Blueprint for nanomaterials in wearable sensors published

January 8th, 2020

Physicist Dr. Conor Boland at the University of Sussex has published a “blueprint” to help scientists understand how to evaluate and optimize the effectiveness of nanomaterials used in real-time health monitoring devices, a recent article in Printed Electronics World reported.  Dr. Boland's paper explores the dilemma concerning the fact that the further a material can be stretched, […]

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Success in smart textiles —now and in the future

October 9th, 2015

IFAI’s market research manager Jeff Rasmussen says that the worldwide smart fabrics market is growing at an annual rate of about 18 percent from about $984 million in 2011 to a projected $1.9 billion in 2015. Rasmussen spoke on “Current Developments in the Smart and Interactive Fabrics Market” Oct. 7 at IFAI’s Advanced Textiles Conference […]

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The next generation of nanotubes

April 2nd, 2013

It looks like black cotton thread, but it conducts electricity and heat like a metal wire and is as strong as carbon fibers. This next-generation nanotechnology has emerged from the intertwined efforts of top-tier researchers from Rice University, Houston, Texas; Teijin Aramid, Amhem, The Netherlands; the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; and the Air […]

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