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- All Subjects: Sensors
- All Subjects: Stents
- Creators: Dotson, Breydan Lane
- Member of: Barrett, The Honors College Thesis/Creative Project Collection
- Resource Type: Text
Active pixel sensors hold a lot of promise for space applications in star tracking because of their effectiveness against radiation, small size, and on-chip processing. The research focus is on documenting and validating ground test equipment for these types of sensors. Through demonstrating the utility of a commercial sensor, the research will be able to work on ensuring the accuracy of ground tests. This contribution allows for future research on improving active pixel sensor performance.
This paper summarizes the  ideas behind,  needs,  development, and  testing of 3D-printed sensor-stents known as Stentzors. This sensor was successfully developed entirely from scratch, tested, and was found to have an output of 3.2*10-6 volts per RMS pressure in pascals. This paper also recommends further work to render the Stentzor deployable in live subjects, including  further design optimization,  electrical isolation,  wireless data transmission, and  testing for aneurysm prevention.