14. Elastomer-Based Pressure and Strain Sensors

  1. Prof. Takao Someya
  1. Benjamin C. K. Tee1,
  2. Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld2 and
  3. Zhenan Bao2

Published Online: 28 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527646982.ch14

Stretchable Electronics

Stretchable Electronics

How to Cite

Tee, B. C. K., Mannsfeld, S. C. B. and Bao, Z. (2012) Elastomer-Based Pressure and Strain Sensors, in Stretchable Electronics (ed T. Someya), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527646982.ch14

Editor Information

  1. The University of Tokyo, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stanford University, Department of Electrical Engineering, David Packard Building, 350 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

  2. 2

    Stanford University, Department of Chemical Engineering, 381 North South Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329786

Online ISBN: 9783527646982

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Keywords:

  • elastomer;
  • stress–strain curve;
  • Poisson's ratio;
  • polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS);
  • Young's modulus;
  • force-sensitive resistors (FSRs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief Elastomers Overview

  • Important Sensor Characteristics

  • Elastomeric Force Sensors

  • Active Pressure/Strain Sensors Systems

  • Applications

  • Outlook

  • References