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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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Lakso speculates that the microsensor will become part of a wireless network that will ultimately transmit to a central server.
One of the major research areas currently under investigation in the project is the field of optical acoustic/seismic/ultrasonic microsensors using the principles of the Fabry-Perot interferometer (FPI) [4, 5], because of the simplicity in the principle and the availability of MEMS technologies for fabrication.
In contrast to other conductometric gas sensors, these microsensors can distinguish different analytes and respond much faster (typically in seconds).
Nitric oxide release from a single cell measured in situ by a porphyrinic-based microsensor.
According to the recently published TechSci Research report, “Global Microsensor Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”, the global market for microsensors is forecast to register a CAGR of around 10% during 2014-19.
Not only are the nickel oxide nanoparticles made through this method relatively cheap--about $5 a gram--but they can be applied to the microsensor with a modified inkjet printer that deposits drops about a billionth of a milliliter in volume.
We modified our previous protocol of microsensor preparation (12) by using an increased concentration of cyanuric chloride solution in the probe activation step to achieve a more complete and efficient coupling of DNA probes to microspheres.
We have now developed a self-referencing oxygen microsensor with a tip diameter [less than] 3 [micro]m and have measured the oxygen consumption of single pancreatic HIT cells.
Recently, a microsensor based on a porphyrinic electrode was applied in vivo to humans [17].
Objective: ANTS aims to prove the viability of a novel thermal microsensor, with highly improved thermal, temporal and spatial resolution, to be the basis of a breakthrough micro/nano-calorimeter.
Abstract: This paperwork presents the structure and the operating conditions of a microsensor realized in the MOS integrated circuits technology based on a bipolar lateral magnetotransistor, where the current deflection effect is dominant.
The VITROS 3600 immunodiagnostic system combines three technologies into a single system: Micro Well technology with enhanced chemiluminescence enables exceptional assay performance with small sample volume requirements across a broad range of diseases; MicroSensor technology automatically performs sample quality-indices checks; and Intellicheck technology verifies analytical performance and reduces error potential by providing real-time operator notification and tracking.