An Integrated Film Sensor for Measuring Force and Temperature for Artificial Skin Applications

  • Xiaoyu Wang
  • Yue Shi
  • Fenlan Xu
  • Ruping Liu
  • Wei WangEmail author
  • Luhai Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 543)


Artificial skin is an important research direction in artificial intelligence and robotics. Response of artificial skin to stimuli in the external environment is multifunctional, including temperature, pressure and so on. In this paper, the integrated film sensor measuring force and temperature can simultaneously sense the external pressure and the temperature stimulation. To build the sensor, the integration of strain and temperature measurement materials is on a PET film. This integrated film sensor then has a good scalability and mechanical performance, and can according to the specific application of environment to carry on various design and application measurement. Thus, such kind of force and temperature integrated thin film sensor can be widely used, especially in artificial skin, intelligent robot, artificial limb, medical examination and so on.


Artificial skin Measuring force Measuring temperature Film sensor 



This work was supported by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission (KM201710015005), the Research and Development Program of BIGC (Ec201808).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoyu Wang
    • 1
  • Yue Shi
    • 1
  • Fenlan Xu
    • 1
  • Ruping Liu
    • 1
  • Wei Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luhai Li
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Engineering Research Center of Printed Electronics, Beijing Institute of Graphic CommunicationBeijingChina

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