February 13th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Residential LEDs use at least 75% less energy and last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs, but R&D challenges still exist for LED lighting. However, new materials research continues to push LED technologies further forward.
August 23rd, 2017 | by April Gocha
Black phosphorous ink could transform production of new laser and optoelectronic devices, the power of perovskite, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 23, 2017.
August 2nd, 2017 | by April Gocha
Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks, novel technique using graphene to create solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 2, 2017.
July 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha
IBM scientists report that they have developed a simple technique to peel extremely thin layers of gallium nitride from a bulk wafer of the material—a breakthrough in manufacturing techniques for this expensive material.
March 22nd, 2017 | by April Gocha
Star-spangled find may lead to advanced electronics, mapping the effects of crystal defects, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 22, 2017.
February 22nd, 2017 | by April Gocha
'Scotch tape' and laser beams craft new material that could improve LED screens, stem cell technique shows promise for bone repair, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 22, 2017.
February 15th, 2017 | by April Gocha
A team at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, and Dow Electronic Materials has developed two-way LEDs that can both emit and harvest light—and may enable next-gen, smart touchless displays.
January 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Graphene’s sleeping superconductivity awakens, discovery could lead to jet engines that run hotter and cleaner, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 25, 2017.
November 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a neodymium-loaded magnetic ink that can be used to print batteries, circuits, and other devices that, if broken or damaged, can self-heal themselves in a matter of milliseconds.
November 9th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Graphene cracks glass corrosion, spacecraft nuclear batteries get a boost from new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 9, 2016.