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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / January 5, 2012

Check ’em out: High-speed CMOS sensors are used here to control production machinery. Credit: Fraunhofer IMS. High-speed CMOS sensors provide better images CMOS image sensors have long been the solution of choice for digital photography. They are cheaper to produce than existing sensors, and they are also superior in terms of power consumption and handling.…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / December 20, 2011

Check ’em out: Red, green and blue OLEDs with an active surface area of 2×2 millimeters, being tested for performance. Credit: Deutscher Zukunftpreis/Ansgar Pudenz. Electronics made of plastic Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute have developed an alternative to silicon semiconductors using an organic material, a type of dye commonly used in the production of road…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / October 20, 2011

Screenshot from video of Gorilla Glass 2M ‘ball drop’ test: 1.18 lb ball, dropped from 1.8 meters at 13.6 mph. Credit: Corning Inc. Here’s what we are hearing (some info from news releases): Glasstech looks ahead to its next 40 years with confidence Glasstech Inc.’s first four decades have seen the company transform from a small,…

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