Biomimetic Hair Sensor Arrays: From Inspiration To Implementation

R.K. Jaganatharaja, C.M. Bruinink, M.L. Kolster, Theodorus S.J. Lammerink, Remco J. Wiegerink, Gijsbertus J.M. Krijnen

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    In this work, we report on the successful implementation of highly sensitive artificial hair-based flow-sensor arrays for sensing low-frequency air flows. Artificial hair sensors are bio-inspired from crickets’ cercal filiform hairs, one of nature’s best in sensing small air flows. The presented artificial hair sensor arrays aim for sensing performances on a par with the actual insects by means of model-based design optimizations and are fabricated using advanced MEMS technologies.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationThe Sense of Contact 12
    PublisherFHI - Federatie Van Technologiebranches
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Print)978-90-74702-56-0
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2010
    Event12th Sensor Technology Conference Sense of Contact 2010 - Conferentiecentrum Woudschoten, Zeist, Netherlands
    Duration: 8 Apr 20108 Apr 2010
    Conference number: 12

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    PublisherFHI Federatie Van Technologiebranches


    Workshop12th Sensor Technology Conference Sense of Contact 2010


    • METIS-275935
    • SU-8 hairs
    • array sensing
    • EWI-19599
    • Biomimetics
    • IR-75987
    • TST-Life like
    • Artificial Hair Sensors

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