Handbook of Humidity Measurement: Methods, Materials and Technologies, Three-Volume Set, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Humidity Measurement

Methods, Materials and Technologies, Three-Volume Set, 1st Edition

By Ghenadii Korotcenkov

CRC Press

1,376 pages | 1100 B/W Illus.

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Methods and types of devices used for measuring humidity use different measurement principles, materials and varying configurations, making it difficult to compare capabilities. Data presented provides detailed information on types of humidity sensors accompanied by an analysis of their strengths and weaknesses, allowing for comparison and selection of the best method for specific applications. The first volume focuses on devices based on optical principles of measurement, the second volume focuses on electronic and electrical devices. Numerous strategies for the fabrication and characterization of humidity-sensitive materials and sensing structures are described throughout. The second volume is entirely devoted to the consideration of different types of solid-state devices developed for humidity measurement. The third volume offers an analysis on various humidity sensitive materials and sensor technologies used in the fabrication of humidity sensors and methods acceptable for their testing.

Table of Contents

Volume I

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Water, water vapors and humidity

Chapter 2: Why do we need to control humidity?

Chapter 3: Optical hygrometers

Chapter 4: Atmosphere monitoring using methods of absorption of electromagnetic radiation. FTIR spectroscopy

Chapter 5: Atmosphere monitoring using methods of absorption of electromagnetic radiation. Microwave absorption

Chapter 6: GPS monitoring of atmospheric water vapour

Chapter 7: Atmosphere monitoring using methods of absorption of electromagnetic radiation. THz absorption

Chapter 8: LIDAR systems for atmosphere monitoring

Chapter 9: Upper tropospheric and stratospheric water vapour control

Chapter 10: Introduction in humidity measurement by optical and fiber-optic sensors

Chapter 11: Optical and fiber-optic humidity sensors: General consideration

Chapter 12: Absorption or colorimetric-based optical humidity sensors

Chapter 13: Moisture indicators (3-1-2-1)

Chapter 14: Refractometry-based optical humidity sensors

Chapter 15: Luminescence (fluorescence)-based humidity sensors

Chapter 16: Interferometric humidity sensors

Chapter 17: Microfiber-based humidity sensors

Chapter 18: Humidity sensors based on special fibers

Chapter 19: Surface Plasmon resonance-based humidity sensors

Chapter 20: Lossy mode resonance based humidity sensors

Chapter 21: Ellipsometry-based humidity sensors

Chapter 22. Design and fabrication of optical and fiber-optic humidity sensors

Chapter 23: Integrated humidity sensors

Chapter 24: Outlook: State of the art and future prospects of optical and fiber-optic sensors

Volume II

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction in electronic and electrical humidity sensors Chapter 2. Gravimetric method of humidity measurement

Chapter 3: Mechanical (hair) hygrometer

Chapter 4: Psychrometer

Chapter 5: Chilled mirror hygrometer or mirror-based dew-point sensors

Chapter 6: Heated salt-solution method for humidity measurement

Chapter 7: Electrolytic or coulometric hygrometers

Chapter 8: Humidity measurement based on Karl Fischer titration 

Chapter 9: Other conventional methods of humidity measurementChapter 10: Сapacitance-based humidity sensors

Chapter 11: Resistive humidity sensors

Chapter 12: Gravimetric humidity sensorsChapter 13: Cantilever- and membrane-based humidity sensorsChapter 14: Thermal conductivity-based hygrometers

Chapter 15: Field ionization humidity sensors

Chapter 16: Humidity sensors based on thin film and field-effect transistorsChapter 17: Hetero-junction-based humidity sensors

Chapter 18: Kelvin probe as a humidity sensorChapter 19: Solid state electrochemical humidity sensors

