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A Multi-Wavelength Opto-Electronic Patch Sensor to Effectively Detect Physiological Changes against Human Skin Types.

Yan, L and Hu, S and Alzahrani, A and Alharbi, S and Blanos, P (2017) A Multi-Wavelength Opto-Electronic Patch Sensor to Effectively Detect Physiological Changes against Human Skin Types. Biosensors (Basel), 7. p. 22.

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Abstract

Different skin pigments among various ethnic group people have an impact on spectrometric illumination on skin surface. To effectively capture photoplethysmographic (PPG) signals, a multi-wavelength opto-electronic patch sensor (OEPS) together with a schematic architecture of electronics were developed to overcome the drawback of present PPG sensor. To perform a better in vivo physiological measurement against skin pigments, optimal illuminations in OEPS, whose wavelength is compatible with a specific skin type, were optimized to capture a reliable physiological sign of heart rate (HR). A protocol was designed to investigate an impact of five skin types in compliance with Von Luschan's chromatic scale. Thirty-three healthy male subjects between the ages of 18 and 41 were involved in the protocol implemented by means of the OEPS system. The results show that there is no significant difference (p: 0.09, F = 3.0) in five group tests with the skin types across various activities throughout a series of consistent measurements. The outcome of the present study demonstrates that the OEPS, with its multi-wavelength illumination characteristics, could open a path in multiple applications of different ethnic groups with cost-effective health monitoring.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Von Luschan’s chromatic scale (VLCS) auto adaptive adjustment multi-wavelength opto-electronic patch sensor (OEPS) skin pigments Adolescent Adult Biosensing Techniques Humans Male Optics and Photonics Photoplethysmography Pigments, Biological Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted Skin Skin Pigmentation
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 20:09
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2021 20:49
DOI: 10.3390/bios7020022