LiONSKIN- a 3D-printed lithium-ion rechargeable battery in any shape- UCC September 2018 front page preview

LiONSKIN- a 3D-printed lithium-ion rechargeable battery in any shape- UCC September 2018

A high-performing and safe Li-ion battery available in any form factor is highly desirable for designers of smart electronic devices. Professor Colm O’Dwyer has developed a method for the production of plastic battery ce...

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Responsive Films for Optical Detection of Sugars with applications in Wearable Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes-DCU September 2018  front page preview

Responsive Films for Optical Detection of Sugars with applications in Wearable Glucose Monitoring for Diabetes-DCU September 2018

A new family of materials has been developed which change their optical properties in the presence of sugars. When in contact with a sugar solution, such as glucose, the change in the opacity of the hydrogel film can be ...

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Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioning Model (DCM)-UCC September 2018 front page preview

Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioning Model (DCM)-UCC September 2018

UCC have developed a MATLAB tool to support strategic and financial decision making and to better enable stakeholders to cost wind farm decommissioning projects accurately. The DCM model simulates a strategy input by th...

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RADFETs – Space Technology for Terrestrial Applications-UCC Spetember 2018 front page preview

RADFETs – Space Technology for Terrestrial Applications-UCC Spetember 2018

Tyndall’s Radiation Sensing Field Effect Transistors (RADFETs) have originally been developed under European Space Agency’s sponsorship for radiation dose monitoring in space. The need to accurately measure ionising radi...

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Super Luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) RPO-UCC September 2018 front page preview

Super Luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) RPO-UCC September 2018

This is a low cost surface-emitting UV-blue light source for applications that require a high illumination density. It is designed for easy integration with additional filters, etc. It has an output power of 100-1000 mW...

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