This issue of High-Tech Materials profiles recent advances in material science that define new possibilities in solar, thermal, and lithium-ion battery storage. Focus is also on new composites, which aim to improve high temperature performance of materials used in fusion reactors. Also profiled is a new ion substitution process that can potentially transform the way functional materials are synthesized and fine-tuned for applications in solid ion batteries and electronic devices.
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. ADVANCES IN MATERIALS FOR ALTERNATE ENERGY, BATTERIES, THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE, AND MATERIAL SYNTHESIS
- Recent Innovations in Materials Development
- Synthetic Light Harvesting Material for Solar-powered Applications
- High-nickel Cathode for Durable Cost-effective Li-ion Batteries
- Phase Changing Hybrid Composite as Thermal Energy Storage Module
- Nanocomposite Material for Fusion Reactors
- Proton Driven Ion Introduction (PDII) for Functional Material Synthesis