26 May '16, 4pm

Stretchy batteries and solar cells take wearable technology to next level - Electronics News

Stretchy batteries and solar cells take wearable technology to next level - Electronics News

Latest News Brother means business with powerful new range China Foxconn factory replaces 60,000 workers with robots Compliance Map tracks Country of Origin in complex supply chains Rapid growth in smart MEMS microphone market expected Scientists have developed thin, soft stretchy batteries and solar cells that can be applied to the skin like a band-aid. The flexible power system overcomes barriers experienced by current wearable technologies, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Co-author Professor John Rogers, at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, at the University of Illinois, said these barriers included most electrical performance and the rigid nature of current systems. “If you think about conventional electrical devices they are all rigid as a consequence of the fact they are all formed on wafers of silicon,...

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