Overview of the EC project FLEXIBILITY: Organic and thin-film ICs up to radio frequencies for multifunctional flexible systems

C. Carta, K. Ishida, B.K. Boroujeni, R. Shabanpour, T. Meister, G. Schmidt, E. Suomalainen, A. Brandlmaier, G.A. Salvatore, N. Munzenrieder, L. Petti, G. Troster, D. Petrantonakis, D. Kozakis, R. Paradiso, M. Krebs, Markus Tuomikoski, H.-J. Egelhaaf, F. Ellinger

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    Abstract

    This paper provides an overview of the research activities within the frame of the European project FLEXIBILITY. The project aims at advancing the competitiveness of Europe in the area of multifunctional, ultra-lightweight, ultra-thin, bendable organic and large area electronics (OLAE). An overview of the technologies available to the consortium is provided, together with details of the performance achieved by the first prototypes. Particular focus is given to the circuit design in technologies compatible with the flexible components and systems. Using a 50 MHz IGZO TFT technology, several circuits have been demonstrated, including a 20 MHz AM demodulator.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings
    Subtitle of host publicationSBMO/IEEE MTT-S International Microwave & Optoelectronics Conference, IMOC 2013
    PublisherIEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4799-1397-8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event15th SBMO/IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference, IMOC 2013 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Duration: 4 Aug 20137 Aug 2013

    Conference

    Conference15th SBMO/IEEE MTT-S International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conference, IMOC 2013
    Abbreviated titleIMOC 2013
    CountryBrazil
    CityRio de Janeiro
    Period4/08/137/08/13

    Keywords

    • flexible radio
    • IGZO TFT
    • OFET
    • OLAE

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