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Special Issue "Recent Advances Sensors in Electromechanical Transducers"

A special issue of Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220). This special issue belongs to the section "Electronic Sensors".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Ezzat Bakhoum
Guest Editor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA
Interests: article electromechanical transducers; pressure sensors; motion and acceleration sensors; mems actuators

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Recent Advances in Sensors in Electromechanical Transducers

The past decade has witnessed substantial improvements in the old technology of electromechanical transducers. Pressure sensors, motion and acceleration sensors, and MEMS actuators have all seen dramatic improvements in sensitivity and dynamic range in addition to substantial miniaturization. Sensors that are based on the principle of capacitance variation, for instance, have benefited from the recent advances in nanotechnology and nanofabrication. MEMS-based sensors and electromechanical actuators have also seen enormous advances driven by nanotechnology. A new breed of electromechanical/optical sensors has found applications in sound and image processing.

This Special Issue is dedicated to new manuscripts that describe recent advances in electromechanical sensors and transducers. The topic is broad and is dedicated to the audience of practicing industry engineers, corporate researchers, and graduate students in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and physics. The Special Issue topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Sensors that are based on the principle of capacitance variation.
  • Sensors that are based on the principle of inductance variation.
  • Electromechanical sensors that depend on radioactive sources.
  • Sensors that are based on nanotechnology, especially on carbon nanotubes and nanowire sensing elements.
  • Electro-optical sensors and transducers.
  • Novel new sensor and transducer designs.

Prof. Dr. Ezzat Bakhoum
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2200 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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