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A logical step

The integration of electronics and clothing promises a variety of new technologies, but constructing electronic circuits on fabrics is complex. Coating fibres to create electrodes and forming transistors at their crossing points offers an elegant solution.

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Figure 1: Working principles of OFET and electrochemical WECT transistors.
Figure 2: Logic circuits constructed from WECTs.


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