Bullet Journal: SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A: PHYSICAL

     ISSN: 0924-4247  Vol.166/1

 

 

Date: March 2011

 

1.

Editorial Board
Page CO2

 

Physical Section

2.

Design and test of an autonomous sensor for force measurements in human knee implants
Pages 1-8
Damiano Crescini, Emilio Sardini, Mauro Serpelloni

3.

Investigation of optic fiber sensor based on surface plasmon resonance for monitoring the concentration of plasma deposited hydrophilic functional groups on material surfaces
Pages 9-13
Yu-Chia Tsao, Yu-Cheng Lin, Woo-Hu Tsai, Mu-Shiang Wu

4.

A novel multisite silicon probe for high quality laminar neural recordings
Pages 14-21
László Grand, Anita Pongrácz, Éva Vázsonyi, Gergely Márton, Dorottya Gubán, Richárd Fiáth, Bálint Péter Kerekes, György Karmos, István Ulbert, Gábor Battistig

5.

A multiple-beam tuning-fork gyroscope with high quality factors
Pages 22-33
Ren Wang, Peng Cheng, Fei Xie, Darrin Young, Zhili Hao

6.

Thermal characterisation of μL volumes using a thin film thermocouple based sensor
Pages 34-39
J.J. Atherton, M.C. Rosamond, S. Johnstone, D.A. Zeze

 

Materials & Technology Section

7.

Optimization of nickel nanocomposite for large strain sensing applications
Pages 40-47
Oliver K. Johnson, George C. Kaschner, Thomas A. Mason, David T. Fullwood, George Hansen

8.

Tunable resonance frequency of magnetoelectric layered composites
Pages 48-51
K. Bi, Y.G. Wang, W. Wu

Actuator Section

9.

An energy supply unit for an autonomous remote sensor system monitoring stored nuclear waste
Pages 52-65
P. Constantinou, C.J. Aird, P.H. Mellor, D.J. Smith, J.D. Booker, P.E.J. Flewitt, E. Truman

10.

Motion behavior of triangular waveform excitation input in an operating impact drive mechanism
Pages 66-77
Chia-Feng Yang, Shyr-Long Jeng, Wei-Hua Chieng

11.

Utilizing multilayer lithium niobate elements for ultrasonic actuators
Pages 78-82
Jens Twiefel, Takeshi Morita

12.

Fabrication and characterization of a novel magnetoelectric multiferroic MEMS cantilevers on Si
Pages 83-87
K. Prashanthi, M. Mandal, S.P. Duttagupta, R. Pinto, V.R. Palkar

13.

Characterization of electroosmotic pumps using methanol/water mixtures with various compositions
Pages 88-93
Kilsung Kwon, Daejoong Kim

14.

Energy harvesting from mechanical vibrations using multiple magnetostrictive/piezoelectric composite transducers
Pages 94-101
Xianzhi Dai, Yumei Wen, Ping Li, Jin Yang, Ming Li

15.

A rotation energy harvester employing cantilever beam and magnetostrictive/piezoelectric laminate transducer
Pages 102-110
Ming Li, Yumei Wen, Ping Li, Jin Yang, Xianzhi Dai

16.

Fabrication and control of miniature McKibben actuators
Pages 111-116
M. De Volder, A.J.M. Moers, D. Reynaerts

 

Systems/Applications Section

17.

Application of quantum well-like thermocouple to thermoelectric energy harvester by BiCMOS process
Pages 117-124
S.M. Yang, M. Cong, T. Lee

18.

Wearable wireless sensing system for capturing human arm motion
Pages 125-132
Chee Kian Lim, Zhiqiang Luo, I-Ming Chen, Song Huat Yeo

19.

On different tag reader architectures for bistable microwires
Pages 133-140
Dmitriy Makhnovskiy, Nicholas Fry, Arcady Zhukov

20.

Self-organizing map analysis of sensor networks for human movement tracking
Pages 141-148
Atsushi Sakurai, Masayuki Nakamura, Jiro Nakamura

21.

Investigations of a heat exchanger using infrared thermography and artificial neural networks
Pages 149-156
Sebastian Dudzik

 

Technology Section

22.

Silicon molding techniques for integrated power MEMS inductors
Pages 157-163
M. Wang, J. Li, K. Ngo, H. Xie

23.

Formation of ultra-smooth 45° micromirror on (1 0 0) silicon with low concentration TMAH and surfactant: Techniques for enlarging the truly 45° portion
Pages 164-171
Yi Wei Xu, Aron Michael, Chee Yee Kwok

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