Flexible sensors—from materials to applications

Costa, Júlio C, Spina, Filippo, Lugoda, Pasindu, Garcia-Garcia, Leonardo, Roggen, Daniel and Münzenrieder, Niko (2019) Flexible sensors—from materials to applications. Technologies, 7 (2). 35 1-83. ISSN 2227-7080

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Abstract

Flexible sensors have the potential to be seamlessly applied to soft and irregularly shaped
surfaces such as the human skin or textile fabrics. This benefits conformability dependant applications
including smart tattoos, artificial skins and soft robotics. Consequently, materials and structures for
innovative flexible sensors, as well as their integration into systems, continue to be in the spotlight
of research. This review outlines the current state of flexible sensor technologies and the impact
of material developments on this field. Special attention is given to strain, temperature, chemical,
light and electropotential sensors, as well as their respective applications.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special Issue "Reviews and Advances in Internet of Things Technologies"
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
Research Centres and Groups: Sensor Technology Research Centre
Depositing User: Julio Costa
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2019 12:00
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2019 16:45
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/83116

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