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December 1, 2023

Force-gauging electronic 'sticker'

Researchers developed this thin, flexible electronic "sticker" to measure the force exerted by one object on another. The force stickers are wireless, run without batteries and fit in tight spaces, making them versatile for a wide range of applications.

[Research supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation grant EFMA 1935329.]

Learn more in the UC San Diego news story Wireless, battery-free electronic 'stickers' gauge forces between touching objects. (Date of image: 2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 1, 2023)

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