- Electronics and optoelectronics of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides
Qing Hua Wang
Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 4307, USA
Nat Nanotechnol 7:699-712. 2012
..We review the historical development of TMDCs, methods for preparing atomically thin layers, their electronic and optical properties, and prospects for future advances in electronics and optoelectronics.
- Direct writing of flexible electronics through room temperature liquid metal ink
Key Laboratory of Cryogenics, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 7:e45485. 2012
..GaIn(10)-based electrical ink, a significantly neglected room temperature liquid metal, as both electrical conductors and interconnects, for directly writing flexible electronics via a rather easy going and cost effective way.
- A physically transient form of silicon electronics
Suk Won Hwang
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Science 337:1640-4. 2012
A remarkable feature of modern silicon electronics is its ability to remain physically invariant, almost indefinitely for practical purposes...
- Development of a portable electronic nose system for the detection and classification of fruity odors
Kea Tiong Tang
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University No 101, Sec 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Sensors (Basel) 10:9179-93. 2010
..Verification software was developed to verify system functions. Experimental results indicate that the proposed system prototype is able to identify the fragrance of three fruits, namely lemon, banana, and litchi...
- A clinical laboratory model for evaluating the acute effects of electronic "cigarettes": nicotine delivery profile and cardiovascular and subjective effects
Andrea R Vansickel
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:1945-53. 2010
..This information may be obtained by adapting clinical laboratory methods used to evaluate other PREPs for smokers...
- High-speed graphene transistors with a self-aligned nanowire gate
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
Nature 467:305-8. 2010
..With its high carrier mobility, graphene is of particular interest for ultrahigh-speed radio-frequency electronics. However, conventional device fabrication processes cannot readily be applied to produce high-speed graphene ..
- Chemically derived graphene oxide: towards large-area thin-film electronics and optoelectronics
Department of Materials, Imperial College London, UK
Adv Mater 22:2392-415. 2010
..deposition of GO, enabled by its solubility in a variety of solvents, offers a route towards GO-based thin-film electronics and optoelectronics...
- Direct nanoimprinting of metal nanoparticles for nanoscale electronics fabrication
Seung H Ko
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 1740, USA
Nano Lett 7:1869-77. 2007
..Nanoscale electronic devices were also demonstrated, including nanowire resistors and nanochannel organic field effect transistors with an air-stable semiconducting polymer...
- Odour detection methods: olfactometry and chemical sensors
Department of Chemistry, University of Bari, Via E Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy
Sensors (Basel) 11:5290-322. 2011
..Odour emission monitoring carried out through both the techniques is finally reviewed in order to show the complementary responses of human and instrumental sensing...
- Paper electronics
Center for Functional Materials, Graduate School of Materials Research, Physics, Department of Natural Sciences, Abo Akademi University, Turku, FI 20500, Finland
Adv Mater 23:1935-61. 2011
..However, applying electronics on paper is challenging. The paper surface is not only very rough compared to plastics, but is also porous...
- Transition metal oxides for organic electronics: energetics, device physics and applications
Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Adv Mater 24:5408-27. 2012
..Energetics in general play a key role in advancing device structure and performance in organic electronics; however, the literature provides a very inconsistent picture of the electronic structure of TMOs and the ..
- Scalable printed electronics: an organic decoder addressing ferroelectric non-volatile memory
Tse Nga Ng
Palo Alto Research Center, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Sci Rep 2:585. 2012
..We explain the key design rules in fabrication of complex printed circuits and elucidate the performance requirements of materials and devices for reliable organic digital logic...
- An ultra-lightweight design for imperceptible plastic electronics
The University of Tokyo, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Information Systems, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
Nature 499:458-63. 2013
..Flexible, textile and stretchable electronics are emerging research areas and may yield mainstream technologies...
- A 21st century technique for food control: electronic noses
Departamento de Quimica, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, 46071 Valencia, Spain
Anal Chim Acta 638:1-15. 2009
..Finally, some interesting remarks concerning the strengths and weaknesses of electronic noses in food control are also mentioned...
- Combination of real-value smell and metaphor expression aids yeast detection
International Clinical Research Centre, Research Institute, International Medical Centre of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
PLoS ONE 4:e7939. 2009
..However, unlike information from gas chromatography, it is difficult to compare odour information collected by these devices because they are made for smelling specific smells and their data are relative intensities...
