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Materials Faculty Candidate Seminar: Dr. Yeonsik David Choi , Northwestern University, “Soft Materials for Transient Electronics"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Materials Chemistry
Location
1024 Chem Annex
Date
Jan 28, 2022   11:00 am  
Speaker
Dr. Yeonsik David Choi
Contact
Wendy Wimmer
E-Mail
wwimmer@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-2983
Views
189
Originating Calendar
Chemistry - Inorganic/ Materials Chemistry Seminars

A remarkable feature of modern integrated circuit technology is its ability to operate in a stable fashion, with almost perfect reliability, without physical or chemical change. Recently developed classes of electronic materials create an opportunity to engineer the opposite outcome, in the form of ‘transient’ devices that dissolve, disintegrate or otherwise disappear at triggered times or with controlled rates. Water-soluble transient electronics serve as the foundations for interesting applications in bioresorbable medical implants based on body chemistry. In my talk, I will present the foundational concepts in chemistry, materials science, and assembly processes of bioresorbable medical devices. Wireless electronic stimulators designed for use in treatment of temporary bradycardia provide application example.

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