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Vol. 29 No. 4
Special Issue on Selected Papers from ICASI 2016

Guest Editor: Teen-Hang Meen (National Formosa University)

Preface

  • Piezoelectric fans make use of the inverse piezoelectric effect to actuate the rotation of blades. These fans have the advantages of small size, low power consumption, and low noise output. In ... Read More

  • Using image capturing techniques, numerical calculations, and laser measurements, an optical measurement system for welding location and distance was constructed to replace the current need to re... Read More

  • The conventional radio-frequency identification (RFID)-based access control system cannot prevent unauthorized personnel from following authorized personnel into a restricted area. Thus, securit... Read More

  • A GaN ultraviolet (UV) photodetector with a metal-semiconductor-metal structure is grown on a periodic trapezoid-column patterned sapphire substrate by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition. Un... Read More

  • In this study, a series of two full-scale experiments were carried out to investigate the effects of welding method on the fire resistance of concrete-filled box columns (CFBCs). The column spec... Read More

  • In this paper, we provide a supervisory control strategy in conjunction with a programmable logic controller (PLC) and remote input/output (I/O) module to reduce the electrical power consumption ... Read More

  • Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is one of the promising technologies enabling the realization of the Internet of Things. However, the current major application is limited to usi... Read More

  • Strontium barium niobate (Sr0.3Ba0.7Nb2O6, SBN) thin films of good quality were deposited on silicon substrates by radio frequency magnetron sputtering at room temperature and under different dep... Read More

  • Acoustic wave devices are divided into two categories: surface acoustic wave (SAW) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) devices. To provide modification parameters during manufacturing, advanced modelin... Read More

  • In this study, a series of Li0.058(Na0.535K0.480)0.966(Nb0.90Ta0.10)O3 (LNKNT) + (x)ZnO + (y)LiF (x = 0, 0.4, and 0.6 wt%; y = 0 and 0.2 wt%) lead-free piezoelectric ceramics were fabricated by a... Read More

  • Handling measurement system noise and maneuvering noise is a major challenge in tracking systems. White noise is added to displacement and acceleration signals to simulate measurement system noi... Read More

  • Traffic flow in cities is increasing rapidly as cities modernize. The problem of parking is getting worse and worse due to insufficient parking lots in large cities, and people are paying more a... Read More

  • To reduce the cost of fuel and heat loss from pipe surfaces, insulation needs to cover pipes when high temperature fluids are transported through them. Mineral wool has not only low heat conduct... Read More

  • In Taiwan, the current fire safety code is a prescriptive code. For some exhibition centers, it is very difficult to comply with the standard fire safety code. To solve this difficulty, it is n... Read More

  • The issue of maximum torque per ampere (MTPA) and maximum torque per voltage (MTPV) control of an interior permanent magnet synchronous motor (IPMSM) is discussed in this paper. A position sensor... Read More

  • In this study, the raw materials of BaCO3 and ZrO2 powders with different average diameters were used to prepare BaZrO3:Eu0.025 phosphors by the solid-state reaction method. The raw materials wi... Read More

  • In this paper, an antenna design with a multiband and a small size for connecting a sensor network and the Internet has been proposed. The antenna has an antenna portion of 20 × 12 mm2 and... Read More

  • In this paper, we propose a low-profile and small wideband multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna for laptop device sensor network applications, which includes long term evolution (LTE)/wi... Read More

  • In this report, we present a closed-loop motor control for a cylindrical collector to obtain continuous and uniform polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) piezoelectric nanofibers using near-field electr... Read More

  • In this study, we report a close-loop motor control for a cylindrical collector to obtain continuous and uniform polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) piezoelectric fiber arrays using near-field electro... Read More

  • In recent years, concrete-filled box columns (CFBCs) have been commonly used in high-rise buildings. In particular, steel box columns filled with high-performance concrete (HPC) are more common ... Read More

  • In this research, we used anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) nanoporous membranes to produce high-density and high-regularity zinc–indium oxide nanowires, and in the process, the production contro... Read More


S&M1325

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1325
Heat Flow Field Analysis of the Effects of Vertical Piezoelectric Fan Placement on Heat Convection in Pin-Fin Heat Sink
Ya-Chu Chang, Go-Long Tsai, and Yen-Yeh Chueh
pp. 335-346
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1512
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1326

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1326
A Space Automatic Welding System for Space Position Measurement
Jui-Chang Lin and Cheng-Jen Lin
pp. 347-354
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1513
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1327

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1327
An Intelligent Access Control System Based on Passive Radio-Frequency Identification
Rong-Shue Hsiao, Tian-Xiang Chen, Chun-Hao Kao, Hsin-Piao Lin, and Ding-Bing Lin
pp. 355-362
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1516
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1328

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1328
High Responsivity in GaN Ultraviolet Photodetector Grown on a Periodic Trapezoid-Column Patterned Sapphire Substrate
Kuan-Ting Liu, Shoou-Jinn Chang, and Sean Wu
pp. 363-370
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1517
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1329

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1329
Fire Resistance of Concrete-Filled Box Columns Fabricated with Different Welding Methods
Chao-Wei Tang and Cheng-Yi Chen
pp. 371-377
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1518
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1330

