- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 3/2008 on page 22
Plastics Replace Silicon
‘Smart plastics’: the future of electronics?
There is a whiff of revolution in the air in electronic circuit technology, with components made from conductive plastics threatening to replace their silicon-based counterparts. What are the benefits, what is the potential, and what is the cost of this technology? We give a glimpse into the future.