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Research Explores Thermoelectric Screen Printing

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What if you could easily print a thin layer of material – for use anywhere – that would allow you to create flexible energy harvesters or coolers? That may soon be a reality.

Thermoelectric conversion is a solid-state and environmentally friendly energy conversion technology with broad applications that include solid-state cooling, energy harvesting and waste heat recovery...

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Draft 2016 NNI Strategic Plan Available for Public Comment

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The draft 2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Plan is now available online for public comment prior to publication. The public is encouraged to submit comments electronically through www.nano.gov/2016strategy, or via email to 2016NNIStrategy@nnco.nano.gov. Public comments should be one page or less and include reference page and line numbers. Comments are due by September 23, 2016. Additional guidance is available in the Federal Register...

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New Method Can Squeeze Many More Features into Limited Wafer Space

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Manufacturers continuously strive to pack more transistors on a tiny computer chip—yet as the size of these transistors approaches the atomic scale, there are physical limits on how small they are able to make the patterns for the circuitry...

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Continuous Roll-Process Technology for Transferring and Packaging Flexible LSI

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A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and by Dr. Jae-Hyun Kim from the Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) has jointly developed a continuous roll-processing technology that transfers and packages flexible large-scale integrated circuits (LSI), the key element in constructing the computer's brain such as CPU, on plastics to realize flexible electronics...

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