On the Report of Performance Analysis of Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers based Strain Sensor for Applications in Human Motion Monitoring

Authors

  • Ahsan Aqueeb Department of Electrical Engineering South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Rapid City, SD-57701, USA
  • Sayan Roy Department of Electrical Engineering South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Rapid City, SD-57701, USA
  • Yichun Ding Department of Chemistry Biology and Health Sciences 2 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Rapid City, SD-57701, USA
  • Obiora Onyilagha Department of Chemistry Biology and Health Sciences 2 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Rapid City, SD-57701, USA
  • Zhengtao Zhu , Department of Chemistry Biology and Health Sciences 2 South Dakota School of Mines & Technology Rapid City, SD-57701, USA

Keywords:

resistivity, strain sensor, wireless body area network

Abstract

Flexible and wearable sensors are currently being extensively used in versatile applications including wireless body area network. Specifically, such sensors are mostly incorporated to yield a linear response within their range of operations. A recently developed flexible and wearable resistive strain sensor made of electrospun carbon nanofibers has been reported with a gauge factor up to 72. In this paper, the performance of the strain sensor embedded in a polyurethane matrix was studied at first. A linear region of operation of such sensor was defined from direct measurements for wireless body area network applications. The equivalent analytical expressions were established and reported.

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Published

2020-11-07

How to Cite

Ahsan Aqueeb, Sayan Roy, Yichun Ding, Obiora Onyilagha, & Zhengtao Zhu. (2020). On the Report of Performance Analysis of Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers based Strain Sensor for Applications in Human Motion Monitoring. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 35(11), 1324–1325. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/7521

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