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Wearable electrochemical sensors for monitoring performance athletes

Fraser, Kevin J. and Curto, Vincenzo F. and Coyle, Shirley and Schazman, Ben and Byrne, Robert and Benito-Lopez, Fernando and Owens, Roisin and Malliaras, George and Diamond, Dermot (2011) Wearable electrochemical sensors for monitoring performance athletes. In: SPIE 8118 Organic Semiconductors in Sensors and Bioelectronics IV, 21-25 Aug 2011, San Diego.

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Abstract

Nowadays, wearable sensors such as heart rate monitors and pedometers are in common use. The use of wearable systems such as these for personalized exercise regimes for health and rehabilitation is particularly interesting. In particular, the true potential of wearable chemical sensors, which for the real-time ambulatory monitoring of bodily fluids such as tears, sweat, urine and blood has not been realized. Here we present a brief introduction into the fields of ionogels and organic electrochemical transistors, and in particular, the concept of an OECT transistor incorporated into a sticking-plaster, along with a printable “ionogel” to provide a wearable biosensor platform.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Talk)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:No
Uncontrolled Keywords:ionic liguids; ionogels; micro-fluidic devices
Subjects:Engineering > Materials
Physical Sciences > Chemistry
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > CLARITY: The Centre for Sensor Web Technologies
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Marie Curie Actions International Re-integration Grant (IRG) (PIRG07-GA-2010-268365), Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the CLARITY CSET award (Grant 07/CE/I1147), Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (Grant PIRG06-GA-256367 CELLTOX), Research Career Start Programme 2010 fellowship from Dublin City University, National Science Foundation (Grant ECS-0335765)
ID Code:16524
Deposited On:07 Oct 2011 14:39 by Kevin Fraser. Last Modified 03 Feb 2012 09:07

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