- After bonding iridum to a plastic layer, researchers were able to slowly stretch the metal film to twice its original length without breaking. In fact, the metal continued stretching — it was the plastic layer that broke and ended the experiment.
- Stretchable metal could find many uses in consumer products, such as bendable batteries, displays and smart fabrics.
- According to one member of the team, this development is a ““a quantum improvement in stretchable electronics and wearable devices.”
New stretchable metal circuitry can extend to twice its size
9. 14. 15 by Kif Leswing