By Topic

Microsensations

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Gardner, J.W. ; Warwick Univ., Coventry, UK

It is no exaggeration to say that all industrial processes-and a good many everyday domestic ones-use measurement at some level and a great many use electronic measurement systems. At the heart of any electronic measurement is a sensor-a device that converts a physical or chemical quantity (e.g. pressure, humidity) into an electrical signal. Here, the author describes how silicon fabrication processes are being adapted to produce miniature sensors so cheaply that a revolution is taking place in the field of instrumentation

Published in:

IEE Review  (Volume:41 ,  Issue: 5 )