Using Ultraflexible Transparent Film to Improve Heat Therapy

To soothe aches and pains, many people turn to heating pads, patches or creams. Although a common practice, thermotherapy can cause burns. Now researchers are developing a transparent heating pad that allows users to see through it to monitor their skin’s color and prevent such injuries.

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Read the full paper from ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces:

Ultraflexible Transparent Film Heater Made of Ag Nanowire/PVA Composite for Rapid-Response Thermotherapy Pads

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9 (7), pp 6644–6651
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b16853

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