Mimicking nature, water-based 'artificial leaf' produces electricity
A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices - "artificial leaves" - can act like solar cells to produce electricity.
DARPA invests $89 million in Boeing's Solar Eagle
Boeing has announced that it has won $89 million in funding from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) who has selected a concept developed by the Boeing Company for the second phase of the Vulture long-endurance unmanned aerial system (UAS) program.
Electrofluidics breakthrough could see e-readers with videos in color
UC electrofluidics breakthrough could change the display technology used in a myriad of electronic devices. e-Readers like the Amazon Kindle may be able to display color and video.
GE to develop new bio-inspired sensor
Replicating nanostructures from the wings of Morpho butterflies, GE's sensors would enable highly selective, near-instantaneous detection of chemical threats
GE's sensing platform could create other industrial and healthcare applications, including emissions monitoring at power plants, water purification and food safety testing and breath analysis for disease detection
Breakthrough in industrial-scale nanotube processing
Rice University scientists have unveiled a method for the industrial-scale processing of pure carbon-nanotube fibers that could lead to revolutionary advances in materials science, power distribution and nanoelectronics.
'Conductive ink' solar panels capture sun power for soldiers
Scientists developed a ready-to-use, cost-reducing technology that can capture sunlight and store it as energy to power Global Positioning System components, portable communications, and other devices for U.S. soldiers.
Highlights from the FlexTech Workshop at Clemson University
Flextech (formerly the U.S. Display Consortium, USDC) is an organization whose members include companies involved in all aspects of printed, flexible and organic electronics.
Printed oxide electronics at Oregon State University
Oregon State University has had a comprehensive program developing printed oxide electronics and electro-optics for some years.
Printed Electronics USA 2006
The premier event in printed electronics is pleased to announce an exciting roster of thought provoking speakers and topics. Covering all aspects of printed electronics, from technical to financial, Printed Electronics USA 2006, is being held in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona December 5-6th. Delegates will hear from companies looking to the promise of this nascent technology to solve real world problems and open entirely new markets.