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Shape Reconstruction Processes for Interventional Application Devices: State of the Art, Progress, and Future Directions

Sujit Kumar Sahu, Canberk Sozer, Benoit Rosa, Izadyar Tamadon, Pierre Renaud, Arianna Menciassi
2021 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
First, sensor-based techniques are presented that discuss the use of various sensors such as FBG, EM, and passive stretchable sensors for reconstructing the shape of the robots.  ...  For example, electromagnetic (EM) and Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensor-based shape reconstruction methods can be used in small-scale robots due to their advantages thanks to miniaturization, fast response  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors wish to thank the ATLAS project team; in particular Selene Tognarelli, and Mohammad Hasan Dad Ansari from the BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna for their suggestions  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2021.758411 pmid:34869615 pmcid:PMC8640970 fatcat:ai5dvdz42bg77bkdkltc7u4x3i

Flexible Sensory Systems: Structural Approaches

Chan Park, Byeongjun Lee, Jungmin Kim, Haran Lee, Jeongbeom Kang, Jongwon Yoon, Jonghyeon Ban, Chiwon Song, Seong J. Cho
2022 Polymers  
Furthermore, an overview of the recent progress in wave/wrinkle, stretchable interconnect, origami/kirigami, crack, nano/micro, and textile structures is provided.  ...  the rigid and integrated circuits that exist today.  ...  Thus, pressure, shear, torsion, and bending signals can be distinguished.  ... 
doi:10.3390/polym14061232 pmid:35335562 pmcid:PMC8955130 fatcat:ab62c7i7dnd2fe7ws77itnhiee

Soft Material-Enabled, Flexible Hybrid Electronics for Medicine, Healthcare, and Human-Machine Interfaces

Robert Herbert, Jong-Hoon Kim, Yun Kim, Hye Lee, Woon-Hong Yeo
2018 Materials  
Here, we summarize the required properties of soft materials and their characteristics for configuring sensing and substrate components in wearable and implantable devices and systems.  ...  , and integrated functional chip components.  ...  Kim, Hye Moon Lee, and Woon-Hong Yeo reviewed and summarized integration strategies and FHE applications; all authors wrote the paper together.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ma11020187 pmid:29364861 pmcid:PMC5848884 fatcat:jcs4haa36bg5rjszj526bfwbza

Advanced carbon materials for flexible and wearable sensors

Muqiang Jian, Chunya Wang, Qi Wang, Huimin Wang, Kailun Xia, Zhe Yin, Mingchao Zhang, Xiaoping Liang, Yingying Zhang
2017 Science China Materials  
Especially, CNTs and graphene can be assembled into various multi-scaled macroscopic structures, including one dimensional fibers, two dimensional films and three dimensional architectures, endowing the  ...  Figure 1 Macroscopic assemblies of carbon materials for flexible sensors and their applications.  ...  The sensor could detect finger bending and torsion, ae well as subtle physiological signals (Fig. 6e) , showing potential applications in human motion monitoring and personal healthcare.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40843-017-9077-x fatcat:wrvfiq3xdfg2dajhdvyozdoakq

Emerging flexible and wearable physical sensing platforms for healthcare and biomedical applications

Kenry, Joo Chuan Yeo, Chwee Teck Lim
2016 Microsystems & Nanoengineering  
We first introduce the selection of flexible and stretchable materials and the fabrication of sensors based on these materials.  ...  In this review, we provide a state-of-the-art overview of the emerging flexible and wearable sensing platforms for healthcare and biomedical applications.  ...  , and torsion forces (Figure 6a(iii) ).  ... 
doi:10.1038/micronano.2016.43 pmid:31057833 pmcid:PMC6444731 fatcat:hg5d6ocjdje5zletgxkuop6rnm

Recent progress in flexible and stretchable piezoelectric devices for mechanical energy harvesting, sensing and actuation

Canan Dagdeviren, Pauline Joe, Ozlem L. Tuzman, Kwi-Il Park, Keon Jae Lee, Yan Shi, Yonggang Huang, John A. Rogers
2016 Extreme Mechanics Letters  
Concluding sections summarize representative applications in biomedicine, ranging from devices for mechanical energy harvesting from natural motions of internal organs to sensors and actuators for the  ...  Recent advances in materials science and mechanical engineering enable the realization of high performance piezoelectric systems in soft, flexible/stretchable formats, with unique opportunities for use  ...  in flow sensing for implantable biomedical applications [9] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eml.2016.05.015 fatcat:g44fabm7mrcgdezhkuofwcv3vm

Soft Robotics: Review of Fluid-Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; Manufacturing, Sensing, Control, and Applications in Human-Robot Interaction

Panagiotis Polygerinos, Nikolaus Correll, Stephen A. Morin, Bobak Mosadegh, Cagdas D. Onal, Kirstin Petersen, Matteo Cianchetti, Michael T. Tolley, Robert F. Shepherd
2017 Advanced Engineering Materials  
This class of soft machines has been used to reduce control complexity and manufacturing cost of robots, while enabling sophisticated and novel functionalities often in direct contact with humans.  ...  The emerging field of soft robotics makes use of many classes of materials including metals, low glass transition temperature (Tg) plastics, and high Tg elastomers.  ...  [180] Finally, rotation [83] and torsion [181] motions can now also be considered for surgical micromanipulators.  ... 
doi:10.1002/adem.201700016 fatcat:scv6dsc2fzclleakte2y7ahatq

Fiber-Based Wearable Electronics: A Review of Materials, Fabrication, Devices, and Applications

