Buckling-Based Non-Linear Mechanical Sensor
AbstractMechanical sensors provide core keys for high-end research in quantitative understanding of fundamental phenomena and practical applications such as the force or pressure sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope. In particular, in situ sensitive and reliable detection is essential for measurements of the mechanical vibration and displacement forces in inertial sensors or seismometers. However, enhancing sensitivity, reducing response time and equipping sensors with a measurement capability of bidirectional mechanical perturbations remains challenging. Here, we demonstrate the buckling cantilever-based non-linear dynamic mechanical sensor which addresses intrinsic limitations associated with high sensitivity, reliability and durability. The cantilever is attached on to a high-Q tuning fork and initially buckled by being pressed against a solid surface while a flexural stress is applied. Then, buckling instability occurs near the bifurcation region due to lateral movement, which allows high-sensitive detection of the lateral and perpendicular surface acoustic waves with bandwidth-limited temporal response of less than 1 ms. View Full-Text
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An, S.; Kim, B.; Kwon, S.; Moon, G.; Lee, M.; Jhe, W. Buckling-Based Non-Linear Mechanical Sensor. Sensors 2018, 18, 2637.
An S, Kim B, Kwon S, Moon G, Lee M, Jhe W. Buckling-Based Non-Linear Mechanical Sensor. Sensors. 2018; 18(8):2637.Chicago/Turabian Style
An, Sangmin; Kim, Bongsu; Kwon, Soyoung; Moon, Geol; Lee, Manhee; Jhe, Wonho. 2018. "Buckling-Based Non-Linear Mechanical Sensor." Sensors 18, no. 8: 2637.
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