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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.5, May 2015

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2.   Handbook of Thermometry and Nanothermometry - a new book, published by IFSA Publishing, S.L.

3.   'Advances in Sensors' Book Series, Vol. 3 - Call for Chapters

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5.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


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Vol. 188, Issue 5, May 2015


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Research Articles


1) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 5. Quality Assurance in Measuring Instrument Design

    Yuriy Yatsuk, Svyatoslav Yatsyshyn, pp.1-7

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) Metrological Array of Cyber-Physical Systems. Part 6. Model-based Diagnostic for Heavy Operating Conditions

    Emilia Mankovska, Pylyp Skoropad, Svyatoslav Yatsyshyn, Spartak Mankovskyy, pp.8-14

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) Universal Sensors and Transducers Interface for Mobile Devices: Metrological Characteristics

    Sergey Y. Yurish and Javier Caete,, pp.15-25

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) Sensitivity of Polyaniline-Zinc Oxide Composite to Humidity

    R. K. Shukla, Anchal Srivastava, A. C. Pandey, Kamakhya Prakash Misra and Mamta Pandey, pp.26-32

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) Electrochemical Detection of Hydrazine and 4-Nitrophenol Based on Layer-by-Layer Assembled Multilayer Films
    of Reduced Graphene Oxide/Gold Nanoparticles

    Shuohan Huang, Yueshan Zhou, Yan Gao, Lei Xu and Huijun Jiang, pp.33-39

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Photoacoustic Hydrocarbon Spectroscopy Using a Mach-Zehnder Modulated cw OPO

    Henry Bruhns, Yannick Saalberg, Marcus Wolff, pp.40-47

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) Design of Diaphragm Based MEMS Pressure Sensor with Sensitivity Analysis for Environmental Applications

    A. Nallathambi, T. Shanmuganantham, pp.48-54

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) Genetic Algorithm and its Application in Optimal Sensor Layout

    Xiang-Yang Chen, pp.55-60

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9) A Method for Precision Closed-loop Irrigation Using a Modified PID Control Algorithm

    M. S. Goodchild, K. D. Khn, M. D. Jenkins, K. J. Burek & A. J. Dutton, pp.61-68

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10) Target Detection Based on EBPSK Satellite Passive Radar

     Lu Zeyuan, Wu Lenan, pp.69-76

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11) A Revolutionary Approach to Understanding a Minute Piece of Brain: the 'Inverted' Retina of the Human Eye

     Norbert Lauinger, pp.77-90

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12) MATLAB Simulation of RFID Communication Protocol for Sensor Data Acquisition

     Soumen Ghosh, Palash Kumar Kundu, pp.91-95

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13) Design and Implementation of Mobile Robotic Manipulator for Welding Using PLC

     Nitin Tom, Dinesh Kumar Badam, Vijay Kumar Singore, Dr. Venkata Lakshmi Narayana K., pp.96-101

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14) Low Energy Lossless Image Compression Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network (LE-LICA)

     Amr M. Kishk, Nagy W. Messiha, Nawal A. El-Fishawy, Abd-Elrahman A. Alkafs, Ahmed H. Madian, pp.102-106

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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Handbook of Thermometry and Nanothermometry

by S. Yatsyshyn, B. Stadnyk, Ya. Lutsyk, L. Buniak


 Handbook of Thermometry and Nanothermometry

Publisher: IFSA Publishing, S. L.

Paperback: 486 pages

Pubdate: 15 April 2015

ISBN: 978-84-606-7518-1

e-ISBN: 978-84-606-7852-6



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Bullet 'Advances in Sensors' Book Series, Vol. 3 - Call for Chapters


Published by: International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Formats: print (paper) and pfd (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.


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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):


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Tel: +34 93 413 79 41

E-mail: editor@sensorsportal.com



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