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Title: Fabrication of Low Cost Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors Using Direct Printing by Aerosol Inkjet

Advancements in additive manufacturing techniques, printed electronics, and nanomaterials have made it possible for the cost-effective fabrication of sensors and systems. Low-cost sensors for continuous and real time monitoring of physical and chemical parameters will directly impact the energy-efficiency, safety, and manufacturing challenges of diverse technology sectors. In this paper, we present the design, printing, and characterization of a two-port surface acoustic wave (SAW) integrated on LiNbO 3 substrate. The aerosol jet printer was used for direct-writing of interdigitated transducers for SAW devices with center frequency in the range of 40-87 MHz. In conclusion, the linear response of a temperature sensor based on the SAW design shows promise for direct-writing of environmental sensors on low-temperature substrates.
Authors:
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  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Access
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher:
IEEE
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; additive manufacturing; aerosol inkjet; printed electronics; sensors; surface acoustic wave (SAW)
OSTI Identifier:
1436184
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1436185; OSTI ID: 1454405

Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., Joshi, Pooran C., Humphries, James R., Fuhr, Peter L., and Mcintyre, Timothy J.. Fabrication of Low Cost Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors Using Direct Printing by Aerosol Inkjet. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2824118.
Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., Joshi, Pooran C., Humphries, James R., Fuhr, Peter L., & Mcintyre, Timothy J.. Fabrication of Low Cost Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors Using Direct Printing by Aerosol Inkjet. United States. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2824118.
Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E., Joshi, Pooran C., Humphries, James R., Fuhr, Peter L., and Mcintyre, Timothy J.. 2018. "Fabrication of Low Cost Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors Using Direct Printing by Aerosol Inkjet". United States. doi:10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2824118.
@article{osti_1436184,
title = {Fabrication of Low Cost Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors Using Direct Printing by Aerosol Inkjet},
author = {Morales-Rodriguez, Marissa E. and Joshi, Pooran C. and Humphries, James R. and Fuhr, Peter L. and Mcintyre, Timothy J.},
abstractNote = {Advancements in additive manufacturing techniques, printed electronics, and nanomaterials have made it possible for the cost-effective fabrication of sensors and systems. Low-cost sensors for continuous and real time monitoring of physical and chemical parameters will directly impact the energy-efficiency, safety, and manufacturing challenges of diverse technology sectors. In this paper, we present the design, printing, and characterization of a two-port surface acoustic wave (SAW) integrated on LiNbO3 substrate. The aerosol jet printer was used for direct-writing of interdigitated transducers for SAW devices with center frequency in the range of 40-87 MHz. In conclusion, the linear response of a temperature sensor based on the SAW design shows promise for direct-writing of environmental sensors on low-temperature substrates.},
doi = {10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2824118},
journal = {IEEE Access},
number = ,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {4}
}