Series in Sensors

Series Editors: Barry Jones, Haiying Huang

  • Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies

    By Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William Buttner

    As interest in clean, renewable energy is increasing, hydrogen-based systems are being developed more and more. Hydrogen is also a key reagent in many industrial processes and a safety factor in the nuclear industry. In all of these areas, specialist sensors and control systems are required. This…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    CRC Press
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  • Resistive, Capacitive, Inductive, and Magnetic Sensor Technologies

    By Winncy Y. Du

    Sensor technologies have experienced dramatic growth in recent years, making a significant impact on national security, health care, environmental improvement, energy management, food safety, construction monitoring, manufacturing and process control, and more. However, education on sensor…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    CRC Press
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  • Semiconductor X-Ray Detectors

    By B. G. Lowe, R. A. Sareen

    Identifying and measuring the elemental x-rays released when materials are examined with particles (electrons, protons, alpha particles, etc.) or photons (x-rays and gamma rays) is still considered to be the primary analytical technique for routine and non-destructive materials analysis. The…

    Hardback – 2013-12-07
    CRC Press
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  • Portable Biosensing of Food Toxicants and Environmental Pollutants

    Edited by Dimitrios P. Nikolelis, Theodoros Varzakas, Arzum Erdem, Georgia-Paraskevi Nikoleli

    Biosensors are poised to make a large impact in environmental, food, and biomedical applications, as they clearly offer advantages over standard analytical methods, including minimal sample preparation and handling, real-time detection, rapid detection of analytes, and the ability to be used by…

    Hardback – 2013-10-21
    CRC Press
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  • Optochemical Nanosensors

    Edited by Andrea Cusano, Francisco J. Arregui, Michele Giordano, Antonello Cutolo

    Nanosized sensors enable the study of chemical and biochemical processes at a level and in dimensions that may not have been envisioned some 20 years ago. Fueled by their inherent small size and the unusual optical, magnetic, catalytic, and mechanical properties of nanoparticles, remarkable…

    Hardback – 2012-11-20
    CRC Press
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  • Electrical Impedance

    Principles, Measurement, and Applications

    By Luca Callegaro

    Electrical Impedance: Principles, Measurement, and Applications provides a modern and much-needed overview of electrical impedance measurement science and its application in metrology, sensor reading, device and material characterizations. It presents up-to-date coverage of the theory, practical…

    Hardback – 2012-11-06
    CRC Press
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  • Biosensors and Molecular Technologies for Cancer Diagnostics

    Edited by Keith E. Herold, Avraham Rasooly

    Bridging the gap between research and clinical application, Biosensors and Molecular Technologies for Cancer Diagnostics explores the use of biosensors as effective alternatives to the current standard methods in cancer diagnosis and detection. It describes the major aspects involved in detecting…

    Hardback – 2012-05-29
    CRC Press
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  • Compound Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

    By Alan Owens

    Although elemental semiconductors such as silicon and germanium are standard for energy dispersive spectroscopy in the laboratory, their use for an increasing range of applications is becoming marginalized by their physical limitations, namely the need for ancillary cooling, their modest stopping…

    Hardback – 2012-04-25
    CRC Press
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  • Metal Oxide Nanostructures as Gas Sensing Devices

    By G. Eranna

    Metal Oxide Nanostructures as Gas Sensing Devices explores the development of an integrated micro gas sensor that is based on advanced metal oxide nanostructures and is compatible with modern semiconductor fabrication technology. This sensor can then be used to create a compact, low-power, handheld…

    Hardback – 2011-12-19
    CRC Press
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  • Nanosensors

    Physical, Chemical, and Biological

    By Vinod Kumar Khanna

    Bringing together widely scattered information, Nanosensors: Physical, Chemical, and Biological explores sensor development in the nanotechnology age. This easy-to-read book presents a critical appraisal of the new opportunities in the area of sensors provided by nanotechnologies and…

    Hardback – 2011-10-26
    CRC Press
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  • Handbook of Magnetic Measurements

