ISSN: 0924-4247  Vol.135, Issue 1


Special Issue of The Micromechanics section of Sensors and Actuators (SAMM, based on contributions revised from the Technical Digest of the IEEE 19th International conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS 2006), Istanbul, Turkey, 22-26 January 2006, Edited by John. E. Wood


Date: 30 March 2007


 General Section
Analysis and experiment of a novel actuating design with a shear mode PZT actuator for microfluidic application
Pages 1-9
S.C. Chen, C.H. Cheng and Y.C. Lin
Post-processing techniques for locally self-assembled silicon nanowires
Pages 10-15
Ongi Englander, Dane Christensen, Jongbaeg Kim and Liwei Lin
MEMS based force sensors for the study of indentation response of single living cells
Pages 16-22
Shengyuan Yang and M. Taher A. Saif
Thick PZT layers deposited by gas flow sputtering
Pages 23-27
H. Jacobsen, H.-J. Quenzer, B. Wagner, K. Ortner and Th. Jung
Centrifugo-magnetic pump for gas-to-liquid sampling
Pages 28-33
Stefan Haeberle, Norbert Schmitt, Roland Zengerle and Jens Ducrée
A high-performance silicon-on-insulator MEMS gyroscope operating at atmospheric pressure
Pages 34-42
Said Emre Alper, Kivanc Azgin and Tayfun Akin
An orthogonal fluxgate-type magnetic microsensor with electroplated Permalloy core
Pages 43-49
O. Zorlu, P. Kejik and R.S. Popovic
Seedlayer-less gold electroplating on silicon surface for MEMS applications
Pages 50-57
Takayuki Fujita, Suguru Nakamichi, Sunao Ioku, Kazusuke Maenaka and Yoichiro Takayama
Micromachined methanol steam reforming system as a hydrogen supplier for portable proton exchange membrane fuel cells
Pages 58-66
Dae-Eun Park, Taegyu Kim, Sejin Kwon, Choong-Ki Kim and Euisik Yoon
Thermo-piezoelectric Si3N4 cantilever array on CMOS circuit for high density probe-based data storage
Pages 67-72
Young-Sik Kim, Seongsoo Jang, Caroline Sunyong Lee, Won-Hyeog Jin, II-Joo Cho, Man-Hyo Ha, Hyo-Jin Nam, Jong-Uk Bu, Sun-II Chang and Euisik Yoon
Electrical assisted patterning of cardiac myocytes with controlled macroscopic anisotropy using a microfluidic dielectrophoresis chip
Pages 73-79
Mo Yang and Xin Zhang
Double-sided scanning micromirror array for autostereoscopic display
Pages 80-85
A. Nakai, K. Hoshino, K. Matsumoto and I. Shimoyama
High-speed metal-based optical microscanners using stainless-steel substrate and piezoelectric thick films prepared by aerosol deposition method
Pages 86-91
Jae-Hyuk Park, Jun Akedo and Harumichi Sato
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A ferromagnetic shape memory actuator designed for large 2D optical scanning
Pages 92-98
M. Kohl, D. Brugger, M. Ohtsuka and B. Krevet
Three-dimensional sheath flow sorting microsystem using thermosensitive hydrogel
Pages 99-105
Takahiro Arakawa, Yoshitaka Shirasaki, Tokihiko Aoki, Takashi Funatsu and Shuichi Shoji
Regular Papers: General Section
Thermal hysteresis and voltage shift analysis for differential pressure sensors
Pages 107-112
J. Albert Chiou and Steven Chen
 Physical Section
Low temperature sensing capability of polyaniline and Mn3O4 composite as NTC material
Pages 113-118
Kowsar Majid, Sajeela Awasthi and M.L. Singla
CMOS image sensor employing 3.3 V 12 bit 6.3 MS/s pipelined ADC
Pages 119-125
Shy Hamami, Leonid Fleshel and Orly Yadid-Pecht
Flexible eddy current sensor array for proximity sensing
Pages 126-130
Xianglin Chen and Tianhuai Ding
Non-linear dynamic modeling of hot-film/wire MAF sensors with two-stage identification based on Hammerstein model
Pages 131-140
Ke-Jun Xu, Hao Ren, Xiao-Fen Wang and Qin Teng
Remote magnetostrictive position sensors interrogated by fiber Bragg gratings
Pages 141-145
H.R. Carvalho, A.C. Bruno, A.M. Braga, L.C.G. Valente, A.L.C. Triques and M.C. Caspary
120 × 90 element thermoelectric infrared focal plane array with precisely patterned Au-black absorber
Pages 146-151
M. Hirota, Y. Nakajima, M. Saito and M. Uchiyama
