Fibre Surface/Interfacial Engineering on Wearable Electronics

Xiao, Ruimin, Yu, Guiqin, Xu, Ben Bin, Wang, Nan and Liu, Xuqing (2021) Fibre Surface/Interfacial Engineering on Wearable Electronics. Small. ISSN 1613-6810 (In Press)

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Abstract

Surface/interfacial engineering is an essential technique to explore the fibre materials properties and fulfil new functionalities. An extensive scope of current physical and chemical treating methods is reviewed here, alongside a variety of real-world applications. Moreover, we also introduce a new surface/interface engineering approach; self-assembly via π–π stacking, which has great potential for the surface modification of fibre materials due to its non-destructive working principle. This review also introduces a new fibre family member, MOF fibres, which show promising candidacy for fibre based wearable electronics. This review advances the understanding of surface/interfacial engineering techniques on fibre materials and will be expected to guide the rational design of future fibre based wearable electronics.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fibre, Surface modification, π–π stacking, Covalent interaction, Wearable electronics
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mechanical and Construction Engineering
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2021 07:36
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 10:33
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46561

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