Research Articles

by Dr Richard Collins

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26 Mar 2020

Rising Copper Demand in an Evolving Electric Traction Motor Industry

As part of research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA) IDTechEx outlines which electric traction motor technologies are winning in electric cars, with a view to how this will impact overall copper demand by 2030.
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20 Mar 2020

Thermal Interface Materials for Electric Vehicle Battery Packs

The EV market is booming. The battery is a key feature for both cost and performance, the chemistry and cell levels are extensively discussed. However, everything else that goes into a pack is often overlooked.
03 Mar 2020

3D Printing of Composites: Start-ups Compete for Market Share

IDTechEx calculated that this industry received over $100m in investment in 2019. There are very good reasons for both the composite and 3D printing industry to be excited.
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19 Feb 2020

Navigate the Emerging Graphene Market

Graphene is on the cusp of significant market growth; the opportunities are exciting and diverse, each with significant potential. Graphene and 2D Materials Europe 2020 (13-14 May, Berlin) is the largest B2B event on the topic with a dedicated focus on the commercial frontiers. www.GrapheneEurope.tech
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16 Dec 2019

Competition is Heating Up in Thermal Interface Applications

Thermal interface materials (TIM) play a crucial role in numerous sectors, from lithium-ion batteries to 5G base stations, LEDs, consumer electronics and more. Heat dissipation is often on the of the limiting factors as many industries look to increase power and reduce the size.
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07 Nov 2019

In-Mold Electronics Market will Take-off in 2020 - Here's Why

In-mold electronics (IME) - or in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) - is about to enter a period of rapid revenue growth, with IDTechEx forecasting the overall market to exceed $1bn within a decade.
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04 Nov 2019

Graphene Offers a Large Potential for the Energy Storage Market

This article will highlight some of the key topics addressed for graphene in LiB electrode advancement, post-LiB chemistry changes, supercapacitors, and thermal dissipation.
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30 Oct 2019

Graphene Market Research Tipping Point: Part 2

A Discussion With The IDTechEx Research Director. This is the final part of a two-part article written by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading industry expert and Research Director at IDTechEx, discussing the global graphene market, more information on the topic can be found in his report "Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2019-2029".
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23 Oct 2019

Graphene Market Research Tipping Point - Part 1

In this two-part article Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, a leading industry expert and Research Director at IDTechEx will discuss the global graphene market.
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15 Oct 2019

Speaker Spotlight on Dr Rune Wendelbo, Abalonyx

With just over a month to go until Graphene & 2D Materials USA 2019, IDTechEx's Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Richard Collins caught up with Dr Rune Wendelbo of Abalonyx to hear his thoughts on graphene oxide manufacturing and the opportunity for graphene.
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09 Oct 2019

Graphene Enters High-volume Applications... And This Is Just The Start

Graphene USA is the most commercially-focused conference and exhibition on graphene and other 2D materials. It is where companies unveil their latest technologies, launch their products, where technologists announce their latest commercially-relevant results, and where suppliers and end users from a variety of industries directly connect.
02 Oct 2019

Speaker Spotlight on Dr Youn-Su Kim, LG Electronics

With just over a month to go until Graphene & 2D Materials USA 2019, IDTechEx's Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Richard Collins caught up with Dr Youn-Su Kim of LG Electronics Inc. to hear his thoughts on the growth of CVD graphene and the graphene market.