Wei Zeng, Lin Shu, Qiao Li, Song Chen, Fei Wang, Xiao-Ming Tao
2014 Advanced Materials  
The large number of Fiber-based structures are highly desirable for wearable electronics that are expected to be light-weight, long-lasting, fl exible, and conformable.  ...  Fiber assemblies are excellent crack arrestors.  ...  PolyU5272/11E and PolyU5251/13E).  ... 
doi:10.1002/adma.201400633 pmid:24943999 fatcat:2ltkemqv4fcmfogrvhw6okw3lu

Advances in Liquid Metal-Enabled Flexible and Wearable Sensors

Yi Ren, Xuyang Sun, Jing Liu
2020 Micromachines  
Sensors are core elements to directly obtain information from surrounding objects for further detecting, judging and controlling purposes.  ...  So far, a series of flexible and wearable sensors based on liquid metal have been designed and tested.  ...  Compared to a single sensing element, sensor arrays can provide large-area and multi-functional detecting, especially for human health-monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi11020200 pmid:32075215 pmcid:PMC7074621 fatcat:sjc62orhzvdjvizqjb3ckqx3dy

Flexible and multifunctional electronics fabricated by a solvent-free and user-friendly method

Toan Dinh, Hoang-Phuong Phan, Afzaal Qamar, Nam-Trung Nguyen, Dzung Viet Dao
2016 RSC Advances  
Pencil-drawn flexible and multifunctional electronic devices have been proven to show potential for various applications including mass and flow sensors, human-motion detection and wearable thermal therapy  ...  micro-fabrication facilities for Australia's researchers.  ...  The authors would like to thank Dr Peter Woodfield for his valuable comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c6ra14646e fatcat:erkqbgnunfc5dg43jotlfok2xi

Revolution in Flexible Wearable Electronics for Temperature and Pressure Monitoring—A Review

Muhammad A. Butt, Nikolay L. Kazanskiy, Svetlana N. Khonina
2022 Electronics  
In this review paper, the recent developments of two important types of wearable electronics apparatuses have been discussed for temperature and pressure sensing (Psensing) applications.  ...  Wearable sensors range in size from tiny to large tools that are physically affixed to the user and operate on wired or wireless terms.  ...  As illustrated in Figure 5f -h, the sensor was attached to the wrist to discriminate between distinct types of wrist movements, such as upward bending, downward bending, and torsion [126] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11050716 fatcat:5ux3o3gcqnglncngmiw3su2gpa

Tactile-Sensing Based on Flexible PVDF Nanofibers via Electrospinning: A Review

Xiaomei Wang, Fazhe Sun, Guangchao Yin, Yuting Wang, Bo Liu, Mingdong Dong
2018 Sensors  
However, due to the limitation of the mechanical properties (including stretching, bending, pressure and torsion) [6, 7] , the development of the traditional piezoelectric sensors were greatly hindered  ...  Rapid development has been achieved in recent years to fabricate flexible tactile sensors, due to the ultrahigh stretchable, bending, and wearable features, which can be easily integrated into artificial  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors acknowledge supports from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (61704098) and Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province (ZR2017BF025).  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020330 pmid:29364175 pmcid:PMC5855507 fatcat:fpazug3ksjb5fjpeh6xfk4wvqi

Liquid Metal Based Flexible and Implantable Biosensors

Mingkuan Zhang, Xiaohong Wang, Zhiping Huang, Wei Rao
2020 Biosensors  
To better sense life information, flexible biosensors and implantable sensors that are highly compatible with organisms are favored by researchers.  ...  sensor, optical sensor, and multifunctional sensor, respectively.  ...  These sensing and therapeutic combination attempts provide a new direction to multi-functional biosensors.  ... 
doi:10.3390/bios10110170 pmid:33182535 fatcat:by5komi2gfdsnb25fpq3b76rui

Piezoresistive design for electronic skin: from fundamental to emerging applications

Fang Zhong, College of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Physics and Electronics, Hunan University, Changsha 410072, China, Wei Hu, Peining Zhu, Han Wang, Chao Ma, Nan Lin, Zuyong Wang, Hunan Aerospace Magnet & Magneto Co., LTD, Changsha 410200, China, State Key Laboratory of Precision Electronic Manufacturing Technology and Equipment, Guangzhou 510006, China, Jihua Laboratory, Foshan 528251, China
2020 Opto-Electronic Advances  
), and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities of P R China (531107050927).  ...  Dr Z Wang received financial support from Hunan University for the Yuelu Young Scholars (JY-Q/008/2016).  ...  The combination gives not only the sensor multi-sensing functionality, e.g. strain and pressure, but also improvements on the overall sensing performances including sensitivity, linearity, detection range  ... 
doi:10.29026/oea.2022.210029 fatcat:riv2gu53yzeitd6djfbjtc25yu

Wearable Actuators: An Overview

Yu Chen, Yiduo Yang, Mengjiao Li, Erdong Chen, Weilei Mu, Rosie Fisher, Rong Yin
2021 Textiles  
Finally, we point out the current bottleneck and suggest the prospective future research directions for wearable actuators.  ...  The booming wearable market and recent advances in material science has led to the rapid development of the various wearable sensors, actuators, and devices that can be worn, embedded in fabric, accessorized  ...  For example, degummed silk fibers were twisted and folded into torsional silk muscles that provided a reversible torsional stroke of 547 • mm −1 , a maximum rotary speed of 975 rpm, and a peak torque of  ... 
doi:10.3390/textiles1020015 fatcat:gvkjqnibwrcplkzkammvuj3h7q
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