Integrated Optics, Microstructures, and Sensors The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science
Hardcover. 399 pages. Dimensions: 9.4in. x 6.2in. x 1.2in.Controlling the mechanical, electrical, magnetic, and optical properties of materials by advanced fabrication methods (Le. ; Molecular Beam Epitaxy and Metal-Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition) has become the new paradigm in our research era. Sensors, being the most vital part of the electronic data processing and decision making machines, stand to gain the most from engineering of the properties of materials. Microfabrication technology has already contributed significantly to the batch fabrication of micro-sensors with higher over all qualities compared to their counterparts that are fabricated using other methods. Batch fabrication of micro-sensors i) results in more uniform properties of co-fabricated devices, ii) nearly eliminates the need for characterization of individual sensors, and iii) eliminates a need for laborious alignment procedures. A less obvious benefit of using microfabrication methods is the possibility of precise control over the dimensions of the sensor. This control enables engineering of some of the properties of the material which affect the sensors operation. There are many examples of this in the literature. Optical sensors are known to have superior properties over their counterparts that use other (i. e. ; electrostatic and magnetic) means of detection. To name a few, these advantages are: i) immunity to electromagnetic interferences, ii) higher sensitivities compared to the other types of sensors, iii) simplicity of operation principles, and iv) simplicity of overall construction. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780792396215
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Integrated Optics, Microstructures, and Sensors establishes a common ground between researchers in integrated optics and microstructures by providing a comprehensive coverage of the basics of both fields. It is the only book that incorporates these two independently developed fields to create better, more sensitive and simpler sensors.
Audience: Researchers seeking to develop ultra-sensitive sensors for use in harsh and corrosive environments, and scientists - both industrial and academic - interested in novel sensing schemes.
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