Soft capacitor fibers using conductive polymers for electronic textiles

  title={Soft capacitor fibers using conductive polymers for electronic textiles},
  author={Jian Feng Gu and Stephan Gorgutsa and Maksim Skorobogatiy},
  journal={Smart Materials and Structures},
A novel, highly flexible, conductive polymer-based fiber with high electric capacitance is reported. In its cross section the fiber features a periodic sequence of hundreds of conductive and isolating plastic layers positioned around metallic electrodes. The fiber is fabricated using the fiber drawing method, where a multi-material macroscopic preform is drawn into a sub-millimeter capacitor fiber in a single fabrication step. Several kilometers of fibers can be obtained from a single preform… Expand
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