- Introduction of an electronic monitoring system for monitoring compliance with Moments 1 and 4 of the WHO "My 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene" methodology
Vincent C C Cheng
Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
BMC Infect Dis 11:151. 2011
..Unlike previous electronic monitoring systems, MedSense operates in open cubicles with multiple beds and does not disrupt existing workflows...
- High mobility, printable, and solution-processed graphene electronics
Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore
Nano Lett 10:92-8. 2010
..to print graphene sheets onto large scale, flexible substrates holds promise for large scale, transparent electronics on flexible substrates...
- Recent advances in electronic tongues
UFSCar, Campus Sorocaba, 18052 780 Sorocaba, SP, Brazil
Analyst 135:2481-95. 2010
..Because the identification of samples is basically a classification task, there has been a trend to use artificial intelligence and information visualization methods to enhance the performance of e-tongues...
- Electronic noses and tongues: applications for the food and pharmaceutical industries
Elizabeth A Baldwin
USDA ARS Citrus and Subtropical Products Laboratory, 600 Ave S N W, Winter Haven, FL 33881, USA
Sensors (Basel) 11:4744-66. 2011
..The electronic tongue reacts similarly to non-volatile compounds in a liquid. This review will concentrate on applications of e-nose and e-tongue technology for edible products and pharmaceutical uses...
- The SmartHand transradial prosthesis
The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera Pi, Italy
J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:29. 2011
..This paper presents the design and on bench evaluation of the SmartHand...
- A comparative study on two electronic tongues for pharmaceutical formulation development
Institute of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, Universitaetsstr 1, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
J Pharm Biomed Anal 55:272-81. 2011
..Both systems offer the opportunity to be used for the development of taste-masked pharmaceutical formulations...
- Pollution characterization and diurnal variation of PBDEs in the atmosphere of an E-waste dismantling region
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Environment and Resources, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, Guangdong Province, China
Environ Pollut 157:1051-7. 2009
..BDE-209 accounted for 22% and 31.3% of the total PBDEs in Guiyu and Chendian, respectively. The diurnal variation trends of BDE-47, -99, -153, -183, and -209 were also analyzed in detail in the two regions...
- Multifunctional epidermal electronics printed directly onto the skin
Woon Hong Yeo
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Adv Mater 25:2773-8. 2013
Materials and designs are presented for electronics and sensors that can be conformally and robustly integrated onto the surface of the skin...
- Inkjet printing of single-crystal films
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST Tsukuba Central 4, Tsukuba 305 8562, Japan
Nature 475:364-7. 2011
..Printed electronics' is being explored for the manufacture of large-area and flexible electronic devices by the patterned ..
- Analog versus digital: extrapolating from electronics to neurobiology
Department of Biological Computation, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA
Neural Comput 10:1601-38. 1998
- Microfluidic electronics
Ericsson AB, Borgarfjordsgatan 18, SE 164 80, Stockholm, Sweden
Lab Chip 12:2782-91. 2012
..it might be very hard to imagine how such soft microfluidic devices would be used in other areas, such as electronics, in which stiff, solid metals, insulators, and semiconductors have previously dominated...
- Fabrication of fully transparent nanowire transistors for transparent and flexible electronics
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA
Nat Nanotechnol 2:378-84. 2007
..The transparency of the entire pixel area should significantly enhance aperture ratio efficiency in active-matrix arrays and thus substantially decrease power consumption...
- Increased risks of infant mortality and of deaths due to congenital malformation in the offspring of male electronics workers
Tzu I Sung
Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, 17 Syujhou Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 85:119-24. 2009
..This retrospective cohort study was conducted to determine if such an association existed among male workers employed in an electronics factory.
- "Green" electronics: biodegradable and biocompatible materials and devices for sustainable future
Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Franz Pichler Straße Nr 30, 8160 Weiz, Austria
Chem Soc Rev 43:588-610. 2014
Green" electronics represents not only a novel scientific term but also an emerging area of research aimed at identifying compounds of natural origin and establishing economically efficient routes for the production of synthetic ..
- Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in umbilical cord blood and relevant factors in neonates from Guiyu, China
Analytic Cytology Laboratory, Department of Preventive Medicine, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, P R China
Environ Sci Technol 44:813-9. 2010
..05). The neonates from Guiyu are exposed to high levels of PBDEs. Prenatal exposure to PBDEs may affect neonates' health in Guiyu, which still needs to be evaluated in larger epidemiological studies...
