Thermochromic polymeric films for applications in active intelligent packaging—an overview

Airefetalo Sadoh, Samiha Hossain, Nuggehalli M. Ravindra

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Abstract

The need for passive sensors to monitor changes in temperature has been critical in several packaging related applications. Most of these applications involve the use of bar codes, inks and equipment that involve constant complex electronic manipulation. The objective of this paper is to explore solutions to temperature measurements that not only provide product information but also the condition of the product in real time, specifically shelf-life. The study will explore previously proposed solutions as well as plans for modified approaches that involve the use of smart polymers as temperature sensors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number1193
JournalMicromachines
Volume12
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Intelligent packaging
  • Polymers
  • Thermal sensor
  • Thermochromism

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