Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Complexity
Volume 2018, Article ID 3016343, 14 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3016343
Research Article

Electromechanical Design of Self-Similar Inspired Surface Electrodes for Human-Machine Interaction

1State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing Equipment and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
2Flexible Electronics Research Center, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
3School of Electrical and Automation Engineering, East China Jiaotong University, Nanchang 330013, China

Correspondence should be addressed to YongAn Huang; nc.ude.tsuh@gnauhay

Received 20 March 2018; Revised 13 May 2018; Accepted 30 May 2018; Published 13 August 2018

Academic Editor: Zhaojie Ju

Copyright © 2018 YongAn Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. Cardu, P. H. W. Leong, C. T. Jin, and A. McEwan, “Electrode contact impedance sensitivity to variations in geometry,” Physiological Measurement, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 817–830, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. B. Weil, M. Oehler, M. Schilling, and L. S. Maier, “First clinical evaluation of a novel capacitive ECG system in patients with acute myocardial infarction,” Clinical Research in Cardiology, vol. 101, no. 3, pp. 165–174, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. H. Li, K. Kawashima, K. Tadano, S. Ganguly, and S. Nakano, “Achieving haptic perception in forceps’ manipulator using pneumatic artificial muscle,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 74–85, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. Y. Huang, Y. Ding, J. Bian et al., “Hyper-stretchable self-powered sensors based on electrohydrodynamically printed, self-similar piezoelectric nano/microfibers,” Nano Energy, vol. 40, pp. 432–439, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. Ferre, I. Galiana, R. Wirz, and N. Tuttle, “Haptic device for capturing and simulating hand manipulation rehabilitation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 808–815, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. D. N. Mathias, S.-I. Kim, J.-S. Park, Y.-H. Joung, and W. S. Choi, “Electrode characteristics of non-contact electrocardiographic measurement,” Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Materials, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 42–45, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. D. H. Kim, N. Lu, R. Ma et al., “Epidermal electronics,” Science, vol. 333, no. 6044, pp. 838–843, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. J.-W. Jeong, W.-H. Yeo, A. Akhtar et al., “Materials and optimized designs for human-machine interfaces via epidermal electronics,” Advanced Materials, vol. 25, no. 47, pp. 6839–6846, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. D.-H. Kim and J. A. Rogers, “Stretchable electronics: materials strategies and devices,” Advanced Materials, vol. 20, no. 24, pp. 4887–4892, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. M. L. Hammock, A. Chortos, B. C.-K. Tee, J. B.-H. Tok, and Z. Bao, “25th anniversary article: the evolution of electronic skin (e-skin): a brief history, design considerations, and recent progress,” Advanced Materials, vol. 25, no. 42, pp. 5997–6038, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. H. Bahrami, S. A. Mirbozorgi, L. A. Rusch, and B. Gosselin, “Biological channel modeling and implantable UWB antenna design for neural recording systems,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 62, no. 1, pp. 88–98, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. H. Zhang, W. Pei, Y. Chen et al., “A motion interference-insensitive flexible dry electrode,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 1136–1144, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. S. Han, M. K. Kim, B. Wang, D. S. Wie, S. Wang, and C. H. Lee, “Mechanically reinforced skin-electronics with networked nanocomposite elastomer,” Advanced Materials, vol. 28, no. 46, pp. 10257–10265, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. Y. Wang, L. Wang, T. Yang et al., “Wearable and highly sensitive graphene strain sensors for human motion monitoring,” Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 24, no. 29, pp. 4666–4670, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. W. G. Bae, D. Kim, M. K. Kwak, L. Ha, S. M. Kang, and K. Y. Suh, “Enhanced skin adhesive patch with modulus-tunable composite micropillars,” Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 109–113, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. A. A. Gopalai and S. M. N. Arosha Arosha Senanayake, “A wearable real-time intelligent posture corrective system using vibrotactile feedback,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 827–834, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. S. H. Jeong, S. Zhang, K. Hjort, J. Hilborn, and Z. Wu, “PDMS-based elastomer tuned soft, stretchable, and sticky for epidermal electronics,” Advanced Materials, vol. 28, no. 28, pp. 5830–5836, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. J. Y. Sun, C. Keplinger, G. M. Whitesides, and Z. Suo, “Ionic skin,” Advanced Materials, vol. 26, no. 45, pp. 7608–7614, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. W. Dong, L. Xiao, C. Zhu et al., “Theoretical and experimental study of 2D conformability of stretchable electronics laminated onto skin,” Science China Technological Sciences, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 