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Conformal printing of sensors on 3D and flexible surfaces using aerosol jet deposition
Author(s): Tyler Blumenthal; Vincent Fratello; Giovanni Nino; Keith Ritala
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Paper Abstract

Emerging applications for sensing and monitoring technology can no longer rely entirely on conventional sensor configurations, particularly where planar, rigid, and often fragile devices cannot meet demanding system sensing requirements. Direct-write Aerosol Jet (AJ) printing is establishing itself as an enabling technology for fabrication of sensors and circuit components on three dimensional, flexible surfaces for applications ranging from structural health monitoring to human factors and performance measurement. Examples will describe the versatility of AJ printing as a viable method for creating sensors that are conformally matched to the surface topology of a wide variety of substrates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2013
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8691, Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2013, 86910P (9 April 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2009278
Show Author Affiliations
Tyler Blumenthal, QUEST Integrated, Inc. (United States)
Vincent Fratello, QUEST Integrated, Inc. (United States)
Giovanni Nino, QUEST Integrated, Inc. (United States)
Keith Ritala, QUEST Integrated, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8691:
Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2013
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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