Biomimetic Flow Sensors

J. Casas, Chang Liu, Gijsbertus J.M. Krijnen

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    Abstract

    Biomimetic flow sensors are biologically inspired devices that measure the speed and direction of fluids. This survey starts by describing the role and functioning of airflow-sensing hairs in arthropods and in fishes, carries on with the biomimetic MEMS implementations, both for air and water flow sensing, and ends up with some perspectives for bio-inspired micro-technologies based on the latest understanding of the biological sensors.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Nanotechnology
    Place of PublicationNetherlands
    PublisherSpringer
    Pages264-276
    Number of pages13
    ISBN (Print)978-90-481-9750-7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    PublisherSpringer Verlag

    Keywords

    • biomimetic flow sensors hairsensors
    • TST-Life like
    • hairsensors
    • METIS-289785
    • IR-82166
    • Biomimetic flow sensors
    • EWI-22522

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    Casas, J., Liu, C., & Krijnen, G. J. M. (2012). Biomimetic Flow Sensors. In Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology (pp. 264-276). Netherlands: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-9751-4_264