kirigami

  • Triangles that can more than hold their own

    Kirigami inspires a batch of strong structures with potential.

    Kirigami will become more famous than origami if scientists keep up the current pace. Late last year Cosmos describe...

    Materials January 22, 2020
  • Fold me a machine

    The continuing quest for technology inspired by kirigami

    For some time, engineers and mathematicians have been intrigued by the ancient Japanese art of kirigami (similar to t...

    Materials December 16, 2019
  • Ancient Japanese art boosts solar cell efficiency

    When engineers apply kirigami paper-cutting techniques to solar cells, performance increases dram...

    The ancient Japanese paper-cutting art of kirigami has inspired a simple rooftop solar cell design that can track the...

    Technology September 28, 2015