# IEEE Sensors Journal

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• ### [Front cover]

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): C1
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• ### IEEE Sensors Journal publication information

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): C2
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Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2801 - 2804
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Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2805 - 2808
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• ### Guest Editorial—Special Issue on Selected Papers From the 11th IEEE Sensors Conference 2012

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 2809
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• ### Improved Chemical Detection and Ultra-Fast Recovery Using Oxygen Functionalized Epitaxial Graphene Sensors

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2810 - 2817
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Oxygen functionalized epitaxial graphene (OFEG) sensors are demonstrated toward the sensing of polar chemical vapors at room temperature. The electrical characteristics of the sensor show an increase in resistance upon exposure to polar protic chemicals while the resistance decreased for polar aprotic vapors The average response and recovery times of the OFEG sensor to all analyte vapors are 10 an... View full abstract»

• ### Selective Sensing of Individual Gases Using Graphene Devices

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2818 - 2822
Cited by:  Papers (20)
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Graphene chemiresistors have enabled gas and vapor detection with high sensitivity. However, changes in graphene resistivity under the equilibrium gas exposure cannot be used to determine both the gas concentration and its type, making the sensing selectivity with resistive detection one of the key barriers to overcome. In this paper, we report on using low frequency noise to define the new charac... View full abstract»

• ### ${rm NO}_{2}$ Detection With AlGaN/GaN 2DEG Channels for Air Quality Monitoring

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2823 - 2827
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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Low-ppb room temperature NO2 detection is demonstrated using recessed AlGaN/GaN heterostructures fabricated on silicon substrates. We employ the 2-D electron gas (2DEG) formed at the interface of the AlGaN/GaN heterostructure for the monitoring of low-ppb NO2 concentrations. The dynamic range of these 2DEG structures can be tuned to that of interest for air quality monitoring... View full abstract»

• ### NADH-Fluorometric Biochemical Gas Sensor (Bio-Sniffer) for Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2828 - 2833
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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A fiber-optic biochemical gas sensor (bio-sniffer) for assessment of indoor formaldehyde (FA) is fabricated and tested in monitoring of FA degradation by TiO2. The biosniffer measures FA vapor as fluorescence of reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH), which is the product of enzymatic reaction of FA dehydrogenase (FALDH). Usually, an enzyme loses its specific activity in the g... View full abstract»

• ### Assembly of Gold Nanorods for Highly Sensitive Detection of Mercury Ions

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2834 - 2841
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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A simple and cost-effective strategy for mercury ion sensing based on an easy and reliable colorimetric approach is investigated through L-cysteine functionalized gold nanorods (Au NRs). Detection tests are performed on several ions, such as Hg2+, Zn2+, Cd2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, and As2+, and monitored by UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy, tra... View full abstract»

• ### Chemiluminescent Visualization for Evaluation of Gaseous Ethanol Distribution During ‘La France’ Pear Maturation

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2842 - 2848
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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A 2-D visualization system for gaseous ethanol is constructed and tested in visualization of standard gaseous ethanol and maturation of fruit. This visualization system measures ethanol concentrations as intensities of chemiluminescence (CL) by luminol reaction induced by alcohol oxidase and a horseradish peroxidase-luminol-hydrogen peroxide system. Conversion of ethanol distribution and concentra... View full abstract»

• ### Integrated Long-Range Thermal Bimorph Actuators for Parallelizable Bio-AFM Applications

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2849 - 2856
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Atomic force microscope (AFM)-based cell force spectroscopy is an emerging research method that has already enhanced our understanding of the structural changes that take place in a cell as it becomes cancerous. However, the method is limited as it is not time-efficient in its current state of development. This paper presents the fabrication of an integrated long-range thermal bimorph actuator tha... View full abstract»

• ### Selective Weighing of Individual Microparticles Using a Hybrid Micromanipulator-Nanomechanical Resonator System

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2857 - 2862
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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We report a system based on a combination of a micromanipulator and a cantilever-based differential resonator for selecting and weighing individual micro-scale particles. Instead of relying on probabilistic attachment of particles on sensor surfaces, the system can specifically select and weigh individual micro-entities. The micromanipulator is able to move particles from a native media to the sur... View full abstract»

• ### Thermal-Piezoresistive Resonators and Self-Sustained Oscillators for Gas Recognition and Pressure Sensing

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2863 - 2872
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This paper presents experimental and theoretical investigation of the response of microscale dual-plate thermal-piezoresistive resonators (TPRs) and self-sustained oscillators (TPOs) to different gases and pressures. It is demonstrated that the resonant frequency of such devices follow particular trends in response to the changes in the surrounding gas and its pressure. A mathematical model is der... View full abstract»

• ### A Tip-Tilt-Piston Micromirror With Symmetrical Lateral-Shift-Free Piezoelectric Actuators

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2873 - 2881
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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In this paper, we present the design, fabrication, and characterization of a high-fill-factor tip-tilt-piston micromirror actuated by four symmetrical lateral-shift-free (LSF) piezoelectric actuators. Lead zirconate titanate (PZT) is the piezoelectric material deposited using a sol-gel process. The micromirror can operate in both piston and rotation modes. At the piston mode, the measured resonant... View full abstract»

