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Title: Physical and Chemical Sensing With Electronic Skin

Abstract

This paper reviews current progress on flexible and stretchable transistors and sensors for the next-generation multiplex electronics (commonly referred to as 'electronics skin' or 'e-skin') that is capable of simultaneous detection of multiple information from a variety of surfaces including human skin. Flexible chemical sensors for sweat analysis as well as physical sensors for detecting tactile force, bending, and temperature will be discussed, with emphasis on materials, detection mechanisms, and device demonstration to realize multiplex human-interactive devices. System integration enabling the real-time monitoring of health conditions is also demonstrated as a proof of concept. Finally, perspectives on e-skin for moving toward realizing practical wearable electronics in the market are discussed. This paper targets the translation of the nano- and flexible technologies from academic innovations to industrial practical applications with high-impact breakthroughs.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Osaka Prefecture University (Japan). Dept. of Physics and Electronics
  2. California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States). Division of Engineering and Applied Science
  3. Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO (United States). Dept. of Electrical and Systems Engineering
  4. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22), Materials Sciences & Engineering Division (SC-22.2)
OSTI Identifier:
1638997
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Proceedings of the IEEE
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 107; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0018-9219
Publisher:
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; transistors; skin; flexible electronics; polyimides; consumer electronics; robot sensing systems; bending; chemical sensors; force measurement; force sensors; nanosensors; tactile sensors; temperature measurement; temperature sensors; flexible chemical sensors; sweat analysis; physical sensors; stretchable transistors; next-generation multiplex electronics; tactile force detection; wearable electronics; electronic human skin; bending detection; temperature detection; multiplex human-interactive device; electronic skin

Citation Formats

Takei, Kuniharu, Gao, Wei, Wang, Chuan, and Javey, Ali. Physical and Chemical Sensing With Electronic Skin. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1109/jproc.2019.2907317.
Takei, Kuniharu, Gao, Wei, Wang, Chuan, & Javey, Ali. Physical and Chemical Sensing With Electronic Skin. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/jproc.2019.2907317
Takei, Kuniharu, Gao, Wei, Wang, Chuan, and Javey, Ali. Tue . "Physical and Chemical Sensing With Electronic Skin". United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/jproc.2019.2907317. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1638997.
@article{osti_1638997,
title = {Physical and Chemical Sensing With Electronic Skin},
author = {Takei, Kuniharu and Gao, Wei and Wang, Chuan and Javey, Ali},
abstractNote = {This paper reviews current progress on flexible and stretchable transistors and sensors for the next-generation multiplex electronics (commonly referred to as 'electronics skin' or 'e-skin') that is capable of simultaneous detection of multiple information from a variety of surfaces including human skin. Flexible chemical sensors for sweat analysis as well as physical sensors for detecting tactile force, bending, and temperature will be discussed, with emphasis on materials, detection mechanisms, and device demonstration to realize multiplex human-interactive devices. System integration enabling the real-time monitoring of health conditions is also demonstrated as a proof of concept. Finally, perspectives on e-skin for moving toward realizing practical wearable electronics in the market are discussed. This paper targets the translation of the nano- and flexible technologies from academic innovations to industrial practical applications with high-impact breakthroughs.},
doi = {10.1109/jproc.2019.2907317},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1638997}, journal = {Proceedings of the IEEE},
issn = {0018-9219},
number = 10,
volume = 107,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {4}
}

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