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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.5, May 2008

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1.   Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.5, May 2008

2.   Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs

3  Recently Published Sensors Books

4.   Sensors Conferences 2008-2009: Recent Announcements

5.   Subscribtion

6.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal, Vol. 92, No. 5, May 2008



Research Articles:


1. A Single Rod Multi-Modality Multi-Interface Level Sensor Using an AC Current Source,

    Abdulgader Hwili and Wuqiang Yang, pp.1-9

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


2. A Modified Design of an Electronic Float Transducer for Measurement of Liquid Level,

    S. C. Bera, N. Mandal and R. Sarkar, pp.10-15

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


3. Small-angle Sensor Based on the SPR Technology and Heterodyne Interferomery,

    Shinn-Fwu Wang, Ming-Hung Chiu, Lih-Horng Shyu, Rong-Seng Chang, pp.16-23

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


4. Study of Room Temperature H2S Gas Sensing behavior of CuO-modified BSST Thick Film Resistors,

    H. M. Baviskar, V. V. Deo, D. R. Patil, L. A. Patil, pp.24-31

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


5. Influence of Quartz Fillers in Dielectric Composites on Electrostrictive Sensors,

    B. Shivamurthy, Tapas Kr. Basak, M. S. Prabhuswamy, Siddaramaiah, Himanshu Tripathi, S. S. Deopa, pp.32-42

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


6. Optical Fiber Humidity Sensor Based on Ag Nanoparticles Dispersed in Leaf Extract

    of Alstonia Scholaris,

    Anu Vijayan, Madhavi V. Fuke, Prajakta Kanitkar, R. N. Karekar, R. C. Aiyer, pp.43-54

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


7. Gas Sensing of Fluorine Doped Tin Oxide Thin Films Prepared by Spray Pyrolysis,

    A. A. Yadav, E. U. Masumdar, A. V. Moholkar, K. Y. Rajpure, C. H. Bhosale, pp.55-60

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


8. Design and Fabrication of Dual Mode Pyroelectric Sensor: High Sensitive Energymeter for Nd:
    YAG Laser and Detector for Chopped
He-Ne Laser,

    S. Satapathy, Puja Soni, P. K. Gupta, V. K. Dubey and K. B. R. Varma, pp.61-68

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


9. Vanadium Doped Tungsten Oxide Material - Electrical Physical and Sensing Properties,

    Shishkin N. Y., Cherkasov V. A., Komarov A. A., Bashkirov L. A., Bardi U., Gunko Y. K., Taratyn Y. A., pp.69-86

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


10.A Cadmium Ion-selective Membrane Electrode Based on Strong Acidic Organic-Inorganic
     Composite Cation-Exchanger:
Polyaniline Ce(IV) Molybdate,

     Syed Ashfaq Nabi, Zafar Alam and Inamuddin, pp.87-98

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


11.Synthesis of Antimony Doped Tin Oxide and its Use as Electrical Humidity Sensor,

     B. C. Yadav, Preeti Sharma, Amit. K. Srivastava and A. K. Yadav, pp.99-107

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


12.Online Corrosion and Force Monitoring for Inner Containment Concrete Structures,

     K. Kumar, C. S. Unnikrishnan Nair, H. T. Jegadish, S. Muralidharan, A. K. Parande, M. S. Karthikeyan

     and N. Palaniswamy, pp.108-121

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


13.Recent Advances in DNA Biosensor,

    Suman and Ashok Kumar, pp.122-133

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


14.Magnetoelastic Biosensor Design: an Experimental Study of Sensor Response and Performance,

    Rajesh Guntupalli, Ramji S. Lakshmanan, Jiehui Wan, Z-Y. Cheng, Vitaly J. Vodyanoy, Bryan A. Chin,

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


15.Active Bio-Sensor System, Compatible with Arm Muscle Movement or Blinking Signals
     in BCI Application,

     Saeid Mehrkanoon, Mahmoud Moghavvemi, pp.144-151

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]



Product News:

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Bullet Sensors Web Portal Up-Date Briefs




Bullet New Published Sensors Books


Low Power UWB CMOS Radar Sensors

by Nuno Paulino, Joao Goes, Adolfo Steiger Garcao


Optical Biosensors, Today and Tomorrow, 2nd edition

by Frances S. Ligler, Chris Rowe Taitt

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Publisher: Springer

Hardcover: 244 pages

Pubdate: 1 May 2008

ISBN: 1402084099


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Pubdate: 19 May 2008

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Bullet Sensors Conferences 2008-2009: Recent Announcements


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  • "Green" Sensing Technologies & Applications

  •  Machine Health & Predictive Maintenance

  •  Transportation Infrastructure & Structural Health Monitorin

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Nanotechnology and MEMS: A Global Perspective on Technology, Applications, and Commercialization
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II. IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2009)

    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 17-19 February 2009

    Deadline for abstract: 15 September 2008



III. IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC)

     Singapore, 5-7 May 2009

     Deadline for abstract: 13 October 2008


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