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Title: Stretchable and foldable electronic devices

Abstract

Disclosed herein are stretchable, foldable and optionally printable, processes for making devices and devices such as semiconductors, electronic circuits and components thereof that are capable of providing good performance when stretched, compressed, flexed or otherwise deformed. Strain isolation layers provide good strain isolation to functional device layers. Multilayer devices are constructed to position a neutral mechanical surface coincident or proximate to a functional layer having a material that is susceptible to strain-induced failure. Neutral mechanical surfaces are positioned by one or more layers having a property that is spatially inhomogeneous, such as by patterning any of the layers of the multilayer device.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1165136
Patent Number(s):
8905772
Application Number:
13/974,963
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B33 - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY B33Y - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, i.e. MANUFACTURING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL [3-D] OBJECTS BY ADDITIVE DEPOSITION, ADDITIVE AGGLOMERATION OR ADDITIVE LAYERING, e.g. BY 3-D PRINTING, STEREOLITHOGRAPHY OR SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46471
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Aug 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Rogers, John A, Huang, Yonggang, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, Choi, Won Mook, Song, Jizhou, Ahn, Jong Hyun, and Kim, Dae Hyeong. Stretchable and foldable electronic devices. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Rogers, John A, Huang, Yonggang, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, Choi, Won Mook, Song, Jizhou, Ahn, Jong Hyun, & Kim, Dae Hyeong. Stretchable and foldable electronic devices. United States.
Rogers, John A, Huang, Yonggang, Ko, Heung Cho, Stoykovich, Mark, Choi, Won Mook, Song, Jizhou, Ahn, Jong Hyun, and Kim, Dae Hyeong. Tue . "Stretchable and foldable electronic devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1165136.
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abstractNote = {Disclosed herein are stretchable, foldable and optionally printable, processes for making devices and devices such as semiconductors, electronic circuits and components thereof that are capable of providing good performance when stretched, compressed, flexed or otherwise deformed. Strain isolation layers provide good strain isolation to functional device layers. Multilayer devices are constructed to position a neutral mechanical surface coincident or proximate to a functional layer having a material that is susceptible to strain-induced failure. Neutral mechanical surfaces are positioned by one or more layers having a property that is spatially inhomogeneous, such as by patterning any of the layers of the multilayer device.},
doi = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {12}
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