This issue of the Advanced Coating & Surface Technology TOE covers chemical vapor deposition (CVD) tungsten carbide-based coatings that are used to provide weather resistance properties to subsea drilling tools, hydrophilic coatings for upconverting nanoparticles that are used in medical imaging applications, windows coatings for harnessing energy from the sun, heat-rejecting coatings for keeping buildings cool, and silicone coatings for imparting non-stick and slippage properties to surfaces.
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 Innovations in Coatings
- Tungsten Carbide-based Coating for Improving Hard-wearing Properties of Drilling Tools
- Stealth Coating for Increasing Stability and Biocompatibility of Upconverting Nanoparticles
- Solar Window Coatings for Transforming Solar Energy into Electricity
- Heat-rejecting Coatings for Saving Air Conditioning in Buildings
- Silicone Coating for Imparting Non-sticky Properties
2. Key Contacts
- Industry Interactions