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Electrode for Wearable Electrotherapy †

School of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
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Presented at the International Conference on the Challenges, Opportunities, Innovations and Applications in Electronic Textiles (E-Textiles 2019), London, UK, 12 November 2019.
Proceedings 2019, 32(1), 5;
Published: 4 December 2019
An electrode is a fundamental element used in many electrotherapy devices. This work presents a novel dry electrode made from carbon and silicone rubber materials for wearable electrotherapy applications. The electrode was mixed using a speed mixer and fabricated using stencil printing. This paper investigates the resistivity change of the electrode under the pressure from 0 mmHg to 32.4 mmHg; and the skin–electrode impendence with the current frequency from 20 Hz to 10,000 Hz. The resistivity of the novel dry electrode is 24.6 ± 1.5 Ω∙m when the pressure on electrode is 17.7 mmHg. The skin–electrode impedance reduced from 1001.6 Ω to 145.3 Ω when the frequency increased from 20 Hz to 10,000 Hz.
Keywords: osteoarthritis; E-textile; wearable; electrotherapy; stencil printing; electrode osteoarthritis; E-textile; wearable; electrotherapy; stencil printing; electrode
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Liu, M.; Beeby, S.; Yang, K. Electrode for Wearable Electrotherapy. Proceedings 2019, 32, 5.

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Liu M, Beeby S, Yang K. Electrode for Wearable Electrotherapy. Proceedings. 2019; 32(1):5.

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Liu, Meijing, Steve Beeby, and Kai Yang. 2019. "Electrode for Wearable Electrotherapy" Proceedings 32, no. 1: 5.

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