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Liquid metal gives transmission lines a softer touch

A fibre with liquid-metal core and soft outer shell can be woven into textiles and used to sense multiple compression and stretching events simultaneously.

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Fig. 1: Soft and stretchable transmission lines for time-domain reflectometry.


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Tao, X. Liquid metal gives transmission lines a softer touch. Nat Electron 3, 300–301 (2020).

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