Recent Advances in Printed Capacitive Sensors

In this review paper, we summarize the latest advances in the field of capacitive sensors fabricated by printing techniques. We first explain the main technologies used in printed electronics, pointing out their features and uses, and discuss their advantages and drawbacks. Then, we review the main...

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Main Authors: Almudena Rivadeneyra, Juan Antonio López-Villanueva
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: MDPI AG 2020-04-01
Series:Micromachines
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Online Access:https://www.mdpi.com/2072-666X/11/4/367
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Summary:In this review paper, we summarize the latest advances in the field of capacitive sensors fabricated by printing techniques. We first explain the main technologies used in printed electronics, pointing out their features and uses, and discuss their advantages and drawbacks. Then, we review the main types of capacitive sensors manufactured with different materials and techniques from physical to chemical detection, detailing the main substrates and additives utilized, as well as the measured ranges. The paper concludes with a short notice on status and perspectives in the field.
ISSN:2072-666X