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Development of a highly-miniaturised wireless ISE/pH sensor
Quinlan, Finbarr; Anastasova, Salzitsa; Morris, Virginia N.; Radu, Aleksandar; O'Flynn, Brendan; Mathewson, Alan
The goal of this work is to fabricate robust, highly-miniaturised, wireless sensor modules that incorporates ion-selective electrodes (ISEs). pH is one of the main parameters in assessment of the quality of our environment (water, soil) and these ISE/pH sensors will be deployed in a miniaturised, programmable modular system. The simplicity of ISEs (low costs and low power requirements) allow for the preparation of sensors that are all very similar in construction but can at the same time be easily made for variety of different environmentally important ions (i.e. heavy metals). This is important because of the increasing focus on the impact of the quality of the environment on society, both locally, and globally. The work described will contribute to a widely distributed sensor network for monitoring the quality of our environment, focused mainly on soil and water quality.
Keyword(s): Miniaturisation; Modularisation; Wireless sensor networks; Electrodes, Ion selective
Publication Date:
2009
Type: Conference item
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University College Cork
Funder(s): Science Foundation Ireland; Enterprise Ireland
Citation(s): Quinlan, F. Anastasova, S. Morris, V. Radu, A. O'Flynn, B. Mathewson, A. 2009. Development of a highly-miniaturised wireless ISE/pH sensor. Proc. IMAPS-CPMT Poland 2009, Gliwice – Pszczyna, Poland, 22-24 Sept, 2009
Publisher(s): [IEEE]
File Format(s): application/pdf
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