bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal 2011 (CD-ROM Contents and Order)


Title: Sensors & Transducers Journal

Description: The peer reviewed international journal devoted to research, development and application of sensors and transducers

Publisher: International Frequency Sensors Association (IFSA)

ISSN: 1726-5479

e-Impact Factor 2008: 205.767

Format:  pdf-format, CD-ROM

Language: English

Number of Issues on CD: 12 regular issues + 4 special issues:

  • Sensor Device Technologies and Applications, Vol.10, February 2011, Selected and extended papers from the The 1st International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES’ 2010), The 4th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM’ 2010) and The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics (CENICS’ 2010), 18-25 July 2010, Venice, Italy

  • MEMS & NEMS: Devices and Technologies, Vol.11, April 2011, Selected and extended papers from the Nanotech Conference & Expo' 2010, 21-24 June 2010, Anaheim, CA, USA

  • Nanomaterials & their Composites: from Fabrication to Applications, Vol.12, October 2011, Selected papers form the 3rd COINAPO Topical Meeting Composites of Inorganic Nanotubes & Polymers, 2 - 3 March  2011, Sestriere, Italy

  • MEMS & NEMS: Design, Fabrication and Applications, Vol. 13, December 2011, Selected papers of the 14th Annual NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, 13-16 June 2011, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, USA

Volumes: 124-135

Year: 2011

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Vol. 124, Issue 1, January 2011



1. Demystifying Analog & Mixed-Signal ASICs

    by Bob Frostholm, pp.I-VIII





2. Investigation of Magnetic–field-induced Temperature Error of Pt- 500,

    by Rajinikumar Ramalingam and Michael Schwarz, pp. 1-10


 3. Classification of Unknown Thermocouple Types Using Similarity Factor Measurement,

    by Seshu K. Damarla and Palash Kundu, pp.11-18


 4. The Design of a Novel Flexible Tactile Sensor Based on Pressure-conductive Rubber,

    by Fei Xu, Yunjian Ge, Yong Yu, Junxiang Ding, Tao Ju, Shanhong Li, pp.19-29


 5. Study on the Relative Difference of the Force Transducer Constants in Tensile and Compressive Modes Calibration Equations,

    by Ebtisam H. Hasan and Seif. M. Osman, pp.30-36


 6. Design of a Large-scale Three-dimensional Flexible Arrayed Tactile Sensor,

    by Junxiang Ding, Yunjian Ge, Shanhong Li, Fei Xu, Feng Shuang, pp.37-47


 7. The Activity Airflow Detection of Vehicle Intake System Using Hot-film Anemometry Sensors Instrument,

    by Rong-Hua Ma and Chi-Kuen Sung, pp.48-55


 8. Hardware Developments of an Ultrasonic Tomography Measurement System,

    by Hudabiyah Arshad Amari, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Herlina Abdul Rahim, Muhammad Jaysuman Pusppanathan, pp.56-63


 9. Design and Development of Microcontroller Based Fluoride Meter,

    by Bhaskar Reddy S., V. V. Ramana C. H. and Malakondaiah K., pp.64-71


 10. Effect of Magnetic Flux Density and Applied Current on Temperature, Velocity and Entropy Generation Distributions in MHD Pumps,

    by M. Kiyasatfar, N. Pourmahmoud, M. M. Golzan, M. Eskandarzade, pp.72-82


 11.Design of a DCS Based Model for Continuous Leakage Monitoring System of Rotary Air Preheater of a Thermal Power Plant,

     by Madan Bhowmick and Satish Chandra Bera, pp.83-100


 12.The Design of a Wireless Monitoring System for Unattended Environmental Applications,

     by Ibrahim Al-Bahadly and Victor Mtetwa, pp.101-119


 13.Performance Measures of Ultra-Wideband Communication System,

     by Mrutyunjaya Panda, Sarat Kumar Patra, pp.120-126


 14.Unspecified Low-Frequency Noise in Chopper Op-Amps,

     by Charles Gilbert, pp.127-138




Vol. 125, Issue 2, February 2011 

1. Microcantilever Sensors in Biological and Chemical Detections

    Qing Zhu, pp.1-21


2. Design of a Low Voltage 0.18 um CMOS Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensor

    M. Moghavvemi and A. Attaran, pp. 22-29


3. Glucose Monitoring System Based on Osmotic Pressure Measurements

    Alexandra Leal, António Valente, Ana Ferreira, Salviano Soares, Vitor Ribeiro, Olga Krushinitskaya, and Erik A. Johannessen, pp.30-41


4. Chemical Vapor Identification by Plasma Treated Thick Film Tin Oxide Gas Sensor Array and Pattern Recognition

    J. K. Srivastava, Preeti Pandey, Sunil K. Jha, V. N. Mishra, R. Dwivedi, pp.42-53


5. A Preliminary Test for Skin Gas Assessment Using a Porphyrin Based Evanescent Wave Optical Fiber Sensor

    Roman Selyanchyn, Sergiy Korposh, Wataru Yasukochi and Seung-Woo Lee, pp.54-67


6. Optical Characterization and Humidity Sensing Properties of Praseodymium Oxide

    B. C. Yadav, Monika Singh and C. D. Dwivedi, pp.68-75


7. Nanocrystalline SnO2-Pt Thick Film Gas Sensor for Air Pollution Applications

    M. H. Shahrokh Abadi, M. N. Hamidon, Abdul Halim Shaari, Norhafizah Abdullah, Rahman Wagiran and Norhisam Misron, pp.76-88


8. Characterization of WO3-SnO2 Nanocomposites and Application in Humidity Sensing

    N. K. Pandey, Akash Roy, Alok Kumar, pp.89-99


9. Detections of Water Content Changes in a Nitrocellulose Membrane Based on Polarized Reflection Spectroscopy

    Hariyadi Soetedjo, pp.100-106


10.Fabrication of Polyaniline/ TiO2 Nanocomposite Ammonia Vapor Sensor

    S. G. Pawar, S. L. Patil, M. A. Chougule, B. T. Raut, S. A.Pawar and V. B. Patil, pp.107-114


11.Impact of Mineral Composition on the Distribution of Natural Radionuclides in Rigosol-Anthrosol

    Z. P. Tomić, A. R. Djordjević, M. B. Rajković, I. Vukašinović, N. S. Nikolić, V. Pavlović and Č. M. Lačnjevac, pp.115-130


12.Design of Photoreactor and Study of Modeling Parameters for Removal of Pesticides in Water: a Case Study of Malathion

     Amit K. Sharma, R. K. Tiwari and M. S. Gaur, pp.131-141


13.Studies on Gas Sensing Performance of Cr-doped Indium Oxide Thick Film Sensors

     D. N. Chavan, G. E. Patil, D. D. Kajale, V. B. Gaikwad, G. H. Jain, 142-155


14.Preparation and Studies on Gas Sensing Performance of Pure and Modified Sn-TiO2 Thick Film Resistor

     P. D. Hire, V. B. Gaikwad, N. U. Patil, R. L. Patil, R. M. Chaudhri, S. D. Shinde G. H. Jain, pp.156-167


15.Electrocoductivity Studies of Grafted Polymer Thin Film

     Muhammed Mizher Radhi, pp.168-176

16.Ester Sensing with Poly (Aniline-co-m-aminobenzoic Acid) Deposited on Poly (Vinyl Alcohol)

    S. Adhikari, J. Singh, R. Banerjee and P. Banerji, pp.177-186


17.Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor for Detection of Nitrate Concentration in Water

    A. S. Lalasangi, J. F. Akki, K.G. Manohar, T. Srinivas, P. Radhakrishnan, Sanjay Kher, N. S. Mehla and U. S. Raikar, pp.187-193


18.Study on Gas Sensing Performance of In2O3 Thick Film Resistors Prepared by Screen Printing Technique

    S. C. Kulkarni, R. Y. Borse, pp.194-204


19.Periodically Tapered LPFG for Ethanol Concentration Detection in Ethanol-Gasoline Blend

    J. Linesh, T. M. Libish, M. C. Bobby, P. Radhakrishnan and V. P. N. Nampoori, pp.205-212


20.Chemically Deposited n-CuInSe2 / Polyiodide Based PEC Solar Cells

     R. H. Bari and L. A. Patil, pp.213-219


21.Sensitivity and Selectivity Studies on Polyaniline / Molybdenum Trioxide Composites to Liquid Petroleum Gas

     Aashis S. Roy, Machappa T, M. V. N. Ambika Prasad and Koppalkar R. Anilkumar, pp.220-228


22.Long-term Biosensors for Metabolite Monitoring by using Carbon Nanotubes

    Cristina Boero, Sandro Carrara, Giovanni De Micheli, pp.229-237


23.Modeling of a Bio Sensor Based on Detection of Antigens Concentration Using an Electrically Actuated Micro Cantilever

     Hadi Madinei, Ali-Asghar Keyvani-Janbahan, Mehdi Atashparva, Rasool Shabani, Ghader Rezazadeh, pp.238-246


24.A SAW Delay Line Sensor Combined with Micro-hotplate for Bio-chemical Applications

     Babak Vosoughi Lahijani, Habib Badri Ghavifekr, pp.247-255


25.Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis Device: Measurement of Bioelectrical Tissue Conductivity in Dengue Patients

     Herlina Abdul Rahim, Mohd Nasir Taib, Fatimah Ibrahim and Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, pp.256-264




Vol. 10, Special Issue, February 2011



1. Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (Foreword)

    Sergey Y. Yurish, Petre Dini, pp.I-II


2. Film-based Sensors with Piezoresistive Molecular Conductors as Active Components Strain Damage and Thermal Regeneration

    by Elena Laukhina, Raphael Pfattner, Marta Mas-Torrent, Concepcio´ Rovira, Jaume Veciana, Vladimir Laukhin, pp. 1-12


3. Intelligent Sensor for Non-destructive Tests Applications

    by Irinela Chilibon, pp.13-29


4. Sensor Devices with Metrological Self-Check

    by Roald Taymanov, Ksenia Sapozhnikova, Igor Druzhinin, pp.30-45


5. A Simple and Universal Resistive-Bridge Sensors Interface

    by Sergey Y. Yurish, pp.46-59


6. Charge-sensitive Infrared Phototransisotrs: Single-photon Detctors in the Long-Wavelength Infrared

    by Takeji Ueda and Susumu Komiyama, pp.60-70


7. In the Field Application of a New Sensor for Monitoring Road and Runway Surfaces

    by Amedeo Troiano, Eros Pasero, Luca Mesin, pp.71-83


8. A New Concept for an Effective Leak Detection and Loclisation in Multiphase Fluid Pipelines

    by Mahmoud Meribout, pp.84-95


9. Double Pin Photodiodes with Two Optical Gate Connections for Light Triggering: A Capacitive Two-phototransistor Model

    by Manuel A. Vieira, Manuela Vieira, João Costa, Paula Louro, Miguel Fernandes, A. Fantoni, pp.96-120


10.Methane Detection by Nano ZnO Based MIM Sensor Devices

     by P. Bhattacharyya, P. K. Basu, S. Basu, pp.121-130


11.Detection of Hydrogen by Noble Metal Treated Nanoporous Si and ZnO Thin Films

    Jayita Kanungo, Palash Kumar Basu, Anita Lloyd Spetz, Sukumar Basu, pp.131-140


12.Fabrication and Characterization of Ethanol Sensor Based on RF Sputtered ITO Films

     by H. J. Pandya, Sudhir Chandra and A. L. Vyas, pp.141-150


13.Performances of Three Miniature Bio-inspired Optic Flow Sensors under Natural Conditions

     by Stéphane Viollet, Franck Ruffier, Thomas Ray, Lubin Kerhuel, Fabrice Aubépart, Nicolas Franceschini, Mohsine Ménouni, pp.151-159


