A Flexible PVDF-based Platform Combining Acoustofluidics and Electromagnetic Metamaterials

Zahertar, Shahrzad, Wu, Jiaen, Chatzipirpiridis, George, Ergeneman, Olgac, Canyelles-Pericas, Pep, Tao, Ran, Fu, Richard and Torun, Hamdi (2020) A Flexible PVDF-based Platform Combining Acoustofluidics and Electromagnetic Metamaterials. In: 2020 IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems (FLEPS): Virtual Conference, August 16-19, 2020. IEEE, Piscataway, pp. 115-118. ISBN 9781728152790, 9781728152783

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1109/FLEPS49123.2020.9239454

Abstract

Acoustofluidic devices have been demonstrated effectively for liquid manipulation functionalities. Likewise, electromagnetic metamaterials have been employed as highly sensitive and wireless sensors. In this work, we introduced a new design combining the concepts of acoustofluidics and electromagnetic metamaterials on a single device realised on a flexible PVDF substrate. We characterise the operation of the device at acoustic and microwave frequencies. The device can be used in wearable biosensors with integrated liquid sampling and continuous wireless sensing capabilities.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Funding information: This project has received funding from the ATTRACT project funded by the EC under Grant Agreement 777222.
Uncontrolled Keywords: metamaterials, surface acoustic waves, PVDF
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2021 14:30
Last Modified: 31 May 2021 14:38
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45618

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