Disappearing Act: Biocompatible Electronics Vanish When No Longer Needed

Professor Yonggang HuangYonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Tufts University have developed “transient electronics” – electronics that gradually disappear on a specified schedule, whether it be a few days or six months . McCormick report, related stories on Professor Huang’s work on wireless tattoo, flexible electronics, cardiac catheter, eyeball camera, print electronics, and stretchable electronics.