Artificial lateral line with biomimetic neuromasts to emulate fish sensing

  title={Artificial lateral line with biomimetic neuromasts to emulate fish sensing},
  author={Yingchen Yang and Nam H. Nguyen and Nannan Chen and Michael E. Lockwood and Craig Tucker and Huan Hu and Horst Bleckmann and Chang Liu and Douglas L. Jones},
  journal={Bioinspiration \& Biomimetics},
Hydrodynamic imaging using the lateral line plays a critical role in fish behavior. To engineer such a biologically inspired sensing system, we developed an artificial lateral line using MEMS (microelectromechanical system) technology and explored its localization capability. Arrays of biomimetic neuromasts constituted an artificial lateral line wrapped around a cylinder. A beamforming algorithm further enabled the artificial lateral line to image real-world hydrodynamic events in a 3D domain… 

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