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20th IMEKO TC4 Symposium
Measurements of Electrical Quantities 2014
(and 18th International Workshop on ADC
and DAC Modelling and Testing, IWADC)
Research on Electrical and Electronic
Measurement for the Economic Upturn
Benevento, Italy
15-17 September 2014
Volume 1 of 2
ISBN: 978-1-63439-425-3
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
VOLUME 1
AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION OF MOBILE ROBOTS: FROM BASIC SENSING TO PROBLEM SOLVING ............................ 1
Paolo Tripicchio, Massimo Satler, Carlo Alberto Avizzano, Massimo Bergamasco
AN INCREMENTAL SLAM ALGORITHM FOR INDOOR AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION ........................................................... 7
Mario Di Castro, Alessandro Masi, Giacomo Lunghi, Roberto Losito
NEW INFRARED TIME OF-FLIGHT MEASUREMENT SENSOR FOR ROBOTIC PLATFORMS .............................................. 13
Massimiliano Ruffo, Mario Di Castro, Luca Molinari, Roberto Losito, Alessandro Masi, Jan Kovermann, Luis Rodrigues
CHALLENGES IN MONITORING TOWARD A NEW MULTI-UTILITY NETWORK FOR ENERGY
SUSTAINABILITY.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
Attilio Di Nisio, Mario Savino, Maurizio Spadavecchia
CURRENT AND VOLTAGE SYNCHRONOUS MEASUREMENTS USING NI CRIO SYSTEM WITH SIGMADELTA ADC NI 92xx AND S.E.A. GPS MODULES .................................................................................................................................. 25
Yuri Grigorievich Kononov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich Ospishchev, Vyacheslav Yuryevich Rudnev
MATLAB BASED FLICKERMETER .......................................................................................................................................................... 31
Goran Petrovic, Roman Malaric, Ivana Kardum
MEASUREMENT METHOD OF AC CURRENT UP TO 1 MHZ ........................................................................................................... 35
Dominique Fortuné, Daniela Istrate, François Ziadé, Isabelle Blanc
A PC-BASED INSTRUMENT FOR AUTOMATIC MONITORING AND CONTROL OF A CPVT POWER
PLANT............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40
Mirko Brando, Antonio Cataliotti, Cesare Caramazza, Valentina Cosentino, Giuseppina Ciulla, Dario Di Cara, Davide Gambino,
Felice Vesco, Giuseppe Marsala, Antonella Ragusa, Giovanni Tinè
EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION AND MODELING OF PLUCKED PIEZOELECTRIC FOR UNDERWATER
ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEM ............................................................................................................................................................. 45
Daniel M. Toma, Joaquin Del Rio, Montserrat Carbonell-Ventura, Ferran Bernet Piquet, Jaume Miquel Masalles
ATTENUATION OF RELATIVE OSCILLATION BY MEANS OF SELF-ACTIVE COMPOSITE ELASTOMAGNETIC ATTENUATORS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 50
Enrico Ricciardi, Giovanni Ausanio, Vincenzo Iannotti, Vittorio Pasquino, Luciano Lanotte
MEASUREMENT OF THE MAGNETIZATION OF THIN-FILM SAMPLES SUBJECTED TO MECHANICAL
STRESS ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 55
Michael Löffler, Ruben Piepgras, Alexander Sutor, Reinhard Lerch
A COMBINED TECHNIQUE APPROACH FOR THE STUDY OF A LANDSLIDE IN THE CALABRIA
REGION ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 60
Ausilio Ernesto, Zimmaro Paolo
