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Contact: Matt Shipman
North Carolina State University

Silver Nanowire Sensor Tracks Thumb Movement

Caption: A sensor based on silver nanowires is mounted onto a thumb joint to monitor the skin strain associated with thumb flexing. The sensor shows good wearability and large-strain sensing capability.

Credit: Shanshan Yao, North Carolina State University

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