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Title: Flexible elastoresistive tactile sensor for minimally invasive surgery
Authors: Goethals, Pauwel ×
Sette, Mauro
Reynaerts, Dominiek
Van Brussel, Hendrik #
Issue Date: Jun-2008
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin
Host Document: Lecture Notes in Computer Science pages:573-579
Conference: 6th International Conference, Europhatics 2008 location:Madrid, Spain date:Jun 11-13, 2008
Abstract: In minimally invasive surgery, tactile feedback is lacking. An elastoresistive tactile sensor is designed to feel inside the body of the patient. The sensor is thin, flexible, robust, cheap, and has a simple structure. It has 16×16 elements, a spatial resolution of 1mm and a bandwidth of 78Hz. Despite a large hysteresis and non-linear behaviour, the sensor is very well suited for a qualitative measurement of the pressure distribution, with a high resolution in position, force and time.
ISSN: 0302-9743
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IC
Appears in Collections:Production Engineering, Machine Design and Automation (PMA) Section
Biomechanics Section
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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