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Fully Stretchable Light-emitting Device From Nanotubes August 19, 2011

Posted by stuffilikenet in Awesome, Science, Toys.
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This sheet was made using single-walled carbon nanotube-polymer composite electrodes as both the electron and hole injection electrodes. Both are metal-free and can be linearly stretched up to 45%–every part of the device is intrinsically stretchable. It was made by the researchers at UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, and is just a start to making the roll-up electronic newspaper/ebook reader with video, et. al.

The future is here; it just isn’t evenly distributed.

Intrinsically Stretchable Polymer Light-Emitting Devices Using Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composite Electrodes Zhibin Yu, Xiaofan Niu, Zhitian Liu and Qibing Pei.  Article first published online: 28 JUL 2011 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201101986

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