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Special Issue "Signal Processing Circuits and Systems for Smart Sensing Applications"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Norbert Herencsar
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Guest Editor
Department of Telecommunications, Brno University of Technology, 61600 Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: energy storage elements; fractional-order circuits and systems; impedance spectroscopy; nano/microelectronics; nanodevices; organic electronics and tissue engineering; sensory processing circuits and systems; supercapacitors
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Prof. Dr. Khaled N. Salama
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Guest Editor
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal 23955, Saudi Arabia
Interests: biomedical circuits and systems; fractional-order elements fabrication; gas sensors; integrated biosensors; low-power mixed-signal circuits for intelligent sensors; memristors; VLSI architectures for bio-imaging and instrumentation

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The rising demand for reliable, real-time, low-maintenance, cost-efficient monitoring systems with great accuracy is becoming more and more obvious in our everyday life. One of the main driving forces behind this is the Internet of Things. In this regard, the growing interest in analog and mixed signal integrated signal processing circuits in portable and wearable smart sensor-related technologies and interfaces used for healthcare and sports performance monitoring, environmental monitoring, agriculture, food control, or energy conservation purposes, is an important benchmark to satisfy these needs. This demand also requires ecofriendly integrated circuits and devices with voltage and power management. On top of that, other performance metrics such as low noise, small area, high signal-to-noise ratio, and so on become standard sensor circuit features. All the design concerns impose severe design challenges on researchers in this emerging field today.

This Special Issue aims to highlight advances in the development, design, implementation, modeling, and validation of integrated circuits and systems in smart sensing applications for the benefit of humanity. Authors are encouraged to submit both original research articles and surveys. Research articles should address the originality, as well as practical aspects and implementation, of the work in the field, while surveys should provide an overview and up-to-date information.

Dr. Norbert Herencsar
Prof. Dr. Khaled N. Salama
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Design techniques and implementation of integrated sensing technologies
  • Ecofriendly wireless sensors and sensor-related smart technologies
  • Low-voltage/low-power analog and mixed signal integrated signal processing blocks for sensors
  • Measurement of bio-impedance and in vivo/in vitro tissue monitoring
  • Reconfigurable sensor architectures and energy harvesting electronics
  • Sensory systems-on-chip for physical treatments, chemical analysis, and variable measurements
  • Smart sensing systems and readout electronics
  • Voltage and power management for integrated sensors and interfaces

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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