Measurement of Complex Dielectric Material Properties of Ice using Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy

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Atmospheric icing accretion is an immanent phenomenon in cold climate regions. For critical infrastructure (e.g. power lines), ice coverage can cause severe damage to the infrastructure, or lead to limited system performance. A reliable sensing principle to detect ice accretion, i.e. to distinguish between water layers and ice, is required. In this paper we present a measurement approach based on electrical impedance spectroscopy to observe frequency dependent properties of water according to its state of matter. The feasibility for sensor applications is shown by means of experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE SENSORS Proceedings
Pages406 - 408
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventIEEE Sensors 2016 - Caribe Royale Convention Center, Orlando, United States
Duration: 30 Oct 20162 Nov 2016


ConferenceIEEE Sensors 2016
CountryUnited States
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