- Microfluidic stretchable RF electronics
Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, The Angstrom Laboratory, Box 534, SE 751 21, Uppsala, Sweden
Lab Chip 10:3227-34. 2010
Stretchable electronics is a revolutionary technology that will potentially create a world of radically different electronic devices and systems that open up an entirely new spectrum of possibilities...
- Carbon nanomaterials for electronics, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, and sensing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
Chem Soc Rev 42:2824-60. 2013
..In this manner, this article will provide guidance to future application developers and also articulate the remaining research challenges confronting this field...
- A taxonomy of green supply chain management capability among electronics-related manufacturing firms in Taiwan
Kuo chung Shang
Department of Transportation and Navigation Science, National Taiwan Ocean University, No 2, Beining Rd, Jhongjheng District, Keelung City 202, Taiwan, ROC
J Environ Manage 91:1218-26. 2010
..investigated crucial green supply chain management (GSCM) capability dimensions and firm performance based on electronics-related manufacturing firms in Taiwan...
- Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in road and farmland soils from an e-waste recycling region in Southern China: concentrations, source profiles, and potential dispersion and deposition
School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Sci Total Environ 407:1105-13. 2009
..Comparison of the PBDE patterns in road and farmland soils implied that the PBDEs in farmland soils have been subject to complex environmental processes...
- Resistive switching in nanogap systems on SiO2 substrates
Applied Physics Program, Rice Quantum Institute, and Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA
Small 5:2910-5. 2009
..Meanwhile, the high ON/OFF ratio (approximately 10(5)), fast switching time (2 micros, tested limit), and durable cycles show promising memory properties. The observed intermediate states reveal the filamentary nature of the switching...
- Electronic tongues and their analytical application
Chemistry Department, St Petersburg University, Universitetskaya nab 7 9, 199034 St Petersburg, Russia
Anal Bioanal Chem 373:136-46. 2002
..Application areas of electronic tongue systems including foodstuffs, clinical, industrial, and environmental analysis are discussed in depth. Prospective research and development in the field of electronic tongues is discussed...
- Molecular electronics with single molecules in solid-state devices
Nano Science Center and Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nat Nanotechnol 4:551-6. 2009
The ultimate aim of molecular electronics is to understand and master single-molecule devices...
- Organic nonvolatile memory devices based on ferroelectricity
Ronald C G Naber
ECN Solar Energy 1755 ZG Petten, The Netherlands
Adv Mater 22:933-45. 2010
..Integration of these devices into larger memory arrays is also discussed...
- High-kappa oxide nanoribbons as gate dielectrics for high mobility top-gated graphene transistors
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:6711-5. 2010
..opens a new avenue to integrate high-kappa dielectrics on graphene with the preservation of the pristine nature of graphene and high carrier mobility, representing an important step forward to high-performance graphene electronics.
- Measuring rates of hand hygiene adherence in the intensive care setting: a comparative study of direct observation, product usage, and electronic counting devices
Alexandre R Marra
Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Statistics Department, Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:796-801. 2010
..To compare 3 measures of hand hygiene adherence-direct observation, product usage, and electronic counting devices-in an intensive care unit...
- Synthesis of monolithic graphene-graphite integrated electronics
Jang Ung Park
School of Nano Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, Graphene Research Center, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology UNIST, Ulsan Metropolitan City, 689 798, Republic of Korea
Nat Mater 11:120-5. 2012
..the synthetic approach to encoding electronic functionality and thus enabling an entire integrated graphene electronics in a chemical synthesis had not previously been demonstrated...
- Dissolvable films of silk fibroin for ultrathin conformal bio-integrated electronics
Dae Hyeong Kim
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Nat Mater 9:511-7. 2010
b>Electronics that are capable of intimate, non-invasive integration with the soft, curvilinear surfaces of biological tissues offer important opportunities for diagnosing and treating disease and for improving brain/machine interfaces...
- Diagnostic value of different adherence measures using electronic monitoring and virologic failure as reference standards
Ann E Deschamps
University Hospitals Leuven, Department of Internal Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:735-43. 2008
..Combining the VAS with the SHCS-AQ seems a feasible nonadherence measure for daily clinical practice. Self-reports perform better after electronic monitoring: their diagnostic value could be lower when given independently...
