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Flexible Temperature Sensors on Fibers
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to present research dedicated to the elaboration of novel, miniaturized flexible temperature sensors for textronic applications. Examined sensors were manufactured on a single yarn, which ensures their high flexibility and good compatibility with textiles. Stable and linear characteristics were obtained by special technological process and applied temperature profiles. As a thermo-sensitive materials the innovative polymer compositions filled with multiwalled carbon nanotubes were used. Elaborated material was adapted to printing and dip-coating techniques to produce NTC composites. Nanotube sensors were free from tensometric effect typical for other carbon-polymer sensor, and demonstrated TCR of 0.13%/K. Obtained temperature sensors, compatible with textile structure, can be applied in rapidly developing smart textiles and be used for health and protections purposes.
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Sibinski, M.; Jakubowska, M.; Sloma, M. Flexible Temperature Sensors on Fibers. Sensors 2010, 10, 7934-7946.View more citation formats
Sibinski M, Jakubowska M, Sloma M. Flexible Temperature Sensors on Fibers. Sensors. 2010; 10(9):7934-7946.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sibinski, Maciej; Jakubowska, Malgorzata; Sloma, Marcin. 2010. "Flexible Temperature Sensors on Fibers." Sensors 10, no. 9: 7934-7946.
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