Self-Repairing Electronics are on the Way

Self-healing nanomaterials usable in solar panels and other electronic devices are being explored at the Technion

17 Jan 2022

"From the Terminator to Spiderman’s suit, self-repairing robots and devices abound in sci-fi movies. In reality, though, wear and tear reduce the effectiveness of electronic devices until they need to be replaced. What if the cracked screen of your mobile phone could heal itself overnight? Or, if the solar panels providing energy to satellites could self repair the damage caused by micro-meteorites?"

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For the article in Advanced Functional Materials

Group photo: (L-R)- Professor Yehonadav Bekenstein, Sasha Khalfin and Noam Veber

Credit: Rami Shelush