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07 September 2015

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by Raphael Pfattner, Victor Lebedev, Elena Laukhina, Suddapalli Chaitanya Kumar, Adolfo Esteban-Martin, Venkata Ramaiah-Badarla, Majid Ebrahim-Zadeh, Francisco Pelayo García de Arquer, Gerasimos Konstantatos, Vladimir Laukhin, Concepció Rovira, and Jaume Veciana;  
Advanced Electronic Materials, 2015,

DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201500090

Bilayer films, composed of a thin-layer of pyroresistive submicrometer sized crystals on top of a polymeric thin-film, can be used both as a direct-contact thermometer and as passive infrared sensor. These materials are capable of detecting, radiation of a wide-range of wavelengths very rapidly and reversibly, as well as recognizing distant objects with applications in robotics, biomedicine, and human health care.

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Tuneable and low cost molecular electronics

A Highly Sensitive Pyroresistive All-Organic Infrared Bolometer