Perovskite technology from Oxford PV (photo: Oxford PV)

Oxford PV perovskite solar cell achieves 28% efficiency


Companies / Markets

UK-based Oxford PV, a leader in the field of perovskite solar cells, recently announced a new, certified world record for its perovskite-based solar cell. Oxford PV’s 1cm2 perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell has achieved a 28% conversion efficiency, certified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The achievement edges out Oxford PV’s own previous certified record of 27.3% efficiency for its perovskite-silicon solar cell, announced earlier in 2018.

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BluGlass uses remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) for the manufacture of high-performance LEDs and other devices. (photo: BluGlass)

BluGlass enters collaboration with AIXTRON


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AIXTRON SE (Herzogenrath, Germany), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced its collaboration with the Australian technology innovator BluGlass Limited to evaluate BluGlass’ unique remote plasma deposition (RPCVD) technology.

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LOPEC exhibitors, such as InnovationLab, show how versatile and revolutionary printed electronics can be in medical applications (photo: InnovationLab)

LOPEC 2019: A revolution in diagnostics thanks to printed electronics


Exhibitions / Events

From ultra-thin sensors that monitor body functions to lab-on-a-chip for quick tests at the patient’s bedside: Printed electronic components expand the possibilities of medical diagnostics. LOPEC, the leading international exhibition and conference for the printed electronics industry in Munich, will provide information about new developments in that area from 19 to 21 March 2019.

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Canatu further invests in the automotive sector with its collaboration with DENSO (photo: Canatu)

Canatu signs licensing agreement with DENSO


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Canatu from Finland has announced a licensing agreement with the DENSO Corporation. This non-exclusive licensing agreement consists of Canatu CNB film manufacturing for heaters used in, for example, autonomous cars. The joint development and manufacturing both in Finland and Japan serves the customers of Canatu and the DENSO Corporation.

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Although non-invasive sensing platforms are already prevalent in the marketplace to monitor and log health and lifestyle data, existing wearable models carry drawbacks, with their connection to the body via straps and similar fastenings failing to maintai

CPI supporting BodySense Project to develop smart devices


Companies / Markets

The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is part of a collaboration aiming to improve the performance of smart devices used to capture real-time health and lifestyle data. Working with a number of partners on the BodySense project, CPI is supporting the development of next generation multi-functional sensing devices.

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