Sensor Review: Volume 17 Issue 4


The international journal of sensing for industry

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Making sense of the environment

Anthony P.F. Turner

Sensors, and in particular biosensors, appear ideally suited to environmental monitoring, but commercial success to date has been limited. Momentum is gathering, however…

Combating humidity ‐ the hidden enemy in manufacturing

Ernest Bracken

Explains the problems, often unrecognized by engineers, which can be caused by excessive humidity in manufacturing, and identifies the confusion surrounding the…

Three‐dimensional vision technology offers real‐time inspection capability

Wendy Wolfson, Steven J. Gordon

Describes a three‐dimensional machine vision technology for inspecting and measuring on‐line production. States that the 4DI three‐dimensional imager, a new machine vision…

CARBOCAP® ‐ new carbon dioxide sensor ‐ electrically tuneable interferometer for infrared gas analysis

Helen Carson

Reports on CARBOCAP®, a new type of optical carbon dioxide sensor, which guarantees high accuracy. States that CARBOCAP® uses a micromachine electrically tuneable…

Light sensors help keep the environment safe

Brian W. Rooks

Highlights the use of infrared and ultraviolet for flame detection, emission monitoring and thermal imaging. Describes the application of an infrared fire detection system…

Advanced sensors for environmental monitoring in fossil‐fired power plant

A.B. Tomkings

States that power stations have utilized automation to achieve effective and acceptable environmental levels in the operation of power stations. Lists the advantages to be…

Credanet ‐ advanced electric heating control

J.P. Richards

States that supply industry privatization, its restructuring and strong competition from other fuels means that constant innovation is required in the electric heating…

Monitoring landfill waste gases

Simon East

Explains the problems and opportunities created by the production of gas by decomposition in landfill sites. Describes the infrared and electrochemical methods by which…

Integrated sensor systems for environmental monitoring

Andreas Brecht

Discusses the requirements in environmental monitoring ‐ primarily in aqueous environments. Detection of substances below the ppb‐level may be required. Many analytes lack…

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