14.Generation of HDL Models for Bio-Impedance Sensor Simulation based on Microelectrodes

     by Alberto Yúfera, Estefanía Gallego, pp.160-170


15.Design of Networked Low-Cost Wireless Noise Measurement Sensor

     by Ilkka Kivelä, Chao Gao, Jari Luomala, Jukka Ihalainen, Ismo Hakala, pp.171-190


16.Fast FPGA Implementation of an Original Impedance Analyser

     by Abdulrahman Hamed, Etienne Tisserand, Yves Berviller, Patrick Schweitzer, pp.191-205


17.Experimental and Computational Performance Analysis of a Multi-Sensor Wireless Network System for Hurricane Monitoring

     by Chelakara Subramanian, Gabriel Lapilli, Frederic Kreit, Jean-Paul Pinelli, Ivica Kostanic, pp.206-244




Vol. 126, Issue 3, March 2011


1. Human Heat Generator for Energy Scavenging with Wearable Thermopiles,

    Vladimir Leonov, pp.1-10


2. Fabrication of a Highly-sensitive Acetylcholine Sensor Based on AChOx Immobilized Smart-chips,

    M. M. Rahman, pp.11-18


3. Development of Pressure-Temperature Integrated Multifunction Sensor Using Piezo-Resistive Element,

    Palash K. Kundu, Gautam Sarkar and Chandan Dutta, pp.19-30


4. Prototype for Managing the Wheelchair Movements by Accelerometry,

    Daniel Alves Fusco, Alexandre Balbinot, pp.31-41


5. Design of an Automatic Path Finding Wheelchair with Intelligent Guidance System,

    Apratim Majumder, Niladri Banerjee, Shikha Nayak and B. Chakraborty, pp.42-51


6. Design and Manufacture an Ultrasonic Dispersion System with Automatic Frequency Adjusting Property,

    Herlina Abdul Rahim, Javad Abbaszadeh Bargoshadi, Sahar Sarrafi Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, pp.52-63


7. A Fusion Approach to Feature Extraction by Wavelet Decomposition and Principal Component Analysis in Transient Signal Processing
    of SAW Odor Sensor Array,

    Prashant Singh and R. D. S. Yadava, pp.64-73


8. Development of a Simple Traffic Sensor and System with Vehicle Classification Based on PVDF Film Element,

    D. R. Santoso, Abdurrouf, L. Nurriyah, pp.74-84


9. Practical Investigation of an Acoustic Encoder,

    Mohammad A. Alia, Mohammad Al-Khedher, Mazouz Salahat, pp.85-91


10.A Novel Method to Balance Inverted Pendulum by Angle Sensing Using Fuzzy Logic Supervised PID Controller,

    Sanjeev Kumar, Ashutosh K. Agarwal, Arpita Gupta, Himanshu Tripathi, Prachi Mohan Kulshrestha, pp.92-100


11.An Integrated Expert Controller for the Oven Temperature Control System,

    Nagabhushana Katte, Nagabhushan Raju Konduru, Bhaskar Pobbathi, and Parvathi Sidaraddi, pp.101-109


12.Implementation of PID Controller in MATLAB for Real Time DC Motor Speed Control System,

    Manjunatha Reddy H. K., Immanuel J., Parvathi C. S., P. Bhaskar and L. S. Sudheer, pp.110-118


13.Applying Time Series Analysis Model to Temperature Data in Greenhouses,

    Abdelhafid Hasni, Zouaoui Chikr-el-Mezouar, Belkacem Draoui and Thierry Boulard, pp.119-124


14.Growth Factor Inhibiting PKC Sensor in E-coli Environment Using Classification Technique and ANN Method,

    T. K. Basak, T.Ramanujam, S. Jeybalan, Madhubala Bhatt, Deepali Garg, Richa Garg, pp.125-133




Vol. 127, Issue 4, April 2011


1. Going Fabless with MEMS

    Bhaskar Choubey, pp.1-14


2. Micromachined Polycrystalline Si Thermopiles in a T-shirt

    Vladimir Leonov, Yvonne van Andel, Ziyang Wang, Ruud J. M. Vullers and Chris Van Hoof,pp.15-26


3. Virtual Fabrication of Silicon Nitride Based Multifunctional MEMS Pressure Sensor

    Mahesh Kumar Patankar, pp.27-35


4. General Development of a New Hall Effect Sensor

    Vlassis N. Petoussis, Panos D. Dimitropoulos, George Stamoulis, pp.36-44


5. Inspection of Pipe Inner Surface using Advanced Pipe Crawler Robot with PVDF Sensor based Rotating Probe

    Vimal Agarwal, Harutoshi Ogai, Kentarou Nishijima and Bishakh Bhattacharya, pp.45-55


6. Ultrasonic System Approach to Obstacle Detection and Edge Detection

    Yin Thu Win, Nitin Afzulpurkar, Chumnarn Punyasai, Hla Thar Htun, pp.56-68


7. Monitoring of Various Glucose Concentrations Based on Optical Spectroscopic Reflectometry

    Hariyadi Soetedjo, pp.69-75


8. Studies of Gas Sensing Performance of Barium Zirconate (BaZrO3)

    R. M. Chaudhari, V. B. Gaikwad, P. D. Hire, R. L. Patil,S. D. Shinde, N. U. Patil, G. H. Jain, pp.76-87


9. Modeling and System-level Simulation of Force-balance MEMS Comb Accelerometers

    Hao Chen, Limei Xu, pp.88-101


10.Design and Fabrication of a Lab-on-a-chip for Point-of-care Diagnostics

     Anne Balck, Monika Michalzik, Laila Al-Halabi, Stefan Dübel, and Stephanus Büttgenbach, pp.102-111




Vol. 11, Special Issue, April 2011


1. Foreword

    by Jason Moore, pp.I-II


2. Piezoresistive Sensors Development Using Monolithic CMOS MEMS Technology,
by A. Chaehoi, M. Begbie, D. Weiland, D. O’Connell and S. Ray, pp.1-9

3. A Fully Symmetric and Completely Decoupled MEMS-SOI Gyroscope,
Abdelhameed Sharaf, Sherif Sedky, Mohamed Serry, Amro Elshurafa, Mahmoud Ashour and S. E.-D. Habib, pp.10-22


