Large area flexible pressure/strain sensors and arrays using nanomaterials and printing techniques

Chithra Parameswaran, Dipti Gupta
2019 Nano Convergence  
Sensors are becoming more demanding in all spheres of human activities for their advancement in terms of fabrication and cost. Several methods of fabrication and configurations exist which provide them myriad of applications. However, the advantage of fabrication for sensors lies with bulk fabrication and processing techniques. Exhaustive study for process advancement towards miniaturization from the advent of MEMS technology has been going on and progressing at high pace and has reached a
more » ... y advanced level wherein batch production and low cost alternatives provide a competitive performance. A look back to this advancement and thus understanding the route further is essential which is the core of this review in light of nanomaterials and printed technology based sensors. A subjective appraisal of these developments in sensor architecture from the advent of MEMS technology converging present date novel materials and process technologies through this article help us understand the path further.
doi:10.1186/s40580-019-0198-x pmid:31495907 pmcid:PMC6732266 fatcat:7j2cfarr4vh2pgsl7lfoobu7dm