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Early demonstration of remotely queried microsensors
Author(s): Lee W. Gause; Donald G. Krantz; Paul J. Biermann; John H. Belk
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Paper Abstract

Prototype remotely queried embedded microsensor devices were installed on two US Navy platforms to verify the robustness of the transponder circuitry to survive in operational environments. Devices were installed on the Advanced Enclosed Mast/Sensor System aboard USS Radford in May 1998. These devices are in the high EMI environment of the SPS-40 radome. The devices were checked after deployment in October and were functioning normally. Devices were also installed on the Boeing AV-8B Harrier T1 aircraft and have successfully survived the vibration, temperature and acoustic noise environment of flight operations. These devices remain installed on these platforms and will be periodically checked to determine the suitability of the transponder circuitry for long term operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 July 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3673, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Electronics and MEMS, (20 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354268
Show Author Affiliations
Lee W. Gause, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Donald G. Krantz, MTS Systems Corp. (United States)
Paul J. Biermann, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
John H. Belk, Boeing Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3673:
Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Electronics and MEMS
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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