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    Vol. 27, No. 10 NEW!!
  • Removal of copper ion (Cu2+) using water-soluble porphyrin and dextran was investigated. Cu2+ can be removed using dextran very rapidly in the form of a ... Read More

  • Arrays of single-crystal zinc oxide (ZnO) nanowires have been synthesized on silicon substrates by vapor-liquid-solid growth techniques. The effects of growth conditions including substrate temperature and Ar gas ... Read More

  • The thermoelectric (TE) properties of SnO2 codoped with Sb and Zn were investigated. Polycrystalline ceramics of n-type SnO2-based semiconductors (Sn1−2xSbxZnxO2, x = 0, 0.01, 0.03, 0.05, 0.07) ... Read More

  • Co ferrite thin films were prepared on MgO (100) substrates by metal organic decomposition (MOD). Crystalline structure, surface morphology, magnetic properties, and composition were investigated. ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present a time-to-digital converter (TDC)-based maximum delay sensor (MDS) for on-line timing error detection in the logic block of very large scale integration (VLSI) circuits. The MDS captured ... Read More

  • Polyaniline (PANi) nanoparticles were successfully prepared by applying ultrasound (US) irradiation during the oxidative polymerization of aniline in water. The US frequencies applied were 23, 43, and 141 kHz ... Read More

  • The need for affordable and disposable DNA biochips that can perform in situ analysis is increasing daily. Amperometric detection (AD) is one of the most popular detection techniques used in DNA sensing. ... Read More

  • Magneto-optical (MO) imaging plates consisting of bismuth-substituted rareearth iron garnet (Bi:RIG) films were studied. Bi:RIG films were prepared both on gadolinium gallium garnet (GGG) single-crystal ... Read More

  • Friction exists in mechanical systems, such as machine-tool feed drives, and causes undesired position tracking errors. The most difficult problem in friction compensation is nonlinear friction during changes in ... Read More

  • We measured the distribution of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) on cross grooves fabricated in Au film by apertureless scanning near-field optical microscopy (aSNOM). SNOM signals around horizontal ... Read More

  • In this work, we present a facile and dopant-free approach using a peroxo-titanium complex as a precursor to synthesize TiO2–carbon nanotube (CNT) composites at various CNT loadings, ranging from ... Read More

  • A holographic display is a realistic three-dimensional (3D) display because it produces an exact copy of the wave front of scattered light from 3D objects. It demands a wide viewing angle for 3D visualization. ... Read More

  • In this paper, a concept for a solar-blind ultraviolet (SB-UV) photodetector for detecting and analyzing a hydrogen flame as a high-speed object with massive parallel processing is proposed. A two-dimensional (2D) ... Read More

  • Alkali metal ion sensitive membranes of plasticized poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) were prepared by an inkjet printer, and a 128 × 128 (16K) pixel array multi-ion image sensor that simultaneously imaged sodium ... Read More

  • Neurotransmitters and neuronal releasing molecules are not only the regulators of neuronal function but also the indicators of neuronal conditions. Glutamate and γ-amino butyric acid (GABA) play important roles in ... Read More

  • Magnetic particle imaging (MPI) is a new imaging modality that is capable of imaging the distribution of magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) with high sensitivity, high spatial resolution, and high imaging speed. ... Read More

  • The partial substitution of Co atoms for Ni atoms in the Ni-based cermet anode resulted in a decrease in the anodic overvoltage and interfacial resistance between the anode and electrolyte. This effect has ... Read More

Special Issue on Global Network for Innovative Technologies
Guest Editor, Akihiro Wakahara (Toyohashi University of Technology)
 Research Reports

Coprecipitated Removal of Cu2+ Using Dextran in Cationic Porphyrin Aqueous Solution
Kai Li, Minoru Satoh, Motohiro Tagaya and Takaomi Kobayashi
pp. 899-906
Published on November 11, 2015


Structural and Optical Characterizations of ZnO Nanowire Arrays Grown on Si Substrate
Takeshi Ishiyama, Tsutomu Fujii and Takaya Nakane
pp. 907-915
Published on November 11, 2015


