These new superthin antennas are made from metallic nanomaterials

The devices could help bring flexible, lightweight wearable tech online

polyester sheet with tiny antenna

ANTENNAS EVERYWHERE  2-D flakes of metallic material (sprayed onto polyester sheet above) could be painted onto household appliances or printed onto clothing-embedded electronics to create radio antennas that bring these devices online.

Kanit Hantanasirisakul/Drexel Univ.

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