8 Jun 2018
Flexible solar cells: Will they someday power your devices?
Will you ever be able to charge your mobile device, car and even clothing with flexible solar cells? Researchers are studying whether the now-experimental technology could someday be mass-produced and commercialized, and some of the issues that have to be resolved, including the environmental impact.
11 May 2018
Self-driving cars for country roads
Uber's recent self-driving car fatality underscores the fact that the technology is still not ready for widespread adoption. One reason is that there aren't many places where self-driving cars can actually drive.
24 Apr 2017
Types and Applications of Graphene: Introducing PureWave Plasma GNPs
IDTechEx has invited a series of industrial players and leaders active in graphene commercialization to contribute their opinions about the state of the technology and markets. As part of article series, we will today hear from PPG Industries who write about their bottom-up production process and their commercialization progress.
2 May 2016
Wearable allows people with vision loss to actually see
eSight's wearable, hands-free headset houses a small, high-speed camera that captures everything the eSight user is looking at.
14 Jul 2015
Could black phosphorus be the next silicon?
As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research adds to evidence that black phosphorus could emerge as a strong candidate.
4 Jul 2014
Scientists discover how plastic solar panels work
Researchers have determined how light beams excite the chemicals in solar panels, enabling them to produce charge.
20 Mar 2012
BASF signs licensing agreement to acquire LFP technology
BASF, through its global Battery Materials business unit, today announced that it has signed a long-term licensing agreement to acquire global rights for the production and sale of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery materials technology from LiFePO4+C Licensing AG, Muttenz, Switzerland.