Displacement, Position and Motion Transducers

Displacement, position and motion sensors form the basis of many different types of measurement systems. They are used in systems for the measurement of force, temperature, pressure and acceleration, as well as medical imaging systems requiring precise indexing control (e.g. x-ray Computer Tomography). 


For interest in the following areas, please click on the heading below:

Potentiometric Transducer

Capacitative Potentiometers

Variable Inductance Transducers

Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT)

Optical Transducers


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Support for the development of this module was provided by the National Science Foundation and The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

Please send questions or comments to Professor Ron Adrezin or Professor Daniel Raichel.