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Flexible electrical metal connections. Wires connecting components within a flexible device can be fabricated by a direct-write process using inkjet printing of silver nanoparticles. As shown by Ahn et al., the technique can be used to fabricate three-dimensional 

Polymeric substrates and encapsulation for flexible electronics: bonding structure, surface modification and functional nanolayer growth
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ABSTRACT In this work, we provide a detailed overview on the incorporation of polymeric substrates, such as Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate)-PET and Poly (Ethylene Naphthalate)- PEN towards the production of future flexible electronics covering all aspects, from surface 

Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Flexible Electronics and Sensors
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This article reviews the use of electronic quality single-walled carbon nanotubes grown via chemical vapor deposition (CVD) approaches at high temperatures as building blocks for fabricating flexible field-effect devices, such as thin-film transistors (TFTs) and chemical 

Towards flexible all-carbon electronics: Flexible organic field-effect transistors and inverter circuits using solution-processed all-graphene source/drain/gate electrodes
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ABSTRACT Flexible organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) using solution-processable functionalized graphene for all the electrodes (source, drain, and gate) have been fabricated for the first time. These OFETs show performance comparable to corresponding devices 

Inkjet printing for flexible electronics: Materials, processes and equipments
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ABSTRACT Inkjet printing, known as digital writing technique, can directly deposit functional materials to form pattern onto substrate. This paper provides an overview of inkjet printing technologies for flexible electronics. Firstly, we highlight materials challenges in 

Subtractive laser processing of low temperature inkjet printed micro electric components of functional nano-ink for flexible electronics
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ABSTRACT The low temperature fabrication of electrical components on flexible substrate is presented in this paper. As an additive process, combined with a CAD tool, a drop-on- demand (DOD) inkjetting system was used to print electrical components from gold nano- 

Fabrication of inkjet printed flexible electronics by low temperature subtractive laser processing
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ABSTRACT The low temperature fabrication of passive electrical components (resistor, capacitor) on flexible substrates is presented in this paper. A drop-on-demand (DOD) ink- jetting system was used to print passive electrical components from gold nano-particles 

Flexible internationalisation in the electronics industry: implications for regional economies
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ABSTRACT The world electronics industry has experienced a significant, and ongoing, restructuring in the past decade as a response to heightened competition and rapid technological innovation. This has resulted in a surge of globalisation and ownership 

Electrophoretic Display Technology: The beginnings, the improvements, and a future inflexible electronics
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Move over ink on paper and printed shop sign in the window! The death knell is being heard around the industrialized world as electronic paper starts to gain traction as a viable means of conveying and even storing data. This futuristic view of electronic paper and displays 

OpenPET: A Flexible Electronics System for Radiotracer Imaging
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ABSTRACT We present the design for OpenPET, an electronics readout system designed for prototype radiotracer imaging instruments. The critical requirements are that it has sufficient performance, channel count, channel density, and power consumption to service a 

A flexible instructional electronics laboratory with local and remote lab workbenches in a grid
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ABSTRACT The Signal Processing Department (ASB) at Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) has created two online lab workbenches, one for electrical experiments and one for mechanical vibration experiments, mimicking and supplementing workbenches in 

TIME-DEPENDENT BEHAVIOUR OF PEN FOIL USED AS SUBSTRATE FOR LITHOGRAPHY-BASED FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS
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Main objective of this research work is to accurately measure and predict in-plane micro- deformation and bending of foil-on-carrier during lamination and lithographic process. It was demonstrated that lamination of foil on carrier introduced (1) an average in-plane 

Roll to Roll Processing for Flexible Electronics
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ABSTRACT This review discusses the current state-of-the-art technology behind the developing field of roll-to-roll-processing for flexible electronics. The aim is to present a realistic view of the technical obstacles still to be overcome in this field and entertain different ideas on 

All printed thin film transistors for flexible electronics
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ABSTRACT Methods used to deposit and integrate solution-processed materials to fabricate thin film transistors by ink-jet printing are presented. We demonstrate successful integration of a complete additive process with the fabrication of simple prototype TFT backplanes on 

Modeling of the Flexible Electronics Technologies
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Electronic devices (ED) were being created for a long time, operation of which was ensured by pre-determined interactions of electrical signals. Examples of such devices–the first electronic voltmeters, generators, temperature control gadgets, radio transceivers and 

