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Exteroceptive and proprioceptive sensors for robotics

Proprioception refers to the perception, conscious or not, of the position of the different parts of the body. Exteroception, as opposed to proprioception, groups together the sensations caused by external stimuli (sight, smell, hearing, etc.). It is these phenomena that enable humans to move around in an environment and to be aware of their location….

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What is ROS (Robot Operating System)?

Technical introduction to ROS ROS (Robot Operating System) is an open source software development environment for robotics. Its development is currently led by the Open Robotics. ROS is a standardised meta operating system that provides various functionalities for robotics: abstraction of the hardware layer, control of low-level peripherals, simplified implementation of commonly used features, inter-process…

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CdTe and CdZnTe detectors

Features Semiconductor detectors are nuclear measurement detectors which, combined with the appropriate electronics, allow spectrometric, counting or integration measurements. They have the following general characteristics Compactness, Very good energy resolution, Good spatial resolution. However, these detectors are often : Expensive, Fragile, Susceptible to radiation damage. Mode of operation Semiconductor detectors allow the conversion of X-rays…