Articles | Volume 9, issue 1
J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 9, 27–32, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-9-27-2020

Special issue: Sensors and Measurement Systems 2019

J. Sens. Sens. Syst., 9, 27–32, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/jsss-9-27-2020

Regular research article 30 Jan 2020

Regular research article | 30 Jan 2020

A novel non-invasive, non-conductive method for measuring respiration

Jan Ringkamp et al.

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We present a novel method for measuring dynamic changes in respiration parameters due to breathing based on the coupling of two ultra-high-frequency antennae. Our sensor system shows a high reproducibility and a timing similar to a conventional flow sensor. The presented method is a promising candidate to overcome some of the most important technical burdens of measuring respiratory parameters and might be used as a trigger for patient–ventilator synchronization in infants and neonates.