Introduction to Flexible Electronics by Aftab M. Hussain Book PDF Summary
The field of flexible electronics has grown rapidly over the last two decades with diverse applications including wearable gadgets and medical equipment. This textbook comprehensively covers the fundamental aspects of flexible electronics along with materials and processing techniques. It discusses topics including flexural rigidity, flexible PCBs, organic semiconductors, nanostructured materials, material reliability, electronic reliability, crystalline and polymer materials, semiconductor processing, and flexible silicon in depth. The text covers advantages, disadvantages, and applications of processes such as sol-gel processing and ink-jet printing. Pedagogical features such as solved problems and unsolved exercises are interspersed throughout the text for better understanding. FEATURES Covers major areas such as materials, physics, processes, and applications of flexible electronics Contains homework problems for readers to understand concepts in an easy manner Discusses, in detail, various types of materials, such as flexible silicon, metal oxides, and organic semiconductors Explains the application of flexible electronics in displays, solar cells, and batteries Includes a section on stretchable electronics This textbook is primarily written for senior undergraduate and graduate students in electrical engineering, electronics, materials science, chemistry, and communication engineering for a course on flexible electronics. Teaching resources are available, including a solutions manual for instructors.