Owing to the superiority of being flexible, highly conductive, and extremely transparent, silver nanowire (AgNW) has been regarded as a possible candidate to replace indium-tin-oxide (ITO) for flexible transparent conductive films (TCFs), flexible electronics, and flexible display applications. To make TCFs with lower sheet resistance (R-s), but without sacrificing the optical transmittance, the deployment of AgNWs is very critical. A crossed-alignment method along with multi-stacking structure was proposed to lower the percolative threshold, which thus can decrease the R-s by a factor of more than two, in the premise of not affecting the optical transmittance.
- Flexible electronics and displays; silver nanowires (AgNWs); transparent conductive film (TCF)
- TRANSPARENT; ELECTRODES; FILMS