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sen·sor

(sen'sŏr),
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and to transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. See: sense.

sensor

(sĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. A device, such as a photoelectric cell, that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

sensor

[sen′sər]
an apparatus designed to react to physical stimuli, such as temperature, light, or movement.

SENSOR

(sen'sŏr)
Acronym for Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks.

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control.
See also: sense

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense

sensor

a device, usually electronic, which detects a variable quantity and measures and converts the measurement into a signal to be recorded elsewhere.
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NEW YORK, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Chemical Sensors in US$ Million by the following End-Use Segments: Medical, Industrial, Environmental Monitoring, and Others.
Companies active in the chemical sensors market and discussed in this research include Abbott Laboratories, Bayer, Hoffmann La-Roche, Johnson & Johnson Services, NGK Spark Plugs, Robert Bosch, ABB, Alpha MOS, Alphasense, AMETEK, City Technology, Delphi Automotive, Delphian, DENSO, Draegerwerk, E2V technologies, Emerson Electric, Figaro Engineering, Freescale Semiconductor, General Electric, Halma, Heraeus Holding, Honeywell International, Horiba, Industrial Scientific, International Sensor Technology, Mine Safety Appliances, Nova Biomedical, Ocean Optics, RAE Systems, Siemens, Smiths Detection Teledyne Monitor Labs, Thermo Fisher Scientific, United Technologies and Xylem.
9 billion in 2017 US chemical sensor demand will increase nearly five percent per year to nearly $1.
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In addition, there has been a consistently strong focus on the use of biological and chemical sensors for industrial process control (with a focus on food quality and safety), as well as for environmental monitoring.
Hanson Technologies is developing an integrated biological and chemical sensor from patent-accepted technology and a licensed technology from the Naval Research Lab in Washington DC.
Chemical sensors market share for North America is the highest followed by Asia Pacific and Europe.
There is two components in the chemical sensor, one is a polymer-based membrane material and that there is chemically with the hydrocarbon compound of interest.
Chemical Sensors (published 09/2013, 284 pages) is available for $5100 from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
of Science and Technology, Trondheim) presents a comprehensive overview of chemical sensors for use in courses on chemical sensors and to introduce the field to scientists and engineers new to it.

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