Research Articles

30 Apr 2018

2D Materials Surprises

2D materials are going to be much more versatile and useful and that particularly means beyond graphene.
30 Apr 2018

Wearable Technology: Current Overview

This article provides an overview of wearable technology.
Worldwide
27 Apr 2018

Webinar Thursday 10 May - Electric and Autonomous Vehicles in Mining

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Thursday 10 May titled Electric Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles in Mining 2018-2028.
26 Apr 2018

What is the Limit of Supercapacitor Energy Density?

An electrochemical double layer capacitor is purely electrostatic in action, meeting the definition of a capacitor. There are other ways of getting high capacitance and energy density.
Worldwide
26 Apr 2018

3D Printing: Current Overview

This article provides an overview of the current state of play of the 3D printing market.
26 Apr 2018

Electrics for Renewables Reinvented at ICREN Barcelona

IDTechEx is attending the International Renewable Energy Conference (ICREN) in Barcelona this week. This article reports on their findings from the first day keynotes.
Worldwide, Germany
25 Apr 2018

Fantastic Progress at Printed Electronics Europe

Europe's leading event on printed, flexible and hybrid electronics - Printed Electronics Europe, hosted by IDTechEx in Berlin on April 11-12, saw attendance from a record 63 countries with 16% growth of the exhibit floor space.
25 Apr 2018

Structural Electronics: Silicon on Supercapacitor Has Big Potential

Single crystal silicon photovoltaics will now be very affordable, obsoleting polycrystalline Si PV by having efficiency much higher. Laminating it onto supercapacitor sheeting will form a load bearing material that both makes and stores electricity, delivering it exceptionally fast when needed.
Japan
24 Apr 2018

Japan finds vast robot accessible rare earths

Rare earths are vital to modern electronics and electrical engineering. They are relatively non-toxic and more effective compared to alternatives. See the IDTechEx report, "Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028".
Worldwide
24 Apr 2018

Printed Electronics: Current Overview

This article provides an overview of the current state of play of the printed, flexible and organic electronics market.
Worldwide
24 Apr 2018

Webinar Tuesday 1 May - Toxicant Materials and Alternatives

IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 1 May 2018 titled Toxicant Materials and Alternatives in Electronics/ Electrics 2018-2028.
Worldwide
23 Apr 2018

Examples of Thermoelectric Progress in 2018

In thermoelectrics TE, there is currently no huge reinvention at the applicational level as with solar roads and windows reinventing photovoltaics or at the technology level as with airborne wind energy reinventing electrodynamic harvesting of wind.