Deformable paper origami optoelectronic devices

Jr-Hau He (Inventor), Chun-Ho Lin (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Deformable optoelectronic devices are provided, including photodetectors, photodiodes, and photovoltaic cells. The devices can be made on a variety of paper substrates, and can include a plurality of fold segments in the paper substrate creating a deformable pattern. Thin electrode layers and semiconductor nanowire layers can be attached to the substrate, creating the optoelectronic device. The devices can be highly deformable, e.g. capable of undergoing strains of 500% or more, bending angles of 25° or more, and/or twist angles of 270° or more. Methods of making the deformable optoelectronic devices and methods of using, e.g. as a photodetector, are also provided.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO 2017009777 A1
StatePublished - Jan 19 2017

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