Densest array of carbon nanotubes paves way toward post-silicon technology
Bendable battery and LED make up the first functional all-flexible electronic system
'Power Felt' uses body heat to generate electricity
'Smart' wound dressings could identify and destroy infection-causing bacteria
'Seeing' through paint
Scientists Fabricate Organic Transistor with Improved Performance
Fabricating 3D Photonic Crystals
Robotic fabric could bring 'active clothing,' wearable robots
(Phys.org) —Researchers are developing a robotic fabric that moves and contracts and is embedded with sensors, an approach that could bring "active clothing" and a new class of "soft" robots.
Fabric circuit boards that can take bending, washing, stretching and bullets fired at them
Fabricating nanostructures with silk could make clean rooms green rooms
(Phys.org) —Tufts University engineers have demonstrated that it is possible to generate nanostructures from silk in an environmentally friendly process that uses water as a developing agent and standard ...
Graphene circuit ready for wireless
(Phys.org) —IBM researchers have built the world's most advanced fully functional integrated circuit made of wafer-scale graphene – a novel semiconductor material that has the potential to improve today's ...
Stain-free, self-cleaning clothing on the horizon
(Phys.org) —Since 2011, the Harvard research team that created Slippery Liquid-Infused Porous Surfaces has demonstrated a spate of sleek applications for the super-slick coating known as SLIPS, which repels ...
Graphene could yield cheaper optical chips
Graphene—which consists of atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms arranged hexagonally—is the new wonder material: Flexible, lightweight and incredibly conductive electrically, it's also the strongest material ...
Researchers develop new technique to scale up production of graphene micro-supercapacitors
(Phys.org)—While the demand for ever-smaller electronic devices has spurred the miniaturization of a variety of technologies, one area has lagged behind in this downsizing revolution: energy-storage units, ...