Response Characterization of Electroactive Polymers as Mechanical Sensors

  title={Response Characterization of Electroactive Polymers as Mechanical Sensors},
  author={Gursel Alici and G. M. Spinks and J. Madden and Yanzhe Wu and G. G. Wallace},
  journal={IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics},
The characterization of the dynamic response (including transfer function identification) of trilayer polypyrrole (PPy) type conducting polymer sensors is presented. The sensor was built like a cantilever beam with the free end stimulated through a mechanical lever system, which provided displacement inputs. The voltage generated and current passing between the two outer PPy layers as a result of the input was measured to model the output/input behavior of the sensors based on their… CONTINUE READING
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