Research Articles

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17 Oct 2019

Plastic is Everywhere

Plastic is everywhere, and that is the problem. There is a huge drive to address the concerns that consumers and industry alike have regarding the longevity of plastic in the environment.
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16 Oct 2019

New Form Factors for Energy Storage Batteries

Flexible, thin and/or printed batteries (or batteries with novel form factors) are back on the agenda thanks to the rise of Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, and environmental sensors. Find out more at the forthcoming IDTechEx Show, Nov 20-21.
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16 Oct 2019

Die Attach Materials for Power Electronics in Electric Vehicles

New IDTechEx Research report investigates the market for various die and substrate attach materials used in power electronics in various electric vehicles. It provides a comprehensive view of the industry trends, looking at the trends driving the adoption of higher performance die-attach materials.
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15 Oct 2019

Speaker Spotlight on Dr Rune Wendelbo, Abalonyx

With just over a month to go until Graphene & 2D Materials USA 2019, IDTechEx's Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Richard Collins caught up with Dr Rune Wendelbo of Abalonyx to hear his thoughts on graphene oxide manufacturing and the opportunity for graphene.
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09 Oct 2019

Graphene Enters High-volume Applications... And This Is Just The Start

Graphene USA is the most commercially-focused conference and exhibition on graphene and other 2D materials. It is where companies unveil their latest technologies, launch their products, where technologists announce their latest commercially-relevant results, and where suppliers and end users from a variety of industries directly connect.
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07 Oct 2019

New Electric Vehicle Powertrain Will Grab $302 Billion Business

48V Full Hybrid is a Prius killer. New research by IDTechEx in its report, "48V Mild Hybrid and 48V Full Hybrid Vehicles 2020-2030" reveals that the 48V mild hybrid powertrain is a done deal. Started in 2016, now a flood of car models have this, to keep them legal in the face of tightening emissions laws and save fuel.
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04 Oct 2019

Healthcare Developments at IDTechEx Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2019

Healthcare Sensor Innovations, a brand-new event hosted by IDTechEx, opened to a packed audience in Cambridge, UK, last week. The event focused on the use of wearables and sensors in enabling the point-of-care diagnostics and continuous monitoring of individuals for health and wellness.
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03 Oct 2019

New Miracles from Electrically Smart Materials

The new IDTechEx report, "Solar Cars, Buses, Trucks, Trains 2020-2030" explains how we even have energy-positive electric vehicles now. This is leading to dual functions with considerable benefits to society and paybacks.
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02 Oct 2019

Printed Electronics: The Defining Trends in 2019

The printed electronics industry has been quietly refocusing over the last few years, with players seeking specific opportunities where the technology adds strong value for the application. In this article, we explore some of the key trends in printed electronics in 2019.
02 Oct 2019

Speaker Spotlight on Dr Youn-Su Kim, LG Electronics

With just over a month to go until Graphene & 2D Materials USA 2019, IDTechEx's Senior Technology Analyst, Dr Richard Collins caught up with Dr Youn-Su Kim of LG Electronics Inc. to hear his thoughts on the growth of CVD graphene and the graphene market.
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01 Oct 2019

Investment trends in 3D printing composites

Since 2014, there has been a surge in investment into companies engaging in the 3D printing of composites, with almost $250 million raised to date. The latest report from IDTechEx "3D Printing Composites 2020-2030: Technology and Market Analysis" authored by Dr Bryony Core and Dr Richard Collins examines the key trends and innovations in this emerging technology.
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27 Sep 2019

Fastest Growing Electric Vehicle Market is Their Motors

Why are axial flux versions coming in fast in certain applications? Why is reluctance becoming much more of the picture in other applications? Escape routes from dysprosium price hikes? Why the acquisition frenzy? What is its focus? It is all here including a comprehensive directory of suppliers. The new report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles 2020-2030 land, Water, Air", explains and predicts what comes next for 101 categories of EV land, water and air, hybrid and pure electric.