Sensors and Transducers

Danisense invests in HV current transducer calibration lab

Danisense invests in HV current transducer calibration lab  Certificate of Calibration assures customers of accuracy of instrument  Key points: Free DC testing on all 5000V and 10,000V units  Certificate of Calibration for each HV unit shipped Danisense current transducers offer high accuracy, high stability &affordability Danisense, the leader in high-accuracy …

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Flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators

The use of ventilators continues to grow strongly due to the increasing number of lung diseases. In this article, Andreas Alt, Sensirion‘s sales director for Medical, considers flow sensor solutions in modern medical ventilators that will enable manufacturers to realise the next quantum leaps in ventilation. Continuous airflow measurements during anesthesia monitoring, …

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FEFU scientists developed high-precision sensor based on laser-textured gold film

Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) with colleagues from Russia, Japan, and Australia have developed a multi-purpose sensor based on a specially designed gold film which surface contains millions of parabolic nanoantennas produced by femtosecond laser printing. The sensor identifies molecules at trace concentration detecting them in liquid and …

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SENSOR+TEST 2020: New Hall Combinations Buff Up Trade Fair

“The SENSOR+TEST is just the fair to give you an ideal overview of sensor and measuring technology. Compared to other events, we were able to make a lot of contacts here and establish successful business ties. No technical professional, who is looking for sensors or measuring technology, can get around …

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Nanusens disruptive MEMS-within-CMOS technology is recognised again with shortlisting in three categories of 2019 Elektra Awards

Nanusens disruptive technology, which is set to change the MEMS sensor market with an innovative way to make MEMS-within-CMOS, has been shortlisted in three different categories in the 2019 Elektra Awards – Design Team of the Year, Start-up of the Year and Best Campaign of the Year. The award ceremony takes …

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Proximity probes prove ideal solution for monitoring engine performance

Among the many performance and monitoring tests required to ensure dependable and durable engine performance across a wide range of power applications is the need to measure relative shaft vibration in dynamometers. This is where Sensonics‘ proximity probes which make an essential contribution to overall engine performance. A recent example is a …

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Sensor and Measurement Science International: Call for papers now online

The AMA Association for Sensors and Measurement is commencing a Call for Papers for the Sensor and Measurement Science International 2020 (SMSI). This international conference is going to take place parallel to the SENSOR+TEST 2020 trade fair from 22 to 25 June 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany. The submission deadline for …

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TE Connectivity named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for eighth consecutive year

TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the eighth consecutive year, showcasing its long-term economic, social and environmental impact on the world. In fiscal year 2018, TE continued to implement sustainability initiatives across both operations and products. Since …

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Individualisation of Products in Mass Production: Development of cutting-edge Technology within the Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project “Go Beyond 4.0”

Six Fraunhofer Institutes (ENAS, IFAM, ILT, IOF, ISC and IWU) have succeeded to manufacture electrical conductor patterns, sensors, and high-tech lighting modules, individually integrated into components by using digital printing and laser technologies. The result: individualisation of components in mass production environments with new opportunities for design, material savings and …

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The quest for Hyperloop: Swissloop 2nd with Kistler

At first glance, the idea seems quite extraordinary: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, designed to transport people and goods at speeds of over 1,000 kilometers per hour. In the Hyperloop pod competition staged each year at Los Angeles, the Swissloop team came second out of 21 entrants – and Switzerland’s representatives also …

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