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Issue 2 • Date April 2009

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  • IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):c1 - c1, c4
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 2
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  • The importance of conferences [From the Editor's Bench]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 4
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  • Looking into the past [President's Perspective]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • Design and test of a high-resolution acquisition system for marine seismology

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):8 - 15
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
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    Active and passive seismology require high-resolution, low-level signal acquisition. In both methods, the equipment most widely used to acquire seismic data in the marine environment is an ocean bottom seismometer (OBS). We designed and built a high-resolution acquisition system prototype for an OBS that is mainly used in active seismic experiments in which maps are generated of the width and mate... View full abstract»

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  • Energy management in wireless sensor networks with energy-hungry sensors

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):16 - 23
    Cited by:  Papers (35)  |  Patents (2)
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    The energy problem in wireless sensor networks remains one of the major barriers preventing the complete exploitation of this technology. Sensor nodes are typically powered by batteries with a limited lifetime, and even when additional energy can be harvested from the external environment, it remains a limited resource to be consumed judiciously. Efficient energy management is thus a key requireme... View full abstract»

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  • Tutorial 19: Obtaining pitch/roll measurements in an extreme environment

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):24 - 30
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    Environmental conditions so severe as to pose exceptional design risk, sometimes called extreme or hostile environments, must be addressed by special design solutions. These solutions are often constrained by power, geometry, cost, and other factors, making it particularly difficult for the designer to obtain a solution that simultaneously satisfies performance and cost targets. This tutorial illu... View full abstract»

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  • E-field ferroelectric sensors: Modeling and simulation [Instrumentation Notes]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):31 - 37
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    In this article, a novel approach to sensing static electric fields has been presented. The approach is extremely interesting due to the low cost of the technology and the simplicity of the architecture. The purpose of the article is to highlight the strategic role of behavioral models in the development and design of E-field sensors. It is important to observe that simulation results must always ... View full abstract»

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  • Power factor correction: Can it lower your electric bill? [My Favorite Experiment]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):38 - 39
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  • Sensor survey: Part 2 sensors and sensor networks in five years [Sensor Survey Results]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):40 - 44
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    This article shows where the survey respondents think sensors and sensor networks are going within the next 5 years. View full abstract»

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  • New products

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):46, 48 - 51
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  • IMS Technical Committee Reports 31-38 from the Spring of 2008

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):52 - 53
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  • IEEE I&M Society Technical Committee listing

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 54
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  • A Report on IMU 2008 The 1st Annual International Measurement University

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 56
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  • I2MTC 2009 Call for Attendance

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 58
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  • IEEE I2MTC 2009 Tutorials

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): 59
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