Guest Writer for MRS Bulletin Materials News

What if rigid and solid electronics could vanish before your eyes? An emerging class of electronic devices that could physically disappear or hydrolyze has been given the name of transient electronics. The rate of dissolution depends on the material used and properties such as film thickness, polymer crystallinity, and environmental conditions. All of these parameters could be engineered to enable programmable degradation of electronic devices.

(Find more details on Materials 360 Online)