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Skin-like Sensor May Transform Wound Monitoring

News   Nov 08, 2018 | Original story from the University of California, Berkeley

 
Innovative Skin-like Sensor Maps Blood-oxygen Levels

A new sensor made of an alternating array of printed light-emitting diodes and photodetectors can detect blood-oxygen levels anywhere in the body. The sensor shines red and infrared light into the skin and detects the ratio of light that is reflected back. (UC Berkeley photo by Yasser Khan, Arias Research Group)

 
 
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