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Biomimetic engineering of spider silk fibres with graphene for electric devices with humidity and motion sensitivity

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A fibrous and electronic spidroin sensor with humidity and human motion sensitivity was engineered by forming graphene sheaths with morphological ripples or overlapped cracks around spidroin fibres. Sensitivity-enhancement design inspired by plant tendrils and the slit organs of spider legs further enabled its application in wearable devices with multi-stimuli responsiveness, high sensitivity, flexibility, biocompatibility and sustainability.

Graphical abstract: Biomimetic engineering of spider silk fibres with graphene for electric devices with humidity and motion sensitivity

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Submitted
17 Jan 2018
Accepted
09 Mar 2018
First published
09 Mar 2018

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018,6, 3212-3219
Article type
Communication

Biomimetic engineering of spider silk fibres with graphene for electric devices with humidity and motion sensitivity

X. Li, L. Zong, X. Wu, J. You, M. Li and C. Li, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 3212
DOI: 10.1039/C8TC00265G

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