EXPERIMENTAL MEASUREMENTS OF GEOTECHNICAL SYSTEMS IN 1-G TESTS ................................................................ 64
Maria Giovanna Durante, Luigi Di Sarno, Stefania Sica, George Mylonakis, Colin A. Taylor, Armando Lucio Simonelli
SINGLE-SHOT AND NON-DESTRUCTIVE LONGITUDINAL MONITOR BY MEANS OF ELECTROOPTICAL SAMPLING FOR FUTURE PLASMA WAKEFIELD ACCELERATION EXPERIMENTS ........................................... 69
Riccardo Pompili, Maria Pia Anania, Marco Bellaveglia, M. Castellano, Enrica Chiadroni, Alessandro Cianchi, Domenico Di
Giovenale, Giampiero Di Pirro, Giancarlo Gatti, F. Giorgianni, Massimo Ferrario, F. Massimo, Andrea Mostacci, C. Vaccarezza,
F. Villa
ULTRA-SHORT LASER PULSES FOR NOVEL PARTICLE ACCELERATORS............................................................................... 75
Maria Pia Anania, Giancarlo Gatti, Marco Belleveglia, Enrica Chiadroni, Alessandro Cianchi, Domenico Di Giovenale,
Giampiero Di Pirro, Andrea Mostacci, Riccardo Pompili, Cristina Vaccarezza, Fabio Villa, Massimo Ferrario
RF COUPLING IMPEDANCE MEASUREMENTS FOR PARTICLE ACCELERATOR DEVICES ................................................ 80
Andrea Mostacci, David Alesini, Nicolò Biancacci, Fritz Caspers, Luca Ficcadenti, Joseph Kuczerowski, Mauro Migliorati, Luigi
Palumbo, Benoit Salvant, Bruno Spataro
CLIC BPM-QUADRUPOLE PRE-ALIGNMENT IN THE FRAME OF THE PACMAN MARIE CURIE
ACTION ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 86
Silvia Zorzetti, Manfred Wendt, Luca Fanucci
A SELF-OSCILLATING SYSTEM TO CHARACTERIZE LIQUID SALINITIES WITHIN A SINGLE
TRIANGULAR WAVEFORM SIGNAL ...................................................................................................................................................... 91
Laurent A. Francis, Sylvain Druart, Denis Flandre
A MAGNETIC CURRENT SENSOR WITH SQUID READOUT ............................................................................................................ 97
Luca Callegaro, Bruno Trinchera, Luca Roncaglione Tet
COAXIAL-CAGE LINE FOR GEO-MATERIALS ELECTROMAGNETIC CHARACTERIZATION .......................................... 102
Sebastian Emanuel Lauro, Elisabetta Mattei, Barbara Cosciotti, Federico Di Paolo, Elena Pettinelli
MEASUREMENT OF DIELECTRIC ABSORPTION OF CAPACITORS BY SIGNAL DECOMPOSITION ............................... 106
Linus Michaeli, Ján Šaliga, Marek Godla, Jozef Lipták
CMOS RECEIVER FOR A PULSED TOF LASER RANGEFINDER UTILIZING THE TIME DOMAIN WALK
COMPENSATION SCHEME ...................................................................................................................................................................... 111
Sami Kurtti, Juha Kostamovaara
LATERAL IMPACT LOADING AND SNAP-BACK TESTING TO ESTIMATE LINEAR AND NONLINEAR
DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF NEAR-SHORE PILES................................................................................................................................. 116
Francesca Dezi, Fabrizio Gara, Davide Roia
EVALUATION OF A BI-LAYERED SOIL DEPOSIT DYNAMIC PROPERTIES AND BEHAVIOR BY MEANS
OF ACCELEROMETRIC MEASURES..................................................................................................................................................... 122
Roberto Cairo, Andrea Chidichimo, Giovanni Dente
ADVANCED MEASUREMENTS ON CANTILEVER RETAINING WALL MODELS DURING EARTHQUAKE
SIMULATIONS.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 127
Augusto Penna, Anna Scotto Di Santolo, Panos Kloukinas, Colin A. Taylor, George Mylonakis, Aldo Evangelista, Armando L.
