Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 8, 1–7, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-8-1-2019

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J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 8, 1–7, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-8-1-2019

Regular research article 08 Jan 2019

Regular research article | 08 Jan 2019

Flexible piezoresistive sensor matrix based on a carbon nanotube PDMS composite for dynamic pressure distribution measurement

Rajarajan Ramalingame et al.

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An advanced-material-based thin, flexible sensor mat has been synthesized to record and visualize both the position and pressure of applied load. Such a pressure measurement system bears great potential in human health monitoring applications like long-term patient monitoring mattresses or insoles for gait monitoring.
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