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Question of the Week : Energy
Will Flexible Solar Cells Catch On?

Though a flexible solar cell offers exciting, new ways of powering vehicles, clothing, and other smart technologies, manufacturing the photovoltaic component is a challenge.

Given the high costs and short lifetimes of today's flexible cells, researchers at Aalto University in Finland and Université...

On-Demand Webinars : Software
Lowering the Risk of Transit Electrification with Informed, Model-Based Strategies

In response to mounting concerns about climate change, many municipalities are working to increase the use of public transit while reducing the carbon emissions generated by that transit. For many transit authorities, the way forward is creating a smarter fleet...

On-Demand Webinars : Photonics/Optics
Six Best Practices for Optical Product Design Teams

Optical product development managers often face challenges in bringing projects to the finish line—on time and on budget. A modern approach to your design process can drastically improve your chances for success, improving optical performance, cutting your product development time...

Question of the Week : Software
What’s the Hold-Up with Digital Product Development?

Digital technologies are bringing big data, automation, and mobile capabilities to processes like IT, HR, sales, and marketing, but what is the hold-up with product development? Has your product development process been modernized and “digitized?”

During a live webinar this...

On-Demand Webinars : Photonics/Optics
Defining a Sparkle Measurement Standard for Quality Control of Anti-Glare Displays

Anti-glare films are applied to displays to minimize reflections and ensure information is viewable. The variable surface structure of the film allows ambient light to be diffused evenly but can also compete with the pixel geometry of the display as light is...

Blog : Manufacturing & Prototyping
FLAM! Researchers Test Cellulose as Sustainable 3D-Printing Material

Researchers from Singapore University of Technology and Design have demonstrated 3D printing with one of the Earth’s most abundant organic compounds: cellulose.

INSIDER : Electronics & Computers
New One-Dimensional Material Has Applications in Nanometer-Scale Transistors and Circuits
Quasi-1D materials will play an important role in device miniaturization.

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