- Develop reusable and combinable designs for transcriptional logic gates
School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China
Mol Syst Biol 6:388. 2010
- A biomimetic sensor for the classification of honeys of different floral origin and the detection of adulteration
Sensor Technology and Applications Group, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 01000 Kangar, Perlis, Malaysia
Sensors (Basel) 11:7799-822. 2011
..An improvement in performance was also observed using a Probabilistic Neural Network classifier when the e-nose and e-tongue data were fused...
- Sniffing out cancer using the JPL electronic nose: a pilot study of a novel approach to detection and differentiation of brain cancer
International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Society IBMISPS org, USA
Neuroimage 47:T5-9. 2009
- Evaluation of a taste sensor instrument (electronic tongue) for use in formulation development
Julie K Lorenz
Int J Pharm 367:65-72. 2009
..A good correlation (r(2)=0.99) was achieved from this comparison, and the relative taste of prototype formulations not tasted by humans was predicted...
- Continuous monitoring of odours from a composting plant using electronic noses
Olfactometric Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering Giulio Natta, Politecnico di Milano P za Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20124 Milan, Italy
Waste Manag 27:389-97. 2007
- Export of toxic chemicals - a review of the case of uncontrolled electronic-waste recycling
M H Wong
Croucher Institute for Environmental Sciences, and Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, PR China
Environ Pollut 149:131-40. 2007
- On-wire lithography-generated molecule-based transport junctions: a new testbed for molecular electronics
Department of Chemistry and International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Am Chem Soc 130:8166-8. 2008
..Finally, we have used this new testbed to identify unusual temperature-dependent transport mechanisms for alpha,omega-dithiol terminated oligo(phenylene ethynylene)...
- Blueprinting macromolecular electronics
Carlos Andres Palma
Nanochemistry Laboratory, ISIS CNRS 7006, Universite de Strasbourg, 8 allee Gaspard Monge, 67000 Strasbourg, France
Nat Chem 3:431-6. 2011
..These engineered nanostructures for organic electronics are based on conjugated systems predominantly made up of sp²-hybridized carbon, such as graphene nanoribbons...
- Directly writing resistor, inductor and capacitor to composite functional circuits: a super-simple way for alternative electronics
Key Lab of Cryogenics and Beijing Key Lab of CryoBiomedical Engineering, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
PLoS ONE 8:e69761. 2013
..through comprehensive use of GaIn10-based liquid metal inks and matching material is proposed and investigated, which is a rather easy going and cost effective electronics fabrication way compared with the conventional approaches.
- Low-loss polysilicon waveguides fabricated in an emulated high-volume electronics process
Jason S Orcutt
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Opt Express 20:7243-54. 2012
..The reported waveguide characteristics are measured after the thermal cycling of the full CMOS electronics process that results in a 32% increase in the extracted material loss relative to the as-crystallized waveguide ..
- A voltammetric electronic tongue as tool for water quality monitoring in wastewater treatment plants
Centro de Reconocimiento Molecular y Desarrollo Tecnológico IDM, Unidad Mixta Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Water Res 46:2605-14. 2012
..The electronic tongue showed relatively good predictive power for the determination of BOD, COD, NH(4)-N, PO(4)-P, SO(4)-S, and Alk...
- Biomolecular electronics in the twenty-first century
R S Phadke
TIFR, Mumbai, India
Appl Biochem Biotechnol 96:269-76. 2001
..More time and effort are necessary before devices that can transcend existing ones will become easily available. An overview of the current trends that are envisaged to give rich dividends in the next millennium are discussed...
- A harsh environment wireless pressure sensing solution utilizing high temperature electronics
College of Information Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Sensors (Basel) 13:2719-34. 2013
..The applicability of current pressure sensing technologies in extreme environments is limited by the embedded electronics which cannot survive beyond 300 °C ambient temperature as of today...
- In situ measurements of phytoplankton fluorescence using low cost electronics
School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469, USA
Sensors (Basel) 13:7872-83. 2013
..Presented here is an investigation into building an in situ fluorometer using low cost electronics. The goal was to construct an easily reproducible in situ fluorometer from simple and widely available ..
- A cohort study of Swedish capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Department of Occupational Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Ind Med 32:234-9. 1997
..The reason for the excess of cardiovascular deaths in the high-exposure group is not known and deserves evaluation in future studies...
- Curvilinear electronics formed using silicon membrane circuits and elastomeric transfer elements
Heung Cho Ko
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Small 5:2703-9. 2009
Materials and methods to achieve electronics intimately integrated on the surfaces of substrates with complex, curvilinear shapes are described...
