S&M Young Researcher Paper Award 2020
Recipients: Ding Jiao, Zao Ni, Jiachou Wang, and Xinxin Li [Winner's comments]
Paper: High Fill Factor Array of Piezoelectric Micromachined
Ultrasonic Transducers with Large Quality Factor

S&M Young Researcher Paper Award 2021
Award Criteria
Notice of retraction
Vol. 32, No. 8(2), S&M2292

Print: ISSN 0914-4935
Online: ISSN 2435-0869
Sensors and Materials
is an international peer-reviewed open access journal to provide a forum for researchers working in multidisciplinary fields of sensing technology.
Sensors and Materials
is covered by Science Citation Index Expanded (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus (Elsevier), and other databases.

Instructions to authors
English    日本語

Instructions for manuscript preparation
English    日本語

Template
English

Publisher
 MYU K.K.
 Sensors and Materials
 1-23-3-303 Sendagi,
 Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0022, Japan
 Tel: 81-3-3827-8549
 Fax: 81-3-3827-8547

MYU Research, a scientific publisher, seeks a native English-speaking proofreader with a scientific background. B.Sc. or higher degree is desirable. In-office position; work hours negotiable. Call 03-3827-8549 for further information.


MYU Research

(proofreading and recording)


MYU K.K.
(translation service)


The Art of Writing Scientific Papers

(How to write scientific papers)
(Japanese Only)

Sensors and Materials, Volume 33, Number 10(1) (2021)
Copyright(C) MYU K.K.
pp. 3439-3457
S&M2701 Research Paper of Special Issue
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2021.3519
Published: October 7, 2021

Hydroacoustic Sonification and Flow Pattern Investigation of Venous Pulsatile Tinnitus Using MEMS Hydrophone Sensing and Dye Flow Visualization Techniques: Pilot 3D Printing, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Psychoacoustic Study [PDF]

Yue-Lin Hsieh, Xing Wang, Xiaobing Xu, Yongzhen Wu, Shenjiang Wang, Dengtao Yu, Yi-Chern Hsieh, and Wuqing Wang

(Received July 1, 2021; Accepted August 24, 2021)

Keywords: pulsatile tinnitus, hydrophone, computation fluid dynamics, dye flow visualization, 3D printing

Venous pulsatile tinnitus (PT) has been increasingly recognized in otology and neurotologic clinics. Although venous PT is surgically treatable, the surgical efficacy has unfortunately remained inconsistent owing to the relatively unknown mechanistic and psychophysical aspects of venous PT. We investigated the connection between the hydroacoustic and psychophysical characteristics of venous PT by integrating the outcomes attained from in vivo Doppler ultrasound, in vitro experiments, and psychoacoustic examination. The dye flow visualization technique used to investigate flow patterns was first introduced to this specific research topic. All 3D-printed and finite-element models were reconstructed on the basis of patients’ magnetic resonance images. A MEMS hydrophone sensor was placed in the jugular bulb region intraluminally to study the operative alteration of the fluid-borne sound. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) techniques were also implemented to cross-reference with the results of in vitro experiments. The in vitro and computational experimental outcomes showed that venous PT is the perception of intrasinus blood flow motion, in which the fluid flow amplitude may be associated with the ipsilateral flow volume and pressure gradient. In addition, the dye flow technique is beneficial for the study of intravascular flow patterns. However, in vitro/computational study results may potentially deviate from in vivo clinical measurements when the materials and parameters used for experiments are varied. Thus, modifications and refinements of the applied sensing and materials are warranted in further experimental studies.

Corresponding author: Wuqing Wang


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Cite this article
Yue-Lin Hsieh, Xing Wang, Xiaobing Xu, Yongzhen Wu, Shenjiang Wang, Dengtao Yu, Yi-Chern Hsieh, and Wuqing Wang, Hydroacoustic Sonification and Flow Pattern Investigation of Venous Pulsatile Tinnitus Using MEMS Hydrophone Sensing and Dye Flow Visualization Techniques: Pilot 3D Printing, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Psychoacoustic Study, Sens. Mater., Vol. 33, No. 10, 2021, p. 3439-3457.



Forthcoming Regular Issues


Forthcoming Special Issues

Special Issue on Smart Sensing Technologies and Their Application in Forest Management and Engineering
Guest editor, Byoungkoo Choi (Kangwon National University)
Call for paper


Special Issue on Sensors, Materials, and Computational Intelligence Algorithms in Robotics and AI Engineering
Guest editor, Pitikhate Sooraksa (King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang)
Call for paper


Special Issue on Microfluidics and Related Nano/Microengineering for Medical and Chemical Applications
Guest editor, Yuichi Utsumi (University of Hyogo)
Call for paper


Special Issue on International Conference on BioSensors, BioElectronics, BioMedical Devices, BioMEMS/NEMS and Applications 2019 (Bio4Apps 2019) (2)
Guest editor, Hirofumi Nogami and Masaya Miyazaki (Kyushu University)
Conference website


Special Issue on High-sensitivity Sensors and Sensors for Difficult-to-measure Objects
Guest editor, Ki Ando (Chiba Institute of Technology)
Call for paper


Special Issue on Biological Odor Sensing System and Their Applications
Guest editor, Takeshi Sakurai (Tokyo University of Agriculture)
Call for paper


Copyright(C) MYU K.K. All Rights Reserved.