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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations

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

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Highly flexible, printed alkaline batteries based on mesh-embedded electrodes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Gaikwad, A. M., Whiting, G. L., Steingart, D. A., & Arias, A. C. (2011). Highly flexible, printed alkaline batteries based on mesh-embedded electrodes. Advanced Materials, 23(29), 3251-3255. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201100894