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Ultra-light weight and squeezable graphene foam sensors

12 September 2019

One of the lightest and ultra-squeezable sensors has been developed by ENTEG researchers under the supervision of Dr Ajay Kottapall i: a graphene foam-based piezoresistive sensor. With a density of 0.3 g/c.c., this is four times lighter than a standard paper. The multiple sensor system developed in this project will enable precise gait monitoring in individuals who have Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions. This can allow physicians to collect and monitor valuable information regarding the progression of the diseases and subsequently enable them to tailor personalized treatment plans for patients.

Graphene foam-based piezoresistive sensor
Graphene foam-based piezoresistive sensor

This link leads to the full paper D. Sengupta et al Ultra-light weight and 3D squeezable graphene-polydimethylsiloxane composite foams as piezoresistive sensors , published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

Last modified:28 May 2021 3.30 p.m.

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