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Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Perspective Technologies and Methods in MEMS Design

Date 24-27 May 2006

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  • [Front cover]

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  • Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Young Scientists MEMSTECH 2006

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  • Proceeding of the 2nd International Conference of Young Scientists MEMSTECH 2006

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  • International Program Committee

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  • Preface

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  • Contents

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  • An Electromagnetic MEMS Actuator for Micropumps

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):11 - 14
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    In this paper, design, fabrication and evaluation of an electromagnetic MEMS micropump actuator are reported. Based on MEMS technology, the proposed micropump actuator is designed and fabricated using integrated surface and bulk micromachining at the Microfabrication Facility at the Rochester Institute of Technology. A thin silicon diaphragm with a planar spiral coil ensures the desired degree of ... View full abstract»

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  • An Overview of MEMS Testing Technologies

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):15 - 18
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    This paper is to concentrate on the methods of MEMS devices modeling and testing. This problem is urgent due to a MEMS device's miniaturized scales and high quality constraints. In the case of insufficient models of MEMS devices, a low quality product is supposed to be fabricated, resulting in necessity to be reconstructed and, thus, longer time and greater costs of production. As it has been made... View full abstract»

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  • Analogue Globally Stable WTA Neural Circuit

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):19 - 23
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    A new inhibitory analogue WTA (winner-take-all) neural circuit which identifies maximal among N unknown input signals is proposed. As a building block the second order analogue globally stable neural network of Hopfield type is used. The connection matrix belongs to the class of diagonally stable block diagonal matrices and the activation functions are piecewise linear or sigmoid. The mathematical... View full abstract»

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  • Applicability of Triaxial Accelerometer for Energy Expenditure Calculation in Weight Lifting

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):24 - 27
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    Energy expenditure is an important factor in evaluation of physical activity. The applicability of accelerometer in evaluation of energy expenditure in weight lifting was studied. A sensitive triaxial accelerometer was integrated to a wristwatch. The wristwatch was worn by 10 weight lift trainees during their exercise in different kinds of weight lifting sets. After the exercise the sensor data wa... View full abstract»

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  • Application Of The Edge-Based Image Segmentation

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):28 - 31
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    In this paper computerized system fcr high temperature measurements of superficial properties has been presented. The process of superficial properties determination is based on digital image processing and analysis algorithms. Image segmentation methods in aforementioned system have been discussed. Particular attention has been paid to new approach for edge-based image segmentation involving para... View full abstract»

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  • Application Of The Embedded Analysisng Systems For The Detection Of Dangerous Substances

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):32 - 35
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    This paper deals with the design expedience of the embedded systems with chemical sensors. The functioning principles of chemical sensors have been considered. The scheme of the device for the detection of the required chemical components in the environment has been suggested, and the choice of the chemical sensors types that may be used in such device has been grounded View full abstract»

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  • Automated calculation of piezoresistive microsensors by CAD/CAM/CAE

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):36 - 38
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    The control program is developed for conducting of the automated calculation of piezoresistive microsensors type for measuring of pressure by the API functions of CAD/CAM/CAE. Research of influencing of geometrical parameters and pressure is conducted on initial descriptions of sensor View full abstract»

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  • A novel computational approach to detect isolated and continuous phase in structured materials

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):39 - 42
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    In this paper, a novel simple algorithm based on geometrical considerations is proposed to identify and classify in three-dimensional images phases which are interconnected or isolated. The approach is tested on two types of materials - composite reinforced with different fractions of spherical ceramic particles and nuclear graphite with different contents of porosity. The fraction of continuous p... View full abstract»

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  • CISC vs. RISC Hardware and Programming Complexity Measures of Addressing Modes

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):43 - 48
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    The article is on the problem of evaluation of specific substructures in computer-based systems. The evaluation scheme utilizes an existing evaluation procedure of already implemented measures. These measures have been applied to determine the complexity measures of algorithmic devices. Two major aspects of address and data have been involved in the evaluation procedure. These two aspects are comp... View full abstract»

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  • Computer-Aided System for MEMS Design "ProMIP"

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):49 - 52
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    In this paper system for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) end-to-end design is proposed. Such system includes: subsystem for modeling of manufacturing process flows of integrated circuits and MEMS - "ProMIS-T"; subsystem for solid modeling (ProMIP-Tv), functional (ProMIP-F) and system modeling (ProMIP-S) View full abstract»

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  • Developing the Structure of the Experimental MEFS

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):53 - 56
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    In this paper results obtained during multidomain simulations of MEFS structure are presented. Simulations were prepared and performed as a part of scientific effort, which was put while designing and developing the first Polish MEFS system. The structure should fulfil several requirements, among which structure simplicity and short separation time are the most crucial ones. Simulations allowed to... View full abstract»

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  • Continuation of Developing an Electrokinetic Phenomena Model in VHDL-AMS Language

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):57 - 60
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    In this paper the continuation of developing electro-kinetic phenomena models in VHDL-AMS language is presented. At the beginning the origin of the project is presented, than the model assumptions are introduced and discussed. A short derivation of models' equations is also given, and finally simulation results are demonstrated and discussed View full abstract»

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  • Digital image processing methods in biological structure recognition - a short review

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):61 - 64
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    This paper presents general methods of biological images processing. These techniques are oriented to better image interpretation. Many biological structures are difficult to recognize in the picture due to deficient light conditions, particle aggregations or erroneous similarity to other objects. We made the illustration of the function and result of few methods, adapted to image recognition and ... View full abstract»

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  • Fast Cosine Transform Algorithm on Base Cyclic Convolutions

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):65 - 66
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    An efficient discrete cosine transform algorithm is introduced. The discrete basis matrix are presented of cyclic sections. This algorithm uses cyclic convolutions for computation discrete cosine transform View full abstract»

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  • Features of microelectromechanical systems design

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):67 - 70
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    In this article author consider features or design and structure of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and propose to embed an algorithmic aspect. Usage of upward, downward and parallel MEMS design with algorithms on each of hierarchical levels are proposed View full abstract»

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  • Game Methods of the Stochastic Boundary Problem Solution

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):71 - 74
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    The game problems solution methods which are described by systems of the stochastic equations in partial derivative are investigated. The offered methods are based on an estimation of the characteristics of distributions of random quantities, which is carried out with the help self-learning of recurrent methods View full abstract»

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  • Image fusion for dual tomography

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):75 - 78
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    The many methodologies that exist for monitoring and investigation of flows in industrial applications were recently reviewed in current literature. In this paper we present image fusion algorithms for dual tomography based on several modalities against well-known methods, which use one modality. These two modalities are complimentary both for spatial and temporal resolutions View full abstract»

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