material could advance self-powered electronics, wearable technologies and even deliver pacemakers powered by heart beats.
The flexible and printable...
News - 23 Nov 2020
Prevalent piezoelectric materials like barium titanate (BaTiO3) and lead zirconate titanate (PZT) possess high piezoelectric coefficients 20-800 pC/N, which are also ferroelectric.