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Title: Chapter 2.3 Cellulose Nanofibril Composite Substrates for Flexible Electronics

Source: In: Production and applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials, Chapter 2.3, TAPPI Press 2013; pp. 263-264.

Author(s)Sabo, Ronald; Seo, Jung-Hun; Ma, Zhenqiang

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Book Chapter
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-2B

Abstract: Flexible electronics have a large number of potential applications, including malleable displays and wearable computers. Current research into high-speed, flexible electronic substrates uses plastics for the flexible substrate, but these plastics typically have drawbacks, such as high thermal expansion coefficients. Transparent films made from cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) have low thermal expansion and therefore the potential to serve as substrates for flexible electronics. Initial results show that cellulosic nanomaterials are promising candidates for electronic substrates, and research into the characterization of these substrates and their interactions with electronic devices is ongoing [1].

Keywords: nanofibrils; composites; flexible electronics

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 2,794 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/18/2013

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RITS Product ID: 65438
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Sabo, Ronald C.
Research Materials Engineer
  

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