Sensor Design Guidelines

  • Anis ZribiEmail author
Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)


This chapter focuses on introducing fundamental design principles of transducers, familiarizing readers who are new to this field with the common vocabulary used in describing transducer performance, and providing a succinct historical background about the implementation of thin films and nanostructures in sensors and analytical instruments. A systematic methodology and a sequence of guiding steps to follow in designing a transducer beginning with a concept, through materials selection, and transducer design and fabrication are presented. These steps are covered in more detail in subsequent chapters with concrete examples.


Glass Transition Temperature Dielectric Function Melting Point Depression Fluid Molecule Transducer Material 
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  1. 1.GE Global ResearchNiskayuna

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