ISSN: 0924-4247  Vol.172/2



Date: December 2011




Editorial Board
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Physical Section



Real-time measurement of multipoint hetero-core fiber optic binary sensors based on optical pulse loss change
Pages 359-364
Yusuke Arai, Michiko Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Watanabe




The inspection of magnetic flux leakage from metal surface cracks by magneto-optical sensors
Pages 365-368
M.M. Tehranchi, S.M. Hamidi, H. Eftekhari, M. Karbaschi, M. Ranjbaran



Thermal drift analysis using a multiphysics model of bulk silicon MEMS capacitive accelerometer
Pages 369-378
Gang Dai, Mei Li, Xiaoping He, Lianming Du, Beibei Shao, Wei Su



Mid-IR source based on a free-standing microhotplate for autonomous CO2 sensing in indoor applications
Pages 379-385
Pierre Barritault, Mickael Brun, Serge Gidon, Sergio Nicoletti



Impact of ZnO gate interfacial layer on piezoelectric response of AlGaN/GaN C-HEMT based ring gate capacitor
Pages 386-391
T. Lalinský, G. Vanko, M. Vallo, M. Držík, J. Bruncko, J. Jakovenko, V. Kutiš, I. Rýger, Š. Haščík, M. Husák



Extension to the analytical model of the interdigital electrodes capacitance for a multi-layered structure
Pages 392-399
Rui Igreja, C.J. Dias



Self-sensing for electromagnetic actuators. Part I: A coupled reluctance network model approach
Pages 400-409
E.O. Ranft, G. van Schoor, C.P. du Rand



Self-sensing for electromagnetic actuators. Part II: Position estimation
Pages 410-419
E.O. Ranft, G. van Schoor, C.P. du Rand



Effect of the anisotropic magnetostriction on Terfenol-D based fiber Bragg grating magnetic sensors
Pages 420-427
G. Lanza, G. Breglio, M. Giordano, A. Gaddi, S. Buontempo, A. Cusano



Modeling and experimental studies on retro-reflective fiber optic micro-displacement sensor with variable geometrical properties
Pages 428-433
S.S. Patil, A.D. Shaligram



High responsivity silicon MOS phototransistors
Pages 434-439
Kamran Abid, Ali Z. Khokhar, Faiz Rahman

Materials & Technology Section



Direct comparison of stylus and resonant methods for determining Young's modulus of single and multilayer MEMS cantilevers
Pages 440-446
Euan Boyd, Volker Nock, Dominik Weiland, Xudong Li, Deepak Uttamchandani



Piezoresistivity of polycrystalline silicon applying the AIC process-route
Pages 447-454
Steffen Uhlig, Stephan Rau, Günter Schultes



Investigation of anti-stiction coating for ohmic contact MEMS switches with thiophenol and 2-naphthalenethiol self-assembled monolayer
Pages 455-461
Takahiro Yamashita, Toshihiro Itoh, Tadatomo Suga

Actuator Section



Micron-scale polymer–metal cantilever actuators fabricated by focused ion beam
Pages 462-470
C.C. Lee, G. Alici, G.M. Spinks, G. Proust, J.M. Cairney



Magnetically actuated micromechanical tweezers
Pages 471-474
Yi-Ping Hsieh, Chia-Yi Chen, Zung-Hang Wei, Mei-Feng Lai



An efficient electromagnetic power harvesting device for low-frequency applications
Pages 475-482
Emilio Sardini, Mauro Serpelloni



Control of ignition delay in microfabricated hot-wire igniters: Simulation, fabrication, and experimental results
Pages 483-490
Brian A. English, Mark G. Allen



Numerical and experimental study of a vibration driver due to electromagnetic forces on a rotary permanent magnet
Pages 491-496
B.T. Yang, Y.M. Lu, Z.-Q. Feng, G. Meng, Z. Ren



Electrostrictive polymer harvesting using a nonlinear approach
Pages 497-503
Pierre-Jean Cottinet, Daniel Guyomar, Mickaël Lallart



Exploring the feasibility of volatile desorption studies by means of a quartz crystal microbalance with an integrated micro-heater
Pages 504-510
Angelo Zinzi, Ernesto Palomba, Emiliano Zampetti, Simone Pantalei, Andrea Longobardo, Antonella Macagnano, Andrea Bearzotti



Performance enhancement of a piezoelectric linear array transducer by half-concave geometric design
Pages 511-515
K.F. Cheung, D. Zhou, K.H. Lam, Y. Chen, J.Y. Dai



Initial deflection of silicon-on-insulator thin membrane micro-mirror and fabrication of varifocal mirror
Pages 516-522
Takashi Sasaki, Kazuhiro Hane


Micromechanics Section



Design, damping estimation and experimental characterization of decoupled 3-DoF robust MEMS gyroscope
Pages 523-532
Kashif Riaz, Shafaat A. Bazaz, M. Mubasher Saleem, Rana I. Shakoor

Systems/Applications Section



Microparticle transfer onto pixel electrodes of 45 μm pitch on HV-CMOS chips—Simulation and experiment
Pages 533-545
J. Wagner, K. König, T. Förtsch, F. Löffler, S. Fernandez, T. Felgenhauer, F. Painke, G. Torralba, V. Lindenstruth, V. Stadler, F.R. Bischoff, F. Breitling, M. Hausmann, A. Nesterov-Müller




Valve-based microfluidic droplet micromixer and mercury (II) ion detection
Pages 546-551
Zhi-Xiao Guo, Qian Zeng, Meng Zhang, Long-Ye Hong, Yang-Feng Zhao, Wei Liu, Shi-Shang Guo, Xing-Zhong Zhao



Low power FPGA-based image processing core for wireless capsule endoscopy
Pages 552-560
Pawel Turcza, Mariusz Duplaga




A high frequency cMUT probe for ultrasound imaging of fingerprints
Pages 561-569
Nicola Lamberti, Giosuè Caliano, Antonio Iula, Alessandro Stuart Savoia



A comparison study of pattern recognition algorithms implemented on a microcontroller for use in an electronic tongue for monitoring drinking waters
Pages 570-582
Eduardo Garcia-Breijo, John Atkinson, Luis Gil-Sanchez, Rafael Masot, Javier Ibañez, Jose Garrigues, Monika Glanc, Nicolas Laguarda-Miro, Cristian Olguin

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