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17 April 2015
A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee of the Department of Materials Science at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a hyper-stretchable elastic-composite energy harvesting device called a nanogenerator.
27 March 2015
Sonopill’s objective is to develop a capsule capable of providing ultrasound endoscopy of the gastrointestinal tract, through the use of miniature piezoelectric transducters.
24 March 2015
Electrode size and boundary condition independent measurement of the effective piezoelectric coefficient of thin films...visit the Nanostrain project

Characterization of Nanostructured Phases and Peculiar Phase Transitions in BNBT Lead-Free Piezoceramics.Pardo. A, García. A, Brebol. K,Mercadelli. E, Galassi. C. Trans Tech Publications. 2014.

Lead-free Ba0.9Ca0.1Ti0.9Zr0.1O3 piezoelectric ceramics processed below 1300 °C.    Pardo. L, López-Juárez. R, González. A.M, Cruz. M.P, Villafuerte-Castrejón. M.E. Elsevier. 2013

The 0.96(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 – 0.04BaTiO3 crystal structure: A high-Q, high-counting statistics synchrotron diffraction analysis L. E. Fuentes-Cobas, L. Pardo, M. E. Montero-Cabrera, J. R. Plaisier, A. García, K. Brebøl, E. Mercadelli and C. Galassi.
May 2015
06 May 2015
This workshop is free to attend and will provide an overview of developments in the project, including: in-depth coverage of high temperature piezoelectric measurements, piezoelectric resonance and interferometry measurements at high temperatures and more.
May 2015
10 May 2015
The event will take place in Metz, France from May 10 to May 14, 2015. The submission deadline for 250-word abstract is January 5, 2015.
May 2015
18 May 2015
The fourth international biennial ‘Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Meeting’ will be held in Ostrava from the 18th to the 21st of May
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Current research
27 October 2014
A wide variety of sectors, from biomedical devices to defence applications and even oil and gas recovery could benefit from this project that could provide more sensitive magnetic field detection, without the need for cryogenic cooling.
02 October 2014
The Nanostrain project aims to advance commercial opportunities arising from controlled strain in nano-scale piezoelectric materials.
06 September 2014
The new sensor’s material and technology addressed by Lab4MEMS will make smart sensors more accessible and appealing to high-growth markets as healthcare, industrial and automotive.
Job vacancies
11 March 2015
The Electronic Interconnects team is seeking a talented scientist to join their Electronics Interconnects team. Deadline 27th March 2015.
20 February 2015
Apply by 20 February 2015 for Sept 2015 entry (late consideration possible)
12 February 2015
The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Composites (CIMComp) is looking to fund TRL 1 to 2 research in the identified themes, which will facilitate fundamental step-change technologies for composites manufacturing. Applications by 12 February 2015.