Höganäs acquires division of H.C. Starck

source: Höganäs news Höganäs AB has signed an agreement to acquire German H.C. Starck Group’s Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders division, STC. The acquisition is a strategic fit, enabling Höganäs to gain critical mass within surface coating and additive manufacturing.

Engineers reinvent the inductor after two centuries

source: nanotechweb news Could the inductor be redesigned in a fundamentally new way? Yes, according to new work by researchers in the US, Japan and China who have made the first high-performance inductors from intercalated graphene that work in the 10-50 GHz range thanks to the mechanism of kinetic inductance – rather than magnetic inductance […]

All-Nanotube Stretchable Supercapacitor With Low Equivalent Series Resistance

source: Phys.org news Currently, research in the domain of flexible and stretchable supercapacitors is focused on adjusting electrodes, as they have the most significant effect on performance. However, the separator materials for such applications remain largely unexplored. Recently, a group of scientists from Skoltech and Aalto University (Finland) proposed a novel method for the fabrication […]

Heraeus and Mozaik sign global licensing agreement for photoimageable thick film technologies yielding smaller passive components

source: Heraeus news Heraeus Electronics, a leading provider of materials solutions for the semiconductor and electronic packaging industries, today announced a global licensing agreement with Mozaik Technology Ventures Limited, an industry leader in super fine thick film technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Heraeus Electronics will license a broad range of Mozaik’s photoimageable thick […]