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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.8-9, August-September 2015

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1.   New Issues of Sensors & Transducers journal: Vol. 191, Issue 8, August 2015 and Vol.192, Issue 9, September 2015

2.   International Conference on Sensors Engineering and Electronics Instrumental Advances (SEIA 2015): 2nd Call for Paper

3.   'Advances in Sensors' Book Series, Vol. 3: 2nd Call for Book Chapters

4.   Sensors & Signals - new book published by IFSA Publishing, S. L.

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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal: Contents and Downloads
Vol. 191, Issue 8, August 2015


Products News:


Research Articles:


1) Cyclonic Capacitive Sensor for Multiphase Composition Measurement

    Javier Ortiz, Vlastimil Masek, pp.1-11

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) Optimization Techniques for Miniaturized Integrated Electrochemical Sensors

    Muhammad Mujeeb-U-Rahman, Axel Scherer, pp.12-20

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) Optical and Electrical Properties of Copper Oxide Thin Films Synthesized by Spray Pyrolysis Technique

    S. S. Roy, A. H Bhuiyan, J. Podder, pp.21-27

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) Resource-Aware Dynamic Clustering Utilizing State Estimation in Visual Sensor Networks

    Melanie Schranz and Bernhard Rinner, pp.28-39

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) Spontaneous Capillary Flow: Should a Dynamic Contact Angle be Taken into Account ?

    Jean Berthier, David Gosselin, Guillaume Delapierre, pp.40-45

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Conductivity of Pedot-Pss with Gold and Silver Nanocomposites Modified Gold Electrodes for Ganoderma boninense DNA Detection

    Sabo Wada Dutse, Nor Azah Yusof, Haslina Ahmad, pp.46-51

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) A Method for the Determination of Bi-substrate Kinetic Coefficients: the Example of the b-D-glucose- NAD-GDH Enzymatic Reaction

    Jean Berthier, Myriam Cubizolles, Patricia Laurent, Vincent Poher, Patrick Pouteau, Marie-Line Cosnier, pp.52-56

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) CeB6 Sensor for Thermoelectric Single-Photon Detector

    Armen Kuzanian, Vahan Nikoghosyan, Astghik Kuzanyan, pp.57-62

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9) Towards Reproducible Ring Resonator Based Temperature Sensors

    Nikolai Klimov, Michaela Berger, Zeeshan Ahmed, pp.63-66

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10) On-Chip Integrated Silicon Photonic Thermometers

     Nikolai N. Klimov, Thomas Purdy, Zeeshan Ahmed, pp.67-71

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11) Conformable Skin-Like Conductive Thin Films with AgNWs Strips for Flexible Electronic Devices

     Yuhang Sun, Debao Zhou, Jing Bai, Eliah Hauser, Shufang Wang, Baoguo Han, Zhaomiao Liu, pp.72-77

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12) Using Multipiezoprofilometers to Improve the Quality of Work Surfaces Elements of Modern Machines and Other Industrial Wares

     Yuri Vorobyov, Volodymyr Logvin, pp.78-83

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13) Early Forming a Hummingbird-like Hovering Neural Network Circuitry Pattern with Reentrant Spatiotemporal Energy-Sensory Orientation Privileged
      to Avoid “Epilepsy” Based on a Biomimetic Acetylcholinesterase Memcapacitor Prosthesis

      Ellen T. Chen, John T. Thornton and Charlie Mulchi, Jr., pp.84-99

      [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14) In Vitro Restoration of an Amyloid-Beta Altered Network Circuitry in a 'Mutated Biomimetic Acetylcholinesterase'
     Memristor/Memcapacitor Neural Prosthesis

     John Thornton, Charlie Mulchi Jr., Peter T. Kissinger, Ellen T. Chen, pp.100-113

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


15) An Ultra-Sensitive Sol-Gel Biocomposite Electrode Sensor for Cyanide Detection

     Solomon W. Leung, Maedeh Mozneb, James C. K. Lai, pp.114-119

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


16) Self-Sustaining Weather Sensor Networks for Microgrid Stabilization

     Conrad Chong, Zachary Dorman, Kenny Luong, Christie Obatake, Andy Pham, Ryan Walser, Anthony Kuh, pp.120-125

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


17) Temperature Effect on Capacitive Humidity Sensors and its Compensation Using Artificial Neural Networks

     Tarikul Islam, Zaheer Uddin, Amit Gangopadhyay, pp.126-134

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


18) Multi Channel Sensor Linearization in Field Programmable Gate Array for Real Time Applications

     Durlav Sonowal, Manabendra Bhuyan, pp.135-151

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal: Contents and Downloads
Vol. 192, Issue 9, September 2015


Research Articles:


