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December 1st, 2015

Graphene-Coated Wearable 'E-Textile' Can Alert Wearer To Presence Of Dangerous Gases

Abstract:
Scientists at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute in Konkuk University, Republic of Korea, have created a gas sensor that you can simply embroider onto any item of clothing. On exposure to high concentrations of nitrogen dioxide in the air, the electrical properties of this electronic textile, or e-textile, change, causing a light emitting diode to shine, alerting the wearer to the dangerously high levels of this dangerous gas in the air they are breathing in.

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