Abstract

With the rapid progress in nanotechnology and microengineering, point-of-care and personalised healthcare, based on wearable and implantable diagnostics, is becoming a reality. Enzymatic fuel cells (EFCs) hold great potential as a sustainable means to power such devices by using physiological fluids as the fuel. This review summarises the fundamental operation of EFCs and discusses the most recent advances for their use as implantable and wearable self-powered sensors
Original languageEnglish
Article number11
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalBiosensors
Volume8
Issue number1
Early online date29 Jan 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Enzymatic fuel cells
  • Self-powered sensors
  • Wearable and implantable electronics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry

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