4. Design, Analysis, Fabrication, and Testing of Tactile Sensors

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

Published Online: 6 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch4

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) Design, Analysis, Fabrication, and Testing of Tactile Sensors, in Tactile Sensing and Displays: Haptic Feedback for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118357989.ch4

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:

  • design, analysis, fabrication, and tactile sensor testing;
  • tactile sensors in endoscopic, satisfying certain criteria;
  • two endoscopic graspers and design, tactility with MIS;
  • MEMS devices, competitive for fabrication capabilities;
  • PVDF film and fabrication steps;
  • PVDF film pull in transverse, output charge from shear stress;
  • sensor design avoiding pyroelectrics, as in silicon/Plexiglas;
  • multi-functional MEMS–based, MIS grasper and proposed sensor;
  • TMAH etching setup in micromachining;
  • (Shore) softness test durometer in lump detection, and point load

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Endoscopic Force Sensor: Sensor Design

  • Multi-Functional MEMS–Based Tactile Sensor: Design, Analysis, Fabrication, and Testing

  • References