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By Sungmee Park, Sundaresan Jayaraman (auth.), Paul Kiekens, Sundaresan Jayaraman (eds.)

This quantity describes the most recent advancements in protecting garments opposed to approximately any type of chance for either army and civilians. It offers with security by using nanotechnology, interactive garments and biotechnological tactics. elements resembling convenience and ballistics also are thought of within the ebook, and a number of other useful examples are mentioned. All papers are written by way of major specialists of their respective fields. pros and scholars alike will enjoy the wisdom and services imparted in those amazing contributions.

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17 Future of IIPS: need for a transdisciplinary approach In closing, technological advancements have contributed significantly to enhancing the quality of life for the soldier. The pace of advancements is accelerating. The field of defense-related intelligent textiles and clothing is well-positioned to harnesses these advancements to transform individual protection and safety and realize the ultimate objective of cost-effective protection anytime, anywhere for anyone. References 1. Apker D, Hammerman G, Martell P, Petterson L (1985) Cold-weather combat: analogies to chemical combat.

For TPP dyed cotton fabric, the 42 A. 0 2 3 4 5 6 pH 7 8 9 10 11 Fig. 4 Calibration curves of BCG in solution (squares) and of BCG immobilized in sol-gel (GPTMS:TEOS = 1:0) (triangles) difference spectrum has a peak at 415 nm and a trough at 430 nm. 5-ppm level by TPP in solution and at a 11-ppm level by TPP-dyed cotton fabric. The solid-state detection capability of TPP-dyed cotton fabric suggests that textiles can serve as the platform for chemical sensors. So far, authors have not reported about the leaching of an immobilized indicator.

When the size of a structure is decreased, this ratio increases considerably and the surface phenomena predominate over the chemistry and physics of the bulk. Therefore the sensor characteristics, such as sensitivity [10] and response time [11], can be dramatically improved. The literature [12, 13] defines an optical nanosensor as a device with dimensions smaller than 1 mm that is capable of detecting chemical or biological parameters by optically transforming the information into an analytically useful signal.

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