4. Surface Acoustic Wave Strain Sensor Model,
by William Wilson, Gary Atkinson, pp.23-33
5. Pb(Zr,Ti)O3 (PZT) Thin Film Sensors for Fully-Integrated, Passive Telemetric Transponders,
by Richard X. Fu, Ryan C. Toonen, Eric H. Ngo, Melanie W. Cole Samuel G. Hirsch, Mathew P. Ivill, Clifford W. Hubbard, pp.34-42

6. Low Cost Three-Dimensional Anemometer for High Spatial Resolution Wind Profiling,
by John Hirano and David Garmire, pp.43-55

7. Mechanical Robustness of FPA in a-Si Microbolometer with Fine Pitch,
by Hee Yeoun Kim, Kyoung Min Kim, Byeong Il Kim, Won Soo Jang, Tae Hyun Kim and Tai Young Kang, pp.56-63

8. Point-Mass Model for Nano-Patterning Using Dip-Pen Nanolithography (DPN),
by Seok-Won Kang and Debjyoti Banerjee, pp.64-73

9. Biomedical Applications of Modified Carbon Glassy Electrode Sensor with Nanoparticles and Dendrimers
by Solomon W. Leung, Yuanhong Wang and James C. K. Lai, pp.74-82




Vol. 128, Issue 5, May 2011


1. Handbook of Laboratory Measurements and Instrumentation: Editorial Review

    Sergey Y. Yurish, pp.I-IV


2. Designing Fuzzy Adaptive Nonlinear Filter for Land Vehicle Ultra-Tightly Coupled Integrated Navigation Sensor Fusion

    Chien-Hao Tseng, Dah-Jing Jwo, pp.1-16


3. Condition Monitoring of a Process Filter Applying Wireless Vibration Analysis

    Pekka Koskela, Marko Paavola, Jukka Karjanlahti and Kauko Leiviskä, pp.17-26


4. Analysis of Radio Model Performance for Clustering Sensor Networks

    H. Bello-Salau, A. F. Salami, F. Anwar, Md. Rafiqul Islam, pp.27-38


5. Wireless Crankarm Dynamometer for Cycling

    Caetano Decian Lazzari, Alexandre Balbinot, pp.39-54


6. Prediction of the Surface Oxidation Process of AlCuFe Quasicrystals by Using Artificial Neural Network Techniques

    Moh'd Sami S. Ashhab, Abdulla N. Oimat and Nabeel Abo Shaban, pp.55-65


7. Online Remote Recording and Monitoring of Sensor Data Using DTMF Technology

    Niladri Sekhar Tripathy, Sagarika Pal, pp.66-72


8. Detection of VX Simulants Using Piezoresistive Microcantilever Sensors

    Timothy Porter, Richard Venedam, Kevin Kyle and Gus Williams, pp.73-80


9. Study of a Modified Displacement Transducer of a Piston in a Power Cylinder

    S. C. Bera and Madan Bhowmick, pp.81-88


10.Development of an Eletromiograph and Load Cell for the Silent Period Generation and Measurement
    in Myoelectric Signals of the Masseter and Temporal Muscles

    Alexandre Balbinot, Jeferson Figueró Feijó, pp.89-99


11.New Method for Fabrication of Co3O4 Thin Film Sensors: Structural, Morphological and Optoelectronic Properties

    Vikas Patil, Shailesh Pawar, Manik Chougule, Bharat Raut, Ramesh Mulik, Shashwati Sen, pp.100-114


12.Langmuir-Schäfer Film of Calix[4]pyrrole Exhibiting Sensing Properties with Gas Anesthetic Agent Sevoflurane

    Salvatore Petralia, 115-122




Vol. 129, Issue 6, June 2011


 1. A Review of Concept of Force Measurements between the Past and Today
    by Ebtisam H. Hasan, pp.1-15


2. Design, Development and Testing of a Semicircular Type Capacitive Angular Position Sensor
    by Nikhil Gaurav, Sagarika Pal, pp.16-23


3. Design, Development and Calibration of a Portable Capacitive Moisture Meter
    by Mahmoud Soltani, Reza Alimardani, pp.24-32


4. Laser Power Measurement Using Commercial MEMS Pressure Sensor along with PSoC Embedded Read-out
    by J. Jayapandian and K. Prabakar, pp.33-41


5. Design and Development of Embedded System for the Measurement of Thermal Conductivity of Liquids by Transient Hot Wire Method
    by Nagamani Gosala, Raghavendra Rao Kanchi, pp.42-56


6. Performance Assessment of PCA, MF and SVD Methods for Denoising in Chemical Sensor Array Based Electronic Nose System
    by S. K. Jha and R. D. S. Yadava, pp.57-68


7. Simple Design of a PID Controller and Tuning of Its Parameters Using LabVIEW Software
    by Subrata Chattopadhyay, Ganesh Roy and Mrutyunjaya Panda, pp.69-85


8. The DC Motor Speed Controller Using AT89S52 Microcontroller to Rotate Stepper Motor Attached into Potentiometer in Variable Regulated Power Supply
    by Marhaposan Situmorang, pp.86-96


9. Use of Polythiophene as a Temperature Sensor
    by D. S. Kelkar, A. B. Chourasia, V. Balasubrmanian, pp.97-104


10.Modeling of a Non-invasive Electromagnetic Sensor for the Measurement Glycaemia
    by A. Rouane, D. Kourtiche, S. M. Alavi, pp.105-121


11.CdO Doped Indium Oxide Thick Film as a Low Temperature H2S Gas Sensor
     by D. N. Chavan, V. B. Gaikwad, Ganesh E. Patil, D. D. Kajale, G. H. Jain, pp.122-134


12.Design and Simulation of Double-spiral Shape Micro-heater for Gas Sensing Applications
    by Mahanth Prasad, R. P. Yadav, V. Sahula and V. K. Khanna, pp.135-141


13.Glucose Concentration Sensor Based on Long Period Grating Fabricated from Hydrogen Loaded Photosensitive Fiber
    by T. M. Libish, J. Linesh, M. C. Bobby, B. Nithyaja, 1S. Mathew, C. Pradeep and P. Radhakrishnan, pp.142-148


14.Estimation of Valve Stiction Using Particle Swarm Optimization

    by S. Sivagamasundari, D. Sivakumar, pp.149-162




Vol. 130, Issue 7, July 2011


1. Effects of Rayleigh Fading on Energy Level Performance of Adaptive Power Based WSN

    Arnab Nandi and Sumit Kundu, pp.1-10


2. Interfacing SAW Resonators for Wireless High Temperature Applications

    Mohammad Javadian Sarraf, M. N. Hamidon, Maryam Mohd. Isa, Alyani Ismail, Amir Reza Zarabi, pp.11-22


3. Outage and Energy Performance of Layered CDMA Wireless Sensor Network with Space Diversity

    U. Datta, P. K. Sahu, Sumit Kundu, pp.23-37


4. Optimization of Energy Consumption of Rain Gauge Network Using MSG Infrared Image

    Mourad Lahdir, Mohand Tahanout, Mourad Laghrouche, Soltane Ameur, pp.38-47


5. Application of Swarm Intelligence Based Routingprotocols for Wireless Adhoc Sensor Network

     Mrutyunjaya Panda, pp. 48-60


6. Extending Coverage and Lifetime of K-coverage Wireless Sensor Networks Using Improved Harmony Search

    Shohreh Ebrahimnezhad, Hoda Jalal Kamali and Mohsen Ebrahimi Moghaddam, pp.61-76


7. Switching and Release Time Analysis of Electrostatically Actuated Capacitive RF MEMS Switches

    S. Shekhar, K. J. Vinoy, G. K. Ananthasuresh, pp.77-90


8. Calibration Model for Industrial Load Cells

    “Moh’d Sami” Ashhab, pp. 91-102


9. A New Shape Memory Alloy Based Smart Encoder for Sensing of Direction and Angular Motion

    Bishakh Bhattacharya and Om Prakash Patel, pp.103-117


10.An Analytical Method to Determine the Response of a Micro Capacitive Pressure Sensor

    Ashwin Simha, S. M. Kulkarni and S. Meenatchisundaram, pp.118-126


11.Thickness Effect of Micro Speaker Copper Coil Fabrication Process

     F. L. Ayat, M. Moghavvemi, A. Attaran, pp.127-135


12.Design, Simulation and Analysis of Cantilever Sensor for in-Vitro LDL Detection

     Dr. S. Hosimin Thilagar, A. R. Kalaiarasi, pp. 136-141


13.Improvement on the Lifetime of the WSN Using Energy Efficiency Saving of Leach Protocol (New Improved LEACH)

     Muneer Bani Yassein, Hassan Mistareehi, pp.142-154


14.Design and Analysis of a SAW Gas Sensor Based LF RFID Tag in 0.18 um CMOS Process

    M. Moghavvemi, A. Attaran, pp.155-162




Vol. 131, Issue 8, August 2011


1. The Place of ‘Force’ in Several Graphic Representations of the International System of Units (SI)

    Dan Mihai Stefanescu, Aurel Millea, pp.1-7


2. Coupled Electro-thermal-mechanical and Transient Characteristic for Micro Gas Pressure Sensor Micro-hotplate-based

    Rencheng Jin, Lisha Meng, Mingliang Shao and Zhenan Tang, pp.8-20


3. Investigation of Gas-Sensitivity of Metal Oxide Sensors to Nitrogen Monoxide in a Wide Range of Temperature, Concentration
    and Humidity of the Air Gas Medium,
V. V. Malyshev, A. V. Pislyakov, pp.21-35


4. Strain-Temperature Discrimination Using a Single FBG at Cryogenic Region

    D. Sengupta, M. Sai Shankar, Tiwari, Umesh, P. Kishore, P. Saidi Reddy, R. L. N Sai Prasad, P. Vengal Rao, K. S. Narayana, pp.36-42


5. Fabrication of an Integrated Zeolite-fiber Optical Chemical Sensor for Detection of Mercury (II) Ion in Water

    Ning Liu, Liangxiong Li, Robert Lee, pp.43-51


6. Highly Sensitive Cadmium Concentration Sensor Using Long Period Grating

    A. S. Lalasangi, J. F. Akki, K. G. Manohar, T. Srinivas, Prasad Raikar, Sanjay Kher, U. S. Raikar, pp.52-60


7. Realization of Copper Melting Point for Thermocouple Calibrations

    Y. A. Abdelaziz and F. M. Megahed, pp.61-67


8. A Hot Buried Object Detection Technique Using a Temperature Sensor

    Apik Rusdiarna Indra Praja and Hariyadi Soetedjo, pp.68-74


9. Design, Development and Testing of a PC Based One Axis Sun Tracking System for Maximum Efficiency

    Sonu Agarwal, Sagarika Pal, pp.75-82


10.Non-Invasive Evaluation of Hydrogen Peroxide Concentrations in a Drinking Bottle by Near-Infrared Spectrometry

    Herlina Abdul Rahim, Bashirun Che Morat, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, pp.83-90


11.A Flow Injection Immunosensor for the Detection of Atrazine in Water Samples

    Shaveena Thakur, Sonu Gandhi, A. K. Paul, C. Raman Suri, pp.91-100


12.Study of Microstructural Parameters of Screen Printed In2O3 Thick Film Sensors

    Sushma Kulkarni, R. Y. Borse, A. V. Patil, pp.101-109


13.Development of NO2 Sensor Using Nickel Oxide

    Vikas Patil, Shailesh Pawar, Manik Chougule, Sanjay Patil, Bharat Raut, Prasad Godse, Shashwati Sen, pp.110-120


14.Passive Micromixing Solution

    Brahim Dennai, Rachid Khelfaoui, Boumédiène Benyoucef and Asma Abdenbi, pp.121-128