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1330
Supervisory System Design and Implementation of Automatic Illumination Control for Dimmable Flat LED Lighting Devices in Buildings
Cheng-Yi Chen, Chien-Yuan Liu, and Cheng-Fu Yang
pp. 379-386
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1519
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1331

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1331
Improving Radio Frequency Identification-Based Localization Accuracy Using Computer-Vision-Assisted Sensor Deployment Technology
Rong-Shue Hsiao, Chun-Hao Kao, Hsin-Piao Lin, and Kai-Wei Ke
pp. 387-395
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1520
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1332

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1332
Electrical Properties of Nanocrystalline Strontium Barium Niobate Thin Films Deposited at Room Temperature
Hsueh-Feng Hung, Cheng-Fu Yang, and Chia-Ching Wu
pp. 397-404
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1521
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1333

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1333
Simulation of Solidly Mounted Resonator Using Mason Model and Its Implementation
Wei-Che Shih, Ying-Chung Chen, Chien-Chuan Cheng, Kuo-Sheng Kao, Da-Long Cheng, Po-Wei Ting, and Huan-Hsien Yeh
pp. 405-410
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1522
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1334

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1334
Performance Improvement of LiF/ZnO Codoped Lead-Free Piezoelectric Ceramics
Ching-Hsing Pei, Mei-Li Chen, Kai-Huang Chen, and Chien-Min Cheng
pp. 411-418
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1523
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1335

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1335
Application of Adaptive α-β-γ and α-β-γ-δ Filters to Tracking Systems
Tsan-Ying Yu and Chun-Mu Wu
pp. 419-427
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1524
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1336

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1336
The Simulation of Fires in Underground Parking Floors by Fire Dynamic Simulator
Ming-Wen Hsu, Shin-Ku Lee, Lin-Lin Huang, Yaw-Kuang Chen, and Chun-Mu Wu
pp. 429-443
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1525
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1337

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1337
To Improve the Thermal Properties of Mineral Wool by Adding Aerogel
Ming-Wen Hsu, Yi-Shuan Chen, Yi-Sheng Chen, Richard Shiey-Shiun Horng, Chun-Mu Wu, and Shin-Ku Lee
pp. 445-452
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1526
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1338

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1338
A Numerical Study of the Heat Release Rate of Exhibition Kiosks in a Fire
Ming-Wen Hsu, Chun-Mu Wu, Yaw-Kuang Chen, and Shin-Ku Lee
pp. 453-460
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1527
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1339

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1339
Fuzzy Maximum Torque per Ampere and Maximum Torque per Voltage Control of Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Drive
Ming-Shyan Wang, Min-Fu Hsieh, Ika Noer Syamsiana, and Wei-Chin Fang
pp. 461-472
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1528
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1340

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1340
Effect of Particle Sizes of Raw Materials on the Luminescence Properties of Eu2O3-Doped BaZrO3 Phosphors
Jing Liu, Kun-Neng Chen, Wen-Cheng Tzou, Mau-Phon Houng, Yi-Tang Chiu, and Cheng-Fu Yang
pp. 473-481
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1529
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1341

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1341
Multiband USB Antenna for Connecting Sensor Network and Internet
Wen-Shan Chen, Chien-Min Cheng, Yu-Liang Wang, and Guan-Quan Lin
pp. 483-490
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1530
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1342

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1342
Wideband Coupled Loop Antenna for Laptop PC Sensor Network Applications
Chien-Min Cheng, Shih-Hsien Tseng, and Wen-Shan Chen
pp. 491-496
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1531
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1343

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1343
Development of Piezoelectric Fibers in Smart Patch by Near-Field Electrospinning Method with Closed-Loop Motor Control
Cheng-Tang Pan, Kuo-Chang Tsai, Shao-Yu Wang, Chung-Kun Yen, Yun-Ping Sun, and Chih-Hao Tsao
pp. 497-509
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1532
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1344

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1344
Near-Field Electrospinning with Close-Loop Motor Control for Manufacturing Polyvinylidene Fluorid Fibers
Cheng-Tang Pan, Kuo-Chang Tsai, Yun-Ping Sun, and Chung-Ken Yen
pp. 511-522
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1533
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1345

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1345
Residual-Load-Bearing Capacity of High-Performance Concrete-Filled Box Columns after Fire
How-Ji Chen, Yuan-Chi Yang, Chao-Wei Tang, and Ching-Fang Peng
pp. 523-532
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1534
Published on April 19, 2017
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S&M1346

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1346
Fabrication of High Array Zinc–Indium Oxide Nanowires and a Nanowire Gas Sensor
Chin-Guo Kuo, Jeng-Ji Huang, Jung-Hsuan Chen, and Ren-Jun Zeng
pp. 533-538
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1535
Published on April 19, 2017
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In 2018, we will celebrate
the 30th anniversary of
Sensors and Materials.

Special awards will be
presented to outstanding papers
published in 2018.

S&M Young Researcher
Paper Award 2017
Award Criteria

S&M Young Researcher
Paper Award 2016
Recipient: Takayuki Yanagida
Paper: Optical, Dosimeter, and Scintillation Properties of MgB2
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S&M Young Researcher
Paper Award 2015
Recipient: Toshihiko Noda
Paper: Magnetic-Thrust Flexible Electrode with Integrated Preamplifier for Neural Recording

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