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Three hot trends in printed and flexible electronics

March 8, Printed Electronics World: Printed electronics has been in development for decades. After the initial enthusiasm, broad exploration and learnings from its failures, the industry enters 2017 with a strong focus on several key themes. These feature at...

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Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Feb. 24, Printed Electronics World: A University of Toronto Engineering innovation could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. Dr. Hairen Tan and his team have cleared a critical manufacturing hurdle in the development of a...

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Conductive thermoplastics for 3D printing

Feb. 9, Advanced Manufacturing: As inventive and imaginative as 3D printer technology is, so are the materials that R&D labs have come up with to build parts, including conductive thermoplastics. Making materials to use in 3D printers can also be lucrative. The...

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High-quality graphene made with soybeans

Feb. 2, Printed Electronic World: Graphene is a carbon material that is one atom thick. Its thin composition and high conductivity means it is used in applications ranging from miniaturized electronics to biomedical devices. Until now, the high cost of graphene...

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NXP identifies top three global trends in electronic passports

Jan. 25, Printed Electronics Now: NXP Semiconductors N.V. identifies three distinct trends in electronic passports (ePassports or biometric passports): increasing functionality, stronger security and the emergence of “virtual mobile identity.” Out of 900 million...

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CCL Industries appoints John Dargan president for Checkpoint

Jan. 16, Printed Electronics Now: CCL Industries Inc. appointed a new president for its Checkpoint business effective January 2017. John Dargan joins CCL from Jabil Circuit Inc., a large, publicly quoted electronics manufacturer headquartered in Florida, where he...

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VIDEO: A shirt that creates functional electric stimulation

Jan. 11, Printed Electronics World: CPEIA Member company Myant is an innovation hub for designing, developing and producing wearable technology. Its in-house team holds an array of talents: fashion design, chemistry, physics, software development and engineering....

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A flexible transistor that conforms to skin

Jan. 9, Printed Electronics World: Researchers have created a stretchy transistor that can be elongated to twice its length with only minimal changes in its conductivity. The development is a valuable advancement for the field of wearable electronics. To date, it has...

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