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Graphite-Polydimethylsiloxane Sensor

  • Anindya NagEmail author
  • Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
  • Jurgen Kosel
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Part of the Smart Sensors, Measurement and Instrumentation book series (SSMI, volume 33)

Abstract

This chapter represents the fabrication and implementation of a novel sensor prototype developed from 3D printed mold-based technique. 3D printing was done to develop molds of specific dimensions where the casting of Graphite and PDMS was done to develop the electrodes and substrates of the sensor patches respectively. The developed sensors were used for monitoring strain-induced physiological movements by attaching them to different joints of the body. They were also employed for low-force sensing where identical objects with different weights were positioned in the sensing area of the patches to determine their responses.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anindya Nag
    • 1
    Email author
  • Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
    • 2
  • Jurgen Kosel
    • 3
  1. 1.School of EngineeringMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.School of EngineeringMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.King Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyThuwalSaudi Arabia

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