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Self-Healing Electronic Chip Tests May Aid Space Travel


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Microcapsules with liquid metal

Tests showed small microcapsules filled with liquid metal healed fractures in a gold circuit restoring conductivity.

Credit: University of Illinois

Self-repairing electronic chips are one step closer, according to a team of U.S. researchers, creating a circuit that heals itself when cracked thanks to the release of liquid metal that restores conductivity.

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