Urinary incontinence monitoring system using laser-induced graphene sensors

Anindya Nag, Subhas Mukhopadhyay, Jürgen Kosel

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Abstract

This paper presents the design and development of a sensor patch to be used in a sensing system to deal with the urinary incontinence problem primarily faced by women and elderly people. The sensor patches were developed from laser-induced graphene from low-cost commercial polyimide (PI) polymers. The graphene was manually transferred to a commercial tape, which was used as sensor patch for experimentation. Salt solutions with different concentrations were tested to determine the most sensitive frequency region of the sensor. The results are encouraging to further develop this sensor in a platform for a fully functional urinary incontinence detection system.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2017 IEEE SENSORS
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781509010127
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2 2018

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