News tagged with sensor chip

New composite material as CO2 sensor

A new material changes its conductivity depending on the concentration of CO2 in the environment. The researchers who developed it have utilized the material to produce a miniature, simply constructed sensor.

dateJun 08, 2015 in Materials Science
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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 are large, may ...

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. The tiny ...

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, for instance in ...

dateSep 02, 2013 in Engineering
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