Home > slashdot > Researchers Turn To Silk For Flexible E-Devices

Researchers Turn To Silk For Flexible E-Devices

March 4th, 2011 03:05 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Biotech

angry tapir writes “Researchers at a Taiwan university say they have found a way to use silk membranes in flexible electronic devices and started talks with manufacturers about adopting the unusual but cheap material. After less than two years of study motivated by news that silk had untapped properties, an engineering professor and two post-graduate students at Taiwan’s National Tsing Hua University figured out how to use the soft, low-cost material for flexible e-book readers, LED displays and radio-frequency identification tools.”

Source: Researchers Turn To Silk For Flexible E-Devices

Related Articles:

  1. Researchers Create Cheap, Flexible, Plastic Flash Memory
  2. Genetically Modifying Silk Worms For Super Silk
  3. Ultrathin Silk-Based Brain Implants
  4. Researchers Develop Solid But Flexible Electrolyte For Bendable Batteries
  5. Canadian Researchers Create Thin-Film Flexible Paperphone
blog comments powered by Disqus
YOYOYOOYOYOYO