Development of a highly-miniaturised wireless ISE/pH sensor

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Quinlan, Finbarr
Anastasova, Salzitsa
Morris, Virginia N.
Radu, Aleksandar
O'Flynn, Brendan
Mathewson, Alan
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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.
Miniaturisation , Modularisation
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
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