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2018-03-02
Wide Band Frequency Measurements of Fungal Species Using Laser Patterned Finger Electrodes on LTCC
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Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 73, 121-125, 2018
Abstract
High frequency measurements at 50 MHz-10 GHz were performed for the first time using interdigitated electrodes on a low temperature co-fired ceramic substrate to analyze fungal spores. Wet and dry spore generation methods were evaluated and tested with two different fungal species. The dry generation method was found feasible for RF measurements, since the component capacitance increased 14-21% in the 2-6 GHz range, but for the wet generation method the capacitance decreased only slightly (<1%). Based on these initial results the RF measurements have the capacity to evaluate the quantity of fungal spores but not to identify their species.
Citation
Maciej Sobocinski Jacob Mensah-Attipoe Sami Myllymäki Niina Halonen Marko Tuhkala Jussi Putaala Anita Lloyd-Spetz Pertti Pasanen , "Wide Band Frequency Measurements of Fungal Species Using Laser Patterned Finger Electrodes on LTCC," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 73, 121-125, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERL17120102
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=17120102
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