Microelectronics International: Volume 31 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: IMAPS-CPMT 2013 Poland

Guest Editors: Dr Agata Skwarek

Dielectric properties of high-permittivity A2/3CuTa4O12 ceramics

Dorota Szwagierczak

This paper aims to present the comparative study on the composition, microstructure and dielectric behavior of a group of new nonferroelectric high-permittivity A2/3CuTa4O…

Tuneable PTC effect in polymer-wax-carbon composite resistors

Thomas Maeder, Caroline Jacq, Ludivine Ammon, Perer Ryser

The purpose of this paper is to study tuneable positive temperature coefficient (PTC) effect in polymer-wax-carbon composite resistors. The resistivity dependence on…

Changes in TCR of amorphous Ni–P resistive films as a function of thermal stabilization parameters

P. Kowalik, Z. Pruszowski, J. Kulawik, Andrzej Czerwiński, Mariusz Pluska

This paper aims to select parameters such as temperature thermal stability and temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) for Ni–P resistive alloys obtained by…

Characterization and applicability of Sm0.9Sr0.1CoO3-δ in oxygen sensors

Katarina Cvejin, Libu Manjakkal, Jan Kulawik, Krzysztof Zaraska, Dorota Szwagierczak

– This paper aims to investigate different properties of synthesized perovskite Sm0.9Sr0.1CoO3-δ and its potential for application in potentiometric oxygen sensors.

In situ polymerised polypyrrole films for sensors application

Monika Zawadzka, Jan Kulawik, Dorota Szwagierczak, Krzysztof Zaraska

The purpose of this paper is to present fabrication process of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) sensors based on polypyrrole material deposited on different substrates…

Tape casting and properties of Pr2O3-doped ZnO multilayer varistors

Jan Kulawik, Dorota Szwagierczak, Beata Synkiewicz

– This paper aims to fabricate and characterize ZnO-based multilayer varistors.

Influence of firing process quality on dielectric constant of microwave LTCC substrates

Beata Barteczka, Piotr Slobodzian, Arkadiusz Dabrowski, Leszek Golonka

The purpose of this paper was to investigate the influence of non-uniform temperature distribution inside a box furnace during the firing process on electrical properties…

Thermoelectric energy harvester fabricated in thick-film/LTCC technology

Piotr Markowski

– The purpose of this work was fabrication of a small energy harvester.

LTCC/PZT accelerometer in SMD package

Arkadiusz Dabrowski, Karl Elkjaer, Louise Borregaard, Tomasz Zawada, Leszek Golonka

The purpose of this paper is to develop the device made of low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC) and lead zirconate titanate (PZT) by co-firing both materials. In the…

Influence of co-firing process condition on low temperature co-fired ceramics membrane deflection

Dominik Jurków

– The paper aims to present the influence of the co-firing process conditions of low temperature co-fired ceramics (LTCC) on the deformation of thin LTCC membranes.

Ion-selective electrode made with LTCC (low temperature co-fired ceramics) technology

Karol Malecha, Marek Dawgul, Dorota G Pijanowska

The purpose of this paper is to focus on development and electrical characterization of miniature ion-selective electrode (ISE) for application in micro total analysis…

Stack of solid oxide fuel cells

Barbara Dziurdzia, Zbigniew Magonski, Henryk Jankowski

The paper aims to present the innovative design of a planar multilayered high temperature solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), which is easy to manufacture, and features high…

Preliminary thermal annealing tests of OLED glass samples

Aneta Arazna, Grażyna Kozioł, Konrad Futera, Kamil Janeczek, Krzysztof Lipiec

– The purpose of this paper was to determine the influence of thermal aging on the stability of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) glass samples made in ambient condition.

Measurements of thermal resistance of power LEDs

Krzysztof Górecki

The purpose of this paper is to present a new method of measuring thermal resistance of power light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Properties of power LEDs strongly depend on…

An interactive system for remote modelling and design validation of hybrid photovoltaic systems

Wojciech Grzesiak, Krzysztof Witek, Ewa Klugmann-Radziemska, Paweł Grzesiak

The purpose of this paper is to report the system solution expressed in the form of a block diagram. In this paper, a multi-functional demonstrator of the interactive…

Electronic measurement system of foot plantar pressure

Ewa Klimiec, Jacek Piekarski, Wiesław Zaraska, Barabara Jasiewicz

This paper aims to present a prototype of the diagnostic system for the examination of the distribution of the force applied by foot to substrate during usual human…

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