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3 Must-See Presentations at RadTech 2020

Mar 3, 2020 10:32:16 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Trade Shows, Optoelectronics, 3D Printing


Our team is headed to Orlando, Florida March 8 – 11 for RadTech 2020. While at the event, we’ll be showcasing Promerus’ unique ability to tailor the electrical, mechanical, optical and thermal properties of polymers for application-specific environments.

When you stop by booth 327, you’ll get an exclusive look at our comprehensive list of materials, including adhesive pastes, solventless solutions and more.

Outside of exhibiting, our team is planning to attend breakout sessions, featuring the latest innovations in UV LEDS, 3D printing materials, printing and packaging, coatings, formulations and more. But, with more than 100 presentations, you’re likely trying to figure out which sessions make the most sense for you to attend.

Check out three of our must-see presentations below.

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A Look Into Promerus' Top Materials for Electronic Appications

Feb 18, 2020 2:26:47 PM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials

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Promerus pioneered the catalyst technology that enabled addition polymerization of polynorbornenes (PNB). PNB is a class of cyclic olefin polymers (COP), which maintains the bicyclic ring structure in the backbone without the use of non-bicyclic comonomers. This allows the PNB backbone to remain rigid, resulting in glass transition temperatures (Tg) that are quite high, even >300 ̊C.

Unlike polyimides, which stiffen as they cure via ring-closing mechanism releasing volatile components at elevated cure temperatures, PNB does not require high cure temperatures in order to achieve a high Tg. Additionally, the ability to maintain high thermal characteristics with glass-like transparency is unique to the industry.

Furthermore, we can copolymerize a wide variety of norbornenes with functional groups (for adhesion, elongation, etc.) to tailor the PNB polymer to meet customer requirements. Through this unique ability to tailor PNB polymer compositions, we’re able to adjust the properties of our materials, while maintaining transparency across a broad spectrum of wavelengths.

For a look into our top materials, continue reading below.

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What You Missed at the 2019 IDTechEx Show!: Top Takeaways [Event Recap]

May 7, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Trade Shows, Resources


In April, our team traveled to Berlin, Germany for IDTechEx Show!. While there, we were able to explore the latest technologies in flexible, hybrid and printed electronics.

The show brought together a combined 2,500 attendees from 55 countries. Not to mention, it had wide industry representation with over 200 exhibitors.

Unable to attend? Don’t fret. The Promerus team highlights their top takeaways from the conference below.  

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5 Technical Conferences for Electronic Engineering Professionals to Attend in 2019

Jan 8, 2019 9:26:17 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Trade Shows, Resources


As the printed, hybrid and flexible electronics industry continues to grow, so too does the number of large-scale conferences for researchers, engineers, manufacturers and other industry professionals. 

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What You Missed at IDTechEx Show 2018: Top Takeaways [Event Recap]

Nov 28, 2018 9:32:53 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Trade Shows, Flexible Electronics


IDTechEx Show 2018 was truly a success. With industry representation from all facets of the printed, hybrid and flexible electronics community, this year’s conference brought a combined 280 exhibitors and 3,5000 attendees to Santa Clara, California for two days of non-stop tech. 

Unable to attend? Don’t fret. The Promerus team highlights their top takeaways from the conference below.

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Introducing Promerus’ Complete Guide to Semiconductor Materials [Free Download]

Nov 13, 2018 12:26:28 PM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials, Resources


Introducing The Complete Guide to Semiconductor Materials, an exclusive look at the advantages and disadvantages of the tunable properties of semiconductor materials. This complimentary guide reveals how to unlock your competitive advantage in a turbulent industry. With it, professionals can strengthen their knowledge of semiconductor materials and properties. 

Read on for why you should care, and what to expect in the guide.

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3 Ways to Tailor the Properties of Semiconductor Materials for Your Next Application

Oct 16, 2018 10:41:54 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials


Have you ever noticed the way a pencil appears bent when placed in a glass of water?

If the answer is yes, you’re witnessing the effect of differences in what scientists call refractive index. This is just one of the many tunable properties of semiconductor materials. 

Below, we explore three new customizable properties for your next application.

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How to Tailor the Physical Properties of Semiconductor Materials (And Why it Matters)

Sep 25, 2018 9:15:00 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials


Did you know that scientists and engineers are able to tailor the physical properties of semiconductor materials?

Today’s manufacturers are able to deliver unique material sets to the market based on specific application requirements.

How you ask? Keep reading to uncover examples of tunable properties. 

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Flexible Displays are Dominating These 3 Industries

Sep 18, 2018 9:17:57 AM / by Brian Knapp posted in Flexible Electronics


Flexible displays have the potential to enable sensors and systems that change our lives. In some areas, they already do.

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How to Create Value in the Semiconductor Industry

Aug 28, 2018 4:48:19 PM / by Brian Knapp posted in Semiconductor Materials


A top priority for any business is to create value, and the semiconductor industry is no exception.

Within the first quarter of 2018, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported worldwide semiconductor sales reached $111.1 billion—up 20 percent from 2017. A key driver of economic strength, semiconductors have played a significant role in technological innovation. In fact, semiconductors enable the systems and products we use every day.

With competition high, semiconductor companies work hard to create value at each stage of the supply chain. Below, we explain how top performers can deploy value-driven business in the semiconductor industry.

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