This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE covers the latest material innovations in the field of thermoplastics, supercapacitors, wood, ion gels, and electro-catalysts. These innovations can be used in a wide variety of applications such as aerospace, automotive, construction,electrochemical devices, gas separators, and consumer electronics. This TOE profiles innovations on the development of lightweight, strong, stretchable, self-cleaning, stable, low-cost, and environmentally friendly materials.
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.
Innovations Related to Thermoplastics, Supercapacitors, Wood, Ion Gels, and Electrocatalysts
- Short Fiber Thermoplastic Material with Improved Mechanical Performance for Use in Molded Parts
- Fabric-like Customizable Supercapacitor for Wearable Electronics
- Wood That is as Strong as Steel for Use as a Structural Material
- Ion Gel that Has Superior Mechanical Strength and Can Self-recover
- Cost-effective Non-Metal Electrocatalysts for Use in Fuel Cells