Keyword: Detectors

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

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R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers used individual fingertips fitted with stretchable tactile sensors with liquid metal.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A portable, thumb-sized device can quickly diagnose bad breath by “sniffing” exhalations.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The proposed system will help prevent the onset of diabetes.
Technology Leaders: Design
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed a rapid, highly accurate test to detect antibodies against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 in human serum.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Through better detection, digital mammography can significantly improve radiology outcomes.
R&D: Wearables
To make ultraviolet (UV)-detecting wearables, scientists have created a new type of light sensor that is both flexible and highly sensitive.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Briefs: Medical
The patch uses ultrasound to monitor blood flow to organs.
Special Reports: Design
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The use of nanosensors detects cortisol molecules directly.
Briefs: Medical
The design could lead to conformable wearable monitors to track skin cancer and other conditions.
Products: Design
Touchless switches, biocompatible adhesives, 3D-printing materials, and more.
R&D: Wearables
The fabric-fiber has digital capabilities to collect, store, and analyze data using a neural network.
R&D: Test & Measurement
A prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor provides continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time.
Briefs: Energy
The wireless patches power themselves with harvested energy.
R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An optomechanical ultrasound sensor on a silicon photonic chip provides unprecedented sensitivity due to an innovative optomechanical waveguide.
Features: Design
Many new companies entering the market are planning a diagnostic roadmap of capabilities beyond their entry point of COVID-19 testing.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors, could help clinicians to monitor the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
R&D: Test & Measurement
Researchers have developed a sensor for measuring concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in the vicinity of cell membranes, with nanometer-resolution.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Wearable sensors would be placed near the tear duct or mouth to collect biofluid samples.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A cost-efficient COVID-19 antibody test costs less than $2 per test and is used with a desktop detection system that is suitable for point-of-care situations like clinics and physician offices.

R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
Researchers used some architectural features from spiderwebs to develop 3D photodetectors for biomedical imaging.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Detector can identify radioactive isotopes with high resolution.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
R&D: Photonics/Optics
The technologies may enable wearable health monitors to produce improved physiological information and continuous monitoring without frequent battery changes.
R&D: Sensors/Data Acquisition
By collecting tears, the lenses effectively measure pH and levels of biomarkers.

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