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Theory, Analysis and Design of RF Interferometric Sensors

  • Cam Nguyen
  • Seoktae Kim

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Physics book series (SpringerBriefs in Physics)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Cam Nguyen, Seoktae Kim
    Pages 1-5
  3. Cam Nguyen, Seoktae Kim
    Pages 7-13
  4. Cam Nguyen, Seoktae Kim
    Pages 15-33
  5. Cam Nguyen, Seoktae Kim
    Pages 35-54
  6. Cam Nguyen, Seoktae Kim
    Pages 65-67
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 69-74

About this book

Introduction

Theory, Analysis and Design of RF Interferometric Sensors presents the theory, analysis and design of RF interferometric sensors. RF interferometric sensors are attractive for various sensing applications that require every fine resolution and accuracy as well as fast speed. The book also presents two millimeter-wave interferometric sensors realized using RF integrated circuits. The developed millimeter-wave homodyne sensor shows sub-millimeter resolution in the order of 0.05 mm without correction for the non-linear phase response of the sensor's quadrature mixer. The designed millimeter-wave double-channel homodyne sensor provides a resolution of only 0.01 mm, or 1/840th of the operating wavelength, and can inherently suppress the non-linearity of the sensor's quadrature mixer. The experimental results of displacement and velocity measurement are presented as a way to demonstrate the sensing ability of the RF interferometry and to illustrate its many possible applications in sensing.

The book is succinct, yet the material is very much self-contained, enabling readers with an undergraduate background in electrical engineering or physics with some experiences or graduate courses in RF circuits to understand easily.

Keywords

RF interferometer double-channel homodyne homodyne sensor interferometric sensors microwave interferometer millimeter-wave interferometer multi-function sensor

Authors and affiliations

  • Cam Nguyen
    • 1
  • Seoktae Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.School of Engineeering Info. UniversityDaejeonKorea, Republic of (South Korea)

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-2023-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-2022-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-2023-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5423
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