flexible electronic devices Archives | The American Ceramic Society

flexible electronic devices

Video: Watch a simple fabric wristband control small household appliances

By Faye Oney / June 20, 2018

Researchers have devised a simple electronic textile that uses carbon nanotubes to provide an electrical charge. The device enables users to control a computer or small appliance by swiping a finger over the fabric.

Read More

Long-range backscatter system enables devices to communicate longer distances with less power

By Faye Oney / September 29, 2017

Researchers have found a way to send and receive signals between electronic devices over long distances. Long-range backscatter is a low-cost process that uses low power and represents a breakthrough for many applications, including flexible medical devices.

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 19, 2013

Bio for nano: Engineers work to create new biomaterials with energy technology applications University of Delaware materials science professors Darrin Pochan and Kristi Kiick are taking a new approach to building new nanomaterials from biomolecules—namely peptides and proteins—that could increase the efficiency of photovoltaics, and other electronic devices. “Peptides and polypeptides offer unlimited potential in…

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 12, 2013

Useful news and interesting research: Washington Mills decodes particle size conversion in fused minerals Washington Mills has developed a particle size conversion chart to assist in selecting the correct grit size based on the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Federation of European Producers of Abrasives (FEPA) guidelines for grading and sizing fused minerals. The…

Read More

Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / January 28, 2012

Computer simulations show that metal oxides in water go through many short-lived shapes and structures (see story below). Credit: William Casey, UC Davis. Check ’em out: Scorpions inspire scientists in making tougher surfaces for machinery Researchers studied the bumps and grooves on the scorpions’ backs, scanning the creatures with a 3D laser device and developing…

Read More

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / January 11, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: ClearEdge Power lands world’s largest utility fuel cell deal Fuel cell maker ClearEdge Power has scored the mother of all utility deals: a 50 MW, $500 million deal with Austrian utility Güssing Renewable Energy. ClearEdge Power VP of Marketing Mike Upp tells me in an interview that Güssing will…

Read More

Goyal named R&D Mag’s ‘Innovator of the Year’

By / November 8, 2010

ACerS Fellow Amit Goyal of Oak Ridge National Lab was named Innovator of the Year by R&D Magazine. An ACerS member since 1998, Goyal’s work is focused on high-temperature superconductivity. R&D Magazine has given Goyal’s work much recognition, having honored his contributions to five R&D 100 Award-winning projects. Just this past year Goyal received two awards,…

Read More