Figure 1 - manufacture of thread based transistors (TBTs)
a) Linen thread
b) Attachment of source (S) and drain (D) thin gold wires
c) Drop casting of carbon nanotubes on the surface of the thread
d) Application of electrolyte infused gel (ionogel) gate material
e) Attachment of the gate wire (G)
f) Cross-sectional view of TBT.