1) Duty-Cycle and Duty-off Factor Measurements Based on Universal Sensors and Transducers Interface (USTI-MOB) IC

    Sergey Y. Yurish and Javier Caňete, pp.1-8

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) Security in Visible Light Communication: Novel Challenges and Opportunities

    Christian Rohner, Shahid Raza, Daniele Puccinelli, and Thiemo Voigt, pp.9-15

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) Green Walls Utilizing Internet of Things

    Andrejs Bondarevs, Patrik Huss, Shaofang Gong, Ola Weister and Roger Liljedahl, pp.16-21

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 11. Remote Error Correction of Measuring Channel

    Yuriy Yatsuk, Mykola Mykyjchuk, Volodymyr Zdeb, and Roman Yanovych, pp.22-29

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 12. Study of Quantum Unit of Temperature

    Svyatoslav Yatsyshyn, Bohdan Stadnyk, pp.30-36

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Experimental and Modelling Study of a Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Unimorph Cantilever Arrays

    Almuatasim Alomari and Ashok Batra, pp.37-43

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) Determination of Multiple Spring Constants, Gaps and Pull Down Voltages in MEMS CRAB Type Microaccelerometer

    Using Near Pull Down Capacitance Voltage Measurements

    R. K. Bhan, Shaveta, Abha Panchal, Yashoda Parmar, Chandan Sharma, Ramjai Pal, Shankar Dutta, pp.44-52

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) Mössbauer, VSM and X-ray Diffraction Study of Fe3O4 (NP’s)/PVOH for Biosensors Applications

    Almuatasim Alomari, Hasan M. El Ghanem, Abdel-Fatah Lehlooh, Isam M. Arafa, Ibrahim Bsoul, Ashok Batra, pp.53-60

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9) Larger Selectivity of the V2O5 Nano-particles Sensitivity to NO2 than NH3

    Amos Adeleke Akande, Bonex Wakufwa Mwakikunga, Koena Erasmus Rammutla, Augusto Machatine, pp.61-65

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10) Surface Morphology, Compositional, Optical and Electrical Properties of TiO2 Thin Films

     S. S. Roy, A. H. Bhuiyan, pp.66-73

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11) Non-destructive Testing of Wood Defects Based on Discriminant Analysis Method

     Wenshu Lin and Jinzhuo Wu, pp.74-80

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12) Research on Electronic Transformer Data Synchronization Based on Interpolation Methods and Their Error Analysis

     Pang Fubin, Yuan Yubo, Bo Qiangsheng and Ji Jianfei, pp.81-89

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13) Performance Characteristics of GaAs/Al0.32Ga0.68As Quantum-Well Lasers

     Hadjaj Fatima, Belghachi Abderrahmane, and Helmaoui Abderrachid, pp.90-95

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14) Multi-Model Adaptive Fuzzy Controller for a CSTR Process

     Shubham Gogoria, Tanvir Parhar, Jaganatha Pandian B., pp.96-103

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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    Bob Dobson, Tony Ingham, pp.104-105

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Bullet International Conference on Sensors Engineering and Electronics Instrumental Advances (SEIA 2015):

     2nd Call for Paper (22-23 November 2015, Dubai, UAE)

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The conference is focusing any significant breakthrough and innovation in Sensors, Electronics, Measuring Instrumentation and Transducers Engineering Advances with broadest concept,

by focusing on main areas as:



