Foundry researches thermal energy storage

Foundry researches thermal energy storage

Bavarian foundry is storing unused heat energy with the help of thermal oil and reduces fuel consumption.

Tires made from flowers

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Continental and Fraunhofer join forces to develop rubber made from dandelion plants for tire production.

Smart material with embedded shape memory alloy wires

Smart material with embedded shape memory alloy wires

Brazilian researchers developed and characterized active nano-composites with embedded shape memory alloy wires.

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Composite laminates might replace metallic implants

Composite laminates might replace metallic implants

Researchers from Universities in Germany, Brazil, and Israel designed promising multilayer composites applicable as bone fracture fixation devices but also for other orthopedic applications.

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Research consortium on organic photovoltaics

Research Consortium on Organic Photovoltaics

The chemical and pharmaceutical company Merck leads the research project POPUP designed to help achieve the breakthrough of organic photovoltaics.

Tooling of carbon nanotubes

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Danish and German researchers applied a controllable method to peel carbon nanotubes and form nano-protrusion structures.

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Copper-nickel sheets against corrosion attacks

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Copper-nickel sheathing on offshore structures offers a long-term alternative to conventional coating systems.

Cutting CFRP for future car generation

Cutting CFRP for future car generation

Volkswagen AG and partners are developing an innovative laser process for automated cutting of CFRP components for mass production.

Controlling color in an electric field

Controlling color in an electric field

Scientists from Germany and UK develop a printing process that uses one tunable ink for all colors.

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Assessing printing technologies for polymer solar cells

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Danish scientists analyze advantages and disadvantages of the most promising printing technologies for metal back electrodes used in polymer solar cells.

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