PUBLICATIONS

Gallium-Based Thin Films for Wearable Sensors and Electronic Skins

L. M. Dejace / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Microstructured thin-film electrode technology enables proof of concept of scalable, soft auditory brainstem implants

N. Vachicouras; O. Tarabichi; V. V. Kanumuri; C. M. Tringides; J. Macron et al. 

Science Translational Medicine. 2019-10-16. Vol. 11, num. 514, p. eaax9487. DOI : 10.1126/scitranslmed.aax9487.

Closed-Loop Haptic Feedback Control Using a Self-Sensing Soft Pneumatic Actuator Skin

H. A. Sonar; A. P. Gerratt; S. Lacour; J. Paik 

Soft Robotics. 2019-09-23. DOI : 10.1089/soro.2019.0013.

Gallium‐Based Thin Films for Wearable Human Motion Sensors

L. M. Dejace; N. Laubeuf; I. Furfaro; S. Lacour 

Advanced Intelligent Systems. 2019-08-06. DOI : 10.1002/aisy.201900079.

Conformable bioelectronic interfaces: Mapping the road ahead

G. Schiavone; S. P. Lacour 

Science Translational Medicine. 2019-07-31. Vol. 11, num. 503, p. eaaw5858. DOI : 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaw5858.

Thin Hydrogel-Elastomer Multilayer Encapsulation for Soft Electronics

J. Macron; A. P. Gerratt; S. P. Lacour 

Advanced Materials Technologies. 2019-07-01. Vol. 4, num. 7, p. 1900331. DOI : 10.1002/admt.201900331.

When and why performance goals predict exploitation behaviors: An achievement goal complex analysis of the selection function of assessment

N. Sommet; D. Nguyen; K. Fahrni; M. Jobin; Ha-Phong Nguyen et al. 

Motivation And Emotion. 2019-04-01. Vol. 43, num. 2, p. 266-284. DOI : 10.1007/s11031-018-9742-y.

Materials chemistry in flexible electronics

X. Chen; J. A. Rogers; S. P. Lacour; W. Hu; D-H. Kim 

Chemical Society Reviews. 2019-03-21. Vol. 48, num. 6, p. 1431-1433. DOI : 10.1039/c9cs90019e.

Liquid electromigration in gallium-based biphasic thin films

H. O. Michaud; S. P. Lacour 

Apl Materials. 2019-03-01. Vol. 7, num. 3, p. 031504. DOI : 10.1063/1.5059380.

Harnessing the Rheological Properties of Liquid Metals To Shape Soft Electronic Conductors for Wearable Applications

A. E. Hirsch; L. M. Dejace; H. O. Michaud; S. Lacour 

Accounts of Chemical Research. 2019-02-04. Vol. 52, num. 3, p. 534-544. DOI : 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00489.

Method for manufacturing hybrid soft-rigid electronic devices

A. Hirsch; A. Gerratt; H. Michaud; F. Fallegger 

WO2019219487.

2019.

Bi-Modal Control of Vacuum-Powered Soft Pneumatic Actuators with Embedded Liquid Metal-Based Strain Sensitive Skin

M. A. Robertson; L. M. Dejace; S. Lacour; J. Paik 

2019. Robosoft 2019, Seoul, South Korea, April 14-18, 2019.

Microchannel-based technologies for nerve interfacing

S. Gribi / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Auditory brainstem stimulation with a conformable microfabricated array elicits responses with tonotopically organized components

A. Guex; A. E. Hight; S. Narasimhan; N. Vachicouras; D. J. Lee et al. 

Hearing Research. 2019. DOI : 10.1016/j.heares.2019.02.010.

Three-Dimensional Surface Reconstruction of the Human Cochlear Nucleus: Implications for Auditory Brain Stem Implant Design

O. Tarabichi; V. Kanumuri; J. Klug; N. Vachicouras; M. Duarte et al. 

Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base. 2019. DOI : 10.1055/s-0039-1677863.

Soft microfabricated neural implants: a path towards translational implementation

N. Vachicouras / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Soft multimodal neural interfaces for unravelling sensory neurological circuits

F. P. G. Michoud / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Auditory Brainstem Implants: Recent Progress and Future Perspectives

K. Wong; E. D. Kozin; V. V. Kanumuri; N. Vachicouras; J. Miller et al. 

Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2019. Vol. 13. DOI : 10.3389/fnins.2019.00010.

Long-term functionality of a soft electrode array for epidural spinal cord stimulation in a minipig model

G. Schiavone; F. Wagner; F. Fallegger; X. Kang; N. Vachicouras et al. 

2018-10-29. 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, HI, USA, 18-21 July 2018. p. 1432-1435. DOI : 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8512584.

A microfabricated nerve-on-a-chip platform for rapid assessment of neural conduction in explanted peripheral nerve fibers

S. Gribi; S. du Bois de Dunilac; D. Ghezzi; S. P. Lacour 

Nature Communications. 2018-10-23. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 4403. DOI : 10.1038/s41467-018-06895-7.