- High-performance electronics using dense, perfectly aligned arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes
Seong Jun Kang
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Nat Nanotechnol 2:230-6. 2007
..Collectively, these results may represent a route to large-scale integrated nanotube electronics.
- Lighting level and productivity: a field study in the electronics industry
H T Juslén
Philips Lighting Finland, Mattilantie 75, PL4, 04601, Mäntsälä, Finland
Ergonomics 50:615-24. 2007
..speed and the quality (percentage of errors) with which workers assemble electronic devices was studied in an electronics factory in The Netherlands...
- Meat and fish freshness inspection system based on odor sensing
- Najam ul Hasan
Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Sejong University, Gwangjin gu, Seoul, Korea
Sensors (Basel) 12:15542-57. 2012
..The results demonstrate that the k-nearest neighbor algorithm has the highest accuracy...
- Device physics: will fluidic electronics take off?
Martin A M Gijs
Nat Nanotechnol 2:268-70. 2007
- Molecular electronics: some views on transport junctions and beyond
Groupe NanoSciences, Centre d Elaboration de Materiaux et d Etudes Structurales, 29, Rue Jeanne Marvig, BP 94347, 31055 Toulouse Cedex 4, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8801-8. 2005
The field of molecular electronics comprises a fundamental set of issues concerning the electronic response of molecules as parts of a mesoscopic structure and a technology-facing area of science...
- Operational sustainability metrics assessing metric effectiveness in the context of electronics-recycling systems
Engineering Systems Division and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room E40 421, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Environ Sci Technol 40:4506-13. 2006
..b>Electronics recycling is used as a case problem in developing and judging the effectiveness of such metrics...
- Recent advances in electric analysis of cells in microfluidic systems
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, 225 South University Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Anal Bioanal Chem 391:933-42. 2008
..We also point out future directions and challenges in this field...
- Fabrication of flexible and vertical silicon nanowire electronics
Jeffrey M Weisse
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, United States
Nano Lett 12:3339-43. 2012
..Electrical characterization of the SiNW array devices exhibits good current-voltage characteristics consistent with the SiNW morphology...
- Acid-sensitive semiperfluoroalkyl resorcinarene: an imaging material for organic electronics
Jin Kyun Lee
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
J Am Chem Soc 130:11564-5. 2008
..An acid-sensitive semiperfluoroalkyl resorcinarene was synthesized, and its lithographic properties were evaluated. Its solubility in segregated hydrofluoroether solvents enables the patterning of delicate organic electronic materials...
- Carbon nanotube based 3-D matrix for enabling three-dimensional nano-magneto-electronics [corrected]
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e40554. 2012
..The presence of oriented 2-nm thick Co layers within individual nanotubes in the CNT-based 3-D matrix is confirmed through VSM measurements as well as an energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS)...
- Large-scale synthesis of high-quality hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets for large-area graphene electronics
Kang Hyuck Lee
School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, SKKU Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology SAINT, Center for Human Interface Nanotechnology HINT, SKKU Samsung Graphene Center, Sungkyunkwan University SKKU, Suwon 440 746, Republic of Korea
Nano Lett 12:714-8. 2012
..nitride (h-BN) has received a great deal of attention as a substrate material for high-performance graphene electronics because it has an atomically smooth surface, lattice constant similar to that of graphene, large optical phonon ..
- Light and redox switchable molecular components for molecular electronics
Wesley R Browne
Centre for Systems Chemistry, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry and Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 4, 9747 AG, The Netherlands
Chimia (Aarau) 64:398-403. 2010
The field of molecular and organic electronics has seen rapid progress in recent years, developing from concept and design to actual demonstration devices in which both single molecules and self-assembled monolayers are employed as light-..
- Rylene and related diimides for organic electronics
Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Adv Mater 23:268-84. 2011
..in many cases, high electron mobilities; they are, therefore, promising candidates for a variety of organic electronics applications...
- Functionalized biomicroelectromechanical systems sensors for force response study at local adhesion sites of single living cells on substrates
M Taher A Saif
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1206 W Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 31:950-61. 2003
..Their force-deformation response shows strong linearity. Several possible mechanisms are discussed to explain the linear response...
