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Led by Prof. Becky Peterson, the research focuses on a category of materials important for low power logic operations, high pixel density screens, touch screens, and haptic displays.

Scalable method to manufacture thin film transistors achieves ultra-clean interface for high performance, low-voltage device operation

Here’s what you need to know about Delrin, a high-performance POM thermoplastic with exceptional strength, durability, and temperature resistance.

Delrin material properties, applications, and more

Rotational multimaterial printing of helical filaments for soft robotics and structural composites

Multimaterial 3D printing with a twist

Their technique could allow chip manufacturers to produce next-generation transistors based on materials other than silicon.

Engineers grow "perfect" atom-thin materials on industrial silicon wafers

Sang-Hoon Bae, international collaborators create new materials for next-generation electronics

'Groundbreaking work' for high-quality 2D materials growth

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To send its Christmas wishes Caracol worked on a project that is representative of its values and work as an Additive Manufacturing company.

Enabling Circular Christmas with Robotic LFAM

A perfect diamond may be a jeweler’s dream, but for quantum scientists, beauty lies in a stone’s tiny defects. These flaws hold the power to trap and control single electrons, opening possibilities for both quantum computing and mapping molecular structures.

Defects in diamond could sense structures of single molecules

Choosing a material for new Medical Device Development can have a major influence throughout your medical device life cycle, from design, prototyping, testing, regulatory approvals, and mass production to commercialization and even disposal. Every material has certain characteristics, which should be in consistent with the properties of the medical device as well as final applications.

What Materials Work Best for Your Medical Device Development?

Understanding the differences and benefits of direct drive and bowden extrusion systems.

Direct Drive vs Bowden Extruder for 3D Printing

Young-Shin Jun’s lab found that nanoplastics facilitate formation of manganese oxide on polystyrene nanoparticles

Nanoplastics unexpectedly produce reactive oxidizing species when exposed to light

ETH researchers have developed a modular system for the simple and inexpensive production of security inks. It is based on polymers and could also be used in solar power plants and screens in the future.

Entire colour palette of inexpensive fluorescent dyes

There’s a lot to think about when it comes to plastics for medical parts. At the top of the list are safety and, for parts going inside the body, longevity. So, which is the best to choose for your application?

Plastic that meets medical needs

KIT researchers are working on a new qubit approach - publication in Nature Materials

More stable states for quantum computers

The popularity of wearable electronics has induced demand for their parts, including power sources such as triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs). Such power sources must be both stretchy and high-performance, holding up under various deformation conditions over hours of use.

Combination of two materials creates high-performance, stretchy nanogenerator

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