8 Mar 2021
Where are the Innovations in Thermal Interface Materials
Thermal management is one of the most important topics in a wide range of applications; from electric vehicle battery packs through to consumer electronics, there is a pressing need to dissipate heat efficiently. Thermal interface materials (TIM) come in numerous types and play a crucial role in the thermal transfer from a heat source. This article looks at what the major innovations are for these materials and why those developments are significant.
2 Mar 2021
Dexerials is a Japanese manufacturer of functional materials, for use in electronic devices. Its main product is its anisotropic conductive film (ACF), for use in displays. Thomas Lynch, Technology Analyst at IDTechEx, spoke to Tatsuo Nagamatsu and Koichi Hirose, about their work with ACFs.
25 Sep 2020
Group 14 Technologies
Group 14 Technologies are developing silicon powders as a "drop-in" solution for Li-ion batteries.
4 Aug 2020
Public Launch of a Materials Informatics Platform
Citrine Informatics has launched their materials informatics platform
3 Jul 2020
Thermal Interface Materials: Diverse, Essential, and Evolving
This article highlights some key material development trends. More specifically, approaches to increase the thermal conductivity (in W/mK) of TIMs are considered. This is an important trend because the IDTechEx assessment is that the market, in absolute terms, for high or ultrahigh thermal conductivity TIM materials, will inevitably rise.
24 Jun 2020
Elix, Inc. specialize in deep learning for computer vision, materials informatics, and drug discovery. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Shinya Yuki (Co-founder and CEO) and Saki Ito (Corporate Planning Director).