(I) Sensor Technology


(01) Mechanical Sensors

(02) Optical Sensors

(03) Optical Fiber Sensors

(04) Photonic Sensors

(05) Biological, Chemical Sensors and Immunosensors

(06) Temperature Sensors

(07) Pressure Sensors

(08) Acoustic Sensors

(09) Electromagnetic Sensors

(10) Gas Sensors

(11) Humidity Sensors

(12) Infrared Sensors, Devices and Thermography

(13) Radiation Sensors

(14) Robot Sensors

(15) Other Sensors

(16) Multi Sensor Fusion Technology

(17) Smart and Intelligent Sensors

(18) Virtual Sensors

(19) Sensor Interfacing and Signal Conditioning

(20) Sensor Calibration

(21) Nanomaterials and Electronics Technology for Sensors

(22) Semiconductor Materials for Sensors

(23) Polymer Materials for Sensors

(24) MEMS and NEMS



(II) Instruments and Measuring Technology


(25) Instrument Design and Measurement Theory

(26) Virtual instruments

(27) Modern Error Theory and Compensation Techniques

(28) Reliability of Instrument and Measurement Systems

(29) Intelligent and Computer Vision Instruments

(30) Precision Instruments and Ultra Precision Instruments

(31) Automation Instruments

(32) Scientific Instruments & Medical Instrument

(33) Intelligent Electrician, Electricity Instruments

(34) Measurement Theory and Its Application

(35) Data Acquisition Systems

(36) Acoustics and the Ultrasonic Measurements

(37) Frequency and Time Measurements

(38) Measurement of the Basic Physical

(39) Electro Magnetic Interference Measurements

(40) Microwave Measurements

(41) Measurement of the Noise and Vibration

(42) Nondestructive Testing

(43) Light/Radiation Monitoring

(44) Computer Measuring Technique

(45) The Computer Online Measurements

(46) Mechanical Measurements

(47) Measurement in Nanotechnology

(48) Measurement in Biomedicine

(49) Measurement in Environment

(50) Remote Sensing and Telemetry



(III) Automation and Control


(51) Control System Modeling and Simulation Technology

(52) Fluid Power Transmission and Control

(53) Mechatronics

(54) Industrial Robots and Automation

(55) Network Control

(56) Intelligent Traffic Control

(57) Computer Integrated Manufacturing

(58) CAD / CAM / CIM

(59) Microelectronic Technology

(60) Wireless Communication Technology

(61) Optical Communication

(62) Optoelectronic Technology and Systems

(63) Network Engineering and Network Security



Contribution Types:


  • Regular papers

  • Posters



Special Sessions:


Authors are welcome to manage special sessions during the conference. Each session will contain 3-5 papers in a related field as specified (but not limited to):

  • Dynamical Sensors Systems

  • Sensors and Electrical Devices Optimization

  • Numerical Advances on Sensors and Electronics Devices

  • Sensors and Transducers Modeling Advances

Session organizers will receive:


1)      - Certificate of Appreciation

2)      - 20 % registration discounts on each submitted paper

3)      - Special Publishing Theme within Conference Proceedings



Sponsors and Organizers:


The conference is technically and scientifically sponsored by:

  • International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

  • Asia Society of Applied Mathematics and Engineering (Asia-SAME)

During the conference, by each session; a board of potential investors and collaborated companies would be introduced to session organizers due to going ahead on investment opportunities.





Paper Submission (2-page extended abstract):

15 October 2015

Notification of Acceptance:

25 October 2015


31 October 2015



More details about the conference are available on the conference's web page:






Bullet 'Advances in Sensors' Book Series, Vol. 3: 2nd Call for Book Chapters


Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pdf (Acrobat)

Series Lead Editor: Prof. Sergey Y. Yurish



Topics of Interest Include (but not limited to):

  • Physical, chemical and biosensors

  • Sensor measurement uncertainty, accuracy, calibration and reliability

  • Theory, principles, effects, design, standardization and modelling

  • Smart sensors and systems

  • Intelligent sensors and systems

  • Sensor instrumentation

  • Virtual instruments

  • Sensors interfaces, buses and networks

  • Signal processing, sensor fusion

  • Remote sensing

  • Technologies and materials

  • Nanosensors and NEMS

  • Microsystems

  • Applications

Authors are welcome to submit also state-of-the-art reviews on sensors related topics.


Please use the following template for your book's chapter preparation: Book Chapter Template


The maximum number of pages per Chapter is not limited.



Previous Volumes from this Book Series:



1. Who will submit the manuscripts ? Perspective authors who would be interested in these series are Postgraduate Students, PhD holders and Post-Doc researchers on related fields of sensors and its applications. Also, some conferences organizers would be interested in publishing extended edition of their conferences papers within this title.


2. How much is the publication fee ? We assume minimal publishing fees for each submitted chapter.

    Please find your country in the Country Classifications List (HTML-format or Excel format) and pay appropriate publication fee online:

Alternatively, you can pay by direct money transfer to our bank account. Please contact: editor@sensorsportal.com for details.

Publication fee includes both: submitting and processing costs. No any Royalties will be provided for authors for these book series.



Submission of Chapters:


All of individual Chapters are welcome to be submitted bye-mail to Series Lead Editor:


Prof. Dr. Sergey Y. Yurish,


Edifici RDIT-K2M C/ Esteve Terradas,

1 08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain

Tel: +34 93 413 79 41

E-mail: editor@sensorsportal.com



Important Deadlines:


Publishing fees payment due to: ............................

Chapter Submission: ............................................

Publication date of book: .......................................

30 October 2015

16 November 2015

February-March 2016






Bullet Sensors & Signals - New Book Published by IFSA Publishing, S. L.



Sensors & Signals

ed. by Sergey Y. Yurish and Amin Daneshmand Malayeri


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Publisher: IFSA Publishing, S. L.

Paperback: 208 pages

Pubdate: 15 September 2015

ISBN: 978-84-608-2320-9

e-ISBN: 978-84-608-2320-9



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