This issue of High-tech Materials profiles innovations in silicon carbide coatings formed using chemical vapour deposition methods at low temperatures, low cost perovskite solar cells with high voltage output, polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) films for smart glass development, concept hypercar with carbon fiber turbine casings and lightweight battery packs, and metal-free perovskite compounds with ferroelectric properties.
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.
Recent Advances in Material Development
- Silicon Carbide Coating by Chemical Vapor Deposition
- High Performing Perovskite Solar Cells
- Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films for Smart Glass Development
- Hypercar with Lightweight Design and Power Elements
- Metal-free Ferroelectric Materials
- Industry Interactions