A highly sensitive flexible strain sensor based on the contact resistance change of carbon nanotube bundles

Youngsup Song, Jae Ik Lee, Soonjae Pyo, Youngkee Eun, Jungwook Choi, Jongbaeg Kim

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Abstract

A novel carbon nanotube (CNT)-based flexible strain sensor with the highest gauge factor of 4739 is presented. CNT-to-CNT contacts are fabricated on a pair of silicon electrodes fixed on a PDMS specimen for both flexibility and electrical connection. The strain is detected by the resistance change between facing CNT bundles. The proposed approach could be applied for diverse applications with a high gauge factor.

Original languageEnglish
Article number205502
JournalNanotechnology
Volume27
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Apr 12

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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