From the editors of Machine Design magazine - this 17-page guide gives you a basic understanding of the 3D printing process and a checklist to help identify the best 3D-Printing process for your application.
Breakthroughs in materials science and plasma chemistry could boost the output of thin, flexible solar cells by 50%, says Iowa State University researcher Vikram Dalal. Dalal is working with PowerFilm Inc., Ames, Iowa, a maker of the devices.
A novel organic semiconductor device from Cornell University researchers uses ionic junctions that electroluminesce and act as a photovoltaic cell. The idea could lead to displays on cloth or paper, and cheap solar cells.