With rapid technological developments and lifestyle advancements, electronic sensors are being seamlessly integrated into many devices. This comprehensive handbook explores current, state-of-the-art developments in flexible and wearable sensor technology and its future challenges.

Numerous recent efforts have improved the sensing capability and functionality of flexible and wearable sensors. However, there are still many challenges in making them super-smart by incorporating features such as self-power, self-healing, and multifunctionality. These features can be developed with the use of multifunctional nanostructured materials, unique architectural designs, and other advanced technologies. This book provides details about the recent advancements, materials, and technologies used for flexible and wearable sensors. Its wide range of topics addresses the fundamentals of flexible and wearable sensors, their working principles, and their advanced applications.

This handbook provides new directions to scientists, researchers, and students to better understand the principles, technologies, and applications of sensors in healthcare, energy, and the environment.

chapter 1|20 pages

Flexible and Wearable Sensing Devices: An Introduction

ByMuhammad A. Butt, Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Svetlana N. Khonina

chapter 2|14 pages

Materials and Technologies for Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByArpana Agrawal, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

chapter 3|16 pages

Design Principles of Flexible and Wearable Sensors

BySamia Nawaz, Uswa Shafqat, Komal Rizwan

chapter 4|14 pages

Functionalized Materials for Improved Sensing

BySelcan Karakuş

chapter 5|16 pages

Recent Advances in Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByÖzgür Yasin Keskin, Erdem Tevfik Özdemir, Mustafa Erol, Aylin Altınışık Tağaç

chapter 6|16 pages

Recent Advances in Flexible, Stretchable, and Self-Healing Sensors

ByHai Wang, Meijie Qu, Rui Zhang, Yuezhen Bin

chapter 7|18 pages

Properties and Applications of Conjugated Polymers for Flexible Electronics: Current Trends and Perspectives

ByYub N. Thapa, Bhim P. Kafle, Rameshwar Adhikari

chapter 8|20 pages

Flexible and Wearable Strain Sensors

ByÖmer F. Ünsal, Ayşe Çelik Bedeloğlu

chapter 9|14 pages

Metal Oxide-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByBakhytzhan Baptayev, Yerbolat Tashenov, Mannix P. Balanay

chapter 10|10 pages

Transition Metal Chalcogenide-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByG. Subashini, C. Nithya

chapter 11|20 pages

Recent Developments in MXenes for Advanced Flexible Sensors

BySagar Sardana, Aman Mahajan

chapter 12|24 pages

Hydrogel-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByNeda Zalpour, Mahmoud Roushani

chapter 13|16 pages

Multifunctional Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByNaveen Kumar, Jyoti Rani, Rajnish Kurchania

chapter 14|18 pages

Nanocomposite-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

BySoheil Jalali, Sadaf Mehrasa, Shadi Fathi, Fahimeh Hooriabad Saboor

chapter 15|16 pages

Electrochemical Wearable Sensors Based on Laser-Induced Graphene for Health Monitoring

ByEider Aparicio-Martínez, Rocio B. Dominguez

chapter 16|18 pages

Textile-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByFatma S. Erdonmez, Ayşe Çelik Bedeloğlu

chapter 17|12 pages

Color-Based Flexible and Wearable Sensors

BySahar Foroughirad, Behnaz Ranjbar, Zahra Ranjbar

chapter 18|16 pages

Self-Powered Sensors

BySarbaranjan Paria, Haradhan Kolya, Changwoon Nah, Chun-Won Kang

chapter 19|22 pages

Stretchable and Self-Healing Sensors

ByHatice Aylin Karahan Toprakci, Ozan Toprakci

chapter 20|14 pages

Flexible and Wearable Sensors for Biomedical Applications

ByHamide Ehtesabi

chapter 21|16 pages

The Role of Additive Manufacturing in Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByMansour Mahmoudpour, Zahra Karimzadeh, Abolghasem Jouyban, Jafar Soleymani

chapter 22|18 pages

Current Challenges and Perspectives of Flexible and Wearable Sensors

ByShubham Mishra, Tania K. Naqvi, Prabhat K. Dwivedi