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Shock and Vibration
Volume 7 (2000), Issue 2, Pages 67-79
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2000/835749

Development of Soft Tactile Sensor for Prostatic Palpation Diagnosis: Sensor Structure Design and Analysis

Zhongwei Jiang,1 Seiji Chonan,2 Yoshikatu Tanahashi,3 Takuji Kato,2 and Mami Tanaka2

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Ube, 755-8611, Japan
2Department of Mechatronics and Precision Engineering, Tohoku University, Aoba-yama 04, Sendai, 980-8579, Japan
3Tohoku Kousai Hospital, Aoba-ku Kokubun-Cho 2-3-11, Sendai, Japan

Received 13 September 1999; Revised 13 September 1999

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Zhongwei Jiang, Seiji Chonan, Yoshikatu Tanahashi, Takuji Kato, and Mami Tanaka, “Development of Soft Tactile Sensor for Prostatic Palpation Diagnosis: Sensor Structure Design and Analysis,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 67-79, 2000. doi:10.1155/2000/835749