Research: Silk Substrate Bioabsorbable Electronics Forge Ahead

Bioabsorbable electronics engineering research continues to advance with a range of new research results.  A trio of researchers have produced recent results which highlight the possibilities of silk as a substrate.  John Rogers, Fiorenzo Omenetto and David Kaplan have all published in this field. Working independently and cooperatively they are moving this field forward with other researchers.


Self-assembled nanodielectrics and silicon nanomembranes for low
voltage, flexible transistors, and logic gates on plastic substrates

Kaplan, Omenetto

Bioactive Silk Protein Biomaterial Systems for Optical Devices

Kaplan, Omenetto, Rogers

Silicon electronics on silk as a path to bioresorbable, implantable devices

Original Article

Implantable Silicon-Silk Electronics

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