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Microsensors: Principles and Examples

  • Sergej Fatikow
  • Ulrich Rembold
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Abstract

Sensors are increasingly being used for many technical applications. A sensor is a vital organ of an artificial system, forming the interface between the controller and the environment. Sensors can smell, taste, see and feel by measuring mechanical, biochemical, thermal, magnetic and radiation parameters. They are usually classified according to the signals that are measured. An easy to understand sensor classification can be seen in Table 6.1.

Keywords

Chemical Sensor Sensor Chip Flow Sensor Measurement Principle Acceleration Sensor 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergej Fatikow
    • 1
  • Ulrich Rembold
    • 1
  1. 1.TU KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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