Chalmers researchers develop conductive cellulosic thread

June 1st, 2021

Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, have developed a thread made of conductive cellulose that can be used in textiles that generate electricity. “There is a real need for organic, renewable materials for use in electronic textiles,” says Sozan Darabi, doctoral student at Chalmers. Small wearables are often dependent on rare or even […]

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Soft and flexible fabric generates electricity

November 1st, 2018

What if your favorite shirt could also power your digital watch? Researchers at Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology have created a woven fabric that generates electricity when stretched or exposed to pressure. Working in cooperation with the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås and the research institute Swerea IVF, researchers Anja Lund and Christian Müller […]

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