Compliant Electronics Enable Advanced Capabilities in Wearable Electronics and Prosthetic Skin Applications

As computers have become smaller and more portable, they have become increasingly integrated into many aspects of human life. With the invention of laptops and cell phones, computers could always be readily available. Recently, with the introduction of wearable fitness trackers and health monitors, we are wearing electronics on our body. The next evolution of this trend is to seamlessly integrate electronic devices with humans, which will require new strategies for making electronics that possess similar mechanical properties as the human body and that communicate in ways that are compatible with the human nervous system.

Wearable electronics have the potential to revolutionize healthcare by providing constant information about the state of the body, which gives information that cannot be obtained … read more