Japanese paper art could let electronics stretch out

Published April 5, 2018

An article on Futurity reports on research by Shenqiang Ren, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, that describes how kirigami, a variation of origami that involves cutting folded pieces of paper, has inspired efforts to build malleable electronic circuits.

"Traditional electronics, like the printed circuit boards in tablets and other electronic devices, are rigid. That's not a good match for the human body, which is full of bends and curves, especially when we are moving,” he said.

Read the story here.

An article also appeared on Lab Manager Magazine.