Highly flexible, printed alkaline batteries based on mesh-embedded electrodes

Abhinav M. Gaikwad, Gregory L. Whiting, Daniel Artemus Steingart, Ana Claudia Arias

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Abstract

Highly flexible, printed alkaline batteries based on a mesh-embedded architecture are demonstrated. The mesh acts as a support for the electroactive material during flexing. Two cells connected in series and bent to a radius of 0.3 cm are used to power a green light-emitting diode (LED).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3251-3255
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume23
Issue number29
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

Keywords

  • flexible batteries
  • flexible electronics
  • mesh architectures
  • polymer electrolytes

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