Equilibrium and Out-of-Equilibrium Adherence of Hydrogels against Polymer Brushes

J. Macron; B. Bresson; Y. Tran; D. Hourdet; C. Creton 

Macromolecules. 2018-10-09. Vol. 51, num. 19, p. 7556-7566. DOI : 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01063.

A Method to Form Smooth Films of Liquid Metal Supported by Elastomeric Substrate

A. Hirsch; S. P. Lacour 

Advanced Science. 2018-10-01. Vol. 5, num. 10, p. 1800256. DOI : 10.1002/advs.201800256.

Soft implantable neurotechnology: a translational perspective

G. Schiavone; B. Barra; X. Kang; F. Fallegger; N. Vachicouras et al. 

GRC Neuroelectronic interfaces, Galveston, Texas, USA, 25-30 March 2018.

Efficient transdifferentiation of human dermal fibroblasts into skeletal muscle

S. M. Boularaoui; K. M. A. Abdel-Raouf; N. S. A. Alwahab; M. E. Kondash; G. A. Truskey et al. 

Journal Of Tissue Engineering And Regenerative Medicine. 2018-02-01. Vol. 12, num. 2, p. E918-E936. DOI : 10.1002/term.2568.

Optical cuff for optogenetic control of the peripheral nervous system

F. Michoud; L. Sottas; L. E. Browne; L. Asboth; A. Latremoliere et al. 

Journal of Neural Engineering. 2018-01-10. Vol. 15, num. 1, p. 015002. DOI : 10.1088/1741-2552/aa9126.

Engineering reversible elasticity in ductile or brittle thin films and products resulting from said engineering

N. Vachicouras; C. M. Tringides; S. P. Lacour 

CN110382216; EP3548264; WO2018100005.

2018.

Uniaxial strain of cultured mouse and rat cardiomyocyte strands slows conduction more when its axis is parallel to impulse propagation than when it is perpendicular

A. Buccarello; M. Azzarito; F. Michoud; S. Lacour; J. Kucera 

Acta Physiologica. 2018.  p. e13026. DOI : 10.1111/apha.13026.

Electronic dura mater soft, multimodal neural interfaces

A. E. Hirsch / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

Controlled Sub-Micrometer Hierarchical Textures Engineered in Polymeric Fibers and Microchannels via Thermal Drawing

T. Nguyen-Dang; A. C. de Luca; W. Yan; Y. Qu; A. G. Page et al. 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2017-01-24. Vol. 27, num. 10, p. 1605935. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.201605935.

Engineering reversible elasticity in ductile and brittle thin films supported by a plastic foil

N. Vachicouras; C. M. Tringides; P. B. Campiche; S. P. Lacour 

Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2017. Vol. 15, p. 63-69. DOI : 10.1016/j.eml.2017.05.005.

Stretchable metallization technologies for skin-like transducers

H. O. Michaud / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Uniaxial strain of cardiac tissue parallel to impulse propagation slows conduction more than in the perpendicular direction: untangling the effects of stretch on tissue resistance

A. Buccarello; M. Azzarito; F. Michoud; S. P. Lacour; J. P. Kucera 

2017.  p. 114-114.

Method for manufacturing electrical conductors, and electrical conductors manufactured according to same

A. Hirsch; H. Michaud; I. R. Minev; S. P. Lacour 

US2018289946; EP3368145; WO2017072347.

2017.

Method for the electrical passivation of electrode arrays and/or conductive paths in general, and a method for producing stretchable electrode arrays and/or stretchable conductive paths in general

I. R. Minev; S. P. Lacour 

US10448514; US2017086301; EP3142550; WO2015172894.

2017.

Electronic Dura Mater Meddling in the Central Nervous System

J. Bloch; S. P. Lacour; G. Courtine 

Jama Neurology. 2017. Vol. 74, num. 4, p. 470-475. DOI : 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.5767.

Selective electrical and optical neuromodulation of the central nervous system with conformable microfabricated implants

A. A. Guex / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

A Wireless System with Stimulation and Recording Capabilities for Interfacing Peripheral Nerves in Rodents

P. Schönle; F. Michoud; N. Brun; A. Guex; S. Lacour et al. 

2016-10-18. 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, USA, August 16-20, 2016.

Synthetic skin for recording and modulating physiological activities

I. R. Minev; A. Hirsch; P. Musienko; G. Courtine; S. P. Lacour 

EP3242720; US2018001081; EP3242720; WO2016110564.

2016.

Design and Functional Evaluation of an Epidermal Strain Sensing System for Hand Tracking

H. O. Michaud; L. M. Dejace; S. De Mulatier; S. Lacour 

2016. 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Daejeon, Korea, October 9-14, 2016. p. 3186-3191.

