Scientists create new graphene-based printer ink

Scientists have developed an ink using tiny graphene flakes that when used in inkjet-printers can produce finely detailed and highly conductive electrodes.

A new US study shows these printed graphene patterns are about 250 times more conductive than previously produced. It also has the ability to withstand folding with only a slight decrease in conductivity.

Inkjet printing is useful for printing electronic components because it's low-cost, can print large areas and on flexible layers.

Graphene inks have the potential to impact printed, flexible and foldable electronics. Some examples include smartphones, tablets, flat panel displays, and photovoltaics.

Read more at Phys.org

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