Creating the future of textiles: Flexible components

May 1st, 2013 / By: / Advanced Textiles, Industry News, Markets, Technical

New technique could enable the creation of a variety of fiber-based electronic and photonic devices. By David L. Chandler What do saltwater taffy and smart textiles have in common? Until recently, probably nothing. But scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have found a way to “pull” fibers—in a manufacturing process akin to making […]

 

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