14 Sep 2023
Niron Magnetics: Rare Earth Free Permanent Magnets
Niron Magnetics is a US-based company working on eliminating rare earths from permanent magnets. Niron is looking to replace rare earths with iron nitride magnets, which it aims to make competitive on performance with rare earth magnets, but at a fraction of the price.
7 Sep 2023
Three Key Trends Driving the EV Charging Market
The world is witnessing an electrifying revolution in the automotive industry. Electric vehicles (EVs) have emerged as a compelling solution to combat climate change and reduce our carbon footprint. As more and more individuals and businesses shift towards electric mobility, the demand for efficient and accessible EV charging infrastructure has skyrocketed.
30 Jun 2023
How Long Until Small Modular Reactors Make an Impact on Energy Grids?
By taking advantage of assembly line production, SMRs promise cost reductions and shorter construction times relative to their conventional counterparts. The first nuclear small modular reactors (SMRs) are already operational in Russia and China, but widening adoption will require both technical and regulatory developments, including development in fuel supply chains and international licensing standardization.
9 Jun 2023
Electric Excavator (>6t): ICE Engine vs Electric Motor Size
Innovation roadmap for electric excavators - engine vs motor size.
9 Jun 2023
Electric Mini Excavator: ICE Engine vs Electric Motor Size
Innovation roadmap for electric mini excavator engine and motor sizes.
8 Jun 2023
Where are the Nuclear Small Modular Reactor Projects?
Innovation roadmap for the map of nuclear SMR projects.
25 May 2023
The Future of Nuclear SMRs: Will Start-ups Disrupt Established Players
Nuclear Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) aim to disrupt the nuclear industry, slashing the cost of nuclear energy to competitiveness with renewables + storage and making new decarbonization-enabling uses of nuclear power possible.
17 May 2023
PCIM Europe 2023: Expo Highlights
PCIM is one of the largest events in Europe dedicated to the power electronics industry, representing all stages of the value chain from the mining and processing of materials to off-the-shelf inverters and intelligent systems. This article covers trends on Cu and Ag sinter die-attach materials, GaN and SiC WBG semiconductors, package materials and design, modules vs. discretes and more from primary interviews with leaders from across the value chain.
2 May 2023
AEye is a technology company that provides advanced imaging and sensing solutions for various industries, including smart infrastructure and automotive. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
21 Apr 2023
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy and the BWRX-300
Joint venture GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (Hitachi GE in Japan) is developing the BWRX-300, an SMR (small modular reactor) that is based on the BWR (boiling water reactor) design. It hopes to deploy the first of its SMR designs in 2028.
31 Mar 2023
TriEye is an Israeli company specialising in short-wave infrared (SWIR) image sensor and laser technology. It has developed an approach to manufacturing low-cost image sensors on silicon that are capable of detecting wavelengths in the SWIR region of the electromagnetic spectrum as well as the standard visible region. The company integrates its SWIR sensors and laser scanners into its product.
24 Jan 2023
Deploying Materials Informatics: Is SaaS a One-Size-Fits-All Approach?
The materials industry is sometimes described as conservative, but digital transformation is well underway in the sector. Materials informatics - the application of data-centric approaches, including machine learning, to materials R&D - has the potential to be the most impactful arm of this process.