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Basis For Electronics That Stretch At The Molecular Level Developed By Nanoengineers
2014-05-05 03:43:29

University of California - San Diego Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function? Today's flexible electronics are already enabling a new generation of wearable sensors and other mobile electronic devices. But these flexible electronics, in which very thin semiconductor materials are applied to a thin, flexible substrate in wavy patterns and...

Electronic Patches That Stick To Your Skin For Health Monitoring
2014-04-04 14:14:50

[ Watch The Video: Stick-On Electronic Patches For Health Monitoring ] University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for sophisticated wireless health monitoring. The patches...

First Circuit With Stretchable Optical Interconnections Built By Belgian Researchers
2014-02-18 12:50:15

The Optical Society For futuristic applications like wearable body sensors and robotic skin, researchers need to ferry information along flexible routes. Electronics that bend and stretch have become possible in recent years, but similar work in the field of optics – communicating with light instead of electrons – has lagged behind. Particularly difficult to engineer have been optics that stretch, lengthening when someone wearing body sensors bends to tie their shoe, or when a robotic...

2014-02-03 12:24:00

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Printed Electronics for Healthcare, Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals 2014-2024Printed electronics for healthcare and beauty encompasses stretchable, flexible, conformal and sometimes biodegradable electronics and electrics. It is very thin and lightweight, even in hybrid constructions that, for now, incorporate conventional integrated circuits (IC), light emitting diodes (LED) and other chips...

New OLEDs For Fully Stretchable Electronics
2013-09-24 04:14:47

[ Watch the Video: Flexible and Stretchable LEDs ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Can you imagine a curtain that illuminates a room, or an electronic display almost as clear as a window? How about a smartphone screen that doubles in size and stretches like rubber? Researchers from the UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science recently developed a transparent, elastic, light-emitting device (OLED) that might just make these devices possible one...

New Battery Could Stretch Its Way Into Samsung's Flex Display
2013-02-27 14:13:25

[WATCH VIDEO: Stretchable, Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Samsung unveiled a flexible touchscreen glass at the 2013 International CES earlier this year, and now researchers have the proper battery to go along with that display. Northwestern University's Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois' John A. Rogers have created the world's first stretchable lithium-ion battery. They reported in the journal Nature...

Stretchable Electronics Need Bendable Power Sources
2012-12-15 06:16:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Future smartphones, tablet computers, and other consumer electronics gadgets will be made from bendable materials, according to a University of Delaware professor working to develop power sources for such devices. Stretchable electronics will be the future of mobile technology, leading industry leaders such as IBM, Nokia, and Sony to develop products to take advantage of such materials, mechanical engineering instructor Bingqing...

Medical Implants Made Of Stretchy "Rubber Band" Metal Aid Doctors And Patients
2012-07-03 10:42:39

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Medical researchers foresee a time, in the not-too-distant future, when medical monitoring devices become integrated into the human body with much less interruption and discomfort for all. Doctors and patients would like the ability to monitor a patient´s vital signs without the time-consuming and costly visits to doctors´ offices. Researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering, working with a team of scientists from the...


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