Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells
(Phys.org) —An emerging class of electrically conductive plastics called "radical polymers" may bring low-cost, transparent solar cells, flexible and lightweight batteries and ultrathin antistatic coatings ...
Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info
Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
Omron develops 3D display technology using transparent sheet
Through the combining glass
Trying on clothes when a shop is closed could become a reality thanks to new research that uses semi-transparent mirrors in interactive systems and which will be unveiled at an international conference tomorrow.
Self-powered smart window also functions as a self-rechargeable transparent battery
Conductive nanofiber networks for flexible, unbreakable, and transparent electrodes
Transparent conductors are required as electrodes in optoelectronic devices, such as touch panel screens, liquid crystal displays, and solar cells. Currently, the transparent conductors used for such applications ...
Roll-up TV is 18-incher, expect 60-inch plus by 2017
Verizon data queries nearly 150,000 in 2014
US telecom giant Verizon said Tuesday it received nearly 150,000 requests for customer data from US law enforcement agencies in the first half of 2014.
Physicists' findings improve advanced material
A new technique developed by a Binghamton University physicist and his colleagues will improve the quality of flexible, conductive, transparent glass. (The sort that's needed for Minority Report-style giant ...
'Smart glass' micro-iris for smartphone cameras
A small, low-powered camera component made from a "smart glass" material has been created by a group of researchers in Germany with the hope of inspiring the next generation of smartphone cameras.
Developers present conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens
As one of the few German institutions there and working in cooperation with the VDI Association of German Engineers, INM will be presenting these and further developments at Stand 301 in the German Area.
Shatterproof screens that save smartphones
University of Akron polymer scientists have developed a transparent electrode that could change the face of smartphones, literally, by making their displays shatterproof.
Researchers develop harder ceramic for armor windows
The Department of Defense needs materials for armor windows that provide essential protection for both personnel and equipment while still having a high degree of transparency. To meet that need, scientists ...
Inspired by moth eyeballs, chemists develop gold coating that dims glare
(Phys.org) —All that's gold does not glitter, thanks to new work by UC Irvine scientists that could reduce glare from solar panels and electronic displays and dull dangerous glints on military weapons.