Solid-State Sensors Front Cover

Solid-State Sensors

  • Length: 448 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2023-10-24
  • ISBN-10: 1119473047
  • ISBN-13: 9781119473046

Solid-State Sensors

A thorough and up-to-date introduction to solid-state sensors, materials, fabrication processes, and applications

Solid-State Sensors provides a comprehensive introduction to the field, covering fundamental principles, underlying theories, sensor materials, fabrication technologies, current and possible future applications, and more. Presented in a clear and accessible format, this reader-friendly textbook describes the fundamentals and classification of all major types of solid-state sensors, including piezoresistive, capacitive, thermometric, optical bio-chemical, magnetic, and acoustic-based sensors.

Throughout the text, the authors offer insight into how different solid-state methods complement each other as well as their respective advantages and disadvantages in relation to specific devices and a variety of state-of-the-art applications. Detailed yet concise chapters include numerous visual illustrations and comparative tables of different subtypes of sensors for a given application.

With in-depth discussion of recent developments, current research, and key challenges in the field of solid-state sensors, this volume

  • Describes solid-state sensing parameters and their importance in sensor characterization
  • Explores possible future applications and breakthroughs in associated fields of research
  • Covers the fundamental principles and relevant equations of sensing phenomena
  • Discusses promising smart materials that have the potential for sensing applications
  • Includes an overview of the history, classification, and terminology of sensors

With well-balanced coverage of the fundamentals of sensor design, current and emerging applications, and the most recent research developments in the field, Solid-State Sensors is an excellent textbook for advanced students and professionals in disciplines such as Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, and Biomedical Engineering.

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