Thermoelectric Properties of SnO2 Ceramics Codoped with Sb and Zn Prepared by Reactive Spark Plasma Synthesis Followed by Thermal Treatment
Shun-ichi Yanagiya, Shu Furuyama, Itaru Uriya and Masatoshi Takeda
pp. 917-924
Published on November 11, 2015


Preparation and Characterization of Co Ferrite Thin Films on MgO (100) Substrates by Metal Organic Decomposition
Minami Ninomiya, Michimasa Sasaki, Takao Tsurui, Kenji Shinozaki, Takayuki Komatsu and Takayuki Ishibashi
pp. 925-931
Published on November 11, 2015


Time-to-Digital Converter-Based Maximum Delay Sensor for On-Line Timing Error Detection in Logic Block of Very Large Scale Integration Circuits
Kentaroh Katoh and Kazuteru Namba
pp. 933-943
Published on November 11, 2015


Nanosized Polyanilines Prepared with Ultrasound Oxidative Polymerization at Different Frequencies
Kazuki Fukui, Erasto Armando Zaragoza-Contreras, Kohsuke Hirano and Takaomi Kobayashi
pp. 945-954
Published on November 11, 2015


Design of a Low-Cost DNA Biochip Using Copper Electrode
Motasem Ghanim and Mohd Zaid Abdullah
pp. 955-963
Published on November 11, 2015


Magneto-optical Imaging Plate Using Bismuth-Substituted Iron Garnet Film Prepared by Metal-Organic Decomposition
Takayuki Ishibashi, Gengjian Lou, Akira Meguro, Takahiro Hashinaka, Michimasa Sasaki and Takao Nishi
pp. 965-970
Published on November 11, 2015


Nonlinear Friction Modeling and Compensation for Precision Control of a Mechanical Feed-Drive System
Ba Dinh Bui, Naoki Uchiyama and Shigenori Sano
pp. 971-984
Published on November 11, 2015


Imaging of Localized Surface Plasmon by Apertureless Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy
Soushi Ikeda, Yongfu Cai, Qianwen Meng, Taichi Yokoyama, Kenji Shinozaki, Takayuki Komatsu and Takayuki Ishibashi
pp. 985-991
Published on November 11, 2015


Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2–CNT Composites for Photoreduction of CO2
Kim-Yang Lee, Abdul Rahman Mohamed and Kazunori Sato
pp. 993-1001
Published on November 11, 2015


Magneto-optic Three-Dimensional Holographic Display with Tilling Optical Addressing Method
Hiroyuki Takagi, Kazuki Nakamura, Sotaro Tsuda, Taichi Goto, Pang Boey Lim and Mitsuteru Inoue
pp. 1003-1008
Published on November 11, 2015


Solar-Blind Focal Plane Array Photodetectors for Massive Parallel Processing Application Based on Optoelectronic Integrated Circuit and Field-Programmable Gate Array
Hary Oktavianto, Keisuke Yamane, Hiroto Sekiguchi and Akihiro Wakahara
pp. 1009-1021
Published on November 11, 2015


16K Array Charge Coupled Device Multi-Ion Image Sensors for Simultaneous Determination of Distributions of Sodium and Potassium Ions
Toshiaki Hattori, Hikaru Satou, Kenta Tokunaga, Ryo Kato and Kazuaki Sawada
pp. 1023-1034
Published on November 11, 2015


Improvements in Enzyme-Linked Photoassay Systems for Spatiotemporal Observation of Neurotransmitter Release
Kazunori Watanabe, Nobuto Takahashi, Naohiro Hozumi and Sachiko Yoshida
pp. 1035-1044
Published on November 11, 2015


Magnetic Particle Imaging Using Second-Harmonic Response of Magnetization
Tomoya Oishi, Toshihumi Suzuki, Zhang Yi and Saburo Tanaka
pp. 1045-1052
Published on November 11, 2015


Enhancement of Methane Oxidation at the Cermet Anode Consisting of Nickel-Cobalt and Samaria-Doped Ceria in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Kazunori Sato, Hiromasa Tsuchiya, Jirachaya Ayawanna and Teoh Wahtzu
pp. 1053-1058
Published on November 11, 2015


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