, March 8: The research beat goes on in stretchable electronics. Scientists work on solutions for ultraflexible, stretchable, and wearable electronics and pursue advanced materials toward that end. Dr. Peter Harrop, chairman of market research firm IDTechEx, has looked at the potential of stretchable electronics and defines the term as concerning electrical and electronic circuits and combinations of these “elastically or inelastically stretchable by more than a few percent while retaining function.”

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