Chemically Driven Printed Textile Sensors Based on Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
AbstractThe unique properties of graphene, such as the high elasticity, mechanical strength, thermal conductivity, very high electrical conductivity and transparency, make them it an interesting material for stretchable electronic applications. In the work presented herein, the authors used graphene and carbon nanotubes to introduce chemical sensing properties into textile materials by means of a screen printing method. Carbon nanotubes and graphene pellets were dispersed in water and used as a printing paste in the screen printing process. Three printing paste compositions were prepared—0%, 1% and 3% graphene pellet content with a constant 3% carbon nanotube mass content. Commercially available materials were used in this process. As a substrate, a twill woven cotton fabric was utilized. It has been found that the addition of graphene to printing paste that contains carbon nanotubes significantly enhances the electrical conductivity and sensing properties of the final product. View Full-Text
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Skrzetuska, E.; Puchalski, M.; Krucińska, I. Chemically Driven Printed Textile Sensors Based on Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes. Sensors 2014, 14, 16816-16828.
Skrzetuska E, Puchalski M, Krucińska I. Chemically Driven Printed Textile Sensors Based on Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes. Sensors. 2014; 14(9):16816-16828.Chicago/Turabian Style
Skrzetuska, Ewa; Puchalski, Michał; Krucińska, Izabella. 2014. "Chemically Driven Printed Textile Sensors Based on Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes." Sensors 14, no. 9: 16816-16828.