This issue of Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE focusses on self-healing paint protection films for the automotive aftermarket, protective window films for blocking solar radiation, atomic layer deposition process for forming thin films on surfaces, solar cell coating for increasing the efficiency of solar cells, and graphene coatings for improving the recharging time of smartphone batteries.
The Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) provides intelligence on technologies, products, processes, applications and strategic insights on various coatings across industries. This encompasses protective and functional coatings such as antimicrobial coatings, food coatings, energy-saving coatings, smart glazing, hydrophilic, hydrophobic and super hydrophobic coatings, corrosion protection coatings, barrier coatings and paints.
The Chemicals and Advanced Materials cluster tracks research & innovation trends and developments across specialty chemicals, plastics, polymers, chemicals, bio-chemicals, metals, coatings, thin films, surface treatments, composites, alloys, oil and gas, fuel additives, fibers and several other related technologies and its impact and application across industries.
1. Recent Developments in Coatings
- Self-healing Paint Protection Coatings for the Automotive Industry
- Protective Window Films Made Using Highly-Tensile Polyester
- Atomic Layer Deposition Process for Forming Thin Films
- Solar Cell Coating that Addresses Overheating Challenges
- Graphene Coating for Batteries
2. Industry Contacts
- Industry Interactions