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News Release 07-101

Origami Electronics?

Using carbon nanotubes, researchers turn ordinary wood-pulp paper into flexible, resilient batteries

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Photo of hand holding new nanocomposite paper

The new nanocomposite paper developed by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is infused with carbon nanotubes. The paper may be used to create ultra-thin, flexible batteries and energy storage devices for next-generation electronics and implantable medical equipment.

Credit: RPI; Victor Pushparaj

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