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Lateral strain force sensitivity measurements for piezoelectric polyvinylidenefluoridene sensor array

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 7th Electronic System-Integration Technology Conference (ESTC)
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-6814-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-6815-3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018
Publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventElectronics System-Integration Technology Conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …


ConferenceElectronics System-Integration Technology Conference
Period1/01/00 → …


An elastic polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) membrane was used to transfer a lateral strain force on a piezoelectric polyvinylidenefluoridene (PVDF) sensor array, which was polarized perpendicular to the applied force. The stretching force was measured using a mechanical tester and the generated piezoelectric charge was measured using a charge amplifier. The measured lateral force sensitivity values varied from 200 to 700 pC/N and they were relatively independent of the applied strains in the range of 0.03 - 0.3 %.

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