Sensor Review: Volume 35 Issue 1


The international journal of sensing for industry

Table of contents

Energy harvesting: a review of recent developments

Robert Bogue

– This paper aims to provide details of recent energy harvesting developments.


Sensor innovations helping unmanned vehicles rapidly growing smarter, smaller, more autonomous and more powerful for navigation, mapping, and target sensing

Richard Bloss

– The purpose of this paper is to review recent developments in sensors for application in unmanned vehicles.

Machine vision method for non-contact measurement of surface roughness of a rotating workpiece

B. M. Kumar, M. M. Ratnam

– This paper aims to propose a non-contact method using machine vision for measuring the surface roughness of a rotating workpiece at speeds of up to 4,000 rpm.


Comfortable textile-based electrode for wearable electrocardiogram

Fatemeh Haghdoost, Vahid Mottaghitalab, Akbar Khodaparast Haghi

The purpose of the current study is to explore the potential possibility of acceleration in recognition, remedial process of heart disease and continuous electrocardiogram…


Amplification systems of weak interaction biosensors: applications and prospects

Xingya Wang, Guangchang Pang

This paper aims to provide a detailed review of weak interaction biosensors and several common biosensor methods for magnifying signals, as well as judiciously guide…

Effect of aligning conductive particles on the piezoresistivity of composites

Huigang Xiao, Min Liu, Jinbao Jiang

The purpose of this paper is to study the effect of alignment of conductive particles on the piezoresistivity of composite based on a theoretical model. The…

Heat exchanger design for a thermoelectric module to drive wireless sensors in spindle monitoring

Xinhua Yao, Sheng Li, Jianzhong Fu

The purpose of this paper is to study using thermoelectric module to harvest the waste heat from spindle units of machine tools and drive wireless sensors stable, thermal…

Investigation of Pd/TiO2/Si MIS capacitor as hydrogen sensor

Kumar Shubham, R.U. Khan, P. Chakrabarti

This paper aims to investigate the gas-sensing capability of Pd/TiO2/Si MIS capacitor using capacitance versus gate voltage (C-V) response as a function of hydrogen gas…

Pedestrian navigation using inertial sensors and altitude error correction

Wen Liu, Yingjun Zhang, Xuefeng Yang, Shengwei Xing

The aim of this article is to present a PIN (pedestrian inertial navigation) solution that incorporates altitude error correction, which eliminates the altitude error…


Research on double T-shape MEMS bionic vector hydrophone and its application in obstacle avoidance sonar

Liu Linxian, Zhang Wendong, Zhang Guojun, Guan Linggang, Xue Chenyang, Zhang Hui, Xue Nan

The purpose of this paper is to develop a novel MEMS vector hydrophone with the key features of smaller size, better consistency, higher sensitivity and directional…

Complex conductivity reconstruction in multiple frequency electrical impedance tomography for fabric-based pressure sensor

C.L. Yang, A. Mohammed, Y Mohamadou, T. I. Oh, M. Soleimani

The aim of this paper is to introduce and to evaluate the performance of a multiple frequency complex impedance reconstruction for fabric-based EIT pressure sensor…

A review on the design and development of turbidimeter

Mohd Taufiq Mohd Khairi, Sallehuddin Ibrahim, Mohd Amri Md Yunus, Mahdi Faramarzi

This paper aims to present a review of the design and development of the turbidimeter for measuring the turbidity level in water. Monitoring the turbidity level of water…

Development of planar electromagnetic sensor array for nitrate and sulphate detection in natural water sources

Alif Syarafi Mohamad Nor, Mohd Amri Md Yunus, Sophan Wahyudi Nawawi, Sallehuddin Ibrahim, Mohd Fua'ad Rahmat

The purpose of this study is to determine the contamination level in natural water resources because the tremendous development in the agriculture sector has increased the…

Implementation of high-performance MEMS platinum micro-hotplate

Fatemeh Samaeifar, Hassan Hajghassem, Ahmad Afifi, Hassan Abdollahi

One of the key components of the micro-sensors is MEMS micro-hotplate. The purpose of this paper is to introduce a platinum micro-hotplate with the proper geometry using…


A new method to access information for underground omni-dimensional vibration vector

Jian Li, Ying Liu, Yan Han, Xianhui Chen

The purpose of this paper is to propose a new method to achieve omni-directional vibration vector signal acquisition, and use this method to improve the accuracy of the…

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