- Strain-driven electronic band structure modulation of si nanowires
Ki Ha Hong
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Mt 14 1, Nongseo Dong, Giheung gu, Yongin si, Gyeonggi Do, 446 712, Korea
Nano Lett 8:1335-40. 2008
..We discuss the origin of this strain dependence based on the band features of bulk silicon and the wave functions of SiNWs. These results could be helpful for band structure engineering and analysis of SiNWs in nanoscale devices...
- Evaluation of an electronic device for real-time measurement of alcohol-based hand rub use
John M Boyce
Department of Medicine, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1090-5. 2009
..Observational surveys of hand hygiene compliance are time consuming. Measuring the use of a hand hygiene product is a less time-consuming method of monitoring the frequency of hand hygiene performance...
- Abnormal liver function and central obesity associate with work-related fatigue among the Taiwanese workers
Yu Cheng Lin
Department of Occupational Medicine, Tao Yuan General Hospital, 14F, No 1492, Jaung Shan Road, Tao Yuan 330, Taiwan, China
World J Gastroenterol 14:6541-5. 2008
..To examine the associations between objective health indicators and high need for recovery (NFR) after work, one of the subjective presentations of work related-fatigue, among apparently healthy workers in modern workplaces...
- A composite sensor array impedentiometric electronic tongue Part I. Characterization
Interdepartmental Research Center E Piaggio, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
Biosens Bioelectron 22:2618-23. 2007
..The impedentiometric composite sensor array is shown to be sensitive, selective and stable for use in an electronic tongue...
- Detection of the dynamics of odour emissions from pig farms using dynamic olfactometry and an electronic odour sensor
Institute of Agricultural Engineering, University of Hohenheim, Garbenstrafle 9, 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
Water Sci Technol 44:59-64. 2001
..Further investigation will be done, to ensure a standardised measuring protocol and to obtain a calibration of electronic odour sensor signals direct to odour concentrations...
- Molecular electronics. Synthesis and testing of components
J M Tour
Department of Chemistry and Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University, MS 222, 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005, USA
Acc Chem Res 33:791-804. 2000
Molecular electronics involves the use of single or small packets of molecules as the fundamental units for computing...
- Determination of Dechlorane Plus in serum from electronics dismantling workers in South China
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry, Guangdong Key Laboratory of Environment Protection and Resources Utilization, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510640, China
Environ Sci Technol 43:9453-7. 2009
..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to report DP levels in human serum. Further studies are needed to confirm the results of this study...
- An electronic hand hygiene surveillance device: a pilot study exploring surrogate markers for hand hygiene compliance
Andrew G Sahud
Division of Infectious Diseases, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:634-9. 2010
..To evaluate the feasibility of using an electronic hand hygiene surveillance and feedback monitoring device...
- Nanopore-based biosensors: the interface between ionics and electronics
Serge G Lemay
Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Lorentzweg 1, 2628 CJ Delft, The Netherlands
ACS Nano 3:775-9. 2009
..This Perspective briefly sketches some of the factors that ultimately limit the performance of such nanoscale sensors, emphasizing in particular the interface between nanofluidic systems and external control electronics.
- Method for automated monitoring of hand hygiene adherence without radio-frequency identification
Philip M Polgreen
Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1294-7. 2010
..We have developed a method for automatically tracking the use of hand hygiene dispensers before healthcare workers enter (or after they exit) patient rooms that is easily and quickly deployed without permanent hardware...
- Electronic monitoring and voice prompts improve hand hygiene and decrease nosocomial infections in an intermediate care unit
Sandra M Swoboda
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Crit Care Med 32:358-63. 2004
..To determine whether electronic monitoring of hand hygiene and voice prompts can improve hand hygiene and decrease nosocomial infection rates in a surgical intermediate care unit...
- Prevalence and risk factors of occupational hand dermatoses in electronics workers
Judith Shu Chu Shiao
Department of Nursing, Chung Hwa College of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan
Toxicol Ind Health 20:1-7. 2004
The electronics industry is becoming an important mainstream in the workforce in some developed countries and in Taiwan...
- Acceptability of a wearable hand hygiene device with monitoring capabilities
V M Boscart
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Hosp Infect 70:216-22. 2008
..The feedback from healthcare staff to the first prototype has provided evidence for the research team to continue with the development of this technology...
- Electronic tongue for the detection of taste-masking microencapsulation of active pharmaceutical substances
Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Noakowskiego 3, 00 664 Warsaw, Poland
Bioelectrochemistry 80:94-8. 2010
..The obtained results show, that the presented electronic tongue can be used for analysis of masking effects in drugs and detection of microencapsulation effect...