    By Slawomir Tumanski

    While magnetic devices are used in a range of applications, the availability of up-to-date books on magnetic measurements is quite limited. Collecting state-of-the-art knowledge from information scattered throughout the literature, Handbook of Magnetic Measurements covers a wide spectrum of topics…

    Hardback – 2011-06-23
    CRC Press
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  • Structural Sensing, Health Monitoring, and Performance Evaluation

    By D. Huston

    Structural health monitoring (SHM) uses one or more in situ sensing systems placed in or around a structure, providing real-time evaluation of its performance and ultimately preventing structural failure. Although most commonly used in civil engineering, such as in roads, bridges, and dams, SHM is…

    Hardback – 2010-09-21
    CRC Press
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  • Chromatic Monitoring of Complex Conditions

    Edited by Gordon Rees Jones, Anthony G. Deakin, Joseph W. Spencer

    Explaining the chromatic methodology for the intelligent monitoring of complex systems, Chromatic Monitoring of Complex Conditions demonstrates that chromatic processing is analogous to human vision yet also extends into a wide range of nonoptical domains. Taking a practical approach that…

    Hardback – 2008-04-09
    CRC Press
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  • Principles of Electrical Measurement

    By Slawomir Tumanski

    The field of electrical measurement continues to grow, with new techniques developed each year. From the basic thermocouple to cutting-edge virtual instrumentation, it is also becoming an increasingly "digital" endeavor. Books that attempt to capture the state-of-the-art in electrical measurement…

    Hardback – 2006-01-20
    CRC Press
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  • Novel Sensors and Sensing

    By Roger G. Jackson

    Over the last twenty years there has been tremendous growth in the research and development of sensors and sensor signal processing methods. Advances in materials and fabrication techniques have led to a departure from traditional sensor types and the development of novel sensing techniques and…

    Hardback – 2004-09-30
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  • Hall Effect Devices, Second Edition

    By R.S. Popovic

    This is the second edition of a very popular 1991 book describing the physics and technology of semiconductor electronic devices exploiting the Hall effect. These are magnetic field sensitive devices such as Hall elements, magnetoresistors, and magnetotransistors. Hall effect devices are commonly…

    Hardback – 2003-12-01
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  • Sensors and Their Applications XII

    Edited by S. J. Prosser, E. Lewis

    Sensors and Their Applications XII discusses novel research in the areas of sensors and transducers and provides insight into new and topical applications of this technology. It covers the underlying physics, fabrication technologies, and commercial applications of sensors. Some of the topics…

    Hardback – 2003-09-01
    CRC Press
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  • Thin Film Magnetoresistive Sensors

    By S Tumanski

    Thin Film Magnetoresistive Sensors presents a comprehensive review of thin film magnetoresistive (MR) sensors, including the theory of MR effects as well as the design, fabrication, properties, and applications of MR sensors. With over 1,000 references, the book fully reviews the theory,…

    Hardback – 2001-06-08
    CRC Press
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  • Electronic Noses and Olfaction 2000

    Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Noses, Brighton, UK, July 2000

    By Julian W. Gardner, Krishna C. Persaud

    Electronic Noses and Olfaction 2000 reflects the state of progress toward the development and application of electronic instruments called electronic noses (e-noses). These instruments are generally based on arrays of sensors for volatile chemicals with broadly tuned selectivity, coupled to…

    Hardback – 2001-01-01
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  • Sensor Materials

    By P.T Moseley, J Crocker

    Because artificial sensors have assumed a major role in both domestic and industrial settings, the development of new technologies continues. Sensor Materials is the first publication that approaches the subject of sensors from a materials standpoint and provides a global overview of the field in a…

    Hardback – 1996-01-01
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  • Biosensors

    Microelectrochemical Devices

    By M Lambrechts, W Sansen

    Biosensors are analytical devices that combine a biologically sensitive element with a physical or chemical transducer to selectively and quantitatively detect the presence of specific compounds. Balancing basics, principles, and case studies, Biosensors: Microelectrochemical Devices covers the…

    Hardback – 1992-01-01
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