Submicron writing by laser irradiation on metal nano-particle dispersed films toward flexible electronics
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ABSTRACT The requirement for microwiring technology by a wet process has significantly increased recently toward the achievement of printable and flexible electronics. We have developed the metal microwiring with a resolution higher than 1 Pm by the laser direct 

Flexible, fpga-based electronics for modular robots
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ABSTRACT In this paper we introduce electronics for the ATRON self-reconfigurable robot based on field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The immediate advantage of using FPGAs is that some of the module's electronics can be moved into the FPGA, thereby the 

Autotuning Electronics for Varactor Tuned, Flexible Interventional RF Coils
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Methods: We chose an Atme19088515 p-controller with an SPI interface and an analog comparator to perform the simple tuning algorithm. It controls the PLL synthesizer, composed of a MC145170-2 PLL, a mini-circuits POS-100 VCO, and a LT1227 tri- 

Design for Printability for Flexible Electronics: Self-Tunable Cell-Library Design
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ABSTRACT TFTs fabricated with low-cost processes often suffer from disadvantages such as 1) threshold-voltage shifts (? VTH) under bias-stress, 2) lack of complementary types (both n-and p-type) TFTs, and 3) lack of a robust and synthesizable cell-library for design 

A configurable remote laboratory for the flexible setup of experiments in electronics
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ABSTRACT Nowadays, a great number of web laboratories are available on the web. They are quite different one from another, but a common aspect is that most of them have been implemented for the execution of specific tasks, without taking care of issues related to 

Embedded flexible collaboration and development of local capabilities: a case study of the Indonesian electronics industry
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This article draws on an analysis of development of technological capability in the Indonesian electronics industry. It presents a theory of industrial organisation. The theory is based on the recognition that economies develop gradually through the cumulative 

Toward All-Carbon Electronics: Fabrication of Graphene-Based Flexible Electronic Circuits and Memory Cards Using Maskless Laser Direct Writing. ACS Appl.
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ABSTRACT Owing to its extraordinary electronic property, chemical stability, and unique two- dimensional nanostructure, graphene is being considered as an ideal material for the highly expected all-carbon-based micro/nanoscale electronics. Herein, we present a simple yet 

SPECIAL TOPIC: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CONFER-ENCE ONFLEXIBLE AND PRINTED ELECTRONICS, JEJU ISLAND, KOREA
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Cover image from Professor G. Cho, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 102701 (2010)  SPECIAL TOPIC: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL CONFER- ENCE ON FLEXIBLE

A flexible stand-alone testbench for characterizing the front-end electronics for the CMS Preshower detector under LHC-like timing conditions
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ABSTRACT The physics requirements of the CMS Preshower detector demand front-end electronics with large dynamic range, to cope with the range of energies of incident electrons/photons, and low noise, to allow inter-strip calibration with minimum ionising 

Detailed Design of the Digital Electronics Interfacing Detectors, First-Level Triggers, and Higher Levels of Trigger with Flexible Configuration Parameters
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ABSTRACT The complete design of the front-end electronics interfacing LHCb (Large Hadron Collider Beauty Experiment at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland) detectors, Level-0 trigger and higher levels of trigger with flexible configuration parameters has been made for a) ASIC  A Holiat ,people.ccmr.cornell.edu Laser Drilling for Electrical Interconnections in Flexible Electronics Recent years have introduced products which continue on a trend toward smaller, lighter, and more powerful. These include cell phones, PDA's, digital cameras, MP3 players, and medical electronics. 

Flexible and Stretchable electronics
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A Lundn, M Nousiainen, S Siirola, H Viljanen, H Kiesi ,noppa.tkk.fi Nanowires, nanoribbons, nanotubes Applied strain in the substrate is accomodated in out-of- plane displacement Prestretched substrate Sinusoidal structure when relaxed Substantial strain avoided in the metallization under applied strain Patterned sites of adhesion Non- 

Performance Electronics Integration in Flexible Technology
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RL Chaney, DR Hackler ,americansemi.com ABSTRACT FleX™ is a new, flexible, Silicon-on-Polymer (SOP) technology for low cost, high performance CMOS. FleX is useful in 3D circuit integration and solves problems facing flexible electronics where high-temperature processing and flexible requirements 


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