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  • Shrinky Dinks close the gap for nanowires

    Illinois researchers are using plastic that shrinks when heated to pack nanowires together for electronics applications.

    Illinois researchers are using plastic that shrinks when heated to pack nanowires together for electronics applications.

    Photo by SungWoo Nam

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      Illinois researchers are using plastic that shrinks when heated to pack nanowires together for electronics applications.

      Photo by SungWoo Nam

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      The researchers clamp the plastic so that it only shrinks in one direction.

      Graphic by SungWoo Nam

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  • To reach SungWoo Nam, call 217-300-0267; email swnam@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Assembly and Densification of Nanowire Arrays via Shrinkage,” is available online.