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Material Processing for Edible Electronics

Abstract A new type of electronics was envisioned, namely edible electronics. Edible electronics are made by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) certified edible materials which can be eaten and digested by human body. Different from implantable electronics, test or treatment using edible electronics doesn’t require operations and perioperative complications.

This dissertation bridges the food industry, material sciences, device fabrication, and biomedical engineering by demonstrating edible supercapacitors and electronic components and devices such as pH sensor.

Edible supercapacitors were fabricated using food materials from grocery store. 5 of them were connected in series to power a snake camera. Tests result showed that the current generated ... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Xu, Wenwen (Author) / Jiang, Hanqing (Advisor) / Dai, Lenore (Committee member) / Green, Matthew (Committee member) / Mu, Bin (Committee member) / Yu, Hongbin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemical engineering / Materials Science / Edible Electronics / Food Based Electronics / PH Sensor / Supercapacitor
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 108 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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