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Force-sensing resistor

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A force-sensing resistor is a material whose resistance changes when a force, pressure or mechanical stress is applied. [1]

28 relations: Acronym, Augmented reality, Carbon nanotube, Condensed matter physics, Conductive polymer, Current density, Electrical resistance and conductance, Force, Ink, Mixed Reality, Mobile computing, Musical instrument, Ohm's law, Percolation, Percolation theory, Percolation threshold, Planck constant, Pressure, Pronation of the foot, Quantum tunnelling, Quantum tunnelling composite, Rectangular potential barrier, Rheology, Scanning electron microscope, Screen printing, Stress (mechanics), Toughness, Young's modulus.


An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).

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Augmented reality

Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.

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Carbon nanotube

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure.

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Condensed matter physics

Condensed matter physics is the field of physics that deals with the macroscopic and microscopic physical properties of matter.

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Conductive polymer

Conductive polymers or, more precisely, intrinsically conducting polymers (ICPs) are organic polymers that conduct electricity.

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Current density

In electromagnetism, current density is the electric current per unit area of cross section.

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Electrical resistance and conductance

The electrical resistance of an electrical conductor is a measure of the difficulty to pass an electric current through that conductor.

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In physics, a force is any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object.

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Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes and is used to color a surface to produce an image, text, or design.

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Mixed Reality

Mixed Reality is the sixth studio album by American alternative rock band Gin Blossoms.

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Mobile computing

Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.

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Musical instrument

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.

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Ohm's law

Ohm's law states that the current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the voltage across the two points.

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In physics, chemistry and materials science, percolation (from Latin percōlāre, "to filter" or "trickle through") refers to the movement and filtering of fluids through porous materials.

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Percolation theory

In statistical physics and mathematics, percolation theory describes the behaviour of connected clusters in a random graph.

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Percolation threshold

Percolation threshold is a mathematical concept related to percolation theory, which is the formation of long-range connectivity in random systems.

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Planck constant

The Planck constant (denoted, also called Planck's constant) is a physical constant that is the quantum of action, central in quantum mechanics.

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Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed.

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Pronation of the foot

Pronation is a natural movement of the foot that occurs during foot landing while running or walking.

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Quantum tunnelling

Quantum tunnelling or tunneling (see spelling differences) is the quantum mechanical phenomenon where a particle tunnels through a barrier that it classically cannot surmount.

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Quantum tunnelling composite

Quantum tunnelling composites (or QTCs) are composite materials of metals and non-conducting elastomeric binder, used as pressure sensors.

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Rectangular potential barrier

In quantum mechanics, the rectangular (or, at times, square) potential barrier is a standard one-dimensional problem that demonstrates the phenomena of wave-mechanical tunneling (also called "quantum tunneling") and wave-mechanical reflection.

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Rheology (from Greek ῥέω rhéō, "flow" and -λoγία, -logia, "study of") is the study of the flow of matter, primarily in a liquid state, but also as "soft solids" or solids under conditions in which they respond with plastic flow rather than deforming elastically in response to an applied force.

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Scanning electron microscope

A scanning electron microscope (SEM) is a type of electron microscope that produces images of a sample by scanning the surface with a focused beam of electrons.

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Screen printing

Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil.

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Stress (mechanics)

In continuum mechanics, stress is a physical quantity that expresses the internal forces that neighboring particles of a continuous material exert on each other, while strain is the measure of the deformation of the material.

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In materials science and metallurgy, toughness is the ability of a material to absorb energy and plastically deform without fracturing.

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Young's modulus

Young's modulus, also known as the elastic modulus, is a measure of the stiffness of a solid material.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Force-sensing_resistor

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