ISSN: 0924-4247  Vol.137, Issue 1


Date: 12 June 2007


Physical Section
Micro-pressure sensors made of indium tin oxide thin films
Pages 1-5
Kai Wah Yeung and Chung Wo Ong
Analytical models for assessment of the safety of multi-span steel beams based on average strains from long gage optic sensors
Pages 6-12
Hyo Seon Park, Seong Moon Jung, Hong Min Lee, Yun Han Kwon and Ji Hyun Seo
Performance analysis of microcantilever arrays for optical readout uncooled infrared imaging
Pages 13-19
Zheying Guo, Qingchuan Zhang, Fengliang Dong, Dapeng Chen, Zhiming Xiong, Zhengyu Miao, Chaobo Li, Binbin Jiao and Xiaoping Wu
Impact of structural parameters on the performance of silicon micromachined capacitive pressure sensors
Pages 20-24
V. Tsouti, G. Bikakis, S. Chatzandroulis, D. Goustouridis, P. Normand and D. Tsoukalas
Wafer-level hermetic packaged microaccelerometer with fully differential BiCMOS interface circuit
Pages 25-33
Hyoungho Ko, Sangjun Park, Byoungdoo Choi, Ahra Lee and Dong-il “Dan” Cho
Micro-fabrication of a prototype hybrid GaAs/ceramics cantilever for SPM applications
Pages 34-40
Takashi Ohnishi, Takashi Miyamoto, Nozomi Tanifuji, Yasuaki Matsuda, Masakatsu Minami, Mikizou Motoki, Sigeru Hirose and Syoji Yamada
Wire bonding dynamics monitoring by wavelet analysis
Pages 41-50
Lei Han, Rongzhi Gao, Jue Zhong and Hanxiong Li
1/f noise of the Rox™ sensor
Pages 51-56
Piotr Ptak, Andrzej Kolek, Zbigniew Zawislak, Adam W. Stadler and Krzysztof Mleczko
Application of the theory of micro switch group sensor (MSGS) to noise-affected switches
Pages 57-63
Kiyohisa Nishiyama, M.C.L. Ward and Raya Al-Dadah
Current sensor utilizing giant magneto-impedance effect in amorphous ribbon toroidal core and CMOS inverter multivibrator
Pages 64-67
Zhao Zhan, Li Yaoming, Cheng Jin and Xu Yunfeng
Lateral polishing of bends in plastic optical fibres applied to a multipoint liquid-level measurement sensor
Pages 68-73
M. Lomer, J. Arrue, C. Jauregui, P. Aiestaran, J. Zubia and J.M. López-Higuera
Interfaces Section
Oscillator and frequency-shift measurement circuit topologies for micromachined resonant devices
Pages 74-80
Behraad Bahreyni and Cyrus Shafai
 Materials and Technology Section
Electrical properties of low temperature sintering multilayer piezoelectric transformer using Pb(Mn1/3Nb2/3)O3–Pb(Zn1/3Nb2/3)O3–Pb(Zr, Ti)O3 ceramics
Pages 81-85
Juhyun Yoo, Kookjin Kim, Changae Lee, Lakhoon Hwang, Dongsoo Paik, Hyunsang Yoon and HyungWook Choi
Oxygen detection using junctions based on thin films of yttria-stabilized zirconia doped with platinum nanoparticles and pure yttria-stabilized zirconia
Pages 86-95
Dimitre Tzenov Dimitrov, Ceco Danov Dushkin, Nikolina Lalova Petrova, Rumyana Vasileva Todorovska, Dimiter Stefanov Todorovsky, Salzitsa Yordanova Anastasova and Dik Haim Oliver
 Actuator Section
On the performance mechanisms of Dielectric Elastomer Actuators
Pages 96-109
Jean-Sébastien Plante and Steven Dubowsky
Influences of dome height and stored elastic energy on the actuating performance of a plate-type piezoelectric composite actuator
Pages 110-119
Sung-Choong Woo, Ki Hoon Park and Nam Seo Goo
Micromachined ultrasonic motor based on parametric polycrystalline silicon plate excitation
Pages 120-128
Ville Kaajakari and Amit Lal
Ionic polymer–metal composite actuators exhibiting self-oscillation
Pages 129-133
Doyeon Kim and Kwang J. Kim
Machining of iron–gallium alloy for microactuator
Pages 134-140
T. Ueno, E. Summers and T. Higuchi
Magnetostrictive grating with an optimal yoke for generating high-output frequency-tuned SH waves in a plate
Pages 141-146
Ik Kyu Kim, Woochul Kim and Yoon Young Kim
 Micromechanics Section
A single input–single output mass sensor based on a coupled array of microresonators
Pages 147-156
Barry E. DeMartini, Jeffrey F. Rhoads, Steven W. Shaw and Kimberly L. Turner
Thermo-mechanical behavior of buckled multi-layered micro-bridges
Pages 157-168
Aron Michael and Chee Yee Kwok
Electrical stability of a MEMS-based AC voltage reference
Pages 169-174
A. Kärkkäinen, N. Tisnek, A. Manninen, N. Pesonen, A. Oja and H. Seppä
 Systems/Applications Section
Environmental monitoring system compliant with the IEEE 1451 standard and featuring a simplified transducer interface
Pages 175-184
L. Bissi, P. Placidi, A. Scorzoni, I. Elmi and S. Zampolli
Optical heterodyne grating interferometry for displacement measurement with subnanometric resolution
Pages 185-191
Ju-Yi Lee, Hui-Yi Chen, Cheng-Chih Hsu and Chyan-Chyi Wu







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