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Self-Healing: A Self-healing Conductive Ink (Adv. Mater. 19/2012)
S. R. White, J. S. Moore, and co-workers show on page 2578 how solvent is released from core–shell microcapsules after scratch damage to a capsule-containing polymer layer and conductive silver ink. The release of the solvent enables the redistribution of the silver particles within the conductive ink, which contains a soluble polymer binder, allowing the autonomic restoration of conductivity to a damaged circuit.