2. Tactile Sensing Technologies

  1. Saeed Sokhanvar1,
  2. Javad Dargahi2,
  3. Siamak Najarian3 and
  4. Siamak Arbatani2

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch2

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics

How to Cite

Sokhanvar, S., Dargahi, J., Najarian, S. and Arbatani, S. (2012) Tactile Sensing Technologies, in Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Helbling Precision Engineering Inc., USA

  2. 2

    Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

  3. 3

    Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119972495

Online ISBN: 9781118357989

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Keywords:

  • tactile sensing technologies;
  • tactile sensing in contact/environment, measured/registered;
  • tactile sensor structure, and objects touched/grasped;
  • neural-network, tactile sensor and reliable 3D measurements;
  • PVDF sensing bulk, unsuitability in robotic applications;
  • piezoresistive/capacitive, and conductive elastomer between points;
  • magneto-elastic high sensitivity, optical intrinsic/extrinsic and force sensing;
  • MEMS-based sensors, nanoscale into NEMS;
  • MEMS-based in automotive electronics, piezoresistivity in MEMS;
  • silicon piezoresistive magnitude effect, PVDF in MEMS devices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Capacitive Sensors

  • Conductive Elastomer Sensors

  • Magnetic-Based Sensors

  • Optical Sensors

  • MEMS-Based Sensors

  • Piezoresistive Sensors

  • Piezoelectric Sensors

  • References