Materials and technologies for soft implantable neuroprostheses

S. Lacour; G. Courtine; J. Guck 

Nature Reviews Materials. 2016. Vol. 1, p. 16063. DOI : 10.1038/natrevmats.2016.63.

Matrix stiffness modulates formation and activity of neuronal networks of controlled architectures

J. Lantoine; T. Grevesse; A. Villers; G. Delhaye; C. Mestdagh et al. 

Biomaterials. 2016. Vol. 89, p. 14-24. DOI : 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2016.02.041.

Performance of Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide Thin-Film Transistors in Saline Solution

S. Gupta; S. P. Lacour 

Journal Of Electronic Materials. 2016. Vol. 45, num. 6, p. 3192-3194. DOI : 10.1007/s11664-016-4449-x.

A regenerative microchannel device for recording multiple single-unit action potentials in awake, ambulatory animals

A. Srinivasan; J. Tipton; M. Tahilramani; A. Kharbouch; E. Gaupp et al. 

European Journal Of Neuroscience. 2016. Vol. 43, num. 3, p. 474-485. DOI : 10.1111/ejn.13080.

Intrinsically Stretchable Biphasic (Solid–Liquid) Thin Metal Films

A. E. Hirsch; H. O. Michaud; A. P. Gerratt; S. De Mulatier; S. Lacour 

Advanced Materials. 2016. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201506234.

Spatiotemporal neuromodulation therapies engaging muscle synergies improve motor control after spinal cord injury

N. Wenger; E. M. Moraud; J. Gandar; P. Musienko; M. Capogrosso et al. 

Nature Medicine. 2016. Vol. 22, num. 2, p. 138-145. DOI : 10.1038/nm.4025.

Stretchable electronic structures formed of thin films integrated with soft heterogeneous substrate

H. Vandeparre; S. Lacour 

US9826625; US2015143925; EP2859314; WO2013186693; WO2013186693.

2015.

Dorsal Root Ganglia Neurons and Differentiated Adipose-derived Stem Cells: An In Vitro Co-culture Model to Study Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

A. C. De Luca; A. Faroni; A. J. Reid 

Jove-Journal Of Visualized Experiments. 2015. num. 96, p. e52543. DOI : 10.3791/52543.

Chronic multichannel neural recordings from soft regenerative microchannel electrodes during gait

K. M. Musick; J. Rigosa; S. Narasimhan; S. Wurth; M. Capogrosso et al. 

Scientific Reports. 2015. Vol. 5, p. 14363. DOI : 10.1038/srep14363.

Fibrin Gels as Degradable Matrices for Adipose Stem Cells Encapsulation in Peripheral Nerve Repair

A. C. De Luca; P. G. Di Summa; W. Raffoul; S. P. Lacour 

2015. 4th TERMIS World Congress, Boston, MA, SEP 08-11, 2015. p. S336-S337.

Engineered substrates with embedded strain relief for stretchable thin-film electronics

A. Romeo / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Interactions of Peripheral Nerve Cells with Soft Micropillar Interfaces

C. X. Paulou / S. Lacour (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Skin health monitoring

S. P. Lacour 

Nature Materials. 2015. Vol. 14, num. 7, p. 659-660. DOI : 10.1038/nmat4328.

Vestibular contribution to bodily self-consciousness and multisensory cortical processing

C. Pfeiffer / O. Blanke (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Soft flexion sensors integrating strechable metal conductors on a silicone substrate for smart glove applications

H. O. Michaud; J. Teixidor; S. P. Lacour 

2015. 2015 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Estoril, Portugal, 18-22 January 2015. p. 760-763. DOI : 10.1109/MEMSYS.2015.7051069.

Soft metal constructs for large strain sensor membrane

H. O. Michaud; J. Teixidor; S. P. Lacour 

Smart Materials and Structures. 2015. Vol. 24, num. 3, p. 035020. DOI : 10.1088/0964-1726/24/3/035020.

Elastomeric Electronic Skin for Prosthetic Tactile Sensation

A. P. Gerratt; H. O. Michaud; S. Lacour 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2015. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.201404365.

Conducting polymer electrodes for auditory brainstem implants

A. Guex; N. Vachicouras; A. E. Hight; M. C. Brown; D. J. Lee et al. 

Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 2015. DOI : 10.1039/c5tb00099h.

Research Update: Platinum-elastomer mesocomposite as neural electrode coating

I. R. Minev; N. Wenger; G. Courtine; S. P. Lacour 

APL Materials. 2015. Vol. 3, num. 1, p. 014701. DOI : 10.1063/1.4906502.

Optogenetic stimulation of the cochlear nucleus using channelrhodopsin-2 evokes activity in the central auditory pathways

K. Darrow; M. Slama; E. Kozin; M. Owoc; K. Hancock et al. 

Brain Research. 2015. Vol. 1599, p. 44-56. DOI : 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.11.044.

