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12-12-2018 | Materials Technology | News | Article

Pixelated Phosphors Are an Alternative to LEDs

Fraunhofer researchers have discovered silicon structures filled with phosphor as an alternative to LED matrix systems. These structures are said to offer a higher spatial resolution and a better contrast ratio.

10-12-2018 | Materials Technology | News | Article

A Focus on Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

From 22 to 24 October 2018, around 255 participants from 14 countries gathered for the 43rd Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium. The focus this year was on the subject area "pressure sensitive adhesives".

06-12-2018 | Manufacturing | News | Article

Non-Uniform Heating Should Reduce Forging Times

A new process should allow complex preform operations to be greatly simplified or even omitted in future. Scientists at the IPH are planning to use non-uniform heating to shorten the forging process and save energy and resources.

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13-12-2018 | Companies + Institutions | News | Article

Daimler Buys Battery Cells for 20 Billion Euros

Daimler has concluded contracts worth billions for the purchase of battery cells for its electric vehicle offensive. According to the carmaker, orders for cells worth more than 20 billion euros will be awarded by 2030.  

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