A Stretchable Alternating Current Electroluminescent Fiber
AbstractFlexible, stretchable electroluminescent fibers are of significance to meet the escalating requirements of increasing complexity and multifunctionality of smart electronics. We report a stretchable alternating current electroluminescent (ACEL) fiber by a low-cost and all solution-processed scalable process. The ACEL fiber provides high stretchability, decent light-emitting performance, with excellent stability and nearly zero hysteresis. It can be stretched up to 80% strain. Our ACEL fiber device maintained a stable luminance for over 6000 stretch-release cycles at 50% strain. The mechanical stretchability and optical stability of our ACEL fiber device provides new possibilities towards next-generation stretchable displays, electronic textiles, advanced biomedical imaging and lighting, conformable visual readouts in arbitrary shapes, and novel health-monitoring devices. View Full-Text
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Hu, D.; Xu, X.; Miao, J.; Gidron, O.; Meng, H. A Stretchable Alternating Current Electroluminescent Fiber. Materials 2018, 11, 184.
Hu D, Xu X, Miao J, Gidron O, Meng H. A Stretchable Alternating Current Electroluminescent Fiber. Materials. 2018; 11(2):184.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hu, Dan; Xu, Xiuru; Miao, Jingsheng; Gidron, Ori; Meng, Hong. 2018. "A Stretchable Alternating Current Electroluminescent Fiber." Materials 11, no. 2: 184.