Metal-Silicone Microwires (image) The Optical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Using a one-step laser fabrication process, researchers created flexible hybrid microwires that conduct electricity. (a) An optical microscope image of the silver (black) and silicone (clear) microwires. (b) Scanning electron microscopy image of the same fabricated structure. Both scale bars are equal to 25 microns. Credit Mitsuhiro Terakawa, Keio University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.