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STRETCHABLE CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITES FOR USE IN SOFT DEVICES

United States Patent Application

20150357078
A1
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An elastically-deformable, conductive composite using elastomers and conductive fibers and simple fabrication procedures is provided. Conductive elastomeric composites offer low resistance to electrical current and are elastic over large (>25%) extensional strains. They can be easily interfaced/built into structures fabricated from elastomeric polymers.
LESSING, Joshua Aaron (Cambridge, MA), MORIN, Stephen A. (Arlington, MA), WHITESIDES, George M. (Newton, MA)
14/ 732,302
June 5, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0003] The present invention was made with United States government support under Grant No. ER45852 awarded by the Department of Energy and Grant No. DMR-0820484 awarded by the National Science Foundation. The United States government may have certain rights in this invention.