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A novel strain sensor based on 3D printing technology and 3D antenna design

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE 65th Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages981-986
Number of pages6
Volume2015-July
ISBN (Electronic)9781479986095
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jul 2015
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event2015 65th IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC 2015 - San Diego, United States
Duration: 26 May 201529 May 2015

Conference

Conference2015 65th IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period26/05/1529/05/15

Abstract

The additive manufacturing technique of 3D printing has become increasingly popular for time-consuming and complex designs. Due to the special mechanical properties of commercial NinjaFlex filament [1] and in-house-made electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) [2], there is great potential for the 3D printed RF applications, such as strain sensors and flexible, wearable RF devices. This paper presents the flexible 3D printed strain sensor, as a 3D dipole antenna of ECA stretchable conductor on 3D printed Ninjaflex filament.

Keywords

  • 3D antenna, 3D printing, flexible electronics, materiel characterization, NinjaFlex, RF, stretchable