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Devices dissolve on demand

Researchers from the University of Illinois describe how heat-triggered self-destructing electronic devices work and explain what the goal is.


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After this interesting video, a few questions were raised :
knowing that the electronics components release a lot of heat, can you explain to us when you would use this technology to destroy the device?
How can we avoid the melting of the object when this latter heats up?
Thank you for your answers
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Posted by: Paul Dupuich, 29/01/2016

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