Sensor and instrumentation for progesterone detection

Asif I. Zia, A. R. Mohd. Syaifudin, Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay, Paklam Yu, Ibrahim H. Al-Bahadly, Jürgen Kosel, Chinthaka Pasan Gooneratne

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Abstract

The reported research work uses a real time and noninvasive method to detect progesterone hormone concentration in purified water using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (E.I.S.) technique. Planar capacitive sensor, consisting of inter-digitated microelectrodes, is designed and fabricated on silicon substrate using thin-film Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based semiconductor device fabrication technology. The sensor in conjunction with EIS is used to evaluate conductivity, permeability and dielectric properties of reproductive hormone progesterone and its concentration quantification in purified water. Impedance spectrums are obtained with various concentrations of the hormone in purified water by using an electric circuit in order to extract sample conductance. Relationship of sample conductance with progesterone concentration level is studied in this research work. The ability of E.I.S. to detect progesterone concentration is aimed to be used in dairy farming industry in order to obtain better reproductive performance of the dairy cattle. © 2012 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1220-1225
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781457717710
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2012

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