IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Fiber optics tactile array probe for tissue palpation during minimally invasive surgery

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

Author(s): Hui Xie ; Hongbin Liu ; Shan Luo ; Lakmal D. Seneviratne ; Kaspar Althoefer
Sponsor(s): IEEE Ind. Electron. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Conference Location: Tokyo, Japan
Conference Date: 3 November 2013
Page(s): 2,539 - 2,544
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696714
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This paper presents a novel fiber optic tactile probe designed for tissue palpation during minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The probe consists of 3×4 tactile sensing elements at 2.6mm spacing... View More

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