Issue
VOL. 5, NO. 1, MARCH 2012

Contents

  Title
Pages
   
1.

Flexible pH Sensor with Polyaniline Layer Based on Impedance Measurement

    Cheng-Hsin Chuang, Hsun-Pei Wu, Cheng-Ho Chen and Peng-Rong Wu
1 – 13
      Abstract Abstract (289 kB)   Abstract Full paper (998 kB)
             
             
2. Modeling and Control of Ball and Beam System Using Model Based and Non-model Based Control Approaches
   

Mohammad Keshmiri, Ali Fellah Jahromi, Abolfazl Mohebbi, Mohammad Hadi Amoozgar and Wen-Fang Xie

14 – 35
      Abstract Abstract (302 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.3 MB)
             
             
3. Capacitive Sensor Design Utilizing Conformal Mapping Methods
   

N. Eidenberger, B. G. Zagar

36 – 56
      Abstract Abstract (287 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.1 MB)
             
             
4. Synthesis of ZnO nanorods by hydrothermal method for gas sensor applications
    Sarika D. Shinde, G. E. Patil, D. D. Kajale, D. V. Ahire, V. B. Gaikwad and G. H.Jain
57 – 70
      Abstract Abstract (288 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.2 MB)
           
           
5.

Humidity sensor based on silver nanoparticles embedded in a polymeric coating

   

Pedro J. Rivero, Aitor Urrutia, Javier Goicoechea, Francisco J. Arregui, Ignacio R. Matías

71 – 83

      Abstract Abstract (287 kB)   Abstract Full paper (897 kB)
           
           
6.

Study on light response of Pachira Aquatica's leaf via Surface Plasmon Resonance technique

   

Yu-Chu M. Li, Wei-Chin Chang, Chao-Ming Huang, Tsung-Yen Tsai and Yen-Hong A. Chen

84 – 94

      Abstract Abstract (288 kB)   Abstract Full paper (841 kB)
           
           
7. Feed-forward Control of Temperature-Induced Head Skew for Hard Disk Drives
   

Yong Xiao, Chi Zhang, Xiaoyu Ge and Peiqi Pan

95 – 106
      Abstract Abstract (288 kB)   Abstract Full paper (916 kB)
           
             
8.

A Review of Artificial Fish Swarm Optimization Methods and Applications

    Mehdi Neshat, Ali Adeli, Ghodrat Sepidnam, Mehdi Sargolzaei, Adel Najaran Toosi
107 – 148
      Abstract Abstract (289 kB)   Abstract Full paper (996 kB)
             
             
9.

Monitoring of Nitrates and Phosphates in Wastewater: Current Technologies and Further Challenges

    O. Korostynska, A. Mason, A. Al-Shamma'a
149 – 176
      Abstract Abstract (290 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.28 MB)
             
             
10.

A Review of Sensing and Distributed Detection Algorithms for Cognitive Radio Systems

   

Ramanarayanan Viswanathan and Babak Ahsant

177 – 190
      Abstract Abstract (507 kB)   Abstract Full paper (888 kB)
             
             
11.

An Air Quality Monitoring System for Urban Areas Based on the Technology of Wireless Sensor Networks

   

Jen-Hao Liu, Yu-Fan Chen, Tzu-Shiang Lin, Chia-Pang Chen, Po-Tang Chen, Tzai-Hung Wen , Chih-Hong Sun, Jehn-Yih Juang, and Joe-Air Jiang

191 – 214
      Abstract Abstract (399 kB)   Abstract Full paper (3.2 MB)
             
             
12.

Development of Semi-Quantitative Analytical System for Metal Nanoparticle Ink Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

   

S. Ikezawa, M. Wakamatsu, and T. Ueda

215 – 232
      Abstract Abstract (400 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.6 MB)
             
             
13.

Oxygen Sensor with Advanced Oxide Electrode Materials

   

P. Shuk, R. Jantz and H.-U. Guth

233 – 245
      Abstract Abstract (421 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1.4 MB)
             
             
14.

HSCLOUD: Cloud Architecture for Supporting Homeland Security

   

M. Fazio, M. Paone, A. Puliafito and M. Villari

246 – 276
      Abstract Abstract (365 kB)   Abstract Full paper (3.1 MB)
             
             
15.

Effect of annealing on gas sensing performance of nanostructured zno thick film resistors

   

Sarika D. Shinde, G. E. Patil, D. D. Kajale, V. G. Wagh, V. B. Gaikwad and G. H. Jain

277 – 294
      Abstract Abstract (347 kB)   Abstract Full paper (1 MB)