Expanding the vision of sensor materials
National Academy Press, 1995 - Science - 133 pages
Sensor technology is a rapidly growing field that has significant potential to improve the operation, reliability, serviceability, and utility of many engineering systems. Advances in materials science and engineering have paved the way for the development of new and more capable sensors. - from the Executive Summary.
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