Transparent biocompatible sensor patches for touch sensitive prosthetic limbs

Anindya Nag*, Subhas Mukhopadhyay, Jurgen Kosel

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The paper presents the fabrication of transparent, flexible sensor patches developed using a casting technique with polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) as substrate and a nanocomposite of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and PDMS as interdigital electrodes. The electrodes act as strain sensitive capacitor. The prototypes were used as touch sensitive sensors attached to the limbs. Experiments results show the sensitivity of the patches towards tactile sensing. The results are very promising and can play a key role in the development of a cost efficient sensing system attached to prosthetic limbs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 10th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2016
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509007967
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Dec 2016
Event10th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2016 - Nanjing, China
Duration: 11 Nov 201613 Nov 2016

Other

Other10th International Conference on Sensing Technology, ICST 2016
CountryChina
CityNanjing
Period11/11/1613/11/16

Keywords

  • CNT
  • Nanocomposite
  • PDMS
  • Prosthetic

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