Frost.com - Semiconductors Research http://www.frost.com/c/10453/home.do http://www.frost.com/c/10453/home.do - Semiconductors Research Frost & Sullivan The State of Flexible Solar Cells http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=298088156 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=298088156 Solar cells have evolved significantly since 1883 when thin, gold-coated selenium achieved an energy conversion rate of 1-2%. Through a series of advancements, today's silicon-based solar cells can convert light to electricity by 15 20%. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Advancements in Data Storage, Power Semiconductors, and Wireless Charging http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-6B-00-00 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-6B-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles advancements in data storage, power semiconductors, and wireless charging. Innovations profiled include digital signage displays based on electronic paper display (EPD) technology, wireless charging using magnetic connective wireless charging (Magconn) technology, high-speed switching silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, radio frequency (RF) powered bluetooth technology, and organic resistive memory for mobile applications. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Data storage, wireless charging, power semiconductor, display, electronic paper display, silicon carbide, SiC, organic memory Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Overview of Middle East Homeland Security Market http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297955861 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-market-insight.do?id=297955861 Middle East countries are witnessing major public infrastructure projects, which are slated to accommodate the needs of major events such as Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 and Dubai Expo 2020. The region is undergoing significant expansion in the building and construction industry. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100