Smart sensors

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dc.contributor.author Najafi, Khalil en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-12-19T19:07:59Z
dc.date.available 2006-12-19T19:07:59Z
dc.date.issued 1991-06-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Najafi, K (1991). "Smart sensors." Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 1(2): 86-102. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49022> en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0960-1317 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49022
dc.description.abstract This paper is a state-of-the-art review of solid-state integrated and smart sensors. Smart sensors are defined as sensors that provide analog signal processing of signals recorded by sensors, digital representation of the analog signal, address and data transfer through a bidirectional digital bus and manipulation and computation of the sensor-derived data. In this paper the overall architecture and functions of circuit blocks necessary for smart sensors are presented and discussed. Circuit fabrication technologies are briefly discussed and CMOS technology is found to be ideally suited for many sensor applications. The challenges and techniques for the packaging of smart sensors are briefly reviewed and several specific examples of solid-state integrated and smart sensors are presented. It is believed that smart sensors will be needed in future closed-loop instrumentation and that control systems will be required in many application areas, including automative, health care, industrial processing and consumer electronics. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher IOP Publishing Ltd en_US
dc.title Smart sensors en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Physics en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationother Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor, MI, USA en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/49022/2/jm910202.pdf en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/1/2/002 en_US
dc.identifier.source Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. en_US
dc.owningcollname Interdisciplinary and Peer-Reviewed
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