Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 3: Sensing Materials and Technologies, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 3

Sensing Materials and Technologies, 1st Edition

By Ghenadii Korotcenkov

CRC Press

496 pages | 427 B/W Illus.

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Because of unique water properties, humidity affects materials and many living organisms, including humans. Humidity control is important in various fields, from production management to creating a comfortable living environment. The range of materials that can be used in the development of humidity sensors is very broad, the third volume of The Handbook of Humidity Measurement offers an analysis on various humidity sensitive materials and sensor technologies used in the fabrication of humidity sensors and methods acceptable for their testing.

Additional Features include:

  • Describes numerous strategies for the fabrication and characterization of humidity sensitive materials and sensing structures used in sensor applications.
  • Examines methods and properties to develop smaller, cheaper, more robust, and accurate devices with better sensitivity and stability.
  • Provides a guide to sensor selection and an overview of the humidity sensor market.
  • Addresses new technology solutions for integration, miniaturization, and specificity of the humidity sensor calibration.

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 3: Sensing Materials and Technologies provides valuable information for practicing engineers, measurement experts, laboratory technicians, project managers in industries and national laboratories, as well as university students and professors interested in solutions to humidity measurement tasks. Despite the fact that this book is devoted to the humidity sensors, it can be used as a basis for understanding fundamentals of any gas sensor operation and development.




Table of Contents

HUMIDITY-SENSITIVE MATERIALS. Properties of polymers as humidity sensitive materials. Metal oxides. Porous semiconductors and their prospects for application in humidity sensors. Carbon-based humidity sensors. Microporous and mesoporous materials. Silica. Humidity-sensitive biomaterials. Other materials acceptable for humidity sensor applications. TECHNOLOGIES AND MATERIALS. Advantages and disadvantages of methods used for formation of humidity sensitive layers. Micromachining technologies. Platforms of humidity sensors and approaches to their fabrication. Design and fabrication of a CMOS-MEMS humidity sensors. Electrodes, filters and packaging of humidity sensors. CALIBRATION AND MARKET OF HUMIDITY SENSORS. Humidity sensor selection and operation guide. Humidity sensors calibration and testing. Comparative analysis of humidity sensors and their advantages and shortcomings. Humidity sensor market.

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