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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), June 2017

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1.   New Issue of Sensors & Transducers journal: Vol. 213, Issue 6, June 2017

2.   New books published by IFSA Publishing, S.L.

3.   Call for Chapters in Open Access Book: 'Advances in Sensors: Reviews', Book Series,Vol. 5. Deadline for Chapters: 30 October 2017

4.   IFSA Publishing's Book Catalog 2017 is up-dated.

5.   3rd International Conference on Sensors and Electronic Instrumentation Advances (SEIA' 2017): keynote speakers and special sessions.

6.   Subscription

7.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal: Contents and Downloads
Vol. 213, Issue 6, June 2017



Research Articles


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1) Sensor Node Deployment Approach in Wireless Sensor Network Based on Multi-objective Flower Pollination Algorithm

    Faten Hajjej, Ridha Ejbali and Mourad Zaied, pp.1-8

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) Deployment Strategies and Clustering Protocols Efficiency

    Chérif Diallo, pp.9-23

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) E-nose and E-tongue: an Analytical Tool for Quality Control and Management in the Pet Food Industry

    Federica Cheli, Valentino Bontempo and Vittorio Dell’orto, pp.24-29

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) Comparative Analysis of Shift Registers in Different Nanometer Technologies

    Rajesh Mehra, Ayushi Gagneja and Priya Kaushal, pp.30-37

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) Study of Propylene Glycol, Dimethylformamide and Formaldehyde Vapors Sensors Based on MWCNTs/SnO2 Nanocomposites

    Zaven Adamyan, Artak Sayunts, Vladimir Aroutiounian, Emma Khachaturyan, Arsen Adamyan, Martin Vrnata, Přemysl Fitl and 2 Jan Vlček,

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Nanostructured Sensors for Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide Vapours

    Vladimir Aroutiounian, Valeri Arakelyan, Mikayel Aleksanyan, Artak Sayunts, Gohar Shahnazaryan, Petr Kacer, Pavel Picha, Jiri Kovarik,
   Jakub Pekarek and Berndt Joost, pp.46-53

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) Development of Quantum Dot-based Nanobiosensors against Citrus Tristeza Virus (CTV)

    Mohammad Reza Safarnejad, Fatemeh Samiee, Meisam Tabatabie and Afshin Mohsenifar, pp.54-60

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) Implantable Medical Device for Measuring Electrocardiogram to Improve Human Wellness

    Jong-Ha Lee, pp.61-67

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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Bullet New Books Published by IFSA Publishing, S. L.




Designing Nanosensors for Chemical and Biological Application

Editor: Nada F. Atta


Advances in Biosensors: Reviews, Vol. 1. Book Series

Editor: Sergey Y. Yurish


 Designing Nanosensors for Chemical and Biological Application


Publisher: IFSA Publishing, S. L.

Hardcover: 264 pages

Pubdate: 8 May 2017

ISBN: 978-84-697-3290-8

e-ISBN: 978-84-697-3291-5



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Advances in Biosensors: Reviews, Vol. 1

Publisher: IFSA Publishing, S. L.

Hardcover: 198 pages

Pubdate: 31 May 2017

ISBN: 978-84-697-3467-4

e-ISBN: 978-84-697-3468-1



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Bullet Call for Chapters in Open Access Books:

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1) Advances in Sensors: Reviews, Book Series, Vol.5


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

  • Digital, frequency, period, duty-cycle, time interval, PWM, pulse number output sensors and transducers

  • 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

  • Frequency (period, duty-cycle)-to-code converters, ADC

  • Technologies and materials

  • Nanosensors

  • Accelerometers, Inclinometers and Gyroscopes

  • Mechanical Sensors

  • Optical Sensors

  • Optical Fiber Sensors

  • Photonic Sensors

  • Biological, Chemical Sensors, Immunosensors and BioMEMS

  • Temperature Sensors

  • Pressure Sensors

  • Acoustic Sensors

  • Electromagnetic Sensors

  • Gas Sensors

  • Humidity Sensors

  • Infrared Sensors, Devices and Thermography

  • Radiation Sensors

  • Robot Sensors

  • Multi Sensor Fusion Technology

  • Smart and Intelligent Sensors

  • Virtual and Soft Sensors

  • Sensor Interfacing and Signal Conditioning

  • Sensor Calibration

  • Nanomaterials and Electronics Technology for Sensors

  • Semiconductor Materials for Sensors

  • Polymer Materials for Sensors

  • MEMS and NEMS

  • Remote Sensors and Telemetry

  • Applications

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


The minimum page number per chapter is 14 or 16. The maximum number of pages is not limited.



Important Deadlines:

Chapter Submission: 30 October 2017
Publication fee:  15 November 2017
Preliminary publication date: December 2017


More details, requirements and book chapter template are available at  <here>



 Bullet IFSA Publishing's Book Catalog 2017



IFSA Publishing's book catalog has up-dated with new published books including open access books. Please download it at



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Bullet 3rd International Conference on Sensors and Electronic Instrumentation Advances (SEIA' 2017)

    (20-22 September 2017, Moscow, Russia)





Keynote Speakers:

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1) Diamond Sensors for Charged Particle Tracking and Dosimetry,

    Dr. Alexander Oh, University of Manchester, UK

2) Super-thin scCVD Diamond Membrane Radiation Detectors: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications,

    Dr. Michal Pomorski, CEA-LIST, Diamond Sensors Laboratory, France

3) Additive Technologies for Chemical Sensors

   Dr. Alexey Vasiliev, National Research Center Kurchatov Institute, Russia


4) CO Gas Sensing Technologies in Combustion Applications

    Dr. Pavel Shuk, Rosemount Measurement and Analytical Emerson Automation Solutions, USA



Industrial Session:


1) CAEN signal conditioning electronic for diamond radiation detectors

    Matteo Corbo, CAEN, SpA, Italy


Special Sessions:

I. Advances in Diamond Detectors and Instrumentation

   Chairmen: Prof. Gennaro Conte, University Roma Tre, Italy and Dr. Victor G. Ralchenko, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

1) Synthetic diamond homoepitaxial structures for detectors and photovoltaic cells

    N. B. Rodionov, Russia


2) Growth of single crystal diamond by microwave plasma CVD for diamond detectors

    A. P. Bolshakov, Russia


3) Thin-film diamond neutron detector

    K. N. Zyablyuk, Russia


4) Laser-induced formation of buried electrodes in diamond detectors

    T. V. Kononenko, Russia


5) Diamond detector for spectrum measurement of X-ray radiated from Fe55

    Bing Dai, China


6) 3D diamond detectors with millimeter-long graphite pillared electrodes

    P. Oliva, Italy


II. Environmental Monitoring and Mapping Applications

    Chairman: Dr. Paolo Dabove, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

1) Real-time Deformation Monitoring using low cost GNSS receivers,
    Neil Gogoi, Italy

2) Innovative geological monitoring and mapping applications techniques
    Glenda Taddia, Italy

3) Assessment of Discrete Stochastic Models of MEMS Inertial Sensors by Using the Allan Variance,
Rodrigo Gonzalez, Argentina


4) Localization of Small Quadcopter by Data Fusion of Onboard INS and Ground Laser Scanner

    M. Kimura, Japan


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