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Functional Tactile Sensors - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128206331, 9780128209127

Functional Tactile Sensors

1st Edition

Materials, Devices and Integrations

Editors: Ye Zhou Ho-Hsiu Chou
Paperback ISBN: 9780128206331
eBook ISBN: 9780128209127
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 25th January 2021
Page Count: 314
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to tactile sensors
  2. Resistive tactile sensors
  3. Tactile sensors based on capacitive structure
  4. Tactile sensors based on organic field-effect transistors
  5. Conductive composite-based tactile sensor
  6. Mechanoluminescent materials for tactile sensors
  7. Mechanophores polymer mechanochemistry: Insights from single-molecule experiments and computer simulations
  8. Perovskites for tactile sensors
  9. Electrospun nanofibers for tactile sensors
  10. Tactile sensors based on buckle structure
  11. Tactile sensors based on ionic liquids
  12. Self-powered flexible tactile sensors
  13. Self-healable tacile sensors


Functional Tactile Sensors: Materials, Devices and Integrations focuses on the subject of novel materials design and device integration of tactile sensors for functional applications. The book addresses the design, materials characteristics, device operation principles, specialized device application and mechanisms of the latest reported tactile sensors. The emphasis of the book lies in the materials science aspects of tactile sensors—understanding the relationship between material properties and device performance. It will be an ideal resource for researchers working in materials science, engineering and physics.

Key Features

  • Includes the latest advances and recent developments in tactile sensors for artificial intelligence applications
  • Reviews the relationship between materials properties and device performance
  • Addresses materials and device design strategies for targeted sensing applications


Materials Scientists and Engineers, Electrical Engineers


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About the Editors

Ye Zhou

Ye Zhou is an IAS Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University. His research interests include flexible and printed electronics, organic/inorganic semiconductors, surface and interface physics, nanostructured materials, and nano-scale devices for technological applications, such as logic circuits, data storage, photonics and sensors.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University, China

Ho-Hsiu Chou

Prof. Ho-Hsiu Chou is an assistant professor at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. (2010) in Chemistry from National Tsing Hua University, and as a visiting researcher in IMEC, and Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. His research interests include design the soft functional materials and their applications in sensors, flexible, stretchable and wearable electronics. He has published 17 patents and 22 peer-reviewed papers in journals such as Nature Communications, Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, ACS Catalysis, ACS Central Science, etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan