Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

Scientists have recently developed thin, flexible wires with silver that may find potential application in comfortable wearable electronics and smart textiles. A group of researchers at China’s Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications have built a simple, scalable, and inexpensive technique to produce conductive fibers with good mechanical strength, high conductivity, and uniform morphology. Owing to capillary actions of fibers including nylon, cotton, and polyester yarns, the solution containing nanowires