Vol. 132, Issue 9, September 2011


1. Gas Sensors Based on Inorganic Materials: An Overview

    by K. R. Nemade, pp.1-13


2. Control Valve Stiction Identification, Modelling, Quantification and Control - A Review

    by Srinivasan Arumugam and Rames C. Panda, pp. 14-24


3. Numerical Prediction of a Bi-Directional Micro Thermal Flow Sensors

    by M. Al-Amayrah, A. Al-Salaymeh, M. Kilani, A. Delgado, pp. 25-39


4. The Linearity of Optical Tomography: Sensor Model and Experimental Verification

    by Siti Zarina Mohd. Muji, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Mohd Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Zulkarnay Zakaria, Elmy Johana Mohamad, Mohd Safirin Karis, pp.40-46


5. Structure Improvement and Simulation Research of a Three-dimensional Force Flexible Tactile Sensor Based on Conductive Rubber

    by Shanhong Li, Xuekun Zhuang, Fei Xu, Junxiang Ding, Feng Shuang, Yunjian Ge, pp.47-56


6. Modeling and Simulation of Wet Gas Flow in Venturi Flow Meter

    by Hossein Seraj, Mohd Fuaad Rahmat, Marzuki Khaled, Rubiyah Yusof and Iliya Tizhe Thuku, pp. 57-68


7. Improvement Study of Wet Nitrocellulose Membranes Using Optical Reflectometry

    by Hariyadi Soetedjo, pp. 69-75


8. Use of Balance Calibration Certificate to Calculate the Errors of Indication and Measurement Uncertainty in Mass Determinations Performed
    in Medical Laboratories

    by Adriana Vâlcu, pp. 76-88


9. Improved Web-based Power Quality Monitoring Instrument

    by I. Adam, A. Mohamed and H. Sanusi, pp. 89-99


10.Design and Fabrication of a Soil Moisture Meter Using Thermal Conductivity Properties of Soil

    by Subir Das, Biplab Bag, T. S. Sarkar, Nisar Ahmed, B. Chakraborty, pp. 100-107


11.Numerical Study of Mechanical Stirring in Case of Yield Stress Fluid with Circular Anchor Impeller

    by Brahim Mebarki, Belkacem Draoui, Lakhdar Rahmani, Mohamed Bouanini, Mebrouk Rebhi, El hadj Benachour, pp. 108-121


12.Computer Vision Based Smart Lane Departure Warning System for Vehicle Dynamics Control

    by Ambarish G. Mohapatra, pp. 122-135


13.Simple Implementation of an Electronic Tongue for Taste Assessments of Food and Beverage Products

     by Abdul Hallis Abdul Aziz, Ali Yeon Md. Shakaff, Rohani Farook, Abdul Hamid Adom, Mohd Noor Ahmad and Nor Idayu Mahat, pp. 136-150


14.Aluminum-Selective Electrode Based on (1E,2E)-N1,N2- dihydroxy )-N1,N2- bis (4-hydroxy phenyl) Oxalimidamide as a Neutral Carrier

     by Aghaie M., Esfandyar Baghdar, Fekri Lari F., Ali Kakanejadifard, Aghaie H. 151-159




Vol. 133, Issue 10, October 2011


1. A Soft Technique for Measuring Friction Force Using Neural Network,

    by Sunan Huang, Kok Kiong Tan, pp.1-7


2. Neural Net Based Optimization of Wet Thermal Lateral Oxidation Rates,

    by “Moh’d Sami” Ashhab, Nabeel Abo Shaban and Abdulla N. Olimat, pp.8-17


3. ECG Acquisition and Analysis System for Diagnosis of Heart Diseases,

    by Channappa Bhyri, Satish T. Hamde, Laxman M. Waghmare, pp.18-29


4. Soft Computing Based PID Controller Tuning and Application to the Pulp and Paper Industry,

    by B. Nagaraj, P. Vijayakumar, pp. 30-43


5. Greenhouse Environmental Control Using Optimized MIMO PID Technique,

    by Fateh Bounaama and Belkacem Draoui, pp. 44-52


6. Design and Real Time Implementation of CDM-PI Control System in a Conical Tank Liquid Level Process,

    by P. K. Bhaba and S. Somasundaram, pp.53-64


7. Fuzzy Logic Applied to an Oven Temperature Control System,

    by Nagabhushana Katte, Nagabhushan Raju Konduru, Bhaskar Pobbathi and Parvathi Sidaraddi, pp.65-73


8. Balancing Inverted Pendulum by Angle Sensing Using Fuzzy Logic Supervised PID Controller Optimized by Genetic Algorithm,

    by Ashutosh K. Agarwal, Sanjeev Kumar, pp.74-82


9. A Novel Method for Gearbox Fault Detection Based on Biorthogonal B-spline Wavelet,

    by Guangbin Zhang and Yunjian Ge, pp.83-94


10.A Multi-hop Topology Control Based on Inter-node Range Measurement for Wireless Sensor Networks Node Localization,

    by Ali Husein Alasiry, Shinji Ohyama, pp.95-107


11.Distributed Point Source Technique in Modeling Surface-Breaking Crack in a MFL Test,

    by Mehdi Kiyasatfar, Maqsud Golzan, Nader Pourmahmoud, Mehdi Eskandarzade, pp.108-114




Vol. 12, Special Issue, October 2011


1. Preface

    by Ilze Aulika, Katarzyna Bejtka, Irena Drevenšek-Olenik, pp.I-III


2. Large-scale Synthesis of WS2 Multiwall Nanotubes and their Dispersion, an Update

    by Alla Zak, Liat Sallacan Ecker, Roni Efrati, Larissa Drangai, Niles Fleischer and Reshef Tenne, pp. 1-10


3. Distributed Array of Polymeric Piezo-nanowires through Hard-Templating Method into Porous Alumina

    by Valentina Cauda, Davide Dapra, Ilze Aulika, Angelica Chiodoni, Danilo Demarchi, Pierluigi Civera, Marco Pizzi, pp. 11-17


4. Effect of Mo6SxI10-x Nanotubes Addition on Electrooptical Properties of Polymer-dispersed Liquid Crystals

    by Jerneja Milavec, Aleš Mrzel, Irena Drevenšek-Olenik, Mykhailo Pevnyi, Victor Reshetnyak, pp. 18-25


