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New revolutionary sensor links pressure to color change


April 30, 2014

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A high-resolution pressure sensor developed at the University of California, Riverside, indicates pressure by varying its color--it's a sensor that all of us can use with just our eyes. This sensor differs from commercially available pressure sensor films. The new technology produces a mosaic of easy-to-distinguish colors and has the benefit of higher contrast and resolution. It can potentially be used in many safety devices for revealing pressure distribution over even very complex surfaces.Full Story

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University of California, Riverside

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