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This monthly e-newsletter, written by the editors of Sensors & Transducers Magazine (ISSN 1726-5479), delivers the product and research news you asked for, and updates you on happenings in the sensor science and industry. Who should read this Newsletter ? All who are interested in the newest information and trends in sensors, transducers, MEMS and sensor instrumentation, including DAQ.


IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.7, July 2007

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1.   Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.7, July 2007

2.   Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs

3  Recently Published Sensors Books

4.   54th International Instrumentation Symposium: Call for Paper

5.   Subscribtion

6.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


Plus lots more information to be found on Sensors Web Portal: http://www.sensorsportal.com



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SENSORS+TEST 2007: Exhibition and Conference Report

by Sergey Y. Yurish, pp.I-VII





1) Dynamic Sensor Networks

    by Simone Gabriele, Paolo Di Giamberardino, pp.1302-1314


2) Simple and Low-Cost Wireless Distributed Measurement System

    by Alessandra Flammini, Daniele Marioli, Emiliano Sisinni, Andrea Taroni, pp.1315-1321


3) Impact of Different Air Protocols on the Use of the Radio Spectrum by Radio Frequency Identification

    (RFID) Devices in the 860 to 960 MHz Bands

    by Mike Marsh, pp.1322-1332


4) Initial Results on Low Cost Microprocessor and Ethernet Controller based Data Acquisition System

    Developing for Optical Tomography System

    by Ruzairi Abdul Rahim, Goh Chiew Loon, Mohd. Hafiz Fazalul Rahiman, Chan Kok San, Pang Jon Fea,

    Leong Lai Chan, pp.1333-1340


5) PC Based Linear Variable Differential Displacement Measurement Uses Optical Technique

    by Tapan Kumar MAITI, Prasenjit PAUL, Indrajit DAS and Soumen SAHA, pp.1341-1347


6) Resistance Based Humidity Sensing Properties of TiO2

    by B. C. Yadav, Amit K. Srivastava and Preeti Sharma, pp.1348-1353


7) Al2O3-modified ZnO Based Thick Film Resistors for H2-gas Sensing

    by D. R. Patil, L. A. Patil, pp.1354-1363


8) Effect of Residual Stress on Divergence Instability of Rectangular Microplate Subjected to Nonlinear 

    Electrostatic Pressure

    by Ghader Rezazadeh, Yashar Alizadeh, Hadi Yagubizade, pp.1364-1372


9) Control of Pressure Process Using Infineon Microcontroller

    by A. Siddique, M. R. Jayashree, O. Muthukumar, R. Maheswari, N. Sivakumaran, pp.1373-1380



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Bullet Sensors Web Portal Up-Date Briefs




Bullet New Published Sensors Books


Nanomaterials for Biosensors,

by Challa S. S. R. Kumar


Ultra Low Power Capacitive Sensor Interfaces

by Wouter Bracke, Robert Puers, Chris Van Hoof


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Publisher: Wiley-VCH

Hardcover: 430 pages

Pubdate: 26 March 2007

ISBN: 3527313885


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Publisher: Springer

Hardcover: 140 pages

Pubdate: 22 June 2007

ISBN: 1402062311


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Bullet 54th International Instrumentation Symposium: Call for Paper

     Hilton Garden Inn, Pensacola, Florida, May 5-8, 2008

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The 54th International Instrumentation Symposium is sponsored jointly by the Aerospace Industries, Test Measurement, and Process Measurement and Controls Divisions of ISA. This symposium has become recognized as the outstanding forum for discussion of new and innovative instrumentation techniques, development and applications. The symposium will include paper sessions, short courses, and tutorials. Papers will be considered for publication in the ISA technical journal.


Guidelines for Submission:

  • All Authors/Speakers must pay registration fee

  • Intent to Present Application must be submitted electronically and in English

  • Must include a 200-500 word abstract

  • Suggested length limit for papers is 10 pages, including figures and illustrations

  • Papers accepted for publication will require copyright transfer to IS

The lead author is the main contact. Submit your electronic Intent to Present Application including abstract online to:

www.isa.org/ABSTRACTS  and email to aubri.c.buchanan@nasa.gov and rjones@isa.org



Prospective authors are invited to:


A)   A) submit paper for peer review

B)   B) submit “presentation only” for peer review


  • Electronic Instrumentation

  • Wireless, Electromagnetic, & RF Instrumentation

  • Geo-science and Remote Sensing

  • Automated Measurement Techniques

  • Biomedical Instrumentation

  • Built-in-Test & Self-Test Instrumentation & Measurement

  • Calibration and Uncertainty

  • Time/Frequency based and Real-time Measurements Systems

  • DCS, SCADA, and Industrial Instrumentation

  • Noise, Measurement, and DSP

  • Measurement Standards and Metrology

  • Aerospace Systems

  • Emerging Technology

  • Environmental Measurements and Monitoring

  • Cyber and Homeland Security

  • Student Sessions

  • Process Measurement and Control

  • Green & Renewable Energy Technologies

  • Intelligent Instrumentation & Measurement

  • Power Systems, Radiation, & Nuclear Instrumentation

  • Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Instrumentation

  • Safety Instrumented Systems

  • Semiconductor and Superconductivity Measurements

  • Sensors & Transducers

  • Virtual Instrumentation & Systems

  • Laboratory & Physical Science Instrumentation

  • Nanotechnology, MEMS, NEMS

  • Control System Instrumentation

  • Temperature, Pressure, Flow & Process Variable Instrumentation

  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Based Systems

  • Laser and Electro-Optics Instrumentation


For additional information, contact:


Randy Buchanan

General Co-Chair

University of Southern

(601) 266-4949

E-mail: randy.buchanan@usm.edu

Aubri Buchanan

General Co-Chair


(228) 688-3973

E-mail: aubri.c.buchanan@nasa.gov

Rodney Jones

(919) 990-9418

E-mail: rjones@isa.org





Abstracts: 15 November 2007

Draft Papers: 1 February 2008

Final Papers: 14 March 2008


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