Washable, wearable battery-like devices could be woven directly into clothes

Schematic of the textile-based capacitor integrating GNP/polyesters as electrode

Schematic of the textile-based capacitor integrating GNP/polyesters as electrodes and h-BN/polyesters as dielectrics. Credit: Felice Torrisi

Turning textiles into functional energy storage elements can open up an entirely new set of applications

Felice Torrisi

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