A water-resilient carbon nanotube based strain sensor for monitoring structural integrity

  title={A water-resilient carbon nanotube based strain sensor for monitoring structural integrity},
  author={Preety Ahuja and Shingo Akiyama and Sanjeev Kumar Ujjain and Radovan Kukobat and Fernando Vallejos-Burgos and Ryusuke Futamura and Takuya Hayashi and Mutsumi Kimura and David Tom{\'a}nek and Katsumi Kaneko},
  journal={Journal of Materials Chemistry A},
A Zn–Al dispersed SWCNT based Superhydrophobic Strain Sensor offers highly linear piezoresistive-response, providing a new vista for infrastructure and health monitoring. 
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