Transistors and integrated circuits made from threads are combined with thread-based sensors to create fully flexible devices
The device will impact composites manufacturing and health-monitoring industries
Equipment- and training-free textile detectors could be used in public health, workplace safety, military, and rescue applications
University of Maryland researchers have created a fabric that dynamically regulates heat passing through it
A new fabric can harvest body heat to power small wearable microelectronics such as activity trackers
Researchers incorporate optoelectronic diodes into fibers and weave them into washable fabrics
UC’s Nanoworld Laboratories collaborates with the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Army, and NASA to investigate new uses for carbon nanotubes in military uniforms and fabric that can double as batteries.
MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals