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Determination of Sugar Content in Sugar Solutions using Interdigital Capacitor Sensor

Published Online: 01 Mar 2012
Volume & Issue: Volume 12 (2012) - Issue 1 (February 2012)
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License
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eISSN
1335-8871
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07 Mar 2008
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6 times per year
Languages
English
Determination of Sugar Content in Sugar Solutions using Interdigital Capacitor Sensor

A novel low-cost electronic tongue system for sugar content determination in sugar solutions is proposed. The system consists of a sine wave generator, a resistor, and an interdigital capacitor sensor forming a first-order electronic high-pass filter circuit. The interdigital capacitor sensor has the planar interdigital structure and the consecutive fingers are connected to positive and negative electrodes. The system has been assembled and the experiments were conducted. The experimental results show that the proposed system has a great potential to determine the sugar content in sugar solutions. It also provides an opportunity for the development of a microcontroller-based low-cost sensing system as an electronic tongue system.

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