RDWG technique of determination of moisture content in Oil Palm Fruits

Z. Abbas, R. Mokhtar, K. Khalid, M. Hashim, S. Abdul Aziz

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Abstract

Both the reflection and transmission coefficients of oil palm fruits of various moisture contents have been measured using a rectangular dielectric waveguide (RDWG) technique in the frequency range between 8 GHz and 12 GHz. Good agreement between predicted and measured values of reflection coefficient suggests the potential of RDWG technique as a new, fast and accurate method for the determination of moisture content in oil palm fruits.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-210
Number of pages4
JournalEPJ Applied Physics
Volume40
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2007

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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