The issue of High Tech Materials profiles research advances in material technologies for various industries. The issue highlights the development of a biocompatible adhesive for healthcare, a high-energy density cathode for sodium-ion batteries, and a reflective silicon material. Research efforts that has led to the development of a self-healing hydrogel, a microporous material to remove radioactive iodine from water have also been captured.
The High-Tech Materials TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications, and strategic insights on various materials across industries. Some material technologies include lightweight materials, bio–based materials, ceramics, smart materials, fibers, nanomaterials, responsive materials, polymers, woven and non woven materials, polymers and plastics and packaging materials.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research and innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thinfilms, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers, and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Research Advances in Material Technologies
- Inorganic Biocompatible Materials for Soft Tissue Adhesion
- Reflective Silicon Metasurfaces with Reversible Thermal Tuning Function
- Conductive Self-healing Hydrogel with High Mechanical Stability
- Crystalline Microporous Material for Radioactive Iodine Removal from Water
- High Energy Density Cathodes for Advanced Sodium-ion Batteries
2. Key Contacts