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All-organic optoelectronic sensor for pulse oximetry

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Communications, December 2014
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Title
All-organic optoelectronic sensor for pulse oximetry
Published in
Nature Communications, December 2014
DOI 10.1038/ncomms6745
Pubmed ID
Authors

Claire M. Lochner, Yasser Khan, Adrien Pierre, Ana C. Arias

Abstract

Pulse oximetry is a ubiquitous non-invasive medical sensing method for measuring pulse rate and arterial blood oxygenation. Conventional pulse oximeters use expensive optoelectronic components that restrict sensing locations to finger tips or ear lobes due to their rigid form and area-scaling complexity. In this work, we report a pulse oximeter sensor based on organic materials, which are compatible with flexible substrates. Green (532 nm) and red (626 nm) organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are used with an organic photodiode (OPD) sensitive at the aforementioned wavelengths. The sensor's active layers are deposited from solution-processed materials via spin-coating and printing techniques. The all-organic optoelectronic oximeter sensor is interfaced with conventional electronics at 1 kHz and the acquired pulse rate and oxygenation are calibrated and compared with a commercially available oximeter. The organic sensor accurately measures pulse rate and oxygenation with errors of 1% and 2%, respectively.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Japan 3 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Switzerland 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
China 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Other 2 <1%
Unknown 330 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 102 29%
Student > Master 54 16%
Researcher 52 15%
Student > Bachelor 31 9%
Professor > Associate Professor 17 5%
Other 52 15%
Unknown 38 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 137 40%
Materials Science 47 14%
Physics and Astronomy 41 12%
Chemistry 23 7%
Chemical Engineering 9 3%
Other 31 9%
Unknown 58 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 186. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 November 2019.
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#105,659
of 16,286,869 outputs
Outputs from Nature Communications
#1,508
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#1,800
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Outputs of similar age from Nature Communications
#52
of 1,451 outputs
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