1415–1422, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. W. Dong, C. Zhu, D. Ye, and Y. Huang, “Optimal design of self-similar serpentine interconnects embedded in stretchable electronics,” Applied Physics A, vol. 123, no. 6, p. 428, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. Y. Huang, W. Dong, T. Huang et al., “Self-similar design for stretchable wireless LC strain sensors,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 224, pp. 36–42, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. R. Li, M. Li, Y. Su, J. Song, and X. Ni, “An analytical mechanics model for the island-bridge structure of stretchable electronics,” Soft Matter, vol. 9, no. 35, p. 8476, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. S. Xu, Y. Zhang, J. Cho et al., “Stretchable batteries with self-similar serpentine interconnects and integrated wireless recharging systems,” Nature Communications, vol. 4, no. 1, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. S. Xu, Y. Zhang, L. Jia et al., “Soft microfluidic assemblies of sensors, circuits, and radios for the skin,” Science, vol. 344, no. 6179, pp. 70–74, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. K. I. Jang, H. U. Chung, S. Xu et al., “Soft network composite materials with deterministic and bio-inspired designs,” Nature Communications, vol. 6, no. 1, p. 6566, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. J. A. Fan, W. H. Yeo, Y. Su et al., “Fractal design concepts for stretchable electronics,” Nature Communications, vol. 5, no. 1, p. 3266, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. J. W. Jeong, M. K. Kim, H. Cheng et al., “Capacitive epidermal electronics for electrically safe, long-term electrophysiological measurements,” Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 642–648, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. Q. Ma and Y. Zhang, “Mechanics of fractal-inspired horseshoe microstructures for applications in stretchable electronics,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 83, no. 11, article 111008, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. Y. Su, S. Wang, Y. A. Huang et al., “Elasticity of fractal inspired interconnects,” Small, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 367–373, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. Y. Sun and X. B. Yu, “Capacitive biopotential measurement for electrophysiological signal acquisition: a review,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 2832–2853, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. S. Wang, M. Li, J. Wu et al., “Mechanics of epidermal electronics,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 79, no. 3, article 31022, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. H. Fu, S. Xu, R. Xu et al., “Lateral buckling and mechanical stretchability of fractal interconnects partially bonded onto an elastomeric substrate,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 106, no. 9, article 091902, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. Y. Zhang, S. Xu, H. Fu et al., “Buckling in serpentine microstructures and applications in elastomer-supported ultra-stretchable electronics with high areal coverage,” Soft Matter, vol. 9, no. 33, pp. 8062–8070, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. Y. Su, J. Wu, Z. Fan et al., “Postbuckling analysis and its application to stretchable electronics,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 487–508, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. J. W. Lee, R. Xu, S. Lee et al., “Soft, thin skin-mounted power management systems and their use in wireless thermography,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 113, no. 22, pp. 6131–6136, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. J. Song, H. Jiang, W. M. Choi, D. Y. Khang, Y. Huang, and J. A. Rogers, “An analytical study of two-dimensional buckling of thin films on compliant substrates,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 103, no. 1, article 014303, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. H. Cheng and S. Wang, “Mechanics of interfacial delamination in epidermal electronics systems,” Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 81, no. 4, article 44501, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  38. X. Yu, Z. Yu, W. Pang, M. Li, and L. Wu, “An improved EMD-based dissimilarity metric for unsupervised linear subspace learning,” Complexity, vol. 2018, Article ID 8917393, 24 pages, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. M. A. Yokus and J. S. Jur, “Fabric-based wearable dry electrodes for body surface biopotential recording,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 423–430, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  40. D. C. Deno, H. J. Sih, S. P. Miller, L. R. Teplitsky, and R. Kuenzi, “Measurement of electrical coupling between cardiac ablation catheters and tissue,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 765–774, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  41. Y. Lu, Z. Ju, Y. Liu, Y. Shen, and H. Liu, “Time series modeling of surface EMG based hand manipulation identification via expectation maximization algorithm,” Neurocomputing, vol. 168, pp. 661–668, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  42. S. Poungponsri and X.-H. Yu, “An adaptive filtering approach for electrocardiogram (ECG) signal noise reduction using neural networks,” Neurocomputing, vol. 117, pp. 206–213, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus