Graphene printed electronics
A team of researchers have found a low cost method for producing graphene printed electronics, which significantly speeds up and reduces the cost of conductive graphene inks.
CPI collaborates on BodySense Project
The Centre for Process Innovation is part of a collaboration aiming to improve the performance of smart devices used to capture real-time health and lifestyle data. Working with a number of partners on the BodySense project, CPI is supporting the development of next generation multi-functional sensing devices.
PragmatIC's technology is able to manufacture transistors on flexible substrates based on a metal oxide semiconductor. The company is focusing on providing logic for a range of functionality and devices, predominately smart labels and RFID.
Science behind world's lightest graphene watch revealed
In January 2017 the world's lightest mechanical chronograph watch was unveiled in Geneva, Switzerland, showcasing innovative composite development by using graphene. Now the research behind the project has been published.
TWI leads Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project
TWI is taking the lead in the Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project to demonstrate the ability to manufacture large metallic components via Additive Manufacturing for the benefit of UK Aerospace.
Graphene skinned plane unveiled
The University of Central Lancashire has unveiled the world's first graphene skinned plane at an internationally renowned air show.
Breakthrough in construction of computers for mimicking human brain
A computer built to mimic the brain's neural networks produces similar results to that of the best brain-simulation supercomputer software currently used for neural-signaling research, finds a new study.
Electronic wool to take wearable tech from catwalk to your wardrobe
Engineers are threading circuitry into clothes to create comfortable devices that could make electronic fashion the future of the textiles industry.
Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water
Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.
Researchers operate lab-grown heart cells by remote control
Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on command — simply by shining a light on them and varying its intensity. The cells are grown on graphene, which converts light into electricity, providing a more realistic environment than standard plastic or glass laboratory dishes.
2D Materials Surprises
2D materials are going to be much more versatile and useful and that particularly means beyond graphene.
Shedding new light on laser additive manufacturing
Additive manufacturing allows us to create incredibly complex shapes, which would not be possible using traditional manufacturing techniques. However, objects created using AM have different properties from traditional manufacturing routes, which is sometimes a disadvantage.
A new kind of quantum bits in two dimensions
Combining two ultra-thin material layers yields new possibilities for quantum electronics. A research team presents strongly tunable quantum systems in Printed Electronics World.
Proton transport in graphene shows promise for renewable energy
Researchers have discovered another new and unexpected physical effect in graphene - membranes that could be used in devices to artificially mimic photosynthesis.
Graphene sensors that could revolutionise the Internet of Things
Researchers have devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things.