In-situ deposition of pressure and temperature sensitive e-skin for robotic applications

Fastier-Wooller, Jarred W. and Vu, Trung Hieu and Tran, Canh-Dung ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1011-4226 and Dinh, Toan ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7489-9640 and Dau, Van Thanh and Dao, Dzung Viet (2021) In-situ deposition of pressure and temperature sensitive e-skin for robotic applications. In: 21st International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers 2021), 20–25 June 2021, Orlando, FL, United States.

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Abstract

The development of a multimodal sensing platform with multiple layers for electronic skin (e-skin) sensing of temperature and pressure has attracted considerable interest to practical applications in soft robotics, human-machine interfaces, and wearable health monitoring. In this work, we demonstrated a new platform technology with multiple sandwiched layers of highly oriented carbon nanotube membrane and polyacrylonitrile for the integration of pressure and temperature sensory functionalities into a single platform that is thin, ultra-lightweight, flexible, and wearable. The key technology of in situ deposition of sensor platform on objects or in robot interface makes this a unique method for the development of e-skins for robotic applications, offering a new approach to wearable electronics and portable health care.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Virtual conference. Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (1 Jul 2013 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences - Centre for Agricultural Engineering (1 Aug 2018 -)
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2021 05:47
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2021 05:39
Uncontrolled Keywords: electrospinning, e-skin, carbon nanotube, polyacrylonitrile, pressure/temperature sensor
Fields of Research (2008): 10 Technology > 1007 Nanotechnology > 100703 Nanobiotechnology
09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 40 ENGINEERING > 4009 Electronics, sensors and digital hardware > 400906 Electronic sensors
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280110 Expanding knowledge in engineering
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/Transducers50396.2021.9495600
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/43209

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