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1st Edition

Sensors for Stretchable Electronics in Nanotechnology

Edited By

Kaushik Pal

ISBN 9780367642815
Published September 1, 2021 by CRC Press
170 Pages 49 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Sensors for Stretchable Electronics in Nanotechnology discusses the fabrication of semiconducting materials, simple and cost-effective synthesis, and unique mechanisms that enable the fabrication of fully elastic electronic devices that can tolerate high strain. It reviews specific applications that directly benefit from highly compliant electronics, including transistors, photonic devices, and sensors.

  • Discusses ultra-flexible electronics, highlighting its upcoming significance for the industrial-scale production of electronic goods
  • Outlines the role of nanomaterials in fabricating flexible and multifunctional sensors and their applications in sensor technologies
  • Covers graphene-based flexible and stretchable strain sensors
  • Details various applications including wearable electronics, chemical sensors for detecting humidity, environmental hazards, pathogens, and biological warfare agents, and biosensors for detecting vital signals

This book is a valuable resource for students, scientists, and professionals working in the research areas of sensor technologies, nanotechnology, materials science, chemistry, physics, biological and medical sciences, the healthcare industry, environmental science, and technology.

Table of Contents

Section I: 1. Introduction to Sensor Nanotechnology and Flexible Electronics. 2. Influence of Dynamic Bending Reliability of Flexible Hybrid Electronics. 3. Graphene Based Materials and Devices for Transparent Stretchable Electronics. 4. A High-contrast and Cost-effective Optical Hydrogen Sensor. Section II: 5. Advancements in Wireless Highly Stretchable Sensors for Hybrid Nanogenerator. 6. Elastomeric Substrate for Stretchable Electronics. 7. Ultra-Thin Graphene-assembly of Liquid Crystal Stretchable Active Matrix Performance of Thermal and Switchable Sensor. 8. Stretchable Capacitive Sensor for Highly Sensitive Electrochemical Sensing. 9. Fabrication of Stretchable Composite Film for Superconductor Applications. 10. Development of Intrinsically Stretchable Electronics Challenging for Bio-Integrated Device. 11. CNTs/Graphene-Assisted Flexible Thin-film Preparation for Stretchable Electronics and Superconductor. 12. Transfer of Oxide Transistors for Stretchable Electronics. Section III: 13. Highly Sensitive Long Term Durability of Wearable Biomedical Sensor. 14. Development to Realize Stretchable Soft Electronic Devices. 15. Future Promises and Aspects in Transparent Flexible Electronics and Optoelectronics.

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Kaushik Pal received his Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physics from the University of Kalyani, India. He is Associate Professor-in-Charge at the University Centre for Research and Development, Department of Physics, Chandigarh University, India. He was awarded the Honorís Causà Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) from Higher National Youth Skills Institute (IKTBN) Sepang, Government of Malaysia and the ‘Gold Medal’ by the Prime Minister of Malaysia for significant contribution in ‘sunlight sterilized graphene face mask formulation’ and ‘green energy revolution strategies’. Prof. Pal received the prestigious Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (Greece) offered by European Union Sponsorship, and the Chief-Scientist Faculty Fellow (PDF) nominated by Chinese Academy of Science foundation in Wuhan University, China. As a distinguished academician, Prof. Pal has contributed innovative research discoveries and smart teaching methods cultivated at top-tier institutions, including Universidade do Rio de Jàneiro (Brazil), University of Maribör (Slovenia), Yarmouk University (Jordan), and IIUCN-Mahatma Gandhi University (India). A well-known expert supervisor for PhD/Postdoctoral scholars and an experienced group leader building inter- and cross-multi-disciplinary centers of excellence, he has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed (SCI/Scopus) international journals and partially edited or authored 26 books with reputed publishers.