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Table 1 Comparison of main features of electrode arrays found in literature

From: Advances in selective activation of muscles for non-invasive motor neuroprostheses

Electrode array Material Number of pads Array’s structure Pad’s shape Pad’s size Gap's size Electrode’s dimensions
Smart Electrode textile silver coated fibres 16-pads 4 × 4 round 10 mm × 10 mm 2 mm 5 cm × 5 cm
64-pads 8 × 8 10 cm × 10 cm
Actitrode plastic flexible substrate 24-pads 6 × 4 round 1 cm 0.9 cm 8 cm × 5 cm
12-pads 6 × 2 1.2 cm  
INTFES (by Tecnalia) plastic flexible substrate 16-pads 4 × 4 oval, rectangular   2 mm  
Smartex (by Smartex) textile 25-pads 5 × 5 round 1 cm 5 mm 9 cm × 9 cm
Chen plastic flexible substrate 30-pads 6 rows of 5 pads round 1 cm 3 mm 8.5 cm × 7.2 cm
HYPER (by Tecnalia) plastic flexible substrate 16-pads 4 × 4 rectangular 2.6 cm × 0.6 cm 2 mm  
FEA screen-printed flexible and breathable fabric 24-pads 4 × 6 oval 0.75 cm × 1.25 cm 0.75 cm 11.5 cm × 5.5 cm
MUNDUS (by Tecnalia) textile + plastic flexible substrate 78-pads 6 separated arrays rectangular   2 mm