Polyamide-Based High Temperature Plastic Electronics

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Researchers at Purdue University have developed new polyamide-based high temperature plastic electronics. Current plastic electronics are typically unable to withstand high temperatures, and often require expensive curing steps to create high performance transistors. The lightweight, cost-effective plastic electronics fine-tuned by Purdue researchers have high flexibility and feature thermally robust transistors. In testing, these devices maintained stable charge transport with charge mobility of 1 cm^2/Volts*seconds, Ion/Ioff of 10^4, threshold voltage of 3 Volts, and operational voltage of 10 Volts at 195 °C for a duration of twenty-four hours. These polyamide-based plastic electronics can be easily implemented into aerospace, automotive, and oil and gas applications.

-Thermally Robust

-Oil and gas
Jun 3, 2020
Provisional-Gov. Funding
United States
Purdue Office of Technology Commercialization
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West Lafayette, IN 47906

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