Negative Thermal Expansion Design Strategies in Metal-Organic Frameworks

In a study just published in the renowned journal Advanced Functional Materials, a team of American and Dutch researchers present design strategies for adjusting the thermal expansion behavior of microporous Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs). In particular, the ability to realise negative thermal expansion coefficients

Semiconductor Demand from Industrial Applications Saw Increases in 2018

Benefitting from broad-based demand growth generated by a plethora of applications, the global industrial semiconductor market expanded by 10.8 percent to reach $52 billion in 2018, according to IHS Markit | Technology. Fast-growing applications for industrial chips in 2018 included networking devices,

JBC Technologies Introduces an Alternative to Traditional Metal Heat Shields

JBC Technologies is excited to introduce TABshield a new product portfolio of lightweight, flexible, easy-to-install composite materials for targeted thermal and acoustical protection. It is a lower cost solution to traditional metal heat shields and is perfect for applications with space constraints. Additional benefits

DENSO and Toyota to Establish Joint Venture for R&A Development of Next-Gen, In-vehicle Semiconductors

DENSO Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. have agreed to establish a joint venture* for research and advanced development of next-generation, in-vehicle semiconductors. The two companies will study the details and aim to establish the new company in April 2020. Recently, electronic controls

Heat Transport can be Blocked More Effectively with a More Optimized Holey Nanostructure

The group of professor Ilari Maasilta at the Nanoscience Center, University of Jyväskylä specializes on studying how different nanostructures can be used to enhance or impede the transport of heat. The group’s latest results, published in the journal Physical Review Applied on the 3rd