The Future of Pressure Measurement Using Piezoresistive Silicon Sensing Element

The use of piezoresistive silicon as the basis for the measurement of liquid level and pressure is not a new concept, as this proven technology is the core of instrumentation from a wide variety of manufacturers for an even wider variety of industries. The future of the technology, however, relies not as much on further development of the sensor element, but rather on advances in the compensation and signal conditioning technologies that accompany it.