Ink with tin nanoparticles could print future circuit boards
Ultralow-power memory uses orders of magnitude less power than other devices
Liquid-OLED Offers More Light-Emitting Possibilities
Researchers publish theory, formula to improve 'plastic' semiconductors
Anyone who's stuffed a smart phone in their back pocket would appreciate the convenience of electronic devices that could bend. Flexible electronics could spawn new products: clothing wired to cool or heat, ...
Researchers show the way forward for improving organic and molecular electronic devices
Future prospects for superior new organic electronic devices are brighter now thanks to a new study by researchers with the DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Working at the Lab's ...
Disorder can improve the performance of plastic solar cells
Scientists have spent decades trying to build flexible plastic solar cells efficient enough to compete with conventional cells made of silicon. To boost performance, research groups have tried creating new ...
Researchers create highly conductive and elastic conductors using silver nanowires
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed highly conductive and elastic conductors made from silver nanoscale wires (nanowires). These elastic conductors could be used to develop stretchable ...
Transistors are made from natural cotton fibers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Smarter, more functional clothing incorporating electronics may be possible in the near future, according to a study co-authored by Cornell fiber scientist Juan Hinestroza.
Scientists develop indium-free organic light-emitting diodes
(Phys.org)—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered new ways of using a well-known polymer in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which could eliminate the ...
Graphene ink created for ink-jet printing of electronic components
Researchers discover N-type polymer for fast organic battery
Researchers at the University of Houston have reported developing an efficient conductive electron-transporting polymer, a long-missing puzzle piece that will allow ultrafast battery applications.
Improvement in polymers for aviation
We live surrounded by polymers and today, rather than come up with new polymers, there is a tendency to modify them in order to obtain new applications. Carbon nanotubes have excellent mechanical properties, ...
Researchers develop novel method for making electrical cellulose fibers
By using liquid salts during formation instead of harsh chemicals, fibers that conduct electricity can be strengthened, according to a patent issued to a team of researchers at The University of Alabama.
Plastic electronics could slash the cost of solar panels
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new technique developed by Princeton University engineers for producing electricity-conducting plastics could dramatically lower the cost of manufacturing solar panels.