Anisotropic conductive films can be produced by shear flow that induces the self-assembly of conductive fillers (like carbon nanotubes, graphene or inexpensive carbon black) into parallel stripes in a polymer matrix.
Researchers at University of Stuttgart created optical lenses which are hardly larger than a human hair.
Researchers have carried out a simulation study choosing two state-of-the-art commercial high-power LED chips as prototypes.
Researchers in China have developed a simple technique for patterning functional organic materials over a large area via an indirect, solution processable method.
A new, economical approach to fabricate nanogap electrodes on flexible substrates is developed.
Different mechanisms for imparting conductivity to non-conductive polymeric biomaterials are discussed in a review by Patton et. al.
A wearable strain sensor is developed that could sensitively respond to cyclic small strain.
Renjie Chen and co-workers developed a nanogelator-based solid electrolyte that improves the safety of Li-ion batteries.
Researchers in Singapore have developed a strain-sensing actuator for rehabilitation and diagnostic devices for patient mobility and dexterity.