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Themed collection Wearable and Implantable Sensors

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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
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
Critical Review

Microfluidic neural probes: in vivo tools for advancing neuroscience

This review discusses recent advances in microfluidic neural probe systems, which hold immense potential as in vivo tools for manipulating neural circuits in complex nervous systems.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidic neural probes: in vivo tools for advancing neuroscience
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Integrated sudomotor axon reflex sweat stimulation for continuous sweat analyte analysis with individuals at rest

Eccrine sweat has rapidly emerged as a non-invasive, ergonomic, and rich source of chemical analytes with numerous technological demonstrations now showing the ability for continuous electrochemical sensing.

Graphical abstract: Integrated sudomotor axon reflex sweat stimulation for continuous sweat analyte analysis with individuals at rest
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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Soft, skin-mounted microfluidic systems for measuring secretory fluidic pressures generated at the surface of the skin by eccrine sweat glands

We introduce a skin-mounted microfluidic device for measuring the secretory pressure of sweat glands at the surface of the skin.

Graphical abstract: Soft, skin-mounted microfluidic systems for measuring secretory fluidic pressures generated at the surface of the skin by eccrine sweat glands
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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All-soft, battery-free, and wireless chemical sensing platform based on liquid metal for liquid- and gas-phase VOC detection

This paper introduces an all-soft chemical sensing platform based on liquid metal for detection of liquid-phase and gas-phase VOCs and demonstrates battery-free and wireless interrogation between a 3D-integrated, all-soft LC sensor and a soft readout coil.

Graphical abstract: All-soft, battery-free, and wireless chemical sensing platform based on liquid metal for liquid- and gas-phase VOC detection
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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Eyeglasses based wireless electrolyte and metabolite sensor platform

We presented the first example of a fully integrated eyeglasses wireless multiplexed chemical sensing platform capable of simultaneous real-time monitoring of sweat electrolytes and metabolites.

Graphical abstract: Eyeglasses based wireless electrolyte and metabolite sensor platform
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
Open Access Paper

On-chip enzymatic microbiofuel cell-powered integrated circuits

A CMOS based digital circuit that is powered by an integrated on-chip enzymatic microbiofuelcell.

Graphical abstract: On-chip enzymatic microbiofuel cell-powered integrated circuits
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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Directly embroidered microtubes for fluid transport in wearable applications

We demonstrate a facile approach for integrating highly flexible and stretchable microfluidics into textile-based substrates by directly embroidering surface-functionalized micro-tubing.

Graphical abstract: Directly embroidered microtubes for fluid transport in wearable applications
From the themed collection: Wearable and Implantable Sensors
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Wearable microfluidics: fabric-based digital droplet flowmetry for perspiration analysis

Here we show for the first time a wearable microfluidic platform, named as digital droplet flowmetry (DDF), implemented on all-textile materials for real-time measurement of perspiration rates, via converting continuous flow into discrete droplets with identical volumes and assessing the flow rates by an electronic counting circuitry.

Graphical abstract: Wearable microfluidics: fabric-based digital droplet flowmetry for perspiration analysis
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Hydrogel-enabled osmotic pumping for microfluidics: towards wearable human-device interfaces

This paper describes a technique that utilizes the osmotic properties of hydrogels to passively draw fluid through a membrane and pass it along to a microfluidic network for sensing purposes.

Graphical abstract: Hydrogel-enabled osmotic pumping for microfluidics: towards wearable human-device interfaces
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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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.

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