Chapter 20: Microwave-based humidity sensors

Chapter 21: Integrated humidity sensors

Chapter 22: Humidity sensors on flexible substrate

Chapter 23: Non-traditional approaches to humidity measurement

Chapter 24: Summary and outlook

Volume III

Table of Contents

Chapter 01 Polymers

Chapter 02 Metal oxide in humidity sensors

Chapter 03 Al2O3 as a humidity-sensitive material

Chapter 04 Carbon-based materials

Chapter 05 Semiconductor-based humidity sensors

Chapter 06 Porous silicon

Chapter 07 Mesoporous silica and its prospects for humidity sensor application

Chapter 08 Aluminosilicate (zeolites) -based humidity sensors

Chapter 09 Metal phosphate-based humidity sensitive materials

Chapter 10 Black phosphorus and phosphorene based humidity sensors

Chapter 11 Metal-organic framework-based humidity sensors

Chapter 12 Supramolecular materials

Chapter 13 Biomaterials as sensing elements of humidity sensors

Chapter 14 Substrates and electrodes in humidity sensors

Chapter 15 Fundamentals of microfabrication technologies

Chapter 16 Micromachining platforms for humidity sensors and examples of their fabrication

Chapter 17 Platforms and materials for QCM and SAW-based humidity sensors

Chapter 18 Technologies suitable for fabrication of humidity sensing layers. General consideration

Chapter 19 Polymer technologies

Chapter 20 Synthesis of humidity-sensitive metal oxides. Powder technologies

Chapter 21 Humidity sensors based on individual metal oxide 1D structures. Fabrication features and application prospects

Chapter 22 Nanofiber-based humidity sensors and features of their fabrication

Chapter 23 Humidity sensors based on metal oxide mesoporous-macroporous and hierarchical structures

Chapter 24 Packaging, air cleaning and storage of humidity sensors

Chapter 25 Humidity sensor selection and operation guide

Chapter 26 Humidity sensors testing and calibration

Chapter 27 Comparative analysis of humidity sensors and their advantages and shortcomings

Chapter 28 Market of Electronic Humidity Sensors

About the Author

Ghenadii Korotcenkov received his PhD in Physics and Technology of Semiconductor Materials and Devices from Technical University of Moldova in 1976 and his Dr. Sci. degree in Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics from Academy of Science of Moldova in 1990 (Highest Qualification Committee of the USSR, Moscow). He has more than 40-year experience as a teacher and scientific researcher. Long time he was a leader of gas sensor group and manager of various national and international scientific and engineering projects carried out in the Laboratory of Micro- and Optoelectronics, Technical University of Moldova in the field of microelectronics and optoelectronics. 2007-2008 years he was an invited scientist in Korea Institute of Energy Research (Daejeon). After which, until the end of 2017 G. Korotcenkov was a research professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, South Korea. Currently G. Korotcenkov is the chief scientific researcher at the Department of Physics and Engineering at the State University of Moldova, Chisinau, Rep. of Moldova.

His present scientific interests starting from 1995 year include material sciences, focusing on metal oxide film deposition and characterization, surface science, and thin film gas sensor design. G. Korotcenkov is the author or editor of thirty five books and special issues, including 11 volume "Chemical Sensors" series published by Momentum Press (USA), 15 volume "Chemical Sensors" series published by Harbin Institute of Technology Press (China), 3 volume "Porous Silicon: From Formation to Application" issue published by CRC Press (USA) and 2 volume "Handbook of Gas Sensor Materials" published by Springer (USA). At present he is a series editor of "Metal Oxides" book series which is published by Elsevier. G. Korotcenkov is author and co-author of more than 550 scientific publications including twenty review papers, thirty five book chapters, more than 250 peer-reviewed articles published in scientific journals and more than 50 refereed papers published in international conference proceedings (h-factor=38 (Scopus) and h=45 (Google scholar citation)). He is a holder of 17 patents. He presented more than 200 reports on the National and International conferences, including fifteen invited talks. G. Korotcenkov was co-organizer of several International conferences. His research activities are honored by Award of the Supreme Council of Science and Advanced Technology of the Republic of Moldova (2004), The Prize of the Presidents of Ukrainian, Belarus and Moldovan Academies of Sciences (2003), Senior Research Excellence Award of Technical University of Moldova (2001; 2003; 2005), Fellowship from International Research Exchange Board (1998), National Youth Prize of the Republic of Moldova (1980), among others. G. Korotcenkov also received a fellowship from the International Research Exchange Board (IREX, United States, 1998), Brain Korea 21 Program (2008–2012), and Brainpool Program (Korea, 2015–2017).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical