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Title: Development and characterisation of lithographically printed voltaic cells
Authors: Southee, Darren J.
Hay, Gareth I.
Evans, Peter S.A.
Harrison, David J.
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: SOUTHEE, D.J. ... et al, 2006. Development and characterisation of lithographically printed voltaic cells. IN: Proceedings of 1st. Electronics Systemintegration Technology Conference, Dresden, Germany, 5th-7th September, pp. 1286-1291.
Abstract: This paper reports progress in thefabrication ofvoltaic cells and batteries via offset lithographic printing. Successful design and manufacture oflithographically printed voltaic cells wouldfacilitate the integration of printedpassive components, interconnects and display elements for disposable electronics in low-volume, low weight circuits and systems. The Conductive Lithographic Film (CLF) printing process was developed by Brunel University to fabricate circuit interconnect and various passive components at high speed and low cost. Afeasibility study, investigatingprinted cells based on Zinc-Carbon electrochemistry, is described. This has resulted in the production ofa printed battery able to power a microcontroller-driven LED display system for more than three hours. Further work seeks to improve cell capacity, address manufacturing process issues, and characterise the structures in more detail.
Description: This is a conference paper [© IEEE]. It is also available at: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1109/ESTC.2006.280177
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8479
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ESTC.2006.280177
ISBN: 1424405521
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