• ### A CMOS-MEMS Resonator Integrated System for Oscillator Application

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2882 - 2889
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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This paper focuses on the design and development of a CMOS-MEMS resonator integrated with an on-chip amplifier with emphasis on its single-chip frequency reference oscillator implementation. A flexural-mode ring resonator with a desired mode shape featuring an inherent fully-differential mode of mechanical operation is designed using both analytical and finite element models. Two such resonators i... View full abstract»

• ### Package Stress Monitor to Compensate for the Piezo-Hall Effect in CMOS Hall Sensors

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2890 - 2898
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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Package-induced stress changes the sensitivity of planar Hall plates via the piezo-Hall effect. In this paper, we present a novel stress sensor that allows us to compensate for this undesired mechanical cross-sensitivity. The new CMOS-compatible sensor is based on a Wheatstone bridge built of eight appropriately arranged n- and p-doped piezoresistors. The differential output signal View full abstract»

• ### Doping Characteristics of Polycrystalline Silicon Deposited by Chemical Transport at Atmospheric Pressure and its Application to MEMS Sensor

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2899 - 2905
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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This paper reports the doping properties of polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) deposited by atmospheric pressure plasma enhanced chemical transport and its application to a piezo-resistive pressure sensor. The doping is done by the chemical transport of dopants in Si sources. The structural and electronic properties reveal that most of the dopants are chemically transported at the same rate as the ... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Characterization of High-Voltage NMOS Structures in a 0.5 $mu{rm m}$ Standard CMOS Process

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2906 - 2913
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High-voltage NMOS structures are implemented by introducing N-well and field oxide buffer regions in order to separate the channel and the drain diffusion area for NMOS transistors. A family of high-voltage devices are implemented with various geometries in order to determine the optimal dimensions. A total of 16 rectangular and 47 circular devices were fabricated in a 0.5 μm standard CMOS ... View full abstract»

• ### A Bulk-Micromachined Fully Differential MEMS Accelerometer With Split Interdigitated Fingers

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2914 - 2921
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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This paper proposes a novel bulk-micromachined MEMS accelerometer employing split interdigitated sense fingers that provide a fully differential signal interface, where the accelerometer can be fabricated by a modified silicon-on-glass process using a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer. The accelerometer combines the feasibility of fabricating large mass and high aspect ratio structures using bulk-m... View full abstract»

• ### A Low Noise Wide Dynamic Range CMOS Image Sensor With Low-Noise Transistors and 17b Column-Parallel ADCs

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2922 - 2929
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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An extremely low temporal noise and wide dynamic range CMOS image sensor is developed using low-noise transistors and high gray-scale resolution (17b) folding-integration/cyclic analog-to-digital converter (ADC). Two types of pixel are designed. One is a high conversion gain (HCG) pixel with removing the coupling capacitance between the transfer gate and the floating diffusion, and the other is a ... View full abstract»

• ### Wideband Visible Wavelength Range MEMS Fabry–Perot Tunable Filter With Highly Accurate Calibration System

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2930 - 2936
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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A novel microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) Fabry-Perot tunable filter (FPTF) and calibration system for accurately controlling the wavelength of the transmission peak in the wide wavelength range of visible light are reported. The MEMS FPTF consists of a Fabry-Perot filter having Ag alloy mirrors, an electrostatic actuator, and a capacitive gap sensor. The calibration system consists of the cap... View full abstract»

• ### Monitoring of actuation conditions in a micro-turbo-generator

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2937 - 2943
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents the theory and implementation of an integrated sensing technique for the real-time measurement of applied actuation conditions in a micro-turbo-generator. The device is composed of a microturbine rotor with magnetic components and a stator with planar coils for electromagnetic induction. While the rotor is actuated with pressurized nitrogen, the induced voltages are extracted t... View full abstract»

• ### Log-Logistic Modeling of Sensory Flow Delays in Networked Telerobots

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2944 - 2953
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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This paper deals with the modeling of the delays in the transmission of sensory data coming from a networked telerobot, which would allow us to predict future times of arrival and provide guarantees on the time requirements of these systems. Considering these delay sequences as an uni-dimensional temporal signal, they easily exhibit rich stochastic behavior—abrupt changes of regime and burs... View full abstract»

• ### Wireless Surface Electromyography Probes With Four High-Speed Channels

Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):2954 - 2961
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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This paper presents two wireless surface electromyography (sEMG) probes with four high-speed channels each. Compared to the portable sEMG probes available in the market, the presented wireless sEMG probes have: (a) higher transmission speeds, allowing higher sampling frequencies; (b) a higher number of sensing channels; and (c) a wide range of programmable gains, thus allowing the measurement of v... View full abstract»

## Aims & Scope

The IEEE Sensors Journal is a peer-reviewed, semi-monthly online journal devoted to sensors and sensing phenomena.

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## Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Krikor Ozanyan
University of Manchester
Manchester, M13 9PL, U.K.