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1) Design of a Modular Signal Conditioning Circuit for Biopotential Sensors,

    by Winncy Y. Du, Winston Jose, Jake Askeland, pp.1-12

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) MEMS Accelerometers Sensors: an Application in Virtual Reality,

    by Daniel Corrêa, Douglas Santos, Leonardo Contini, Alexandre Balbinot, pp.13-26

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) Contactless Quality Monitoring Sensor Based on Electrical Conductivity Measurements,

    by Armin Satz, W. Granig, D. Tumpold and F. Reininger, pp.27-37

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) Gas Sensing Properties of Pure and Cr Activated WO3 Thick Film Resistors,

    by V. B. Gaikwad, R. L. Patil, M. K. Deore, R. M. Chaudhari, P. D. Hire, S. D. Shinde, G. H. Jain, pp.38-52

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) Ellipsometric Immunosensor for Detection of Amyloid Precursor Protein with a View of Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostics,

    by Alexei Nabok, Mohd Kamarulzaki Mustafa, David Parkinson, Anna Tsargorodskaya, pp.53-61

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Optical Tomography System: Charge-coupled Device Linear Image Sensors,

    by M. Idroas, R. Abdul Rahim, M. H. Fazalul Rahiman, R. G. Green, M. N. Ibrahim, pp.62-69

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) Spray Pyrolyzed Polycrystalline Tin Oxide Thin Film as Hydrogen Sensor,

   by Ganesh E. Patil, D. D. Kajale, D. N. Chavan, N.K. Pawar, V. B. Gaikwad, G. H. Jain, pp.70-79

   [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) Research of a Novel Three-dimensional Force Flexible Tactile Sensor Based on Conductive Rubber,

    by Fei Xu, Yunjian Ge, pp.80-91

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9) Induction Magnetometers – Design Peculiarities,

    by Valeriy Korepanov, Vira Pronenko, pp.92-106

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10)Noise Feature Analysis in Pulse Temperature Modulated MOS Gas Sensors,

    by Nimisha Dutta and Manabendra Bhuyan, pp.107-108

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11)Drowsy Driver Detection via Steering Wheel,

    by Herlina Abdul Rahim, Zulkifli Yusop and Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, pp.119-133

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12)Microwave Detection of Soil Moisture Using C-Band Rectangular Waveguide,

    by Jayesh Pabari, Shrutisingh Yadav and Rajani Singh, pp.134-141

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13)Performance Characterization of a Long-Stroke Direct-Drive Electromagnetic Linear Actuator,

    by Mohammad I. Kilani, pp.142-151

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14)Sensitivity Enhancement of Biochemical Sensors Based on Er+3 Doped Microsphere Coupled to an External Mirror,

    by Alireza Bahrampour, Azam Gholampour Azhir, Razie Taghiabadi, Kazem Rahimi Yazdi, pp.152-161

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


15)Design and Development of Embedded Based System for the Measurement of Dielectric Constant Spectroscopy for Liquids,

    by V. V. Ramana C. H., Narsinga Rao S., Ashok Kumar M., Jayaramudu J., Kathalingam A., Sudhakar S., Mi-Ra Kim, Yeon-Sik Chae and Jin-Koo Rhee, pp.162-170

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


16)Implementation of Distributed Measurement Process on Clinical Blood Analyzer,

    by P. Neelamegam, S. Kumaravel, K. Murugananthan, pp.171-181

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]








SENSOR+TEST 2010 – The Measurement Fair Widespread Satisfaction Among Exhibitors and Visitors: a Final Report


The SENSOR+TEST has again borne out its reputation as a business indicator for the sensor and measuring industries. The figures of the exhibitor and visitor polls for this year reflect not only the widespread satisfaction with the trade fair and its offering, but also the significantly improved economic expectations held by the participants. The exhibiting enterprises were especially satisfied with the increased number of visitors compared to last year and with the high quality of the inquiries. The visitor poll taken by a neutral market research institute during the course of the fair confirms the interesting structure and high professionalism of the visitors clearly as an advantage of the SENSOR+TEST ...