Biomaterials. Electronic dura mater for long-term multimodal neural interfaces

I. R. Minev; P. Musienko; A. Hirsch; Q. Barraud; N. Wenger et al. 

Science (New York, N.Y.). 2015. Vol. 347, num. 6218, p. 159-63. DOI : 10.1126/science.1260318.

Extracellular matrix components in peripheral nerve repair: how to affect neural cellular response and nerve regeneration?

A. C. De Luca; S. P. Lacour; W. Raffoul; P. G. Di Summa 

Neural Regeneration Research. 2014. Vol. 9, num. 22, p. 1943-1948. DOI : 10.4103/1673-5374.145366.

Stretchable capacitive tactile skin on humanoid robot fingers – first experiments and results

A. P. Gerratt; N. Sommer; S. Lacour; A. Billard 

2014. 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Madrid, Spain, November 18-20th 2014.

Electrical stimulation of the cochlear nucleus with a thin polymer microelectrode array: Designing the next generation auditory brainstem implant

A. Guex; R. U. Verma; A. E. Hight; E. Kozin; K. Darrow et al. 

2014. 37th Midwinter meeting Association for Research in Otolaryngology, San Diego, USA, February 22-26, 2014.

Implementing MEMS technology for soft, (bio)electronics interfaces.

A. Romeo; Y. Hofmeister; S. Lacour 

2014. SPIE Defense Sensing & Security, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 5-9, 2014. DOI : 10.1117/12.2051173.

Hybrid stretchable circuits on silicone substrate

A. Robinson; A. Aziz; Q. Liu; Z. Suo; S. P. Lacour 

Journal Of Applied Physics. 2014. Vol. 115, num. 14. DOI : 10.1063/1.4871279.

Auditory responses to electric and infrared neural stimulation of the rat cochlear nucleus

R. U. Verma; A. A. Guex; K. E. Hancock; N. Durakovic; C. M. Mckay et al. 

Hearing Research. 2014. Vol. 310, p. 69-75. DOI : 10.1016/j.heares.2014.01.008.

Corticospinal neuroprostheses to restore locomotion after spinal cord injury

D. Borton; M. Bonizzato; J. Beauparlant; J. Digiovanna; E. M. Moraud et al. 

Neuroscience Research. 2014. Vol. 78, p. 21-29. DOI : 10.1016/j.neures.2013.10.001.

Microfabricated auditory brainstem implants on polyimide film

A. Guex; P. Joris; M. C. C. Slama; M. C. Brown; P. Renaud et al. 

2013. EMBS Conference in Neural Engineering, San Diego, USA, November 6-8, 2013.

Substrate Design Guidelines for Stretchable Thin-film Electronics

A. Romeo; Q. Liu; Z. Suo; S. Lacour 

2013. MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, April 1-5, 2013.

PDMS Microchannel Regenerative Peripheral Nerve Interface

K. M. Musick; D. J. Chew; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

2013. 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER). p. 649-652.

Extremely robust and conformable capacitive pressure sensors based on flexible polyurethane foams and stretchable metallization

H. Vandeparre; D. Watson; S. P. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2013. Vol. 103, num. 20. DOI : 10.1063/1.4832416.

A Microchannel Neuroprosthesis for Bladder Control After Spinal Cord Injury in Rat

D. J. Chew; L. Zhu; E. Delivopoulos; I. R. Minev; K. M. Musick et al. 

Science Translational Medicine. 2013. Vol. 5, num. 210. DOI : 10.1126/scitranslmed.3007186.

Interaction of glia with a compliant, microstructured silicone surface

I. R. Minev; P. Moshayedi; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

Acta Biomaterialia. 2013. Vol. 9, num. 6, p. 6936-6942. DOI : 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.02.048.

Localization of Folds and Cracks in Thin Metal Films Coated on Flexible Elastomer Foams

H. Vandeparre; Q. Liu; I. R. Minev; Z. Suo; S. P. Lacour 

Advanced Materials. 2013. Vol. 25, num. 22, p. 3117-3121. DOI : 10.1002/adma.201300587.

Elastomeric substrates with embedded stiff platforms for stretchable electronics

A. Romeo; Q. Liu; Z. Suo; S. P. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2013. Vol. 102, num. 13. DOI : 10.1063/1.4799653.

Use of an Implanted Sacral Nerve Stimulator to Restore Urine Voiding in Chronically Paraplegic Dogs

N. Granger; D. Chew; P. Fairhurst; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour et al. 

Journal Of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 2013. Vol. 27, num. 1, p. 99-105. DOI : 10.1111/jvim.12011.