- Electronic tongues in flow analysis
Sensors and Biosensors Group, Department of Chemistry, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Edifici Cn, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Anal Chim Acta 600:90-6. 2007
..Chronologically, the progresses made by different research groups are shown, emphasizing their final applications in real problem solving...
- Direct-conversion flat-panel imager with avalanche gain: feasibility investigation for HARP-AMFPI
M M Wronski
Imaging Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Phys 35:5207-18. 2008
..Thus, HARP-AMFPI is a promising flat-panel imager structure that enables high-resolution fully quantum noise limited x-ray imaging over a wide exposure range...
- The impact of semiconductor, electronics and optoelectronic industries on downstream perfluorinated chemical contamination in Taiwanese rivers
Angela Yu Chen Lin
National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
Environ Pollut 157:1365-72. 2009
This study provides the first evidence on the influence of the semiconductor and electronics industries on perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) contamination in receiving rivers...
- Exposure of electronics dismantling workers to polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polychlorinated biphenyls, and organochlorine pesticides in South China
Centre for Chemicals Management and Department of Environmental Science, Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YQ, UK
Environ Sci Technol 41:5647-53. 2007
..The levels of PBDEs in individuals from Haojiang are possibly related to the recycling activity at Guiyu, through atmospheric transport...
- Nanotube electronics: a flexible approach to mobility
Seunghun Hong and Sung Myung are at the School of Physics and Nano Systems Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 747, Korea
Nat Nanotechnol 2:207-8. 2007
- Export of electronics equipment waste
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143 0924, USA
Int J Occup Environ Health 14:1-10. 2008
b>Electronics equipment waste ("e-waste") includes discarded computers, computer monitors, television sets, and cell phones. Less than 10% of e-waste is currently recycled...
- A minimally invasive displacement sensor for measuring brain micromotion in 3D with nanometer scale resolution
Department of Physical Sciences, Division of Biophysics and Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, P O Box 3000, Oulun yliopisto 90014, Finland
J Neurosci Methods 180:290-5. 2009
..We quantify the sensor performance and demonstrate its capabilities with an in vivo measurement of blowfly brain micromotion in a preparation commonly used for electrophysiology...
- Clinical assessment of oral malodor by the electronic nose system
Department of Preventive Dentistry, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, 1 8, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
J Dent Res 83:317-21. 2004
..Our findings suggest that the top-note score from an electronic nose examination may be useful for the clinical evaluation of oral malodor...
- 'Electronic nose'--new condition monitoring devices for environmental applications
Krishna C Persaud
Department of Instrumentation and Analytical Science, UMIST, Manchester, UK
Chem Senses 30:i252-3. 2005
- Monitoring of biological odour filtration in closed environments with olfactometry and an electronic nose
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, P O Box 43, 6700 AA, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Water Sci Technol 50:93-100. 2004
..The electronic nose signal could be correlated with the inlet and outlet air-quality of the biological filter, making it a promising method for monitoring air quality in closed environments...
- Development of a voltammetric electronic tongue for discrimination of edible oils
Department of Pharmaceutical and Food Chemistry and Technology, University of Genoa, Via Brigata Salerno 13, 16147 Genoa, Italy
Anal Bioanal Chem 395:1135-43. 2009
..Data processing showed that oils having different nature (i.e. maize and olive) or geographical origin (i.e. olive oils coming from different regions) can be distinguished...
- Electronic noses and disease diagnostics
Anthony P Turner
Institute of BioScience and Technology, Cranfield University, Silsoe, Bedford MK45 4DT, UK
Nat Rev Microbiol 2:161-6. 2004
..Using artificial intelligence and web-based knowledge systems, electronic noses might also have a valuable role in monitoring disease epidemiology...
- Electronic surveillance of wall-mounted soap and alcohol gel dispensers in an intensive care unit
Department of Intensive Care, Salford NHS Foundation Trust, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
J Hosp Infect 66:34-9. 2007
..The recording device may help in feedback about soap and gel use for hand-hygiene quality improvement and educational initiatives...
- A dosimetric comparison of MammoSite high-dose-rate brachytherapy and Xoft Axxent electronic brachytherapy
Department of Radiation Oncology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Brachytherapy 6:164-8. 2007
..This analysis was undertaken to dosimetrically compare the results of treatment using these two methods of PBI...