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