Electronic sensors in Industry

Industrial Level Sensors

Acoustic, sound, vibration

  • Geophone
  • Hydrophone
  • Lace Sensor a guitar pickup
  • Microphone
  • Seismometer
  • Sound locator

Chemical

  • Breathalyzer
  • Carbon dioxide sensor
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Catalytic bead sensor
  • Chemical field-effect transistor
  • Chemiresistor
  • Electrochemical gas sensor
  • Electronic nose
  • Electrolyte–insulator–semiconductor sensor
  • Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy
  • Fluorescent chloride sensors
  • Holographic sensor
  • Hydrocarbon dew point analyzer
  • Hydrogen sensor
  • Hydrogen sulfide sensor
  • Infrared point sensor
  • Ion-selective electrode
  • Nondispersive infrared sensor
  • Microwave chemistry sensor
  • Nitrogen oxide sensor
  • Olfactometer
  • Optode
  • Oxygen sensor
  • Ozone monitor
  • Pellistor
  • pH glass electrode
  • Potentiometric sensor
  • Redox electrode
  • Smoke detector
  • Zinc oxide nanorod sensor

Electric current, electric potential, magnetic, radio

  • Current sensor
  • Daly detector
  • Electroscope
  • Electron multiplier
  • Faraday cup
  • Galvanometer
  • Hall effect sensor
  • Hall probe
  • Magnetic anomaly detector
  • Magnetometer
  • Magnetoresistance
  • MEMS magnetic field sensor
  • Metal detector
  • Planar Hall sensor
  • Radio direction finder
  • Voltage detector

Flow, fluid velocity

  • Air flow meter
  • Anemometer
  • Flow sensor
  • Gas meter
  • Mass flow sensor
  • Water meter

Ionizing radiation, subatomic particles

  • Cloud chamber
  • Geiger counter
  • Geiger–Müller tube
  • Ionization chamber
  • Gaseous ionization detectors
  • Neutron detection
  • Proportional counter
  • Scintillation counter
  • Semiconductor detector
  • Thermoluminescent dosimeter

Position, angle, displacement, distance, speed, acceleration

  • Auxanometer
  • Capacitive displacement sensor
  • Capacitive sensing
  • Flex sensor
  • Free fall sensor
  • Gravimeter
  • Gyroscopic sensor
  • Impact sensor
  • Inclinometer
  • Incremental encoder
  • Integrated circuit piezoelectric sensor   
  • Laser rangefinder
  • Laser surface velocimeter
  • LIDAR
  • Linear encoder
  • Linear variable differential transformer (LVDT)
  • Liquid capacitive inclinometers
  • Odometer
  • Photoelectric sensor
  • Piezoelectric accelerometer
  • Position sensor
  • Position sensitive device
  • Angular rate sensor
  • Rotary encoder
  • Rotary variable differential transformer
  • Selsyn
  • Shock detector
  • Shock data logger
  • Tilt sensor
  • Tachometer
  • Ultrasonic thickness gauge
  • Ultra-wideband radar
  • Variable reluctance sensor
  • Velocity receiver

Pressure

  • Barograph
  • Barometer
  • Boost gauge
  • Bourdon gauge
  • Hot filament ionization gauge
  • Ionization gauge
  • McLeod gauge
  • Oscillating U-tube
  • Permanent downhole gauge
  • Piezometer
  • Pirani gauge
  • Pressure sensor
  • Pressure gauge
  • Tactile sensor
  • Time pressure gauge

Thermal, heat, temperature

  • Bolometer
  • Bimetallic strip
  • Calorimeter
  • Exhaust gas temperature gauge
  • Flame detection
  • Gardon gauge
  • Golay cell
  • Heat flux sensor
  • Infrared thermometer
  • Microbolometer
  • Microwave radiometer
  • Net radiometer
  • Quartz thermometer
  • Resistance thermometer
  • Silicon bandgap temperature sensor
  • Special sensor microwave/imager
  • Temperature gauge
  • Thermistor
  • Thermocouple
  • Thermometer
  • Pyrometer

Speed sensor

  • Wheel speed sensors
  • Speedometers
  • Pitometer logs
  • Pitot tubes
  • Airspeed indicators
  • Piezo sensors (e.g. in a road surface)
  • LIDAR
  • Ground speed radar
  • Doppler radar
  • ANPR (where vehicles are timed over a fixed distance)
  • Laser surface velocimeters for moving surfaces

Others

  • Actigraphy
  • Air pollution sensor
  • Analog image processing
  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Atomic Gravitational Wave Interferometric Sensor
  • Attitude control (spacecraft): Horizon sensor, Earth sensor, Sun sensor
  • Catadioptric sensor
  • Chemoreceptor
  • Compressive sensing
  • Cryogenic particle detectors
  • Dew warning
  • Diffusion tensor imaging
  • Digital holography
  • Electronic tongue
  • Fine Guidance Sensor
  • Flat panel detector
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging
  • Glass break detector
  • Heartbeat sensor
  • Hyperspectral sensors
  • IRIS (Biosensor), Interferometric Reflectance Imaging Sensor
  • Laser beam profiler
  • Littoral Airborne Sensor/Hyperspectral
  • LORROS
  • Millimeter wave scanner
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Moire deflectometry
  • Molecular sensor
  • Nanosensor
  • Nano-tetherball Sensor
  • Omnidirectional camera
  • Organoleptic sensors
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Phase unwrapping techniques
  • Polygraph Truth Detection
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Push broom scanner
  • Quantization (signal processing)
  • Range imaging
  • Scanning SQUID microscope
  • Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)
  • Smartdust
  • SQUID, Superconducting quantum interference device
  • SSIES, Special Sensors-Ions, Electrons, and Scintillation thermal plasma analysis package
  • SSMIS, Special Sensor Microwave Imager / Sounder
  • Structured-light 3D scanner
  • Sun sensor, Attitude control (spacecraft)
  • Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector
  • Thin-film thickness monitor
  • Time-of-flight camera
  • TriDAR, Triangulation and LIDAR Automated Rendezvous and Docking
  • Unattended Ground Sensors