Simonelli
AN EXAMPLE OF EMPLOYMENT OF STATIC AND DYNAMIC MONITORING TO UNDERSTAND THE
BEHAVIOUR OF A FLEXIBLE RETAINING WALL............................................................................................................................ 133
Giovanni Fabbrocino, Carlo Rainieri, Michele Di Tullio, Filippo Santucci De Magistris
ESTABLISHING C3, THE COHERENCE BETWEEN ACCELERATOR PHYSICS REQUIREMENTS,
MAGNET MANUFACTURE, AND MAGNETIC MEASUREMENTS ................................................................................................. 139
Stephan Russenschuck, Oliver Boine-Frankenheim
THE ATLAS INSERTABLE B-LAYER (IBL) DESIGN, PRODUCTION AND INTEGRATION CHALLENGES ....................... 144
Javier Bilbao De Mendizabal, Giuseppe Iacobucci
EMULSION CLOUD CHAMBER TECHNOLOGY TO MEASURE THE FRAGMENTATION OF CARBON
ION BEAMS USED IN HADRON THERAPY .......................................................................................................................................... 148
Giovanni De Lellis, Antonia Di Crescenzo, Adele Lauria, Maria Cristina Montesi
BEAM DIAGNOSTICS BY INFRARED TIME RESOLVED DETECTORS ....................................................................................... 153
Alessandro Drago, Mariangela Cestelli Guidi, Antonio De Sio, Augusto Marcelli, Emanuele Pace
THE BOLTZMANN CONSTANT FROM THE SHAPE OF A H218O VIBRATION-ROTATION LINE ......................................... 159
Eugenio Fasci, Maria Domenica De Vizia, Luigi Moretti, Antonio Castrillo, Livio Gianfrani
HYBRID TIME SYNCHRONIZATION FOR UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS................................................................... 164
Oriol Pallares, Pierre-Jean Bouvet, Joaquin Del Río
SYNCHRONIZATION SCHEME OF THREE TERMINAL MTJ DEVICES...................................................................................... 169
Riccardo Tomasello, Mario Carpentieri, Giovanni Finocchio
ABOUT THE CONVENTIONALITY OF SIMULTANEITY AND SYNCHRONIZATION .............................................................. 174
Luigi Maxmilian Caligiuri, Alfonso Nastro
LOGICALLY SYNCHRONOUS MODELS OF DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS WITH EXPLICIT TIMING
SPECIFICATIONS ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 178
Patricia Derler, Edward A. Lee, Michael Zimmer
THE IMPACT OF GPS VULNERABILITIES ON THE ELECTRIC POWER GRID........................................................................ 183
Bernhard Baumgartner, Christian Riesch, Wolfgang Schenk
SPECTROSCOPIC OPTICAL SENSORS FOR WELDING DIAGNOSTICS ..................................................................................... 189
Jesus Mirapeix, Adolfo Cobo, Jose J. Valdiande, Ruben Ruiz-Lombera, Pilar B. Garcia-Allende, Olga M. Conde, Luis RodriguezCobo, Jose Miguel Lopez-Higuera
SOIL TESTING USING A CHIRP RC ....................................................................................................................................................... 195
Adolfo Cavallari
VS PROFILES PROVIDED BY SDMT FOR SOIL CHARACTERIZATION IN NUMERICAL SEISMIC
RESPONSE ANALYSES............................................................................................................................................................................... 200
Paola Monaco, Sara Amoroso, Diego Marchetti, Gianfranco Totani
APPLICATION OF ERT AND GPR GEOPHYSICAL TESTING TO THE GEOTECHNICAL
CHARACTERIZATION OF HISTORICAL SITES ................................................................................................................................. 206
Filomena De Silva, Anna D'Onofrio, Lorenza Evangelista, Flavia Fascia, Francesco Silvestri, Anna Scotto Di Santolo, Stefania
Sica, Giuseppe Cavuoto, Vincenzo Di Fiore, Michele Punzo, Paolo Scotto Di Vettimo, Daniela Tara
A HIGH CAPACITY TENSIOMETER TO MEASURE SOIL SUCTION ............................................................................................ 212
Claudio Mancuso, Raffaele Papa
APPLICATION OF A HIGH RESOLUTION DISTRIBUTED TEMPERATURE SENSOR IN A PHYSICAL
MODEL REPRODUCING SUBSURFACE WATER FLOW .................................................................................................................. 216
