Pen-on-paper flexible electronics

Analisa Russo, Bok Yeop Ahn, Jacob J. Adams, Eric B. Duoss, Jennifer T. Bernhard, Jennifer A Lewis

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Pen-on-paper flexible electronics are fabricated using a conductive silver ink-filled rollerball pen. This approach provides a low-cost, portable route for fabricating conductive text, electronic art, interconnects for light emitting diode (LED) arrays, and three-dimensional (3D) antennas on paper.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3426-3430
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number30
StatePublished - Aug 9 2011


  • conductive ink
  • flexible electronics
  • paper
  • rollerball pen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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