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2014-02-13 23:24:09

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Markets For Silver Nanomaterials As Transparent Conductors." (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Markets For Silver Nanomaterials As Transparent Conductors The growth of the touch-screen market has focused efforts on alternative materials that might make a dent in ITO’s dominance as a transparent conductor. Several years ago the hype was all about carbon nanotubes, but now it appears that nanomaterials made from silver...

2014-02-12 16:28:21

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/njpfjq/nanoelectronics ) has announced the addition of the "Nanoelectronics: The Global Market to 2020" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This 240 page report covers the raft of applications and end products enabled by nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the electronics sector. Report contents include technology development in the...

2014-02-03 12:31:20

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Transparent Conductive Films (TCF) 2014-2024: Forecasts, Markets, Technologies The transparent conducive film and glass markets are complex and fragmented along many application lines. The market is booming with growth being fuelled mostly by tablets and penetration of touch capability in more mobile phones, notebooks and monitors. OLED lighting, OPV and DSSCs are also potentially large...

2014-01-30 23:01:33

The report continues the firm’s coverage of the transparent conductor space and especially ITO alternatives. The firm recently released an analysis of metal meshes as a transparent conductor earlier this month. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has added the report, “Markets for Silver Nanomaterials as Transparent Conductors” to the firm’s publication schedule and that will be available in mid-February of this year. The report continues the...

Silver Nanowires Hold Promise For Wearable , Multifunctional sensors
2014-01-17 13:02:22

North Carolina State University North Carolina State University researchers have used silver nanowires to develop wearable, multifunctional sensors that could be used in biomedical, military or athletic applications, including new prosthetics, robotic systems and flexible touch panels. The sensors can measure strain, pressure, human touch and bioelectronic signals such as electrocardiograms. “The technology is based on either physical deformation or “fringing” electric field...

Nanowire Lasers Could Work With Silicon Chips, Optical Fibers And Living Cells
2013-12-05 16:48:46

Technische Universitaet Muenchen Thread-like semiconductor structures called nanowires, so thin that they are effectively one-dimensional, show potential as lasers for applications in computing, communications, and sensing. Scientists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have demonstrated laser action in semiconductor nanowires that emit light at technologically useful wavelengths and operate at room temperature. They now have documented this breakthrough in the journal Nature...

Copper Nanowires Offer Efficient, Inexpensive Approach To Solar Energy Harvesting
2013-11-22 11:06:49

Duke University Copper adorns the Statue of Liberty, makes sturdy, affordable wiring, and helps our bodies absorb iron. Now, researchers at Duke University would like to use copper to transform sunlight and water into a chemical fuel. Converting solar energy into storable fuel remains one of the greatest challenges of modern chemistry. One of the ways chemists have tried to capture the power of the sun is through water splitting, in which the atoms of H2O are broken apart so the...

2013-10-02 13:51:47

Simulations help North and South Dakota researchers decide which technology would make a better solar collector, quantum dot or nanowire A trio of researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, and the University of South Dakota have turned to computer modeling to help decide which of two competing materials should get its day in the sun as the nanoscale energy-harvesting technology of future solar panels -- quantum dots or nanowires. Andrei Kryjevski and his colleagues, Dimitri...

New OLEDs For Fully Stretchable Electronics
2013-09-24 04:14:47

[ Watch the Video: Flexible and Stretchable LEDs ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Can you imagine a curtain that illuminates a room, or an electronic display almost as clear as a window? How about a smartphone screen that doubles in size and stretches like rubber? Researchers from the UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science recently developed a transparent, elastic, light-emitting device (OLED) that might just make these devices possible one...

2013-09-04 07:55:12

Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors. However, the cost and the physical limitations of the material these conductors are usually made of are hampering progress toward flexible touchscreen devices. Fortunately, a research collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and Duke University has shown a new a way to design transparent conductors using metal nanowires that could enable less...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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