Silvia Bersan, Luca Schenato, Aneesh Rajendran, Luca Palmieri, Simonetta Cola, Alessandro Pasuto, Paolo Simonini
A LABORATORY INVESTIGATION OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR OF A VOLCANIC ASH ..................................... 221
Valeria Bandini, Ernesto Cascone, Giovanni Biondi, Elisabetta Feudale Foti
FIELD MEASUREMENTS OF THE SETTLEMENTS INDUCED BY PRELOADING AND VERTICAL
DRAINS ON A CLAYEY DEPOSIT ........................................................................................................................................................... 226
Ernesto Cascone, Giovanni Biondi
ADC TESTING IN STANDARDIZED AND NON-STANDARDIZED WAYS, USING A UNIFIED
FRAMEWORK .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 232
Tamás Virosztek, István Kollár
REALIABLE ADC TESTING USING LABVIEW.................................................................................................................................... 238
Vilmos Pálfi, István Kollár
DESIGN OF AN ULTRA-LOW NOISE ANALOGUE FRONT-END FOR FAST VOLTAGE PULSES
MEASUREMENT .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 243
Pasquale Arpaia, Carlo Baccigalupi, Miguel Cerqueira Bastos, Michele Martino
ROUNDOFF ERRORS IN THE EVALUATION OF THE COST FUNCTION IN SINE WAVE BASED ADC
TESTING ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 249
Balázs Renczes, István Kollár
PERFORMANCE AND INFORMATION CHARACTERISTICS OF OPTIMIZED FLASH AND ADAPTIVE
CYCLIC A/D CONVERTERS ..................................................................................................................................................................... 254
Anatoliy Platonov, Konrad Jedrzejewski
DISTRIBUTED GABRIEL GRAPH CONSTRUCTION AND META-INFORMATION GATHERING......................................... 260
Gabriele Oliva, Roberto Setola, Marios Polycarpou
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF WM-BUS-BASED SYNCHRONIZATION PROTOCOLS IN SENSOR
NETWORKS................................................................................................................................................................................................... 266
Domenico Capriglione, Luigi Ferrigno, Antonio Del Giudice, Giorgio Graditi, Vincenzo Paciello, Antonio Pietrosanto
IMPLEMENTATION AND TRANSITION CONCEPTS FOR IEEE 1588 PRECISION TIMING IN IEC 61850
SUBSTATION ENVIRONMENTS .............................................................................................................................................................. 273
Bernhard Baumgartner, Christian Riesch, Manfred Rudigier
NEW HARDWARE INTERFACE TO SYNCHRONIZE STAND-ALONE MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS .......................... 279
Francesco Lamonaca, Domenico Luca Carnì, Domenico Grimaldi
SYNCHRONIZED WSNS ARCHITECTURE FOR EFFICIENT REMOTE TASKS SCHEDULING ............................................. 284
Amilcare Francesco Santamaria, Cesare Sottile, Salvatore Marano
CURRENT SITUATION AND CHALLENGES AT FUKUSHIMA: HANDS-ON MEASUREMENTS OF
RADIATION CONTAMINATION AFTER FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT ACCIDENT......................... 290
Shinzo Kimura, Toshihiro Takatsuji, Koji Uchiyama, Yukako Komasa, Akiko Kitamura, Hitoshi Sato, Michael Buzinny
ANALYSIS OF FMRI DATA USING THE COMPLEX SYSTEMS APPROACH .............................................................................. 294
Angela Lombardi, Pietro Guccione, Luigi Mascolo
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS TO STUDY PATHOGENIC MUTATIONS IN PROTEINS ................................... 300
Valentina Mirabelli, Rocco Caliandro, Giovanni Nico, Giovanni Luca Tiscia, Giovanni Favuzzi, Elvira Grandone
ANALYSIS OF THE PATIENT'S ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT .................................................................. 306
Vytautas Markevicius, Justas Viciunas, Dangirutis Navikas, Algimantas Valinevicius, Darius Andriukaitis, Paulius Kantautas
OPTICAL FIBRE MAGNETOFLUIDIC SENSORS AND ACTUATORS............................................................................................ 312
Stavros Pissadakis, Maria Kosntantaki, Alessandro Candiani
EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON DYNAMICAL PERFORMANCES OF A NOVEL FIBER-OPTIC
PRESSURE SENSOR FOR PULMONARY VENTILATION ................................................................................................................. 316
Luigi Battista, Andrea Scorza, Giulia Lupi, Salvatore Andrea Sciuto
A PYROMETRIC TECHNIQUE FOR GAS TURBINE INLET TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT ........................................... 321
E. Golinelli, S. Musazzi, U. Perini, F. Barberis, C. Cherbaucich
TOWARD A GENERAL BILATERAL TELEOPERATION FRAMEWORK BETWEEN DISSIMILAR
KINEMATIC STRUCTURES ...................................................................................................................................................................... 326
Gionata Salvietti, Leonardo Meli, Guido Gioioso, Domenico Prattichizzo
A RGB-D CAMERA-BASED APPROACH FOR ROBOT ARM-HAND TELEOPERATED CONTROL....................................... 332
Francesca Cordella, Loredana Zollo, Eugenio Guglielmelli
CHARACTERIZATION OF MISMATCHES IN TIME-INTERLEAVED ADC ................................................................................. 337
Manel Ben-Romdhane, Asma Maalej, Chiheb Rebai, Dominique Dallet
ARCHITECTURE OF SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION TIME-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER WITH SINGLE
SET OF DELAY LINES................................................................................................................................................................................ 342
Dariusz Koscielnik, Jakub Szyduczynski, Dominik Rzepka, Wojciech Andrysiewicz, Marek Miskowicz
CAPACITANCE-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER FOR ACCURATE DISPLACEMENT MEASUREMENT IN
THE SUB-NANOMETRE RANGE ............................................................................................................................................................. 348
Roumen Nojdelov, Stoyan Nihtianov, Andrew Yacoot, Dirk Voigt
DIGITAL RECONSTRUCTION STAGE OF THE FBD ΣΔ-BASED ADC ARCHITECTURE FOR
MULTISTANDARD RECEIVER ................................................................................................................................................................ 354
Rihab Lahouli, Manel Ben-Romdhane, Chiheb Rebai, Dominique Dallet
ENHANCED FAST DIGITAL INTEGRATOR FOR MAGNETIC MEASUREMENTS .................................................................... 360
Pasquale Arpaia, Pasquale Cimmino, Lucio Fiscarelli
EVALUATION OF THE UNCERTAINTY TYPE A OF THE RANDOM STATIONARY SIGNAL
COMPONENT FROM ITS AUTOCORRELATED OBSERVATIONS................................................................................................. 366
Zygmunt Lech Warsza, Mykhaylo Dorozhovets
TOWARDS A HARMONIZED TREATMENT OF DYNAMIC METROLOGY ................................................................................. 372
Sascha Eichstädt, Clemens Elster
REPEATABILITY AND REPRODUCIBILITY TECHNIQUES FOR MEASUREMENT SYSTEM ANALYSIS.......................... 376
Marcantonio Catelani, Lorenzo Ciani, Bianca Sereni, Andrea Zanobini
EXTREME VALUE STATISTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF TIME DOMAIN PULSE-TO-PULSE
MEASUREMENTS........................................................................................................................................................................................ 382
Pasquale Arpaia, Carlo Baccigalupi, Michele Martino
FORENSIC METROLOGY: WHERE LAW MEETS MEASUREMENTS .......................................................................................... 386
Veronica Scotti
FORENSIC METROLOGY: UNCERTAINTY OF MEASUREMENTS IN FORENSIC ANALYSIS .............................................. 391
Giuseppe Schirripa Spagnolo, Donato Papalillo, Lorenzo Cozzella, Fabio Leccese
ANALOGUE FINGERPRINTING FOR PAINTING AUTHENTICATION......................................................................................... 397
Giuseppe Schirripa Spagnolo, Lorenzo Cozzella, Maurizio Caciotta, Roberto Colasanti, Gianluca Ferrari
A NEW PLATFORM FOR HIGH ACCURACY POWER QUALITY MEASUREMENTS: THE FORENSIC
POINT OF VIEW........................................................................................................................................................................................... 403
Stefano Di Pasquale, Sabino Giarnetti, Fabio Leccese, Daniele Trinca, Maurizio Caciotta
LABORATORY AND FIELD GROUND PENETRATING RADAR MEASUREMENTS FOR BURIED
WEAPONS DETECTION............................................................................................................................................................................. 409
Elena Pettinelli, Elisabetta Mattei, Barbara Cosciotti, Federico Di Paolo, Sebastian Emauel Lauro
Π-SHIFTED FIBER BRAGG GRATING RING RESONATOR AS A SPLITTING MODE RESONANT SENSOR ..................... 413
Carlo Edoardo Campanella, Lorenzo Mastronardi, Francesco De Leonardis, Vittorio M. N. Passaro
FIBER OPTIC SENSING PROBES USING SELF-ASSEMBLY TECHNIQUES ................................................................................ 419
M. Pisco, F. Galeotti, R. Parente, G. Quero, A. Iadicicco, M. Giordano, A. Cusano
HAPTIC GUIDANCE IN URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE SCENARIOS WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY ................................ 424
Stefano Scheggi, Gionata Salvietti
CALIBRATION AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF LOW-COST IMUS ............................................................................. 430
Alberto Pretto, Giorgio Grisetti
LOW-COST MOBILE ROBOTICS PLATFORM FOR ACTIVE TEACHING................................................................................... 436
Gianmichele Siano, Luigi Glielmo
HAPTICS FORCE FEEDBACK BASED ON CURRENT CONTROL LOOP FOR REMOTE MANIPULATION ....................... 440
Jose Breñosa, Manuel Ferre
PIECEWISE AFFINE VIRTUAL SENSOR: A CASE STUDY - ESTIMATION OF STEPPING MOTOR
CURRENT FROM LONG DISTANCES .................................................................................................................................................... 446
Alberto Oliveri, Mark Butcher, Alessandro Masi, Marco Storace
PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON AUTONOMOUS SENSOR SYSTEMS DEDICATED TO AIR QUALITY
MONITORING............................................................................................................................................................................................... 451
Farid Touati, Claudio Legena, Alessio Galli, Damiano Crescini, Paolo Crescini, Adel Ben Mnaouer
AN AUTOMATIC TEST SYSTEM FOR THE CHARACTERIZATION OF QUICK CHARGING STATIONS
FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES ...................................................................................................................................................................... 456
Edoardo Fiorucci, Giovanni Bucci, Antonio Ometto, Antonio Ragonese, Flavio D’Innocenzo, Antonino Genovese
ENERGETICAL AND INFORMATIONAL ASPECTS IN TRANSDUCERS ...................................................................................... 462
Dan Mihai Stefanescu
PERFORMANCES OF RAINFALL ENERGY HARVESTER ............................................................................................................... 468
Rosario Miceli, Pietro Romano, Ciro Spataro, Fabio Viola
JOINT CLASSIFICATION AND PARAMETER ESTIMATION OF COMPRESSIVE SAMPLED FSK
SIGNALS......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 474
Luca De Vito, Octavia A. Dobre
IMPROVEMENT OF INFORMATION RELIABILITY OF DIGITAL SYSTEMS WITH QAM/COFDM
MODULATION.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 479
Alexey Arlenovich Lvov, Michael Semenovich Svetlov, Pavel Vladimirovich Martynov
DESIGN OF COUPLING INTERFACE FOR NARROWBAND POWER LINE COMMUNICATION CHANNEL
CHARACTERIZATION............................................................................................................................................................................... 484
Souha Souissi, Ons Ben Rhouma, Chiheb Rebai
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MAGNETIC INDUCTION FIELD PRODUCED BY SECONDARY
SUBSTATIONS .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 490
G. Cangemi, A. Cataliotti, G. Cipriani, V. Di Dio, A. Lipari, R. Miceli, G. Tinè
