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Acoustic Wave Sensors : Theory, Design and Physico-Chemical Applications - D. S. Ballantine

Acoustic Wave Sensors

Theory, Design and Physico-Chemical Applications

Hardcover Published: 10th October 1996
ISBN: 9780120774609
Number Of Pages: 436

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Written by an interdisciplinary group of experts from both industry and academia, Acoustic Wave Sensors provides an in-depth look at the current state of acoustic wave devices and the scope of their use in chemical, biochemical, and physical measurements, as well as in engineering applications. Because of the inherent interdisciplinary applications of these devices, this book will be useful for the chemist and biochemist interested in the use and development ofthese sensors for specific applications; the electrical engineer involved in the design and improvement of these devices; the chemical engineer and the biotechnologist interested in using these devices for process monitoring and control; and the sensor community at large.
Key Features
* Provides in-depth comparison and analyses of different types of acoustic wave devices
* Discusses operating principles and design considerations
* Includes table of relevant material constants for quick reference
* Presents an extensive review of current uses of these devices for chemical, biochemical, and physical measurements, and engineering applications

Why Acoustic Sensors
Fundamentals of Acoustic Wave Devices
Acoustic Wave Sensors and Responses
Materials Characterization
Chemical and Biological Sensors
Practical Aspects of Acoustic-Wave Sensors
Subject Index
Reduced Index Notation
Mechanical Properties of Selected Materials
Piezoelectric Stress Constants
Properties of Several SAW Substrate Materials
Acoustoelectric Properties of Several SAW Substrate Materials
Moduli Associated with the Strain Modes Generated by a SAW in an Acoustically Thin Film
SAW-Film Coupling Parameter and Phase Angles for SAW Propagation in the X-Direction of ST-Cut Quartz
FPW Density Determinations for Low-Viscosity Liquids
Gravimetric Sensitivities of Acoustic Sensors
Qualitative Comparison of Acoustic Sensors
Typical Mass Sensitivities of Acoustic Wave Devices
Classification of Coating-Analyte Interactions and Approximate Energies
Adsorbent Materials and Typical Adsorbates
Adsorption Capacities of Organic Vapors on Activated Charcoal
Examples of Adsorption-Based Acoustic Wave Sensors
Sorption Capacity of Natural Rubber for Several Organic Solvents
Typical Examples of Polymer-Coated Acoustic Wave Sensors
Examples of Biochemical Acoustic Wave Sensors
Cluster Classification of Coatings for Use in a TSM Sensor Array
Center Frequency and Dimensions of Commercial TSM AT-Quartz Resonators
IDT Design Parameters for ST-Quartz-Based SAW Sensor Devices."
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ISBN: 9780120774609
ISBN-10: 0120774607
Series: Applications of Modern Acoustics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 436
Published: 10th October 1996
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 15.65  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 0.81