Photovoltaic Concrete: The Next Big Thing in Architecture?

The widespread adoption of photovoltaics remains one of those looming questions in architecture. Despite the growing prevalence of PV-systems all of over the world,...

Cuprates are found to carry current in a way never before observed

A material already known for its unique behavior is found to carry current in a way never before observed Scientists at the Florida State University-headquartered...

loss processes in perovskite solar cells enables efficiency improvements

In perovskite solar cells, charge carriers are mainly lost through recombination occurring at interface defect sites. In contrast, recombination at defect sites within the...

New Material – Bonded 3D woven lattice

The objective of this paper is to unveil a novel damping mechanism exhibited by 3D woven lattice materials (3DW), with emphasis on response to...

Artificial material that has negative refraction and no reflection

A team of researchers with members from Wuhan University and the University of Texas has created an artificial material that offers both negative refraction...

Stanford University Creates Better Cardiac Catheter Devices with 3D Printing

Stanford medical student Kevin Cyr is part of a team of researchers using 3D printing to build custom cardiac surgical devices. Second-year medical student Kevin...

Are Smaller, Cheaper 3D Printers Better for Design?

Desktop 3D printing solutions provider Ultimaker makes the case that immediate access and low cost are the keys to getting more iterations into designers’...

TSMC was hit with a virus that brought production to a standstill

Apple's sole supplier for SoC components and Qualcomm's major manufacturing partner has lost an entire day of production. Aside from the massive expense of...
video

PolyLux Polysulfide Polymers for Flexible Electronics

The family of Pylux™ materials all provide amorphous backbones, which leads to a variety of desirable optical properties useful for display applications. Namely, the...

Inexpensive chip-based device may transform spectrometry

Spectrometers — devices that distinguish different wavelengths of light and are used to determine the chemical composition of everything from laboratory materials to distant...