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Title: Serpentine and corduroy circuits to enhance the stretchability of a stretchable electronic device

Abstract

A stretchable electronic apparatus and method of producing the apparatus. The apparatus has a central longitudinal axis and the apparatus is stretchable in a longitudinal direction generally aligned with the central longitudinal axis. The apparatus comprises a stretchable polymer body, and at least one circuit line operatively connected to the stretchable polymer body, the at least one circuit line extending in the longitudinal direction and having a longitudinal component that extends in the longitudinal direction and having an offset component that is at an angle to the longitudinal direction, the longitudinal component and the offset component allowing the apparatus to stretch in the longitudinal direction while maintaining the integrity of the at least one circuit line.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Livermore, CA
  2. Pleasanton, CA
  3. Castro Valley, CA
  4. (Tracy, CA), Park
  5. Cambridge, MA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
914633
Patent Number(s):
7265298
Application Number:
10/826,477
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H05 - ELECTRIC TECHNIQUES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR H05K - PRINTED CIRCUITS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Maghribi, Mariam N, Krulevitch, Peter A, Wilson, Thomas S, Hamilton, Julie K., and Christina,. Serpentine and corduroy circuits to enhance the stretchability of a stretchable electronic device. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Maghribi, Mariam N, Krulevitch, Peter A, Wilson, Thomas S, Hamilton, Julie K., & Christina,. Serpentine and corduroy circuits to enhance the stretchability of a stretchable electronic device. United States.
Maghribi, Mariam N, Krulevitch, Peter A, Wilson, Thomas S, Hamilton, Julie K., and Christina,. Tue . "Serpentine and corduroy circuits to enhance the stretchability of a stretchable electronic device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/914633.
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author = {Maghribi, Mariam N and Krulevitch, Peter A and Wilson, Thomas S and Hamilton, Julie K. and Christina,},
abstractNote = {A stretchable electronic apparatus and method of producing the apparatus. The apparatus has a central longitudinal axis and the apparatus is stretchable in a longitudinal direction generally aligned with the central longitudinal axis. The apparatus comprises a stretchable polymer body, and at least one circuit line operatively connected to the stretchable polymer body, the at least one circuit line extending in the longitudinal direction and having a longitudinal component that extends in the longitudinal direction and having an offset component that is at an angle to the longitudinal direction, the longitudinal component and the offset component allowing the apparatus to stretch in the longitudinal direction while maintaining the integrity of the at least one circuit line.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2007},
month = {9}
}

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