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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.6, June 2009

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1.   Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.6, June 2009

2.   Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs

3.   Recently Published Sensors Related Books

4.   Events Sponsored by IFSA

5.   Subscription

6.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


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Research  Articles


1) Sensors Systems Need Smart Sensors: SENSOR+TEST 2009 at a Glance

    Sergey Y. Yurish, pp.I-X

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2) Development of an Intelligent Capacitive Mass Sensor Based on Co-axial Cylindrical Capacitor

    Amir Abu_Al_Aish, Mahfoozur Rehman, Anwar Hasni Abu Hassan and Mohd Rizal Arshad, pp.1-9

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3) Accurate Measurement of Q Factor of An Inductive Coil Using a Modified Maxwell Wein Bridge Network

    Subrata Chattopadhyay, Bijnan. R. Maity and Sagarika Pal, pp.10-17

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4) New Type Small-angle Sensor Based on the TIR and SPR Theories in Heterodyne Interferomery

    Shinn-Fwu Wang, Jyh-Shyan Chiu, Lung-Hsiang Lee, Cheng-Min Lee, Rong-Moo Hong, pp.18-25

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5) A Real Time Embedded set up Based on Digital Signal Controller for Detection of Bio-Signals Using Sensors

    Dipali Bansal, Munna Khan, Ashok K. Salhan, pp.26-32

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6) Development of Hardware Dual Modality Tomography System

    R. M. Zain, R. Abdul Rahim, pp.33-41

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7) Designing of Water Quality Detector Using pH Sensor

    Pavika Sharma, Prerna Garg, and P. A. Alvi, pp.42-49

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8) Design and Modeling a New Optical Modulator

    Mohammad Mezaael, pp. 50-55

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9) Study of a Modified Design of a Potential Transformer

    S. C. Bera and D. N. Kole, pp.56-65

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10)Simulation Study of IMC and Fuzzy Controller for HVAC System

    Umamaheshwari and P. Sivashanmugam, pp. 66-72

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11)Digital Position Control System of a Motorized Valve in a Process Plant Using
     Hybrid Stepper Motor as Actuator

     Subrata Chattopadhyay, Utpal Chakraborty, Arindam Bhakta and Sagarika Pal, pp. 73-80

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12)Modeling and Analysis of a Bimorph PZT Cantilever Beam Based Micropower Generator

    Jyoti Ajitsaria, Song-Yul Choe, Phil Ozmun, Dongna Shen and Dong-Joo Kim, pp.81-93

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13)PPY-PVA Blend Thin Films as a Ammines Gas Sensor

    D. B. Dupare, M. D. Shirsat and A. S. Aswar, pp.94-103

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14)Sanguinarine and its Electropolymerization onto Indium Tin Oxide as a Mediator for Biosensing

     Ravindra P. Singh, Byung-Keun Oh and Jeong-Woo Choi, pp. 104-112

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


15)Effect of Dilution and Model Analysis of Distillery Effluent Using Dissolved Oxygen as Parameter

    J. Sumathi, S. Sundaram, pp.113-118

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


16)Growth and Characterization of Nanocrystalline ZnO Thin Films by Spray Pyrolysis:
     Effect of Molarity of Precursor Solution

     Dharmendra Mishra, K. C. Dubey, R. K. Shukla, Anchal Srivastava and Atul Srivastava, pp.119-126

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


17)pH Homeostasis of a Biosensor in Renal Function Regulation Linked with UTI

    T. K. Basak, T. Ramanujam, V. Cyrilraj, G. Gunshekharan Asha Khanna, Deepali Garg, Poonam Goyal,
    Arpita Gupta, pp.127-134

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


18)Micro-Flow Based Differential Pressure Sensor

    Microbridge Technologies, White Paper, pp.135-142

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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The deadline for articles, press releases and sponsored White Papers for the next  issue of S&T Journal (e-Digest) No.7, Vol.106, July 2009 is 15 July 2009. You can submit your article or press release online. For more information and instructions of preparation click <here>.



 Bullet Sensors Web Portal Up-Date Briefs



  • New issue of Sensors & Transducers e-Digest, Vol.105, Issue 6,June 2009 is in the DIGEST section with products news

  • Sensor Array Signal Processing - recently published extensively updated and expanded, the 2nd edition of popular book covers a wide range of interrelated topics in array processing

  • Guide to Wireless Sensor Networks - a new, highly useful guide presents a comprehensive account of the fundamental concepts, new ideas and results in the field of WSNs


Bullet New Published Sensors Related Books


Sensor Array Signal Processing

by Prabhakar S. Naidu


Guide to Wireless Sensor Networks

by Sudip Misra, Isaac Woungang, Subhas Chandra Misra


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Publisher: CRC (2nd edition)

Hardcover: 556 pages

Pubdate: 8 June 2009

ISBN: 1420071904


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Guide to Wireless Sensor Networks

Publisher: Springer

Hardcover: 707 pages

Pubdate: 10 June 2009

ISBN: 1848822170


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