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Themed collection Wearable and Implantable Sensors

33 items
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Emergence of microfluidic wearable technologies

There has been an emerging interest in the development of microfluidic wearable technologies, arising from increasing demands in the areas of healthcare.

Graphical abstract: Emergence of microfluidic wearable technologies
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Accepted Manuscript - Tutorial Review

Shape-Adaptable Biodevices for Wearable and Implantable Applications

From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Critical Review

Flexible plastic, paper and textile lab-on-a chip platforms for electrochemical biosensing

Flexible biosensors represent an increasingly important and rapidly developing field of research.

Graphical abstract: Flexible plastic, paper and textile lab-on-a chip platforms for electrochemical biosensing
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Open Access Critical Review

Wearable sensors: modalities, challenges, and prospects

Non-invasive wearable sensing technology extracts mechanical, electrical, optical, and chemical information from the human body.

Graphical abstract: Wearable sensors: modalities, challenges, and prospects
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Communication

An implantable multifunctional neural microprobe for simultaneous multi-analyte sensing and chemical delivery

PDMS thin-film transfer and enzyme microstamping enabled 3-in-1 Si/PDMS hybrid chemtrode for multi-analyte sensing and chemical delivery in vivo.

Graphical abstract: An implantable multifunctional neural microprobe for simultaneous multi-analyte sensing and chemical delivery
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Communication

An on-demand micro/nano-convertible channel using an elastomeric nanostructure for multi-purpose use

For microfluidic applications, we propose a nanochannel for easy fabrication and integration, which is capable of an easy transition between the 3 regimes on demand. We demonstrated an ionic diode and pre-concentration/sensing of DNA.

Graphical abstract: An on-demand micro/nano-convertible channel using an elastomeric nanostructure for multi-purpose use
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Communication

A wearable electrofluidic actuation system

This work presents a wearable electrofluidic actuation system, which exploits the alternating current electrothermal (ACET) effects to engineer biofluid flow profiles on the body.

Graphical abstract: A wearable electrofluidic actuation system
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Communication

Real-time optical fiber sensors based on light diffusing microlens arrays

The applications of optical fibers are impeded in implantable medical diagnostics due to incompatibility with biological tissues, and immune reaction in vivo.

Graphical abstract: Real-time optical fiber sensors based on light diffusing microlens arrays
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Real time chemical and mechanical human motion monitoring with aerogel-based wearable sensors

Wearable bioelectronic systems are one of the most important tools for human health and motion monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Real time chemical and mechanical human motion monitoring with aerogel-based wearable sensors
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Skin-interfaced microfluidic devices with one-opening chambers and hydrophobic valves for sweat collection and analysis

Soft, skin-interfaced microfluidic platforms are capable of capturing, storing, and assessing sweat chemistry and total sweat loss, which provides essential insight into human physiological health.

Graphical abstract: Skin-interfaced microfluidic devices with one-opening chambers and hydrophobic valves for sweat collection and analysis
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

SLOCK (sensor for circadian clock): passive sweat-based chronobiology tracker

SLOCK is a sweat based platform for monitoring circadian relevant biomarkers-cortisol and DHEA, using electrochemical detection modality.

Graphical abstract: SLOCK (sensor for circadian clock): passive sweat-based chronobiology tracker
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Open Access Paper

Electrostatically gated nanofluidic membrane for ultra-low power controlled drug delivery

Control of molecular diffusion through nanofluidic channels using electrostatic gating.

Graphical abstract: Electrostatically gated nanofluidic membrane for ultra-low power controlled drug delivery
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Contact lens-based lysozyme detection in tear using a mobile sensor

A rapid and cost-effective method for monitoring proteins in tear-fluid is reported, which enables biomarker monitoring using contact lenses toward personalized mobile-health applications.

Graphical abstract: Contact lens-based lysozyme detection in tear using a mobile sensor
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Digital microfluidic meter-on-chip

On-chip digital microfluidic flowmetry can be designed and incorporated into standard microfluidic devices for high-precision multiplexed microflow measurements.

Graphical abstract: Digital microfluidic meter-on-chip
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Liquid metal electrode-enabled flexible microdroplet sensor

A liquid metal-based soft sensor for droplet detection and evaluation in flexible microchannels.

Graphical abstract: Liquid metal electrode-enabled flexible microdroplet sensor
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Ultra-simple wearable local sweat volume monitoring patch based on swellable hydrogels

Presented is an ultra-simple wearable local sweat volume monitoring patch based on swellable hydrogels.

Graphical abstract: Ultra-simple wearable local sweat volume monitoring patch based on swellable hydrogels
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Soft, skin-interfaced microfluidic systems with integrated enzymatic assays for measuring the concentration of ammonia and ethanol in sweat

Soft microfluidics with reference reactions enable quantitative sweat ammonia–ethanol assay.

Graphical abstract: Soft, skin-interfaced microfluidic systems with integrated enzymatic assays for measuring the concentration of ammonia and ethanol in sweat
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Flow stabilization in wearable microfluidic sensors enables noise suppression

The all-fluidic low-pass filtering feature of dilatometric strain sensors has the potential to suppress physiological noise.

Graphical abstract: Flow stabilization in wearable microfluidic sensors enables noise suppression
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A versatile, cost-effective, and flexible wearable biosensor for in situ and ex situ sweat analysis, and personalized nutrition assessment

Point-of-care (POC) diagnostics have shown excellent potential in rapid biological analysis and health/disease monitoring.

Graphical abstract: A versatile, cost-effective, and flexible wearable biosensor for in situ and ex situ sweat analysis, and personalized nutrition assessment
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A multi-modal sweat sensing patch for cross-verification of sweat rate, total ionic charge, and Na+ concentration

A wearable, multi-modal sensing patch for sweat rate and electrolyte analysis with inbuilt cross-verification schemes to ensure data integrity.

Graphical abstract: A multi-modal sweat sensing patch for cross-verification of sweat rate, total ionic charge, and Na+ concentration
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A rapid and low-cost fabrication and integration scheme to render 3D microfluidic architectures for wearable biofluid sampling, manipulation, and sensing

We devise a simple, scalable, and low-cost “CAD-to-3D Device” fabrication and integration scheme, which renders 3D and complex microfluidic architectures for wearable biofluid sampling, manipulation, and sensing.

Graphical abstract: A rapid and low-cost fabrication and integration scheme to render 3D microfluidic architectures for wearable biofluid sampling, manipulation, and sensing
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Remotely controlled nanofluidic implantable platform for tunable drug delivery

An implantable nanofluidic device for remote controlled drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: Remotely controlled nanofluidic implantable platform for tunable drug delivery
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Passive sweat collection and colorimetric analysis of biomarkers relevant to kidney disorders using a soft microfluidic system

Passive sweat collection and colorimetric analysis.

Graphical abstract: Passive sweat collection and colorimetric analysis of biomarkers relevant to kidney disorders using a soft microfluidic system
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Open Access Paper

Overcoming transport limitations in miniaturized electrophoretic delivery devices

Combining experimental and theoretical approach, we demonstrate practical solutions to limiting currents in capillary-based electrophoretic delivery devices.

Graphical abstract: Overcoming transport limitations in miniaturized electrophoretic delivery devices
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A liquid metal based capacitive soft pressure microsensor

A PDMS-based handy microsensor for on-chip microscale integrable pressure monitoring with high resolution.

Graphical abstract: A liquid metal based capacitive soft pressure microsensor
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Digital nanoliter to milliliter flow rate sensor with in vivo demonstration for continuous sweat rate measurement

A digital flowmetry sensor is fabricated with low limit of detection and wide dynamic range, that is suitable for lab-on-chip or wearable sweat sensing systems.

Graphical abstract: Digital nanoliter to milliliter flow rate sensor with in vivo demonstration for continuous sweat rate measurement
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Complete validation of a continuous and blood-correlated sweat biosensing device with integrated sweat stimulation

A wearable sweat biosensing device is demonstrated that stimulates sweat and continuously measures sweat ethanol concentrations at 25 s intervals, which is then correlated with blood ethanol during a >3 hour testing phase.

Graphical abstract: Complete validation of a continuous and blood-correlated sweat biosensing device with integrated sweat stimulation
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A flexible enzyme-electrode sensor with cylindrical working electrode modified with a 3D nanostructure for implantable continuous glucose monitoring

A novel flexible enzyme-electrode sensor was fabricated with a big cylindrical working electrode which, cooperating with the surface-modified 3D nanostructure, significantly improved the sensitivity.

Graphical abstract: A flexible enzyme-electrode sensor with cylindrical working electrode modified with a 3D nanostructure for implantable continuous glucose monitoring
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Ultra-sensitive microfluidic wearable strain sensor for intraocular pressure monitoring

A passive wearable microfluidic sensor for the 24 hour monitoring of intraocular pressure using a smartphone.

Graphical abstract: Ultra-sensitive microfluidic wearable strain sensor for intraocular pressure monitoring
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

Open nanofluidic films with rapid transport and no analyte exchange for ultra-low sample volumes

Moving to ultra-low (<100 nL) sample volumes presents numerous challenges, many of which can be resolved by implementation of open nanofluidic films.

Graphical abstract: Open nanofluidic films with rapid transport and no analyte exchange for ultra-low sample volumes
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A wearable patch for continuous monitoring of sweat electrolytes during exertion

Implementation of wearable sweat sensors for continuous measurement of fluid based biochemical markers is an attractive alternative to common, yet intrusive and invasive, practices such as urine or blood analysis.

Graphical abstract: A wearable patch for continuous monitoring of sweat electrolytes during exertion
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Paper

A fluorometric skin-interfaced microfluidic device and smartphone imaging module for in situ quantitative analysis of sweat chemistry

A wearable microfluidic system and smartphone optics module enabled in situ analysis of sweat.

Graphical abstract: A fluorometric skin-interfaced microfluidic device and smartphone imaging module for in situ quantitative analysis of sweat chemistry
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Open Access Paper

Wearable tactile sensor based on flexible microfluidics

We developed a wearable tactile sensor using flexible microfluidics. This liquid-based sensor is thin, flexible and sensitive enough to be mounted on the skin or embedded in a fabric glove to detect tactile forces.

Graphical abstract: Wearable tactile sensor based on flexible microfluidics
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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About this collection

A collection of recent reviews and research papers on the topics of wearable and implantable sensors published in Lab on a Chip and curated by the Lab on a Chip Editorial Board.

This topic area is currently the focus of an Editors’ Choice thematic collection in this field, led by the Lab on a Chip Editorial Board. More details about how to submit to the collection can be found at rsc.li/wearable-sensors-blog.

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