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Empower Materials Sponsors the 2017 International Conference on Sintering
Empower Materials Inc. is one of the sponsors at the 2017 International Conference on Sintering in San Diego CA, November 12-16. Sintering 2017 is an international conference and world-wide forum on sintering science and technology. The conference will address the latest developments in sintering and microstructural evolution processes for the fabrication of powder-based materials in…
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Using QPAC® Polyalkylene Carbonate as a solid state electrolyte for flexible solid lithium batteries
Work has been done by numerous research organizations to investigate the use of QPAC®25 polyethylene carbonate (PEC) and QPAC®40 polypropylene carbonate (PPC) in solid lithium ion battery applications. Research has been ongoing for many years to find an alternative to liquid electrolyte batteries because of their inherent safety issues mainly due to the volatility and…
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Using QPAC®25 Polyethylene Carbonate in Controlled Drug Delivery Applications
QPAC®25 Polyethylene Carbonate has been studied as a biomaterial for controlled drug delivery applications. The QPAC® 25 PEC has some biodegradable properties that make it attractive for this application. Films prepared from PEC have been made with various drugs to study the characteristics and performance of PEC as a potential carrier for controlled drug delivery.…
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Using QPAC® 40 as a Binder in Solar Pastes
A great deal of effort has been afforded over the last 20 years improving photovoltaic (PV) efficiencies, reliability, and manufacturability.  Much of this work has been focused on the front-side construction of PV, including metallization and contact formation with glasses.  In general, the front-side contact pastes are silver pastes which are heterogeneous mixtures containing metallic…
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A Binding Matter
Ceramic Industry Magazine highlights the benefits and applications of QPAC® Poly(alkylene carbonate) binders. Read A Binding Matter.
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