Brita Pape

AMA Service GmbH

Von-Münchhausen-Str.  49,

31515 Wunstorf, Germany

Tel.: +49 5033 9639-14, fax: +49 5033 1056

E-mail: presse@sensor-test.com




Series 686B Smart Vibration Switch for Use in Hazardous Areas


Depew, New York, USA - IMI Sensors, a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., has announced ATEX approval of the company's Series 686B USB Programmable Smart Vibration Switch, designed for 24/7 continuous protection of cooling towers, fin fans, pumps, HVAC systems, and other critical machinery operated in hazardous areas. Meeting ATEX and CSA approval requirements for use in hazardous environments, the Series 686B is hermetically sealed and mounts with a single stud like a sensor. This Smart Vibration Switch includes an embedded piezoelectric accelerometer for accurate measurement, monitors vibration velocity for more consistent results, and provides the reliability not found in mechanical switches. Series 686B also offers a remote reset capability and USB programmable threshold and time delays to avoid false trips ...


Greg Slabodkin

Technical Marketing Manager

IMI Sensors/PCB Piezotronics, Inc.

3425 Walden Avenue

Depew, NY 14043

Tel.: (716) 684-0002 ext. 2374

E-mail: GSlabodkin@pcb.com

Series 686B Smart Vibration Switch



MAZeT Presents Simulation Tools for Optical Measuring Tasks


Jena (Germany), August 26, 2010 - MAZeT GmbH, development and manufacturing service provider for Opto-ASICs, spectral and color sensors, as well as embedded computing solutions, and located in Jena, Germany, offers a tool for the simulation of compact spectral-selective semiconductor sensors for precise inline measurements, available immediately. The system is simulated during the feasibility study using the tool developed by MAZeT and optimized accordingly to the requirements presented ...


Ms. Mandy Ahlendorf

Managing Director


Göschwitzer, Str. 32, 07745 Jena, Germany

Tel.: +49 3641 2809 0, fax: +49 3641 2809 12

E-mail: marketing@mazet.de

Optical measuring tool



Carbon Dioxide Gas Sensor


Forston Labs is proud to announce the new Carbon Dioxide Gas Sensor which measures gaseous carbon dioxide in two ranges: 0 to 10,000 ppm and 0 to 100,000 ppm. This easy to use, reliable sensor connects directly to the LabNavigator® instrument for continuous monitoring, time-based experiments, or routine monitoring throughout your facility. Export your data using NavPilot software provided with the LabNavigator instrument to view your data on a PC in NavPilot™ or in Microsoft® Excel® ...


Mr. Brian Williams

Forston Labs

4098 Trouble Trail

Fort Collins, CO 80524

E-mail: sales@forstonlabs.com

Carbon Dioxide Gas Sensor



Ultra-High Sensitivity Seismic Accelerometer


Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has announced the new market introduction of the Wilcoxon Research Model 731A, an ultra-high sensitivity industrial seismic accelerometer designed for measuring both seismic and ultra-low level, low frequency vibration on structures and objects. Offered with the industry™s best noise performance of 0.5 Ојg rms and with a sensitivity of 10 V/g, the Wilcoxon Research Model 731A incorporates use of ultra low-noise electronics for clear signals at sub micro-g levels. The sensor is designed to reliably operate over a temperature range of -10 °C to +65 °C (+14 °F to +149 °F) and includes an integral low-pass filter to eliminate high frequencies and ensure greater measurement quality and reliability. These attributes also help the Model 731A to be low-frequency capable. Units include electrostatic discharge (ESD) and reverse wiring protection for added quality assurance ...


