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- Tailoring the Electrochemical and Mechanical Properties of PEDOT:PSS Films for Bioelectronics
Mohammed ElMahmoudy, Sahika Inal, Anne Charrier, Ilke Uguz, George G. Malliaras and Sébastien Sanaur
Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600497
The optimized electrical, electrochemical impedance, swelling, and mechanical properties for poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):polystyrene sulfonate (PEDOT:PSS) based active layer is given, finding new applications in organic bioelectronics. Such optimal PEDOT:PSS layer used in organic electrochemical transistors shows stability in aqueous media over three weeks and promotes its use for “in vivo” neural applications.
- Engineered Peptide Repairs Defective Adhesive–Dentin Interface
Qiang Ye, Paulette Spencer, Esra Yuca and Candan Tamerler
Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600487
Engineered peptide is utilized to induce remineralization of deficient dentin matrices. Raman spectral images are provided for the original adhesive/dentin interface, the interface with additional etching, and peptide-mediated remineralized interface. Distribution of mineral is observed throughout the interface after remineralization.
- A Newly Designed Dual-Functional Epoxy Monomer for Preparation of Fishbone-Shaped Heterochain Polymer with a High Damping Property at Low Temperature
Yan Li, Jue Cheng and Junying Zhang
Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600574
A new architecture, fishbone-shaped network, is rationally designed by a dual-functional epoxy monomer and polysiloxane. The fishbone-shaped network exhibits an unusual damping property at extreme low temperatures near the Tg of polysiloxane without sacrificing the high tan δ value of the epoxy resins. This discovery supplies a gap of the existing epoxy/polysiloxane materials without outstanding low-temperature damping properties.
- Electrospun Poly(l-Lactic Acid) Nanofibers for Nanogenerator and Diagnostic Sensor Applications
Gengrui Zhao, Baisheng Huang, Jinxi Zhang, Aochen Wang, Kailiang Ren and Zhong Lin Wang
Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600476
Tiny devices with large sensitivity are always what we have been searching for as body sensors. Recently, scientists found that by using electrospinning method, biodegradable poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA) nanofibers with large piezoelectricity can be produced and the fiber can generate around 20 mV signal under a tiny pressure. Additionally, the PLLA nanofiber can be used as a blood pressure sensor.
- Large-Scale Highly Aligned Nanowire Printing
Yeongjun Lee, Sung-Yong Min and Tae-Woo Lee
Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600507
e-nanowire printing is a method to print highly aligned nanowires (NWs) on a large scale. This paper describes an operation mechanism of e-nanowire printing and reviews recent progress in various electronic applications with highly aligned NWs. Moreover, future research is suggested to exploit NWs in fabrication of high-density and high-tech nanoelectronics.