Automotive

  • Air flow meter
  • Air–fuel ratio meter
  • AFR sensor
  • Blind spot monitor
  • Crankshaft position sensor
  • Engine coolant temperature sensor
  • Hall effect sensor
  • Wheel speed sensor
  • Airbag sensors
  • Automatic transmission speed sensor
  • Brake fluid pressure sensor
  • Camshaft position sensor
  • Cylinder Head Temperature gauge
  • Crankshaft position sensor
  • Engine crankcase pressure sensor
  • Exhaust gas temperature sensor
  • Fuel level sensor
  • Fuel pressure sensor
  • Knock sensor
  • Light sensor
  • MAP sensor
  • Mass airflow sensor
  • Oil level sensor
  • Oil pressure sensor
  • Oxygen sensor (O2)
  • Parking sensor
  • Radar sensor
  • Speed sensor
  • Throttle position sensor
  • Tire pressure sensor
  • Torque sensor
  • Transmission fluid temperature sensor
  • Turbine speed sensor
  • Variable reluctance sensor
  • Vehicle speed sensor
  • Water-in-fuel sensor
  • Wheel speed sensor
  • ABS Sensors

Environment, weather, moisture, humidity

  • Actinometer
  • Air pollution sensor
  • Bedwetting alarm
  • Ceilometer
  • Dew warning
  • Electrochemical gas sensor
  • Fish counter
  • Frequency domain sensor
  • Gas detector
  • Hook gauge evaporimeter
  • Humistor
  • Hygrometer
  • Leaf sensor
  • Lysimeter
  • Pyranometer
  • Pyrgeometer
  • Psychrometer
  • Rain gauge
  • Rain sensor
  • Seismometer
  • SNOTEL
  • Snow gauge
  • Soil moisture sensor
  • Stream gauge
  • Tide gauge

Navigation instruments

  • Airspeed indicator
  • Altimeter
  • Attitude indicator
  • Depth gauge
  • Fluxgate compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Inertial navigation system
  • Inertial reference unit
  • Magnetic compass
  • MHD sensor
  • Ring laser gyroscope
  • Turn coordinator
  • Variometer
  • Vibrating structure gyroscope
  • Yaw-rate sensor

Optical, light, imaging, photon

  • Charge-coupled device
  • CMOS sensor
  • Colorimeter
  • Contact image sensor
  • Electro-optical sensor
  • Flame detector
  • Infra-red sensor
  • Kinetic inductance detector
  • LED as light sensor
  • Light-addressable potentiometric sensor
  • Nichols radiometer
  • Fiber optic sensors
  • Optical position sensor
  • Thermopile laser sensors
  • Photodetector
  • Photodiode
  • Photomultiplier tubes
  • Phototransistor
  • Photoelectric sensor
  • Photoionization detector
  • Photomultiplier
  • Photoresistor
  • Photoswitch
  • Phototube
  • Scintillometer
  • Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor
  • Single-photon avalanche diode
  • Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector
  • Transition-edge sensor
  • Visible-light photon counter
  • Wavefront sensor

Force, density, level

Bhangmeter

Hydrometer

Force gauge and Force Sensor

Level sensor

Load cell

Magnetic level gauge

Nuclear density gauge

Piezocapacitive pressure sensor

Piezoelectric sensor

Strain gauge

Torque sensor

Viscometer

Proximity, presence

  • Alarm sensor
  • Doppler radar
  • Motion detector
  • Occupancy sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Passive infrared sensor
  • Reed switch
  • Stud finder
  • Triangulation sensor
  • Touch switch
  • Wired glove

Sensor technology

  • Active pixel sensor
  • Back-illuminated sensor
  • Biochip
  • Biosensor
  • Capacitance probe
  • Capacitance sensor
  • Catadioptric sensor
  • Carbon paste electrode
  • Digital sensors
  • Displacement receiver
  • Electromechanical film
  • Electro-optical sensor
  • Electrochemical fatigue crack sensor
  • Fabry–Pérot interferometer
  • Fisheries acoustics
  • Image sensor
  • Image sensor format
  • Inductive sensor
  • Intelligent sensor
  • Lab-on-a-chip
  • Leaf sensor
  • Machine vision
  • Microelectromechanical systems
  • Photoelasticity
  • Quantum sensor
  • Radar
  • Ground-penetrating radar
  • Synthetic aperture radar
  • Radar tracker
  • Stretch sensor
  • Sensor array
  • Sensor fusion
  • Sensor grid
  • Sensor node
  • Soft sensor
  • Sonar
  • Staring array
  • Transducer
  • Ultrasonic sensor
  • video sensor
  • visual sensor
  • wheat stone bridge
  • wireless network sensor
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