Q&A: Electrically Conductive Coated Yarn for Wearable, Washable Fabrics

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Published February 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Professor Genevieve Dion, Director of Drexel University's (Philadelphia, PA) Center for Functional Fabrics, is collaborating with other experts to coat yarn with the highly conductive, two-dimensional material MXene. They demonstrated that the yarn could be used with standard textile manufacturing techniques to create wearable conductive fabric.