Planar resonator sensor for moisture measurements

Jerzy Skulski , B.A. Galwas

Abstract

In the paper a model of microwave planar resonator sensor has been presented. The structure of resonator sensor is described. A dielectric material is placed above microstrip ring resonator. As a consequence, the parameters of resonator: resonance frequency, quality factor, and resonance transmission change in relation to the permittivity of the material. The first results of measurements are presented. The sensor may be used for nondestructive measurements of the moisture content of dielectric materials like grain or sand
Author Jerzy Skulski IMiO
Jerzy Skulski,,
- The Institute of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics
, B.A. Galwas
B.A. Galwas,,
-
Pages692-695 vol.3
Book , 12th International Conference on Microwaves and Radar, 1998. MIKON '98, vol. 3, 1998
Keywords in Englishdielectric material, dielectric materials, dielectric measurement, dielectric measurements, microstrip resonators, microstrip ring resonator, microwave measurement, Microwave sensors, moisture measurement, moisture measurements, nondestructive measurements, nondestructive testing, Optical ring resonators, permittivity, permittivity measurement, planar resonator sensor, Q-factor, quality factor, Resonance, resonance frequency, resonance transmission, resonant frequency, Sensor phenomena and characterization
DOIDOI:10.1109/MIKON.1998.742805
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