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Biaxially stretchable ``Wavy'' silicon nanomembranes

Choi, Won Mook and Song, Jizhou and Khang, Dahl-Young and Jiang, Hanqing and Huang, Yonggang Y. and Rogers, John A. (2007) Biaxially stretchable ``Wavy'' silicon nanomembranes. NANO LETTERS, 7 (6). pp. 1655-1663.

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This Letter introduces a biaxially stretchable form of single crystalline silicon that consists of two dimensionally buckled, or ``wavy'', silicon nanomembranes on elastomeric supports. Fabrication procedures for these structures are described, and various aspects of their geometries and responses to uniaxial and biaxial strains along various directions are presented. Analytical models of the mechanics of these systems provide a framework for quantitatively understanding their behavior. These classes of materials might be interesting as a route to high-performance electronics with full, two-dimensional stretchability.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:high performance electronics - large area - technology - film - lithography - substrate - networks - pressure - pattern - strain - nanomembrane
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
ID Code:6207
Deposited By:IoN
Deposited On:09 Sep 2009 10:57
Last Modified:09 Sep 2009 10:57

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