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Stretchable, Transparent, Ionic Conductors

Overview of attention for article published in Science, August 2013
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20 news outlets
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5 blogs
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14 tweeters
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Title
Stretchable, Transparent, Ionic Conductors
Published in
Science, August 2013
DOI 10.1126/science.1240228
Pubmed ID
Authors

Christoph Keplinger, Jeong-Yun Sun, Choon Chiang Foo, Philipp Rothemund, George M. Whitesides, Zhigang Suo

Abstract

Existing stretchable, transparent conductors are mostly electronic conductors. They limit the performance of interconnects, sensors, and actuators as components of stretchable electronics and soft machines. We describe a class of devices enabled by ionic conductors that are highly stretchable, fully transparent to light of all colors, and capable of operation at frequencies beyond 10 kilohertz and voltages above 10 kilovolts. We demonstrate a transparent actuator that can generate large strains and a transparent loudspeaker that produces sound over the entire audible range. The electromechanical transduction is achieved without electrochemical reaction. The ionic conductors have higher resistivity than many electronic conductors; however, when large stretchability and high transmittance are required, the ionic conductors have lower sheet resistance than all existing electronic conductors.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 19 2%
Germany 3 <1%
India 3 <1%
France 3 <1%
Austria 2 <1%
United Kingdom 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Singapore 1 <1%
Other 4 <1%
Unknown 959 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 307 31%
Researcher 157 16%
Student > Master 142 14%
Student > Bachelor 76 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 67 7%
Other 140 14%
Unknown 110 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 362 36%
Materials Science 207 21%
Chemistry 116 12%
Physics and Astronomy 67 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 28 3%
Other 64 6%
Unknown 155 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 214. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 February 2021.
All research outputs
#95,653
of 17,353,889 outputs
Outputs from Science
#3,730
of 70,582 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#841
of 168,768 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science
#54
of 892 outputs
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