Fibre sensor with PU diaphragm measures blood pressure
A Slovenian team is using a polyurethane diaphragm plus fibre sensor in miniature pressure sensors for measuring the pressure of blood in arteries and veins. The device could replace fluid-filled catheters and pressure lines, which are vulnerable to mechanical disturbances, said an article on www.optics.org.
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