Researchers have devised a way to turn rigid silicon into solar cells that can be stretched by 95%, while retaining high solar energy capture efficiency of 19%.
Researchers have developed a novel magnetic skin that can remotely control switches and keyboards with the wave of a hand or the blink of an eye.
A research team has developed a multifunctional electronic platform that can mechanically transform its shape, flexibility and stretchability.
Researchers have developed a submicrometre-thin mesh of silver nanowires that are transparent to light, highly electrically conductive, flexible, stretchable and simple to make.
Researchers have developed a way to coat cellulose yarn with flakes of a conductive, two-dimensional material, to imbue it with the conductivity and durability it needs to be knitted into functional fabrics.
The printed electronics industry has been quietly refocusing over the last few years, with players seeking specific opportunities where the technology adds strong value for the application.
US researchers have developed soft robotic systems, inspired by origami, that can move and change shape in response to external stimuli.
The fully flexible electronic devices could enable a wide range of applications that conform to different shapes and allow free movement without compromising function.
Researchers have developed an ultrathin, artificial muscle for soft robotics, demonstrated via a robotic blooming flower brooch, dancing robotic butterflies and fluttering tree leaves on a kinetic art piece.
Researchers have developed transfer-printing technology that uses hydrogel and nano ink to easily create high-performance sensors on flexible substrates of diverse shapes and structures.
US researchers have developed heat-free technology that they claim can print conductive, metallic lines and traces on just about anything — from flowers to gelatin.
Anusha Withana is developing a superthin, hyper-flexible sticky tape that can have electronic circuits printed onto it.
Reid Print Technologies has the engineering and production capabilities required to develop, design, manufacture, assemble and supply flexible printed electronics such as smart flexible sensors.
Physicists have found a way to manipulate superthin, wafer-like monolayers of superconductors such as graphene, thus changing the material's properties to create new artificial materials for future devices.
Graphene and other related materials can be directly incorporated into fabrics to produce charge storage elements such as capacitors, paving the way to textile-based power supplies.