Index

Σ–Δ converters

principle, 33

(W/L) ratio, 92

μTAS, 122

4-wire technique, 26

ABS, 336

absorption coefficient, 82

accelerometers, 177

accuracy, 189

acoustoelectric effect, 67

active guarding, 233

active sensor, 4

actuators, 62

advanced chopping, 35

ambiguous sensor, 11

angular encoder, 228

course measurement, 228, 229

precise measurement, 228

anti-windup controller, 219

ARM7, 359

asynchronous converters, 283

auto-calibration, 243, 282

avalanche multiplication factor, 110

backside illumination, 101

bonding

anodic, 133

glass-to-glass, 133

glass-to-silicon, 133

silicon-to-silicon, 133

braking system, 335

bridge interface, 45

bridge interface circuit, 304

build-in voltage, 95

burglary alarm, 171

C high-level programming language, 353

calibration and trimming, 208

calorimeter, 178, 214

cantilever beam, 161

capacitive sensor, 225

circuit configuration, 242

interface, 240, 241

principles, 226

shunting conductances, 240

capture, 351

CCD, 69

central processing unit, 345

channel-charge injection, 35, 286

charge coupled device, 69

chemical sensors, 121

chopping, 34, 243, 283

advanced, 34

Clark cell, 74

Clausius–Mossotti factor, 141

clock and timer system, 346

clock-feedthrough, 35, 286

clock module, 349

clogging, 138

closed loop sensor system, 5

color

sensor, 113

condensation, 234

conduction band, 95

conductivity gauge, 176

contamination, 234

continuity equation, 88

conversion time, 318

converters

analog-to-digital, 283

asynchronous, 283

charge-to-time, 286, 300

continuous-time, 284

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