England's National Weights and Measure Laboratory which has been given the authority to enforce RoHS compliance in the UK has created a website at Rohs.gov.uk to help manufacturers of electronic products understand how to prove their compliance. Under its due diligence section, the site spells out the precautions companies need to take to show their products are free of hazardous substances. The site also offers details on enforcement, FAQs and perhaps most important a contact point for further information.
Researchers working with additive manufacturing have said multimaterial techniques will allow industry to fabricate materials with combinations of density, strength, and thermal expansion that do not exist [yet].
The term "multiphysics" is used to describe the simulation of multiple types of physics and their influence on one another -- for example, the investigation of the behavior of a chemical in liquid form will involve both chemistry and fluid dynamics.
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