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Table 1 Young´s modulus values of brain tissue, Parylene C, PDMS, polyimide and OSTE+ [1215]

From: Biocompatibility of a polymer based on Off-Stoichiometry Thiol-Enes + Epoxy (OSTE+) for neural implants

Material Young’s modulus
Brain tissue 0.5-1 kPa
Parylene C 4 GPa
PDMS 0.36–1.24 MPa
Polyimide 2.48 GPa
OSTE+ @ 10 °C 1.9 GPa
OSTE+ @ 37 °C 50 MPa