HYPER-FLEXIBLE 1-D SHAPE SENSOR

M. Dobrzynski; H. Vanderparre; R. Pericet Camara; G. L’Eplattenier; S. Lacour et al. 

2013. The 17th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, Barcelona, Spain, June 16-20, 2013.

An interconnection method for ultra-compliant electrodes

A. Vanhoestenberghe; K. M. Musick; S. Lacour; N. Donaldson 

2012. International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, Alberta, USA, September 9-12, 2012.

Stretchable Electrodes for Neuroprosthetic Interfaces

A. Cyganowski; I. R. Minev; N. Vachicouras; K. Musick; S. P. Lacour 

2012. 11th IEEE Sensors Conference. p. 893-896.

The Spiral Peripheral Nerve Interface: Design, Fabrication and Performance

E. J. Tarte; J. J. FitzGerald; N. Lago; S. Benmerah; J. Serra et al. 

2012.  p. 1338-1341. DOI : 10.1007/978-3-642-23508-5_345.

High sensitivity recording of afferent nerve activity using ultra-compliant microchannel electrodes: an acute in vivo validation

I. R. Minev; D. J. Chew; E. Delivopoulos; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

Journal of Neural Engineering. 2012. Vol. 9, p. 026005. DOI : 10.1088/1741-2560/9/2/026005.

Fabrication and electromechanical characterization of near-field electrospun composite fibers

Y. Y. S. Huang; E. M. Terentjev; T. Oppenheim; S. P. Lacour; M. E. Welland 

Nanotechnology. 2012. Vol. 23, num. 10, p. 105305. DOI : 10.1088/0957-4484/23/10/105305.

Erratum: A regenerative microchannel neural interface for recording from and stimulating peripheral axons in vivo

J. J. FitzGerald; N. Lago; S. Benmerah; J. Serra; C. P. Watling et al. 

Journal of Neural Engineering. 2012. Vol. 9, num. 2, p. 029601. DOI : 10.1088/1741-2552/9/2/029601.

A regenerative microchannel neural interface for recording from and stimulating peripheral axons in vivo

J. J. FitzGerald; N. Lago; S. Benmerah; J. Serra; C. P. Watling et al. 

Journal of Neural Engineering. 2012. Vol. 9, num. 1, p. 016010. DOI : 10.1088/1741-2560/9/1/016010.

Concurrent recordings of bladder afferents from multiple nerves using a microfabricated PDMS microchannel electrode array

E. Delivopoulos; D. J. Chew; I. R. Minev; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

Lab on a Chip. 2012. Vol. 12, num. 14, p. 2540-2551. DOI : 10.1039/c2lc21277c.

Elastic dipole antenna prepared with thin metal films on elastomeric substrate

Q. Liu; A. P. Robinson; K. L. Ford; R. J. Langley; S. P. Lacour 

Electronics Letters. 2012. Vol. 48, num. 2, p. 65-66. DOI : 10.1049/el.2011.3620.

Microchannel electrode interfaces to assess bladder afferent activity

D. J. Chew; E. Delivopoulos; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

2011. 5th International IEEE Engineering-in-Medicine-and-Biology-Society (EMBS) Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), Cancun, MEXICO, Apr 27-May 01, 2011. p. 249-252.

Elastic components for prosthetic skin

S. P. Lacour; I. Graz; D. Cotton; S. Bauer; S. Wagner 

2011. 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering-in-Medicine-and-Biology-Society (EMBS), Boston, MA, Aug 30-Sep 03, 2011. p. 8373-8376.

Evaluation of an elastomer based gold microelectrode array for neural recording applications

I. R. Minev; D. J. Chew; E. Delivopoulos; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

2011. 5th International Conference on Neural Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, April 27 – May 1, 2011.

Flexible dipole and monopole antennas

Q. Liu; K. Lee Ford; R. Langley; A. Robinson; S. Lacour 

2011. 5th European conference on antennas and propagation – EUCAP.

A stretchable PIFA antenna

Q. Liu; K. L. Ford; R. Langley; A. Robinson; S. Lacour 

2011. Antennas and Propagation conference LAPC, Loughborough, UK, November 14-15, 2011.

Elastic components for prosthetic skin

S. P. Lacour; I. Graz; D. Cotton; S. Bauer; S. Wagner 

2011. EMBS 2011, Boston, MA, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011.

Elastomeric capacitive sensors

S. P. Lacour; D. P. J. Cotton 

2011. 16th International Actuators and Microsystems conference, Beijing, China, June 5-9, 2011.

Evaluation of negative photo-patternable PDMS for the encapsulation of neural electrodes

E. Delivopoulos; I. R. Minev; S. P. Lacour 

2011. 5th International conference on Neural Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, Avril 27 – May 1, 2011.

Microchannel electrode interfaces to assess bladder afferent activity

D. J. Chew; E. Delivopoulos; J. W. Fawcett; S. P. Lacour 

2011. 5th International conference on Neural Engineering, Cancun, Mexico, April 27 – May 1, 2011.

Zinc Oxide Nanowire Rigid Platforms on Elastomeric Substrates

J. S. Bendall; I. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2011. Vol. 3, num. 8, p. 3162-3166. DOI : 10.1021/am200665q.

