PROSPECTIVE ROBOTIC TACTILE SENSORS - Elastomer-Carbon Nanostructure Composites as Prospective Materials for Flexible Robotic Tactile Sensors

Maris Knite, Gatis Podins, Sanita Zike, Juris Zavickis, Velta Tupureina

Abstract

Our recent achievements in the design, processing and studies of physical properties of elastomer – nanostructured carbon composites as prospective compressive strain sensor materials for robotic tactile elements are presented. Composites made of polyisoprene matrix and high-structured carbon black or multi-wall carbon nano-tube filler have been designed and manufactured to develop completely flexible conductive polymer nano-composites for tactile sensing elements. Electrical resistance of the composites as a function of mechanical strain and pressure is studied.

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Knite M., Podins G., Zike S., Zavickis J. and Tupureina V. (2008). PROSPECTIVE ROBOTIC TACTILE SENSORS - Elastomer-Carbon Nanostructure Composites as Prospective Materials for Flexible Robotic Tactile Sensors . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-31-9, pages 234-238. DOI: 10.5220/0001497802340238


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco08,
author={Maris Knite and Gatis Podins and Sanita Zike and Juris Zavickis and Velta Tupureina},
title={PROSPECTIVE ROBOTIC TACTILE SENSORS - Elastomer-Carbon Nanostructure Composites as Prospective Materials for Flexible Robotic Tactile Sensors},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={234-238},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001497802340238},
isbn={978-989-8111-31-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - PROSPECTIVE ROBOTIC TACTILE SENSORS - Elastomer-Carbon Nanostructure Composites as Prospective Materials for Flexible Robotic Tactile Sensors
SN - 978-989-8111-31-9
AU - Knite M.
AU - Podins G.
AU - Zike S.
AU - Zavickis J.
AU - Tupureina V.
PY - 2008
SP - 234
EP - 238
DO - 10.5220/0001497802340238