Dr Justus Bobke, president of the Verband 3DDruck (photo: Verband 3DDruck)

3D printing association engages dialogue

Exhibitions / Events

On 26 August 2016, the Verband 3DDruck, the German 3D printing association, will host a kick-off workshop at Industriesalon Schönweide. The event caters to companies, institutes and organisations that are active in 3D printing technology as well as interested guests. The association claims to have an interdisciplinary approach.

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LG Display's rollable display

LG Display invests massively in flexible OLED display production line

Companies / Markets

LG Display, a major innovator of display technologies and part of the Korean LG Corporation, has announced that it will invest KRW1.99 trillion (about $1.75bn) in a new 6th generation (1500mm x 1850mm) flexible OLED display production line in Paju, South Korea, as part of its preemptive efforts to change and lead the approaching era of flexible OLED screens for mobile devices.

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Alain-Serge Porret, VP Integrated and Wireless Systems at CSEM

CSEM introduces GPS-free positioning for the Internet of Things


CSEM, a Swiss research and technology organisation, has proposed the first commercial solution based on Semtech’s LoRa technology for GPS-free geolocation of connected devices. This technological breakthrough allows the geographical tracking of LoRaWAN end-nodes without any material impact on the bill of materials or battery life, and will help enhance the industrial development of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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This atomic force microscopy image of the grainy surface of a perovskite solar cell reveals a new path to much greater efficiency. Individual grains are black, low-performing facets are red, high-performing facets are green (photo: Berkeley Lab)

Discovery by Berkeley Lab could dramatically boost efficiency of perovskite solar cells

Companies / Markets

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a possible secret to dramatically boosting the efficiency of perovskite solar cells hidden in the nanoscale peaks and valleys of the crystalline material. Solar cells made from compounds that have the crystal structure of the mineral perovskite have captured scientists’ imaginations.

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Highly efficient blue OLED materials will be a focus of Dr Haldi's work at CYNORA

CYNORA appoints new Chief Marketing Officer


CYNORA, a leader in blue thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) materials, has appointed Dr Andreas Haldi as its Chief Marketing Officer. With his strong technical and business experience, Haldi is expected to reinforce CYNORA in the forthcoming commercialisation of its high-performance blue OLED materials.

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