Photopatterning the mechanical properties of polydimethylsiloxane films

D. P. J. Cotton; A. Popel; I. M. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

Journal Of Applied Physics. 2011. Vol. 109, p. -. DOI : 10.1063/1.3552917.

Microstructured silicone substrate for printable and stretchable metallic films

A. Robinson; I. Graz; I. Minev; S. Lacour 

Langmuir. 2011. Vol. 27, num. 8, p. 4279-4284. DOI : 10.1021/la103213n.

Silicone substrate with in situ relief for stretchable thin-film transistors

I. Graz; D. Cotton; A. Robinson; S. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2011. Vol. 98, num. 12, p. 124101. DOI : 10.1063/1.3570661.

Novel use of X-ray micro computed tomography to image rat sciatic nerve and integration into scaffold

C. P. Watling; N. Lago; S. Benmerah; J. J. FitzGerald; E. Tarte et al. 

Journal of neuroscience methods. 2010. Vol. 188, num. 1, p. 39-44. DOI : 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2010.01.032.

Fabrication and characterisation of protein fibril–elastomer composites

T. Oppenheim; T. P. J. Knowles; S. P. Lacour; M. E. Welland 

Acta Biomaterialia. 2010. Vol. 6, num. 4, p. 1337-1341.

Mechanosensitivity of astrocytes on optimized polyacrylamide gels analyzed by quantitative morphometry

P. Moshayedi; L. da F. Costa; A. Christ; S. P. Lacour; J. Fawcett et al. 

Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 2010. Vol. 22, p. 194114.

Cell-substrate interactions

P. Moshayedi; L. D. F. Costa; A. Christ; S. P. Lacour; J. Fawcett et al. 

Journal of physics. Condensed matter. 2010. Vol. 22, num. 19.

Impedance spectroscopy on stretchable microelectrode arrays

I. R. Minev; S. P. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2010. Vol. 97, p. 043707.

Soft and elastic circuits for electronics anywhere, not just everywhere

S. Lacour 

PerAda Magazine 2010. 2010. 

Faculty Position in Microengineering

S. Lacour 

2010. 

Complementary organic thin film transistor circuits fabricated directly on silicone substrates

I. M. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

Organic Electronics. 2010. Vol. 11, num. 11, p. 1815-1820. DOI : 10.1016/j.orgel.2010.08.008.

Stretchable gold conductors embedded in PDMS and patterned by photolithography: fabrication and electromechanical characterization

T. Adrega; S. P. Lacour 

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 2010. Vol. 20, p. 055025. DOI : 10.1088/0960-1317/20/5/055025.

Flexible and stretchable micro-electrodes for in vitro and in vivo neural interfaces

S. P. Lacour; S. Benmerah; E. Tarte; J. FitzGerald; J. Serra et al. 

Medical & biological engineering & computing. 2010. Vol. 48, num. 10, p. 945-54. DOI : 10.1007/s11517-010-0644-8.

Monitoring hippocampus electrical activity in vitro on an elastically deformable microelectrode array

Z. Yu; O. Graudejus; C. Tsay; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner et al. 

Journal of neurotrauma. 2009. Vol. 26, num. 7, p. 1135-1145.

Neural sensing of electrical activity with stretchable microelectrode arrays

Z. Yu; O. Graudejus; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; B. Morrison 

2009. EMBS, Minneapolis, MI, USA, September 3-6, 2009.

Assessment of the biocompatibility of photosensitive polyimide for implantable medical device use

Y. Sun; S. P. Lacour; R. A. Brooks; N. Rushton; J. Fawcett et al. 

Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 2009. Vol. 90, num. 3, p. 648-655.

Long micro-channel electrode arrays: a novel type of regenerative peripheral nerve interface

S. P. Lacour; J. J. Fitzgerald; N. Lago; E. Tarte; S. McMahon et al. 

Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, IEEE Transactions on. 2009. Vol. 17, num. 5, p. 454-460.

Shapes of things to come: Stretchable electronics look set to change the way that we view the three-dimensional world around us, reports Stephanie Lacour

S. Lacour 

Chemistry and industry. 2009. num. 9, p. 23-25.

Flexible pentacene organic thin film transistor circuits fabricated directly onto elastic silicone membranes

I. M. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2009. Vol. 95, num. 24, p. 243305-243305.

Extended cyclic uniaxial loading of stretchable gold thin-films on elastomeric substrates

I. M. Graz; D. P. J. Cotton; S. P. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2009. Vol. 94, p. 071902.

Flexible active-matrix cells with selectively poled bifunctional polymer-ceramic nanocomposite for pressure and temperature sensing skin

I. Graz; M. Krause; S. Bauer-Gogonea; S. Bauer; S. P. Lacour et al. 

Journal of Applied Physics. 2009. Vol. 106, num. 3, p. 034503-034503.

