Current Sensing Techniques: A Review

S. Ziegler, Rob Woodward, Herbert Iu, Lawrence Borle

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    Abstract

    This paper provides a thorough review of state-ofthe-art current sensing techniques. It catalogues the currentsensors according to the underlying physical principle in order topoint out their strengths and weaknesses.New current sensing principles based on either establishedtechniques such as Hall-effect sensors and fluxgate principlesor emerging technologies such as magneto resistance effect andfiber-optical techniques provide attractive alternatives for current sensing, although generally at a higher price than traditional techniques like shunt resistors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)354 - 376
    JournalIEEE Sensors Journal
    Volume9
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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