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January 19, 2012 AT 12:56 pm

Silver Ink Solution For Cheaper, Faster Flexible Circuits

Professor-Jennifer-Lewis-Illinois-University

Silver Ink Solution For Cheaper, Faster Flexible Circuits.

A silver ink for printing high-performance electrical circuits on flexible substrates has been developed by a team at the University of Illinois. Electronics printed on flexible substrates are gaining popularity with the rising desire for thinner electronic gadgets, wearable devices, and the nascent market for flexible screens.

The team was led by Jennifer Lewis, Hans Thurnauer professor of materials science and engineering, and Jennifer Bernhard, a professor of electrical and computer engineering. Lewis and graduate team member Brett Walker have published the work in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.


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