Type

Journal Article

Authors

Dermot Diamond
Kim Lau
Tanja Radu
Fernando Benito-Lopez
Shirley Coyle

Subjects

Engineering

Topics
chemical sensing wearable chemical sensors biomedical engineering smart textiles interactive materials micro fluidics materials well being

Fibers and fabrics for chemical and biological sensing (2012)

Abstract Wearable sensors can be used to monitor many interesting parameters about the wearer’s physiology and environment, with important applications in personal health and well-being, sports performance and personal safety. Wearable chemical sensors can monitor the status of the wearer by accessing body fluids, such as sweat, in an unobtrusive manner. They can also be used to protect the wearer from hazards in the environment by sampling potentially harmful gas emissions such as carbon monoxide. Integrating chemical sensors into textile structures is a challenging and complex task. Issues which must be considered include sample collection, calibration, waste handling, fouling and reliability. Sensors must also be durable and comfortable to wear. Here we present examples of wearable chemical sensors that monitor the person and also their environment. We also discuss the issues involved in developing wearable chemical sensors and strategies for sensor design and textile integration.
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Ireland -> Dublin City University -> DCU Faculties and Centres = Research Initiatives and Centres: CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> DCU Faculties and Centres = DCU Faculties and Schools: Faculty of Science and Health: School of Chemical Sciences
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Engineering: Materials
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Engineering
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Engineering: Biomedical engineering
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Full list of authors on original publication

Dermot Diamond, Kim Lau, Tanja Radu, Fernando Benito-Lopez, Shirley Coyle

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