The superiority of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) as field effect transistors (FET) was demonstrated over a decade ago. However, difficulties in production have kept this material out of reach all this time ... until now.
Cees Links, a pioneer of the wireless data industry, doesn't see the connection between the IoT and the things themselves, but all the focus on the actual devices, he says, is missing the point and making everyone confused about what the business opportunity and actual potential for the industry is.
Protecting electronics, and even microelectronics, are the focus of some of the new products in this group of new adhesives, coatings and sealants. That includes the electronics in multiple types of automotive control units.
Not long after we told you about Oak Ridge National Laboratory winning the Guinness World Record for the biggest 3D-printed piece, a British university says it's printed a part even larger than that one.
Sciaky's huge electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) 3D printing systems are helping an automotive manufacturer to cut the costs and time needed for making and repairing tooling and stamping dies.
As I look at the exciting developments in advanced driver assistance systems and the promise of fully autonomous vehicles, I wonder -- will I get to drive a car in the future? Or more realistically -- will my children?