Microchannel electrodes for recording and stimulation: in vitro evaluation

J. J. FitzGerald; S. P. Lacour; S. B. McMahon; J. W. Fawcett 

Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on. 2009. Vol. 56, num. 5, p. 1524-1534.

Stretchable touch sensitive keypad

D. P. J. Cotton; I. M. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

Procedia Chemistry. 2009. Vol. 1, num. 1, p. 152-155.

A multifunctional capacitive sensor for stretchable electronic skins

D. Cotton; I. M. Graz; S. P. Lacour 

Sensors Journal, IEEE. 2009. Vol. 9, num. 12, p. 2008-2009.

Stretchable diamond-like carbon microstructures for biomedical applications

R. Boehm; R. J. Narayan; R. Aggarwal; N. A. Monteiro-Riviere; S. P. Lacour 

JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. 2009. Vol. 61, num. 9, p. 53-58.

Design and fabrication of neural implant with thick microchannels based on flexible polymeric materials

S. Benmerah; S. P. Lacour; E. Tarte 

2009. EMBS 2009, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, September 2-6, 2009.

Polymeric micro-channel electrodes for improved recording in peripheral nerve implant

S. P. Lacour; J. J. FitzGerald; N. Lago; S. Benmerah; E. Tarte et al. 

THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF PERIPHERALNERVE REGENERATION. 2008. Vol. 55, p. 1136-1146.

Polyimide micro-channel arrays for peripheral nerve regenerative implants

S. P. Lacour; R. Atta; J. J. FitzGerald; M. Blamire; E. Tarte et al. 

Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 2008. Vol. 147, num. 2, p. 456-463.

PbTiO3/P (VDF-TrFE) nanocomposites for flexible skin

M. Krause; N. Gaar; R. Schwodiauer; S. Bauer-Gogonea; S. Bauer et al. 

2008. 13th International Symposium on Electrets, Tokyo, Japan, September 15-17, 2008.

Microchannels as axonal amplifiers

J. J. FitzGerald; S. P. Lacour; S. B. McMahon; J. W. Fawcett 

Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on. 2008. Vol. 55, num. 3, p. 1136-1146.

Recording with microchannel electrodes in a noisy environment

J. J. FitzGerald; S. P. Lacour; J. W. Fawcett 

2008. EMBS 2008, Vancouver, Canada, August 21-24, 2008.

Morphology and stretchability of thin film metal conductors on elastomeric substrates

C. Tsay; O. Graudejus; J. Jones; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

MRS Proceedings. 2007. Vol. 1009, num. 1.

Advances in encapsulating elastically stretchable microelectrode arrays

O. Graudejus; C. Tsay; S. Wagner; Z. Yu; B. Morrison et al. 

MRS Proceedings. 2007. Vol. 1009, num. 1.

Stretchable microelectrode arrays: A tool for discovering mechanisms of functional deficits underlying traumatic brain injury and interfacing neurons with neuroprosthetics

Z. Yu; C. Tsay; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; B. Morrison 

2006.  p. 6732-6735.

Stretchable dielectric material for conformable bioelectronic devices

C. Tsay; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Yu; B. Morrison Iii 

Cambridge Univ Press, 2006.

Fully elastic interconnects on nanopatterned elastomeric substrates

P. Mandlik; S. P. Lacour; J. W. Li; S. Y. Chou; S. Wagner 

Electron Device Letters, IEEE. 2006. Vol. 27, num. 8, p. 650-652.

Stiff subcircuit islands of diamondlike carbon for stretchable electronics

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; R. J. Narayan; T. Li; Z. Suo 

Journal of applied physics. 2006. Vol. 100, num. 1, p. 014913-014913.

Elastomeric interconnects

S. P. Lacour; J. Jones; S. Wagner; T. Li; Z. Suo 

International journal of high speed electronics and systems. 2006. Vol. 16, num. 1, p. 397.

Mechanisms of reversible stretchability of thin metal films on elastomeric substrates

S. P. Lacour; D. Chan; S. Wagner; T. Li; Z. Suo 

Applied physics letters. 2006. Vol. 88, p. 204103.

Monitoring of traumatically injured organotypic hippocampal cultures with stretchable microelectrode arrays

S. Lacour; B. Morrison; C. Tsay; S. Wagner; Z. Yu 

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS. 2006. Vol. 926, p. 64.

Stretchable Dielectric Material for Conformable Bioelectronic Devices

S. Lacour; B. Morrison; C. Tsay; S. Wagner; Z. Yu 

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS. 2006. Vol. 926, p. 1.

Flexible ferroelectret field-effect transistor for large-area sensor skins and microphones

I. Graz; M. Kaltenbrunner; C. Keplinger; R. Schwödiauer; S. Bauer et al. 

Applied physics letters. 2006. Vol. 89, p. 073501.