5. Charge Transfer Properties of Surface-treated WS2 Nanotubes and Fullerene-like Nanoparticles

    by Tiziana Di Luccio, Carmela Borriello, Sumeet Kumar, Giuseppe Nenna, pp. 26-32


6. Nanomaterials Characterization Using Nuclear Methods at IFIN-HH

    by Ion Burducea, Liviu Stefan Craciun, Cristina Ionescu, Mihai Straticiuc, Alin Titus Serban, Petru Mihai Racolta, pp. 33-45


7. Transient Grating Experiments on Inorganic–elastomer Nanocomposites

    by Andrea Taschin, Paolo Bartolini, Antoni Sánchez-Ferrer, Raffaele Mezzenga, Aleš Mrzel and Renato Torre, pp.46-52


8. The Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Epoxy Nanocomposites with WS2 Nanotubes

    by Elad Zohar, Sharon Baruch, Mark Shneider, Hanna Dodiuk, Samuel Kenig, H. Daniel Wagner, Alla Zak, Alex Moshkovith, Lev Rapoport, Reshef Tenne, pp.53-65


9. Ultrasonic Characterization of Dynamic Elastic Properties of Polymer Composites with Inorganic Nanotubes

    by V. Samulionis, J. Banys, A. Sanches-Ferrer and R. Mezzenga, pp.66-70


10.Dynamic- and Thermo- mechanical Analysis of Inorganic Nanotubes/elastomer Composites

     by Armin Fuith, Marius Reinecker, Antoni Sánchez-Ferrer, Raffaele Mezzenga, Aleš Mrzel, Maris Knite, Ilze Aulika, Marija Dunce and Wilfried Schranz, pp. 71-79




Vol. 134, Issue 11, November 2011


1. Nanomaterials and Chemical Sensors,

    by Sukumar Basu and Palash Kumar Basu, pp.1-31


2. Fabrication of Phenyl-Hydrazine Chemical Sensor Based on Al- doped ZnO Nanoparticles,

    by Mohammed M. Rahman, Sher Bahadar Khan, A. Jamal, M. Faisal, Abdullah M. Asiri, pp.32-44


3. Nanostructured Ferrite Based Electronic Nose Sensitive to Ammonia at Room Temperature,

    by U. B. Gawas, V. M. S. Verenkar, D. R. Patil, pp.45-55


4. A Humidity Sensor Based on Nb-doped Nanoporous TiO2 Thin Film

    by Mansoor Anbia, S. E. Moosavi Fard, pp.56-64


5. A Resistive Humidity Sensor Based on Nanostructured WO3-ZnO Composites,

    by Karunesh Tiwari, Anupam Tripathi, N. K. Pandey, pp.65-75


6. Highly Sensitive Cadmium Concentration Sensor Using Long Period Grating,

    by A. S. Lalasangi, J. F. Akki, K. G. Manohar, T. Srinivas, Prasad Raikar, Sanjay Kher and U. S. Raikar, pp.76-84


7. MEMS Based Ethanol Sensor Using ZnO Nanoblocks, Nanocombs and Nanoflakes as Sensing Layer,

    by H. J. Pandya, Sudhir Chandra and A. L. Vyas, pp.85-94


8. Simple Synthesis of ZnCo2O4 Nanoparticles as Gas-sensing Materials,

    by S. V. Bangale,S. M. Khetre D. R. Patil and S. R. Bamane, pp.95-106


9. Nanostructured Spinel ZnFe2O4 for the Detection of Chlorine Gas,

    by S. V. Bangale, D. R. Patil and S. R. Bamane, pp.107-119


10.Fabrication of Polyaniline-ZnO Nanocomposite Gas Sensor,

    by S. L. Patil, M. A. Chougule, S. G. Pawar, Shashwati Sen, A. V. Moholkar, J. H. Kim and V. B. Patil, pp.120-131


11.Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Crystalline Cu and Pb0.5-Cu0.5- ferrites by Mechanochemical Method

    and Their Electrical and Gas Sensing Properties,

    by V. B. Gaikwad ,S. S. Gaikwad, A. V. Borhade and R. D. Nikam, pp.132-142


12.Surface Modification of MWCNTs: Preparation, Characterization and Electrical Percolation Studies of MWCNTs/PVP Composite Films
     for Realization of Ammonia Gas Sensor Operable at Room Temperature,

     by Sakshi Sharma, K. Sengupta, S. S. Islam, pp.143-154


13.An Investigation of Structural and Electrical Properties of Nano Crystalline SnO2: Cu Thin Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis,

    by J. Podder and S. S. Roy, pp.155-162


14.Nanocrystalline Cobalt-doped SnO2 Thin Film: A Sensitive Cigarette Smoke Sensor,

     by Patil Shriram B., More Mahendra A., Patil Arun V., pp.163-169


15.Effect of Annealing on the Structural and Optical Properties of Nano Fiber ZnO Films Deposited by Spray Pyrolysis,

     by M. R. Islam, J. Podder, S. F. U. Farhad and D. K. Saha, pp.170-176


16.Amperometric Acetylcholinesterase Biosensor Based on Multilayer Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes-chitosan Composite,

     by Xia Sun, Chen Zhai, Xiangyou Wang, pp.177-186


17.Fabrication of Biosensors Based on Nanostructured Conducting Polyaniline (NSPANI),

     by Deepshikha Saini, Ruchika Chauhan and Tinku Basu, pp.187-201




Vol. 135, Issue 12, December 2011


1. Review of Tomographic Imaging using Finite Element Method,

    by Mohd Fua’ad Rahmat and Iliya Tizhe Thuku, pp.1-19


2. An Overview: Effectiveness of Different Arrangement for Electrode Guard in Electrical Capacitance Tomography,

    by Mohd Fadzli B Abd Shaib, Elmy Johana Mohamad, Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Mahadi B Abd Jamil, Leow Pei Ling, pp.20-26


