The Ninth International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications


September 16, 2018 to September 20, 2018 - Venice, Italy



Jun 03, 2018


Jul 03, 2018


Jul 16, 2018

Camera ready

Jul 22, 2018


Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

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SENSORDEVICES 2018 - The Ninth International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications

September 16, 2018 - September 20, 2018


The papers listed below have been selected as "Best Papers" based on the reviews of the original submission, the camera-ready version, and the presentation during the conference. For the awarded papers, a digital award will be issued in the name of the authors. The authors of these papers are also receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Awarded Papers

Concept of Optical Sensor Utilising the Far Field Pattern Radiated by Periodic Grating Strips Over Silica Cladding on the Silicon Wire Waveguide
Vittorio Passaro, Francesco De Leonardis, Andrei Tsarev, Eugeny Kolosovsky

Silicon Photonics for Mid-Infrared Sensing
D. J. Rowe, Y. Qi, V. Mittal, A. Osman, Z. Qu, Y. Wu, M. Banakar, J. Soler Penades, J. S. Wilkinson, M. Nedeljkovic, G. Z. Mashanovich, A. Sánchez-Postigo, J. G. Wangüemert-Pérez, A. Ortega-Moñux, R. Halir, I. Molina-Fernández

Light-Fidelity (Li-Fi) Optical Sensing and Detection in Large Indoor Environements
Manuela Vieira, Manuel Augusto Vieira, Paula Louro, Pedro Vieira, Alessandro Fantoni

Evanescent field sensors based on Si photonics
Andreas Tortschanoff, Christian Ranacher, Cristina Consani, Thomas Griller

1D MEMS Micro-Scanning LiDAR
Norbert Druml, Ievgeniia Maksymova, Thomas Thurner, Diederik van Lierop, Marcus Hennecke, Andreas Foroutan

Sensors-Based Stereo Image System for Precision Control of Weed in the Agricultural Industry
Bruno M. Moreno, Paulo E. Cruvinel

An Efficient Machine Learning-based Fall Detection Algorithm for Elderly Fall Detection
Faisal Hussain, Muhammad Basit Umair, Muhammad Ehatisham-ul-Haq, Ivan Miguel Pires, Tânia Valente, Nuno M. Garcia, Nuno Pombo

A Transducer with Inversion Layer Technique for Expanded Lesion Size in HIFU Surgery
Jin Ho Sung, Da Sol Kwon, Eun Young Jeong, Jong Seob Jeong

Use of Body-Diode for Thermal Monitoring of Power MOSFET
Giovanni Pangallo, Riccardo Carotenuto, Demetrio Iero, Massimo Merenda, Giovanna Adinolfi, Giorgio Graditi, Francesco Giuseppe Della Corte

Development of a Real-Time Evaluation System For Top Taekwondo Athletes - SPERTA
Pedro Cunha, Vítor Carvalho, Filomena Soares

One Year of Wrist Actimetry at One Second Epoch in Real Life
Gianluigi Delucca


The following papers have been selected on the basis of their contents, specificaly for lending themselves to an interesting extended work. The authors of these papers are receiving invitations to submit an extended article version to one of the IARIA Journals.

Papers Invited for IARIA Journals

The developemnt of ASIC type GSR sensor drived by GHz pulse current
Yoshinobu Honkura, Shinpei Honkura

High Perfomance GMI Sensor for Biomagnetic Field Measurement
Tsuyoshi Uchiyama, Jiaju Ma

New Advances in Quartz Enhanced Photoacoustic Spectroscopy for Gas Sensing Applications
Giansergio Menduni, Arianna Elefante, Pietro Patimisco, Angelo Sampaolo, Marilena Giglio, Vittorio Passaro, Vincenzo Spagnolo

Low Index Photonic Membrane Textile for Personal Thermoregulation
Salim Assaf, Yan Pennec, Alexander Korovin, Vincent Thomy, Anthony Treizebre, Bahram Djafar Rouhani

A Low-Voltage Folded-Cascode OP Amplifier with a Dynamic Switching Bias Circuit
Hiroo Wakaumi

Reliability Assessment of New and Updated Consumer-Grade Activity and Heart Rate Monitors
Salome Oniani, Sandra I. Woolley, Ivan Miguel Pires, Nuno M. Garcia, Tim Collins, Sean Ledger, Anand Pandyan

Temperature Monitoring in Tissue Phantoms via Spatially Resolved Measurement of Longitudinal Wave Speed
Mario Wolf, Lukas Timmermann, André Juhrig, Katharina Rath, Felix Krujatz, Elfgard Kühnicke

Improvement and Application of Sensor Device Capable of Autonomously Keeping Accurate Time Information for Buildings and Civil Infrastructures
Narito Kurata

Capillary Sensors with Two Coupled LEDs for UV-Forced Degradation and Fluorescence Reading of Chemical Stability of Diesel Fuels
Michal Borecki, Mateusz Gęca, Michael L. Korwin-Pawlowski, Piotr Doroz, Przemysław Prus, Jan Szmidt

Ultra Low Power Consumption Magnetic Microsystem for IoT Applications
Janez Trontelj, Damjan Bercan, Aleksander Sesek

Investigating the Relevance of Sensor Selection: Recognition of ADLs Based on Feet Movement and Posture Information
Rafael de Pinho André, Pedro Henrique Diniz, Hugo Fuks

ReCal – an Innovative Mathematical Procedure to Determine the Date of Timely Recalibration for Sensor Systems with Metal Oxide Gas Sensors
Rolf Seifert, Hubert Kelle

Vehicular Visible Light Communication I2V2V2I Connected Cars
Manuel Augusto Vieira, Manuela Vieira, Paula Vieira, Pedro Vieira

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