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3D Printable Multifunctional Fibers
THE CHALLENGE 3D printing has enabled the customized production of many objects and devices, but that technology currently only creates passive units. THE SOLUTION Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a coaxial micro-extrusion technique that enables us to take advantage of triboelectric energy generation and custom build sensors to fit anywhere....
Published: 3/5/2021   |   Inventor(s): Blake Johnson, Yuxin Tong, John Robertson, Xiaoting Jia, Ziang Feng
Category(s): Engineering, Biotechnology, Materials, Biomedical, Devices, Diagnostic, Energy
Thermal Drawing of Strain Sensing Polymer Fiber
THE CHALLENGE Strain sensing has the potential to revolutionize biomedicine and how we collect data regarding physiological conditions, but technologies available right now have notable limitations. Current metal or silicon-based strain sensors cannot sense small deformations (less than 5%) and are not biocompatible; as a result, they are not suitable...
Published: 10/1/2021   |   Inventor(s): Yujing Zhang, Xiaoting Jia
Category(s): Electrical