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Wearable Bioelectronics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081024072, 9780081024089

Wearable Bioelectronics

1st Edition

Editors: Anthony Turner Alberto Salleo Onur Parlak
eBook ISBN: 9780081024089
Paperback ISBN: 9780081024072
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 22nd November 2019
Page Count: 238
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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Wearable bioelectronics: fundamentals, challenges, and future perspectives

Part II: Materials, processes and devices for wearable bioelectronics
2. Materials for wearable bioelectronics
3. Mechanics and designs of wearable bioelectronics
4. Manufacturing of wearable bioelectronics
5. Flexible energy devices for wearable bioelectronics
6. Wireless communication systems for wearable bioelectronics

Part III: Wearable bioelectronic systems for health applications
7. Wearable physical sensors
8. Wearable chemical sensors
9. Wearable biosensors
10. Sample-handling strategies in all wearable bioelectronic devices
11. Powering wearable bioelectronic devices
12. Special focus: e-skin
13. Special focus: Textile-based wearable bioelectronics for continuous health monitoring


Wearable Bioelectronics presents the latest on physical and (bio)chemical sensing for wearable electronics. It covers the miniaturization of bioelectrodes and high-throughput biosensing platforms while also presenting a systemic approach for the development of electrochemical biosensors and bioelectronics for biomedical applications. The book addresses the fundamentals, materials, processes and devices for wearable bioelectronics, showcasing key applications, including device fabrication, manufacturing, and healthcare applications. Topics covered include self-powering wearable bioelectronics, electrochemical transducers, textile-based biosensors, epidermal electronics and other exciting applications.

Key Features

  • Includes comprehensive and systematic coverage of the most exciting and promising bioelectronics, processes for their fabrication, and their applications in healthcare
  • Reviews innovative applications, such as self-powering wearable bioelectronics, electrochemical transducers, textile-based biosensors and electronic skin
  • Examines and discusses the future of wearable bioelectronics
  • Addresses the wearable electronics market as a development of the healthcare industry


Materials Scientists and Engineers, academics and researchers working in the area of bioelectronics and biosensors


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About the Editors

Anthony Turner

Professor Anthony P.F. Turner PhD; DSc; FRSC; is a pioneer in the field of biosensors and bioelectronics. He is Emeritus Professor of Biotechnology at Cranfield University in the UK, a Foreign Member of the USA National Academy of Engineering, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Biosensors & Bioelectronics (Elsevier), and Executive Chair of the World Congress on Biosensors (Elsevier). He is Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Biotechnology, SATM, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK

Alberto Salleo

Alberto Salleo is currently an Associate Professor of Materials Science at Stanford University. Alberto Salleo graduated as a Fulbright Fellow with a PhD in Materials Science from UC Berkeley in 2001 working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on laser-induced optical breakdown in fused silica. From 2001 to 2005 Salleo was first post-doctoral research fellow and successively member of research staff at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, where he worked with Bob Street on device and materials physics of disordered and polymeric semiconductors. In 2005 Salleo joined the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Stanford as an Assistant Professor. While at Stanford, Salleo won the NSF Career Award, the 3M Untenured Faculty Award, the SPIE Early Career Award, the Tau Beta Pi Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Gores Teaching Award, Stanford’s highest teaching honor. Prof. Salleo is a Principal Editor of MRS Communications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Materials Science, Stanford University

Onur Parlak

Onur Parlak is a postdoctoral research fellow at Stanford University, Materials Science and Engineering. He received his PhD degree in Bioelectronics from Linköping University, Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre in September 2015. Earlier, he was visiting research intern at Nanyang Technological University, Materials Science and Engineering Department, Singapore in 2011. He received his master and bachelor degree from Izmir Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry in 2011 and 2009, respectively. Dr. Parlak’s research in Stanford University focuses on wearable biosensors for early diagnosis of metabolic disease, and energy devices for wearable bioelectronics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, Materials Science and Engineering