Architecture, Fabrication, and Properties of Stretchable Micro-Electrode Arrays

C. Tsay; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; B. Morrison; S. Lacour 

2005. SENSORS, 2005 IEEE, Irvine, CA, USA, 30 Oct.-3 Nov. 2005. p. 1169-1172. DOI : 10.1109/ICSENS.2005.1597913.

How stretchable can we make thin metal films?

C. Tsay; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; T. Li; Z. Suo 

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS. 2005. Vol. 875, p. 183.

Ductility of a Thin Metal Film on a Polymer Substrate

Z. Suo; T. Li; Z. Y. Huang; Z. C. Xi; S. P. Lacour et al. 

2005. 

Compliant thin film patterns of stiff materials as platforms for stretchable electronics

T. Li; Z. Suo; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

Journal of materials research. 2005. Vol. 20, num. 12, p. 3274-3277.

Delocalizing strain in a thin metal film on a polymer substrate

T. Li; Z. Y. Huang; Z. C. Xi; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner et al. 

Mechanics of materials. 2005. Vol. 37, num. 2, p. 261-273.

Thin film transistor circuits integrated onto elastomeric substrates for elastically stretchable electronics

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

2005. 

Stretchable micro-electrode arrays for dynamic neuronal recording of in vitro mechanically injured brain

S. P. Lacour; C. Tsay; S. Wagner; Z. Yu; B. Morrison 

2005. Sensors 2005, Irvine, California, USA, October 30 – November 3, 2005.

Stretchable interconnects for elastic electronic surfaces

S. P. Lacour; J. Jones; S. Wagner; T. Li; Z. Suo 

Proceedings of the IEEE. 2005. Vol. 93, num. 8, p. 1459-1467. DOI : 10.1109/JPROC.2005.851502.

Interconnects for Elastically Stretchable and Deformable Electronic Surfaces

J. Jones; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

2005.  p. 399-404.

Electronic skin: architecture and components

S. Wagner; S. P. Lacour; J. Jones; P. I. Hsu; J. C. Sturm et al. 

Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 2004. Vol. 25, num. 2, p. 326-334.

Stretchability of thin metal films on elastomer substrates

T. Li; Z. Huang; Z. Suo; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

Applied physics letters. 2004. Vol. 85, num. 16, p. 3435-3437.

Stretchable conductors: thin gold films on silicone elastomer

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Suo 

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS. 2004. Vol. 795, p. 193-198.

High voltage photoconductive switches of amorphous silicon for electroactive polymer actuators

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; H. Prahlad; R. Pelrine 

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 2004. Vol. 338, p. 736-739.

Stretchability of complex patterns of thin metal conductors on elastomeric skin

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner 

MRS Proceedings. 2004. Vol. 854, num. 1.

An elastically stretchable TFT circuit

S. P. Lacour; C. Tsay; S. Wagner 

Electron Device Letters, IEEE. 2004. Vol. 25, num. 12, p. 792-794.

Mechatronic system of dielectric elastomer actuators addressed by thin film photoconductors on plastic

S. P. Lacour; H. Prahlad; R. Pelrine; S. Wagner 

Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 2004. Vol. 111, num. 2, p. 288-292.

Design and performance of thin metal film interconnects for skin-like electronic circuits

S. P. Lacour; J. Jones; Z. Suo; S. Wagner 

Electron Device Letters, IEEE. 2004. Vol. 25, num. 4, p. 179-181.

Stretchable wavy metal interconnects

J. Jones; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Suo 

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films. 2004. Vol. 22, num. 4, p. 1723-1725.

Stretchable and deformable macroelectronics

S. Wagner; S. P. Lacour; P. H. I. Hsu; J. C. Sturm; Z. Suo 

2003. IEEE, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, June 23-25, 2003.

5-kV switches on flexible plastic substrate for electro-active polymer actuators

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; R. Pelrine; H. Prahlad 

2003. 61st Device Research Conference.

Stretchable gold conductors on elastomeric substrates

S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Huang; Z. Suo 

Applied physics letters. 2003. Vol. 82, p. 2404.

Deformable interconnects for conformal integrated circuits

S. P. Lacour; Z. Huang; Z. Suo; S. Wagner 

Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 2003. Vol. 736, p. 183-188.

A method for making elastic metal interconnects

J. Jones; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Suo 

MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS. 2003. Vol. 769, p. 189-194.

Super-elastic gold conductors on elastomeric substrates

C. Chambers; S. P. Lacour; S. Wagner; Z. Suo; Z. Huang 

MRS Proceedings. 2003. Vol. 769, num. 1.

Stretchable gold conductors on elastomeric substrates

S. Lacour 

Applied Physics Letters. 2003. Vol. 82, num. 15, p. 2404. DOI : 10.1063/1.1565683.

Deformable interconnects for conformal integrated circuits

S. Périchon Lacour; Z. Huang; Z. Suo; S. Wagner 

MRS Proceedings. 2002. Vol. 736, num. 1.