This issue of High-Tech Materials TOE profiles materials innovations in photovoltaics, nuclear, flame retardant, adsorbents, and oil and gas industries. The innovations include development of high performance semi-transparent organic photovoltaics, a cost-effective adsorbent for uranium extraction, halogen-free polymeric flame retardant, a multi-functional aerogel, and a highly selective adsorbent for sulfur compounds.
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.
Keywords: Organic photovoltaics, flame retardant, aerogel, adsorbent
1. Recent Innovations in Material Technologies
- Dual-function Semi-transparent Organic Photovoltaics for Power Generation and Heat Insulation in Window Applications
- Cost-effective Acrylic Fiber as Adsorbent to Extract Uranium from Sea Water
- High Cost Performance Halogen-free Flame Retardant Polyester Films
- Multi-functional Polyvinylpolydimethylsiloxane-based Aerogels with High Flexibility
- Highly Selective Adsorbent for Complex Sulfur Compounds Removal in Gaseous Flow Streams
2. Key Contacts