2 Aug 2021
'Founding Father' of Lithium Ion Batteries Helps Solve 40 Year Problem
In the late 1970s, M. Stanley Whittingham was the first to describe the concept of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, an achievement for which he would share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Yet even he couldn't have anticipated the complex materials science challenges that would arise as these batteries came to power the world's portable electronics.
21 Apr 2020
Flexim instruments create a number of instruments for use in a variety of industries, such as water, oil and gas etc. IDTechEx interviewed Andy Hammond, General Manager
29 May 2017
European collaboration include everyday items in Internet of Things
The Necomada consortium has announced that it will be addressing the material challenges associated with the Internet of Things, to allow for the integration of electronics into a wide range of everyday items.
19 Sep 2016
Regenerative energy harvesting in 48V mild hybrids
The huge market opening up for 48V cars and commercial vehicles will involve much more effective regenerative braking generating tens of kilowatts and probably a turbine in the exhaust as well, generating one kilowatt or so in a small commercial vehicle.
13 Sep 2016
Europe pulls ahead in 48V mild hybrid cars
Mild hybrid cars at 48V will first hit global markets in a big way in 2017.
30 Jun 2016
Affordable advanced 48V ADEPT hybrid
Following almost three years of intensive testing, development and validation of advanced mild hybrid technologies with 48V 'intelligent electrification' applied to a Ford Focus project demonstrator, the ADEPT (advanced diesel-electric powertrain) consortium partners have announced that the project is on course to meet the stringent air quality and ultra-low emission requirements expected of near term next generation vehicles.
1 Aug 2014
Large UK Government grants for KERS harvesting
Gyrodrive flywheel harvesting for buses and Flybrid flywheel harvesting for diggers will receive a big boost from large UK Government grants just announced.
12 Jun 2013
Solar Press and FOM Technologies equipment distribution agreement
Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) technology developer Solar Press has entered into a distribution agreement with specialist equipment company FOM Technologies for the sale of its unique, high performance fabrication and test equipment for functional materials research.
25 Mar 2013
Solar Press and KROENERT announce partnership
Solar cell technology developer Solar Press and coating and printing experts KROENERT have announced the signing of a long term partnership agreement to develop and sell turn-key manufacturing solutions for Organic Photovoltaic (OPV) modules.
4 Feb 2013
EU project to take flexible OLEDs from lab to fab
A newly launched, €11.2-million European project aims to help bring flexible OLEDs to market within six years.
4 Jun 2012
Energy recovery trial begins for diesel commuter trains
A ground-breaking collaborative research and development project on rail brake energy recovery is scheduled to commence in the second half of this year and will see Ricardo, a multi-industry consultancy for engineering, join forces with fluid power expert Artemis Intelligent Power and world-leading rail technology expert Bombardier Transportation.
25 Jan 2011
Light Tape lights Burlesque Premier red carpet
How do you light up a red carpet laid on the pavement of Leicester Square? You use Light Tape of course
21 Oct 2010
Multi-component nano-structures with tunable optical properties
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory report the first successful assembly of 3-D multi-component nanoscale structures with tunable optical properties that incorporate light-absorbing and -emitting particles.
19 Jan 2009
World's longest and brightest electroluminescent lamp
Light Tape is the longest and brightest electroluminescent lamp in the world which can be supplied in a range of colours and widths, in lengths up to 300ft.
11 Apr 2008
Thinfilm signs Memorandum of Understanding with Dupont Teijin Films UK
Thin Film Electronics ASA, announces that Thinfilm has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (