Biologically inspired design of hydrogel-capped hair sensors for enhanced underwater flow detection

Michael E. McConney, Nannan Chen, David Lu, Huan A. Hu, Sheryl Coombs, Chang Liu, Vladimir V. Tsukruk

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Abstract

Using a precision drop-casting method, a bioinspired hydrogel-capped hair sensory system was created, which enhanced the performance of flow detection by about two orders of magnitude and endowed the sensors with threshold sensitivities that rival those of fish.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-295
Number of pages4
JournalSoft Matter
Volume5
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 19 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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