1st Edition

Flexible and Wearable Sensors Materials, Technologies, and Challenges

Edited By Ram K. Gupta Copyright 2023
    380 Pages 119 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    With rapid technological developments and lifestyle advancements, electronic sensors are being seamlessly integrated into many devices. This comprehensive handbook explores current, state-of-the-art developments in flexible and wearable sensor technology and its future challenges.

    Numerous recent efforts have improved the sensing capability and functionality of flexible and wearable sensors. However, there are still many challenges in making them super-smart by incorporating features such as self-power, self-healing, and multifunctionality. These features can be developed with the use of multifunctional nanostructured materials, unique architectural designs, and other advanced technologies. This book provides details about the recent advancements, materials, and technologies used for flexible and wearable sensors. Its wide range of topics addresses the fundamentals of flexible and wearable sensors, their working principles, and their advanced applications.

    This handbook provides new directions to scientists, researchers, and students to better understand the principles, technologies, and applications of sensors in healthcare, energy, and the environment.

    1. Flexible and Wearable Sensing Devices: An Introduction 
    Muhammad A. Butt, Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Svetlana N. Khonina

    2. Materials and Technologies for Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Arpana Agrawala, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

    3. Design Principles of Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Samia Nawaz, Uswa Shafqat, Komal Rizwan

    4. Functionalized Materials for Improved Sensing  
    Selcan Karakuş

    5. Recent Advances in Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Özgür Yasin Keskin, Erdem Tevfik Özdemir, Mustafa Erol, Aylin Altınışık Tağaç

    6. Recent Advances in Flexible, Stretchable, and Self-Healing Sensors 
    Hai Wang, Meijie Qu, Rui Zhang, Yuezhen Bin

    7. Properties and Applications of Conjugated Polymers for Flexible Electronics: Current Trends and Perspectives 
    Yub N. Thapa, Bhim P. Kafle, Rameshwar Adhikari

    8. Flexible and Wearable Strain Sensors  
    Ömer F. Ünsal, Ayşe Çelik Bedeloğlu

    9. Metal Oxide-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Bakhytzhan Baptayev , Yerbolat Tashenov, Mannix P. Balanay

    10. Transition Metal Chalcogenide-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    G. Subashini, C. Nithya

    11. Recent Development in MXenes for Advanced Flexible Sensors 
    Sagar Sardana, Aman Mahajan

    12. Hydrogel-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors    
    Neda Zalpour, Mahmoud Roushani

    13. Multifunctional Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Naveen Kumar, Jyoti Rani, Rajnish Kurchania

    14. Nanocomposite-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors  
    Soheil Jalali, Sadaf Mehrasa, Shadi Fathi, Fahimeh Hooriabad Saboor

    15. Electrochemical Wearable Sensors Based on Laser-Induced Graphene for Health Monitoring 
    Eider Aparicio-Martínez, Rocio B. Dominguez

    16. Textile-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors  
    Fatma S. Erdonmez, Ayse Çelik Bedeloğlu

    17. Color-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Sahar Foroughirad, Behnaz Ranjbar, Zahra Ranjbar

    18. Self-Powered Sensors 
    Sarbaranjan Paria, Haradhan Kolya, Changwoon Nah, Chun-Won Kang

    19. Stretchable and Self-Healing Sensors 
    Hatice Aylin Karahan Toprakci, Ozan Toprakci

    20. Flexible and Wearable Sensors for Biomedical Applications 
    Hamide Ehtesabi

    21. Role of Additive Manufacturing in Flexible and Wearable Sensors 
    Mansour Mahmoudpour, Zahra Karimzadeh, Abolghasem Jouyban, Jafar Soleymani

    22. Current Challenges and Perspective of Flexible and Wearable Sensors  
    Shubham Mishra, Tania K. Naqvi, Prabhat K. Dwivedi


    Dr. Ram K. Gupta is an Associate Professor at Pittsburg State University. Dr. Gupta’s research focuses on nanomagnetism, nanomaterials, green energy production and storage using conducting polymers and composites, electrocatalysts for fuel cells, optoelectronics and photovoltaics devices, organic-inorganic hetero-junctions for sensors, bio-based polymers, bio-compatible nanofibers for tissue regeneration, scaffold and antibacterial applications, and biodegradable metallic implants. Dr. Gupta has published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, made over 350 national/international/regional presentations, chaired many sessions at national/international meetings, and edited/written several books/chapters for leading publishers. He has received several million dollars for research and educational activities from external agencies. He is currently serving as Associate Editor, Guest Editor, and Editorial Board Member for various journals.