Traditional lighting design with state-of-the-art technology

Osram offers long and thin shaped LEDs to mimic the appearance of classic light bulbs.

Advanced Optical Materials – October Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the latest issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

Alcoa to separate into two companies

The world’s third largest producer of aluminum Alcoa will split into two independent companies.

Partnership offers integrated energy storage module

Aquion Energy and Eguana Technologies collaborate to provide customers with an integrated energy storage module.

Steel/aluminum welding: lighter with lasers

The project is currently developing a laser welding process for joining three-dimensional structures made of steel and aluminum in a hybrid design.

From Munich to Mercury

High-tech solar panels from GKN Aerospace are helping a European Space Agency satellite’s mission to map the planet Mercury.

3-D printed rocket engine

Successful NASA rocket fuel pump tests pave the way for 3-D printed demonstrator engine.

Electronics in textiles

Using the novel E-Thread technology, a yarn is able to feature electronic functions.

Bionics in aeronautics

Researchers have used the Venus Flytrap as a model for new aircraft flap design.

Unique large-scale battery system

Construction of the world’s first modular large-scale battery storage system begins in Aachen.