Mr. Gary Oria

Director of Product Marketing

Meggitt Sensing Systems

Tel.: 949.276.0486

E-mail: gary.oria@meggitt.com

Model 731A industrial seismic accelerometer


New TrueTilt Mid-Range Electrolytic Tilt Sensor Provides Highly Repeatable Mid-Range +10° Angle Measurement with a Linear Output


The Fredericks Company, a leading ISO 9001:2008 registered manufacturer of electrolytic tilt sensing and inclinometer products, has announced availability of their new 0703-1601-99 Mid-Range Single Axis Linear Output Electrolytic Tilt Sensor - a single sensor solution that very accurately measures a full tilt range while replacing legacy designs which required multiple sensors. The newest member of the company's patented, state-of-the-art TrueTILT product line, the sensor provides a ± 25° angle/±10° linear range, resolution is 1 arc second, and null repeat is Ј 10-arc seconds. Long-term stability over its angle and temperature range is a distinct characteristic of this sensor and its robust, field-proven all metal design provides outstanding durability as well as superior dimensional tolerances for excellent sensor-to-sensor electrical performance. It is also easily mounted and soldered to PCB's, and requires no special packaging for extreme operating conditions ...


John Weigner

The Fredericks Company

Tel.: 215-938-4433

Fax: 215-947-7464

E-mail: sales@frederickscom.com

Electrolytic Tilt Sensor



FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor with SP76 Adapter for NeSSI Systems


Process and plant engineers in search of a flow switch/monitor that can be easily incorporated into gas and liquid process sampling systems will find that the Model FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor from Fluid Components International (FCI) features a convenient SP76 adapter that supports NeSSI™ compliant hardware. FCI’s SP76 adapter for NeSSI modular manifolds allows the FS10A to be installed into a standardized mechanical platform for analyzers and sensors. The NeSSI (New Sampling/Sensor Initiative) has been evolving since 1999 as an industry-driven effort to define and promote analyzer and sensor standardization ...


Fluid Components International (FCI)

1755 La Costa Meadows Dr,

San Marcos, CA 92078, USA

Tel.: 800-854-1993

Fax: 760-736-6250

E-mail: fcimarcom@FluidComponents.com

FS10A Analyzer Flow Switch/Monitor



Sound Level Meter Rental Source


THE MODAL SHOP, INC., helps engineers meet their acoustic testing needs through sound level meter rentals. With a large selection of sound level meters available, the rental program provides easy, customer service driven access to the most recent models and software. Sound level meters are often available for overnight delivery. Engineers and acousticians with limited budgets can expand existing meter counts as needed for project-based testing or use products prior to purchase to ensure the viability of particular models in permanent test setups ...


Claire O'Dell

Marketing Communications


3149 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241-1516

Tel.: 800-860-4867, fax: 513-458-2172

E-mail: info@modalshop.com

Sound level meter



Imec European Collaborative Research to Develop Lab-on-chip System for Cheap and Fast Cancer Diagnosis


Leuven, Belgium – September 1, 2010 – At the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) in Buenos Aires (Argentina), imec and its project partners have announced the launch of the European Seventh Framework Project MIRACLE. The MIRACLE project aims to develop an operational lab-on-chip for the isolation and detection of circulating and disseminated tumor cells (CTCs and DTCs) in blood. The new lab-on-chip is an essential step towards faster and cost-efficient diagnosis of cancer ...


Katrien Marent,

Director of External Communications

Tel.: +32 16 28 18

E-mail: katrien.marent@imec.be




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and Information Processing

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MEMS & NEMS: Devices
and Systems

Vol.2, October 2007

Modern Sensing

Vol.90, April 2008

Microsystems: Technology
and Applications
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Robotics and Sensors

Vol.5, March 2009

Modern Sensing
Technologies II

Vol. 6, August 2009

MEMS: from Micro Devices
to Wireless Systems

Vol. 7, October 2009

Intelligent Data Acquisition and Smart Sensors Systems

Vol.8, February 2010





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