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Topical Collection "Printed and Flexible Electronics"
A topical collection in Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292).
Prof. Dr. Yuning Li Website E-Mail
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: printed electronics; organic thin film transistors; organic photovoltaics; sensors; photodetectors; organic semiconductors; batteries
Printed and flexible electronics have drawn much attention in recent years. This interest has been driven by two main factors. On one hand, there is an increased availability of solution-processable organic materials or nanomaterials, which enables the fabrication of electronics using printing techniques at significantly lower costs in comparison to the traditional silicon technology; on the other hand, there have been increasing demands for flexible and lightweight devices due to the increasing use of portable electronics and the growing prevalence of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Printing techniques and some other deposition methods such as thermal evaporation, sputtering, and chemical vapor deposition (CVD), can be utilized alone or in combination to fabricate flexible electronics.
The aim of this topical collection is to present the latest developments in printed and flexible electronics. It will cover various electronic devices including, but not limited to, field-effect transistors or thin-film transistors, logic circuits, photovoltaics or solar cells, memory devices, bio- and chemical sensors, smart labels, and photodetectors, both printed (solution-processed) and flexible.
Prof. Dr. Yuning Li
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- Printed electronics
- Flexible electronics
- Plastic electronics
- Organic electronics
- Wearable electronics
- Stretchable Electronics
- Light-emitting diodes