Twin multiplexing strain sensing array based on a low-coherence fiber optic Mach–Zehnder interferometer
Pages 152-155
Libo Yuan, Qingbo Wen, Chongjie Liu, Yuxin Jie and Guangxin Li
Fibre length-dependent fluorescence spectral characteristics in high erbium concentration fibres for the optimization of FBG-based fibre sensor systems
Pages 156-161
Samer K. Abi Kaed Beyh, Tong Sun and Kenneth T.V. Grattan
A non-contact proximity sensor with low frequency electromagnetic field
Pages 162-168
Zhang Benniu, Zhang Junqian, Zhang Kaihong and Zhou Zhixiang
Calibration and interface of a polaroid ultrasonic sensor for mobile robots
Pages 169-178
Sv. Noykov and Ch. Roumenin
SU-8 waveguiding interferometric micro-sensor for gage pressure measurement
Pages 179-184
N. Pelletier, B. Bêche, N. Tahani, J. Zyss, L. Camberlein and E. Gaviot
Complete calibration of a structure-uniform stereovision sensor with free-position planar pattern
Pages 185-191
T. Xue, B. Wu, J.G. Zhu and S.H. Ye
Membrane-suspended microgrid as a gas preconcentrator for chromatographic applications
Pages 192-196
A.M. Ruiz, I. Gràcia, N. Sabaté, P. Ivanov, A. Sánchez, M. Duch, M. Gerbolés, A. Moreno and C. Cané
 Interfaces Section
Magnetically induced oscillations on a conductive cantilever for resonant microsensors
Pages 197-202
C. De Angelis, V. Ferrari, D. Marioli, E. Sardini, M. Serpelloni and A. Taroni
Determining 2D positions of sensor network nodes for temperature distribution measurement
Pages 203-208
Shinji Ohyama, Ali Husein Alasiry, Junya Takayama and Akira Kobayashi
Humidity detection by nanostructured ZnO: A wireless quartz crystal microbalance investigation
Pages 209-214
Xiaofeng Zhou, Jian Zhang, Tao Jiang, Xiaohua Wang and Ziqiang Zhu
 Materials and Technology Section
Piezoelectric characteristics of low temperature sintering Pb(Mn1/3Nb2/3)O3–Pb(Ni1/3Nb2/3)O3–Pb(Zr0.50Ti0.50)O3 according to the addition of CuO and Fe2O3 
Pages 215-219
Yeongho Jeong, Juhyun Yoo, Sangho Lee and Jaeil Hong
Multi-fields responsive ionic polymer–metal composite
Pages 220-228
Il-Seok Park and Kwang J. Kim
 Actuator Section
Biomimetic, low power pumps based on soft actuators
Pages 229-235
Sonia Ramírez-García and Dermot Diamond
Polymer magnetic scanners for bar code applications
Pages 236-243
Arda D. Yalcinkaya, Olgaç Ergeneman and Hakan Urey
A new concept of a linear smart actuator
Pages 244-249
Awad Khidir Elwaleed, Nik Abdullah Mohamed, Mohd Jailani Mohd Nor and Mohd Marzuki Mustafa
Design of a precision compliant parallel positioner driven by dual piezoelectric actuators
Pages 250-256
W. Dong, L.N. Sun and Z.J. Du
 Micromechanics Section
Bonding quartz wafers by the atom transfer radical polymerization of the glycidyl methacrylate at mild temperature
Pages 257-261
Jianying Zhao, Zhenping Shang and Lianxun Gao
Alternative dielectric films for rf MEMS capacitive switches deposited using atomic layer deposited Al2O3/ZnO alloys
Pages 262-272
Cari F. Herrmann, Frank W. DelRio, David C. Miller, Steven M. George, Victor M. Bright, Jack L. Ebel, Richard E. Strawser, Rebecca Cortez and Kevin D. Leedy
A study of the performance of microfabricated electroosmotic pump
Pages 273-282
J.S. Hu and Christopher Y.H. Chao
 Systems Applications Section
Design and implementation of a capacitive fingerprint sensor circuit in CMOS technology
Pages 283-291
Jin-Moon Nam, Seung-Min Jung and Moon-Key Lee
Multi-layer SU-8 based micro dispensing system for microarray immunoassay
Pages 292-299
Baojian Xu, Qinghui Jin and Jianlong Zhao
 Technology Section
Selective metallization of cured SU-8 microstructures using electroless plating method
Pages 300-307
Wen Dai and Wanjun Wang
Corrigendum to “Design of a six-axis wrist force/moment sensor using FEM and its fabrication for an intelligent robot” [Sens. Actuators A 133 (1) (2007) 27–34]
Page 308
Gab-Soon Kim







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