TITLE

New "Organic" Wires

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Science & Children;Dec2008, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of an organic electronic material for biomedical applications. It states that the electronic materials derived from carbon-based compounds are valued as light-weight, flexible, easily processed alternatives to hard electronics components. It notes that a team of chemists from Johns Hopkins University has developed water-soluble electronic materials that assemble themselves into wires which are 10,000 smaller than a human hair. They used the self assembly principles that underlie the formation of beta-amyloid plaques.
ACCESSION #
35690995

 

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