Silatronix is a Wisconsin-based firm that has developed flame-retardant additives for Li-ion batteries based on organosilicon compounds.
This profile is an updated version. IDTechEx senior analyst Lorenzo Grande interviewed Silatronix VP Global Sales Carl Thoemmes in 2016.
Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles
New IDTechEx Research report investigates the market for various die and substrate attach materials used in power electronics in various electric vehicles. It provides a comprehensive view of the industry trends, looking at the trends driving the adoption of higher performance die-attach materials.
Metal sintering die attach materials, processes, and suppliers
This is part V of our article series.
C3Nano's ActiveGrid Ink for mass production by Hitachi Chemical Co
Hitachi Chemical Company Ltd has qualified C3Nano's ActiveGrid ink for mass production in its transparent conductive transfer film product. Additionally, Hitachi Chemical's TCTF has been adopted in a major Chinese mobile flexible device and is expected to be integrated into several more flexible devices in 2019
C3Nano breakthrough material for flexible touchscreen displays
C3Nano Inc announced another leap forward with its new ActiveGrid™ Gen7 ink, which delivers breakthrough clarity, conductivity and flexibility.
C3Nano expands patent portfolio for transparent conductive inks, films
C3Nano Inc announced that it has significantly expanded its patent portfolio, having been issued 13 international patents during 2018 to bring its total issued patents to more than 20, with 45 more pending. These patents protect C3Nano's industry-leading NanoGlue™ technology and ActiveGrid™ inks and films.
Ionic Materials (IM) is a US-based start-up developing a solid polymer electrolyte for Li-ion batteries. Founded in 2011 by Mike Zimmerman, serial entrepreneur and professor at Tufts University, in 2018 the company raised $65M in a Series C funding round that included Hyundai, Renault-Nissan, A123 Systems, Total, and Hitachi Chemical, among other investors.
SPD Control Systems
SPD Control Systems is a provider of wireless controls for Suspended Particle Devices (SPDs), licensing exclusively from Research Frontiers as well as having its own extensive patent portfolio. It has supplied leading automakers including Ford, Daimler and Tesla.
Research Frontiers Incorporated
Research Frontiers are the patent holders of hundreds of patents describing the creation of Suspended Particle Devices (SPDs), which is a switchable light and heat blocking glass or plastic.
Research Frontiers has built an infrastructure of over 40 licensed companies that collectively are capable of serving the growing global demand for smart glass products in automobiles, homes, buildings, aircraft and boats. They are a public company.
Stretchable electronics: everything you need to know
Stretchable Electronics is a term that conceals great diversity. Indeed, it is an umbrella term that refers to a whole host of emerging electronic materials, components and devices that exhibit some degree of mechanical stretchability.
C3Nano closes $15 million series D equity financing
C3Nano Inc announced that it has closed $15 million in equity financing.
Hitachi showcases waterproof, stretchable electronics
Video Interview with Hitachi at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, USA (November 16-17 2016)
Silatronix is a Wisconsin-based firm that has developed flame-retardant additives for Li-ion batteries based on organosilicon. All major battery makers are testing their compound at the moment.
Hitachi Europe at the IDTechEx Show! 2016 in Berlin
Video interview with Hitatchi Europe at the IDTechEx Show! (27-28 April, 2016 | Berlin, Germany)
IDTechEx Show! Berlin - What Is New For 2016
The annual IDTechEx Show! will have a focus on green technologies in Berlin on 27-28 April.
Are e-textiles on the cusp of rapid growth?
Whilst the majority of wearable technology products sold today still fit with the components-in-a-box design, 2015 has been a record year for investment in smart clothing and e-textile products.
Highlights of IDTechEx Wearable USA
The IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara assembled the largest collection of innovators and experts around wearable technology. The aim was to share knowledge, build networks and solve problems that the industry faces. With decision makers from the most well-known and prestigious wearable technology projects all present, the stage was set for two productive days of networking, problem solving and discussion. This article covers some of the main themes of the event.
Henkel - conductive adhesives
Henkel have been producing ACF for 20 years. The fine pitch capability makes it ideal for LCD displays, but this is now a shrinking market. The opportunities lie in OLEDs, printed electronics and wearable electronics, which require lower temperature curing.