A Flexible Artifical Nerve System

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An artificial nerve system developed at Stanford gives prosthetic devices and robots a sense of touch.

 

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Understanding Stretchable Nanowires

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Stretchable wires move us closer to electronics that mold to your skin.

 

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Robust Electronic Skin

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Stanford researchers develop stretchable, self healing polymers for use in robust electronic skin.

 

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A Low-Cost Sodium Ion Battery

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A Stanford battery based on sodium may offer more cost-effective storage than lithium.

 

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Wearable electronics: Stretching the limits

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The Bao groups introduces a revolutionary method, based on nanoconfinement of conductive polymers, that enables the fabrication of flexible electronics with high charge carrier conductivity, even when stretched to twice their original length..

 

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Semiconductors that stretch and heal

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Polymeric semiconductors have been prepared whose molecular properties make them stretchable and healable — a milestone in the development of sophisticated organic electronic surfaces that mimic human skin.

 

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How to Give Fake Hands Real Feeling

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In Zhenan Bao’s lab at Stanford, researchers are ­inventing materials for touch-sensitive prosthetics.

 

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A Super Stretchy, Self-Healing Material Could Lead to Artificial Muscle

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Researchers create a polymer that can stretch to 100 times its original length — and even repair itself if punctured.

 

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New Stanford battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools

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New Stanford battery shuts down at high temperatures and restarts when it cools

 

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