News tagged with sensor chip

New micro water sensor can aid growers

(Phys.org) —Crop growers, wine grape and other fruit growers, food processors and even concrete makers all benefit from water sensors for accurate, steady and numerous moisture readings. But current sensors ...

dateOct 11, 2013 in Engineering
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Chips with everything

It looks just like a memory stick but that is where the similarity ends. Inside, the tiny black box is far more sophisticated, contains considerably more technology and is offering a revolution in space dosimetry. ...

dateOct 03, 2013 in Engineering
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Solar energy for sensor nodes

Tiny solar cells applied directly to a silicon chip are a potential way of efficiently and reliably powering wireless sensor networks in the future. Above all, this would simplify large-scale applications, ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Engineering
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3-D Magnetic field measurement

Magnetic field sensors are a contact- and wear-free means of measuring the position of machine parts and products. A new generation of Hall sensors is now making the process even more precise and free of ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Engineering
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Cold atoms for quantum technology

Researchers from the National Physical Laboratory, University of Strathclyde, Imperial College London and University of Glasgow have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology ...

dateMay 08, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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