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Nanotechnology in Smart Textiles

Dharani Sabba

280 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Nanotechnology in Smart Textiles considers various aspects of nanotechnology including an extensive overview of nanotechnology and related issues. It includes a historical review of the development of electronic textiles, smart textiles and nano-technology, wearable e-textile technologies: a review on sensors, actuators and control elements, textile-based flexible coils for wireless inductive power transmission. Provides the reader with insights into the development of its history, so as to understand the new textile sensors for in situ structural health monitoring of textile reinforced thermoplastic composites based on the conductive poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-poly(styrenesulfonate) polymer complex and recent advances in soft e-textiles.
Author Bio
Dharani Sabba worked as a Research Fellow in Energy Research Institute of Nanyang Technological University (ERI@N), Singapore, on investigating novel semiconductor and photoactive materials for opto-electronic applications. She also obtained her Ph.D in Materials Science from Nanyang Technological University. Her research interests encompass development and synthesis of novel nanomaterials, investigation of their properties and their application in renewable energy sector.