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Title: Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates

Abstract

The present invention provides stretchable, and optionally printable, semiconductors and electronic circuits capable of providing good performance when stretched, compressed, flexed or otherwise deformed. Stretchable semiconductors and electronic circuits of the present invention preferred for some applications are flexible, in addition to being stretchable, and thus are capable of significant elongation, flexing, bending or other deformation along one or more axes. Further, stretchable semiconductors and electronic circuits of the present invention may be adapted to a wide range of device configurations to provide fully flexible electronic and optoelectronic devices.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. Champaign, IL
  2. Seoul, KR
  3. Naperville, IL
  4. Durham, NC
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1055677
Patent Number(s):
8198621
Application Number:
12/405,475
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05K - PRINTED CIRCUITS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-91ER45439
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Rogers, John A, Khang, Dahl-Young, Sun, Yugang, and Menard, Etienne. Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Rogers, John A, Khang, Dahl-Young, Sun, Yugang, & Menard, Etienne. Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates. United States.
Rogers, John A, Khang, Dahl-Young, Sun, Yugang, and Menard, Etienne. Tue . "Stretchable form of single crystal silicon for high performance electronics on rubber substrates". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1055677.
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