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Piezoelectric Polymer Films for Tactile Sensors

  • Lucia Seminara
  • Maurizio Valle
  • Marco Capurro
  • Paolo Cirillo
  • Giorgio Cannata
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 109)

Abstract

Some results related to electro-mechanical characterization in frequency and temperature of PVDF piezoelectric films are reported. A rheological model of creep and recovery of the response of these samples following to a step in load or temperature is suggested. This work is intended as the first step for the electro-mechanical design of innovative integrated transduction systems for tactile sensors in robotic applications.

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work has been supported by the European Commission project “ROBOSKIN”, under grant agreement no. 231500.

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucia Seminara
    • 1
  • Maurizio Valle
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marco Capurro
    • 2
    • 3
  • Paolo Cirillo
    • 2
    • 3
  • Giorgio Cannata
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Biophysical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly
  2. 2.Research Center on Materials Science and TechnologyUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural EngineeringUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly
  4. 4.Department of Communication Computer and System SciencesUniversity of GenoaGenoaItaly

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