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  1. Metal Ink is Step Toward Flexible ElectronicsScientists are reporting the development of a novel metal ink made of small sheets of copper that can be used to write a functioning, flexible electric circuit on regular printer paper. Their report on the conductive ink, which could pave the way for a wide range of new bendable gadgets, such as electronic books that look and feel more like traditional paperbacks, appears in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.Wenjun Dong, Ge Wang and colleagues at Zhejiang Sci-Tech Univ. note that the tantalizing possibilities of flexible electronics, from tablets that roll up to wearable circuits woven into clothes, have attracted a lot of attention in the past decade. But much of the progress toward this coming wave of futuristic products has entailed making circuits using complicated, time-consuming and expensive processes, which would hinder their widespread use. In response, researchers have been working toward a versatile conductive ink. They have tried several materials such as polymers and gold and silver nanostructures. So far, these materials have fallen short in one way or another. So, Dong and Wang’s group decided to try copper nanosheets, which are inexpensive and highly conductive, as a flexible circuit ink.Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/01/metal-ink-step-toward-flexible-electronics

    Metal Ink is Step Toward Flexible Electronics

    Scientists are reporting the development of a novel metal ink made of small sheets of copper that can be used to write a functioning, flexible electric circuit on regular printer paper. Their report on the conductive ink, which could pave the way for a wide range of new bendable gadgets, such as electronic books that look and feel more like traditional paperbacks, appears in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

    Wenjun Dong, Ge Wang and colleagues at Zhejiang Sci-Tech Univ. note that the tantalizing possibilities of flexible electronics, from tablets that roll up to wearable circuits woven into clothes, have attracted a lot of attention in the past decade. But much of the progress toward this coming wave of futuristic products has entailed making circuits using complicated, time-consuming and expensive processes, which would hinder their widespread use. In response, researchers have been working toward a versatile conductive ink. They have tried several materials such as polymers and gold and silver nanostructures. So far, these materials have fallen short in one way or another. So, Dong and Wang’s group decided to try copper nanosheets, which are inexpensive and highly conductive, as a flexible circuit ink.

    Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/01/metal-ink-step-toward-flexible-electronics

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