3. A High-Precision RF Time-of-Flight Measurement Method based on Vernier Effect for Localization of Wireless Sensor Networks,

    by Sang-il Ko, Go Aikawa, Jun-ya Takayama, Shinji Ohyama, pp.27-41


4. A Communication Reliability Enhancement Framework for Wireless Sensor Network Using the ZigBee Protocol,

    by Jingcheng ZHANG, Allan HYUNH, Qinzhong YE, Shaofang GONG, pp.42-56


5. Proposal for a Mini Wireless Force Platform for Human Gait Analysis,

    by Giovani PIFFER and Alexandre BALBINOT, pp.57-69


6. Design and Implementation of Ethernet Based Embedded System for the Measurement of Dielectric Constant in Solids,

    by Manikumar C., Nagabhushan Raju K., Ramana C. H., Nagamani G., Chandra Sekhar T. and Ebraheem M., pp.70-79


7. Modeling of Spring Constant and Pull-in Voltage of T-Shaped Radio Frequency Microelectromechanical (RF-MEMS) Cantilever Switch,

    by Shakti P Tripathy and Navneet Gupta, pp.80-89


8. Optimization Design Method for the CMOS-type Capacitive Micro-Machined Ultrasonic Transducer,

    by D. Y. Chiou, S. B. Luo, and H. H. Chen, pp.90-97


9. Morphological, Humidity and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Sensing Investigations on Tantalum Oxide,

    by Ritesh Kumar, B. C. Yadav, Tripti Shukla, Rajeev Singh and Shyam Singh, pp.98-109


10.Chemically Synthesized Sn Doped Polyaniline Hydrochloride for Carbon Dioxide Gas Sensing,

    by K. R. Nemade, pp.110-117


11.Low Cost Frequency Independent Induction Sensor for Low Concentration (ppm) D(+)-Glucose Monohydrate Detection,

    by Yew Fong Hor, Hio Giap Ooi, Hee C. Lim, pp.118-125


12.Design and Development of a Relative Humidity and Room Temperature Measurement System with On Line Data Logging Feature
    for Monitoring the Fermentation Room of Tea Factory,
by Utpal Sarma, P. K. Boruah, pp.126-133


13.A Novel Bio-Chemical Sensor Based on the Microsphere Raman Laser in the Presence of an External Non metallic Mirror,

    by Alireza Bahrampour and Azam Gholampour Azhir, pp.134-145


14.Simulation and Optimization of Diffuser/Nozzle Micropump,

     by Chandika S. and Asokan R., pp. 146-154




Vol. 13, Special Issue, December 2011


1. Foreword

    Elena Gaura, James P. Brusey, Ramona Rednic, pp.I-III


2. Wireless Sensors for Space Applications

    William Wilson, Gary Atkinson, pp.1-9


3. Applications of a Navigation Instrument Based on a Micro-Motor Driven by Photons

    Jorge Valenzuela and Samson Mil’shtein, pp.10-20


4. Fabrication and Analysis of MEMS Test Structures for Residual Stress Measurement

    Akshdeep Sharma, Deepak Bansal, Maninder Kaur, Prem Kumar, Dinesh Kumar, Rina Sharma and K. J. Rangra, pp.21-30


5. An electro-thermal MEMS Gripper with Large Tip Opening and Holding Force: Design and Characterization

    Jay J. Khazaai, H. Qu, M. Shillor and L. Smith, pp.31-43


6. Self-alignment of Silicon Chips on Wafers: a Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Spreading and Wetting

    Jean Berthier, Kenneth Brakke, Sébastien Mermoz, Loïc Sanchez, Christian Fretigny, Léa Di Cioccio, pp.44-52


7. Use of Small-Scale Wind Energy to Power Cellular Communication Equipment

    B. Plourde, J. Abraham, G. Mowry, W. Minkowycz, pp.53-61


8. Superhydrophobic Porous Silicon Surfaces

    Paolo Nenzi, Alberto Giacomello, Guido Bolognesi, Mauro Chinappi, Marco Balucani, and Carlo Massimo Casciola, pp.62-72


9. Increased Bandwidth of Mechanical Energy Harvester

    B. Ahmed Seddik, G. Despessse, S. Boisseau, E. Defay, pp.73-86


10.Simplifying the Design,Analysis, and Layout of a N/MEMS Nanoscale Material Testing Device

     Richa Bansal, Jason V. Clark , pp.87-97


11.A Novel Silicon-based Wideband RF Nano Switch Matrix Cell and the Fabrication of RF Nano Switch Structures

    Yi Xiu Yang, Hamood Ur Rahman and Rodica Ramer, pp.98-108


12.Carbon Nanomaterials for Optical Absorber Applications

    Anupama Kaul, James Coles, Krikor Megerian, Michael Eastwood, Robert Green, Thomas Pagano, Prabhakar Bandaru and Mehmet Dokmeci, pp.109-116


13.Improved Nanoreinforced Composite Material Bonds with Potential Sensing Capabilities

    David Starikov, Clyde A. Price, Michael S. Fischer, Abdelhak Bensaoula, Farouk Attia, Thomas A. Glenn, Mounir Boukadoum, pp.117-123


14.Upconverting Phosphor Thermometry for High Temperature Sensing Applications

    Xiaomei Guo, Hongzhi Zhao, Huihong Song, Elizabeth Zhang, Christopher Combs, Noel Clemens, Xuesheng Chen, Kewen K. Li, Yingyin K. Zou and Hua Jiang, pp.124-130


15.A Model for Enhanced Chemiluminescence Reactions in Microchambers Combined to an Active Pixel Sensor

    Jean Berthier, Pierre L. Joly, Florence Rivera, Patrice Caillat, pp.131-141


16.Antibody Immobilization on Conductive Polymer Coated Nonwoven Fibers for Biosensors

    Shannon K. Mcgraw, Michael J. Anderson, Evangelyn C. Alocilja, Patrick J. Marek, Kris J. Senecal, Andre G. Senecal, pp.142-149


17.Development of a Capillary-driven, Microfluidic, Nucleic Acid Biosensor

    Fei He, Yuhong Wang, Shenquan Jin and Sam R. Nugen, pp.150-158

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