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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Additive-manufactured (3D-printed) electrochemical sensors: A critical review

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Author(s):
Cardoso, Rafael M. [1] ; Kalinke, Cristiane [2] ; Rocha, Raquel G. [1] ; dos Santos, Pamyla L. [2] ; Rocha, Diego P. [1] ; Oliveira, Paulo R. [3] ; Janegitz, Bruno C. [3] ; Bonacin, Juliano A. [2] ; Richter, Eduardo M. [1] ; Munoz, Rodrigo A. A. [1]
Total Authors: 10
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Uberlandia, Inst Chem, BR-38400902 Uberlandia, MG - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Chem, BR-13083859 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Nat Sci Math & Educ, BR-13600970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Review article
Source: Analytica Chimica Acta; v. 1118, p. 73-91, JUN 29 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

Additive manufacturing or three-dimensional (3D)-printing is an emerging technology that has been applied in the development of novel materials and devices for a wide range of applications, including Electrochemistry and Analytical Chemistry areas. This review article focuses on the contributions of 3D-printing technology to the development of electrochemical sensors and complete electrochemical sensing devices. Due to the recent contributions of 3D-printing within this scenario, the aim of this review is to present a guide for new users of 3D-printing technology considering the required features for improved electrochemical sensing using 3D-printed sensors. At the same time, this is a comprehensive review that includes most 3D-printed electrochemical sensors and devices already reported using selective laser melting (SLM) and fused deposition modeling (FDM) 3D-printers. The latter is the most affordable 3D-printing technique and for this reason has been more often applied for the fabrication of electrochemical sensors, also due to commercially-available conductive and non-conductive filaments. Special attention is given to critically discuss the need for the surface treatment of FDM 3D-printed platforms to improve their electrochemical performance. The insertion of biochemical and chemical catalysts on the 3D-printed surfaces are highlighted as well as novel strategies to fabricate filaments containing chemical modifiers within the polymeric matrix. Some examples of complete electrochemical sensing systems obtained by 3D-printing have successfully demonstrated the enormous potential to develop portable devices for on-site applications. The freedom of design enabled by 3D-printing opens many possibilities of forthcoming investigations in the area of analytical electrochemistry. (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/22127-2 - Development of novel materials strategic for integrated analytical devices
Grantee:Lauro Tatsuo Kubota
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 19/00473-2 - Development of 3-dimensional (3D) printed electrochemical biosensors with PLA polymer and graphene for the determination of biomolecules and diagnosis of diseases
Grantee:Cristiane Kalinke
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 17/23960-0 - Study of the mechanism of water oxidation by catalysts operating at pH7 and its incorporation in electrodes printed in 3D
Grantee:Juliano Alves Bonacin
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 19/01844-4 - Development of nanostructured electrodes for determination of agrotoxic residues in honey
Grantee:Paulo Roberto de Oliveira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate