Stretchable conducting fibres

A research team based at The University of Texas has made electrically conducting fibres that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases 200-fold when stretched.

  • Fibre capacitors show 200-fold increase in conductivity when stretche

    A research team based at The University of Texas has made electrically conducting fibres that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases 200-fold when stretched.

    Fibres and cables ...
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  • Flextronics changes name to Flex

    Flextronics has announced that it has officially changed its name to Flex, with a promise to help the world live smarter in what it is dubbing the 'Age of Intelligence'.

    "We have progressed in our product and service offering over the years, and ...
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  • Superfast fluorescence could enable quantum computing

    Researchers from North Carolina's Duke University have developed an ultrafast light-emitting device that can flip on and off 90billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing.

    In a study, a team from the Pratt School of ...
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  • BEEAs 2015 entry deadline extended

    Due to an overwhelming demand to extend the submission date for the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) entries, Friday 7th August has been chosen as the new deadline for entries.

    The Awards recognise companies and individuals who have ...
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