A DEPENDENCY MATRIX-BASED APPROACH FOR DESIGNING ATE CALIBRATION STRATEGY.................................. 496
Wei Jiang, Qi Zhang
INVESTIGASTIONS ON A SELECTABLE-VALUE, HIGH DC VOLTAGE STANDARD .............................................................. 502
Flavio Galliana, Roberto Cerri, Luca Roncaglione, Andrea Sosso
DIFFUSED CAPACITANCE-BASED SENSING FOR HYDRIC CONTROL AND WATERING
OPTIMIZATION ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 508
Nicola Giaquinto, Andrea Cataldo, Emanuele Piuzzi, Egidio De Benedetto, Giuseppe Maria D’Aucelli, Giuseppe Cannazza
AN AUTOMATED DIGITAL TESTING SYSTEM FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION ADC BASED ON THE
FEEDBACK LOOP METHOD USING LOW-RESOLUTION DAC SIGNAL ..................................................................................... 514
Nan Wang, Cheng Huang, Jianhui Wu
THE SAGNAC EFFECT IN GPS, ABSOLUTE SIMULTANEITY AND THE NEW MEANING OF TIME .................................. 519
Luigi Maxmilian Caligiuri, Amrit Sorli
PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF FLOODING TIME SYNCHRONIZATION PROTOCOL IN TRAFFIC
MONITORING SCENARIOS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 524
Domenico Capriglione, Deborah Casinelli, Luigi Ferrigno
DESIGN AND PROTOTYPING OF WIRELESS SENSOR NODES FOR NON-CONTACT ROAD-LEVEL
CLIMATE MONITORING .......................................................................................................................................................................... 529
Pasquale Daponte, Luca De Vito, Francesco Picariello, Sergio Rapuano, Ioan Tudosa
DETERMINISTIC SAMPLING FOR UNCERTAINTY QUANTIFICATION IN COMPLEX ALGORITHMBASED MEASUREMENTS ......................................................................................................................................................................... 535
Leopoldo Angrisani, Felice Cennamo, Annalisa Liccardo, Michele Vadursi, Rosario Schiano Lo Moriello
MICROWAVE MEASUREMENTS TO ASSESS THE PROPERTIES OF SUPERCONDUCTING MATERIALS
FOR APPLICATIONS .................................................................................................................................................................................. 541
Enrico Silva, Nicola Pompeo, Kostiantyn Torokhtii
QA AND QC FOR ITER MAGNET CONDUCTOR PRODUCTION.................................................................................................... 545
Simonetta Turtù, Riccardo Righetti, Federico Quagliata
A SYSTEM FOR ASSISTED LIVING AND HOME AUTOMATION................................................................................................... 549
Giovanni Bucci, Fabrizio Ciancetta, Emidio Della Loggia, Flavio D'Innocenzo, Edoardo Fiorucci
TRANSITION METAL COMPLEXES, POSSESSING REDOX-ISOMERISM AS A BASIS FOR NEW SMART
SENSING MATERIALS ............................................................................................................................................................................... 555
Alla V. Arapova, Michail P. Bubnov, Nina A. Skorodumova, Natalia N. Smirnova, Gleb A. Abakumov
AUTOMATIC INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT FIRING PREVENTION USING INFRARED
TERMOGRAPHY.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 559
Maurizio Caciotta, Fabio Leccese, Giuseppe Schirripa Spagnolo, Lorenzo Cozzella
RISK ANALYSIS IN AVIATION: THE FORENSIC POINT OF VIEW............................................................................................... 564
Ettore De Francesco, Ruggero De Francesco, Fabio Leccese, Marco Cagnetti
VOLUME 2
A FAST MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD ESTIMATION FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION ADC TEST ....................................................... 570
Cheng Huang, Guojiao Wang, Weiguang Yang
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULING BY MEANS OF ELECTRICAL SIGNATURE ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY .......................... 575
Marco Faifer, Stefano Ierace, Massimo Lazzaroni
DUST EFFECTS ON THE PV PLANT EFFICIENCY: A NEW MONITORING STRATEGY......................................................... 581
Marco Faifer, Massimo Lazzaroni, Sergio Toscani
USING AMBIENT LIGHT SENSORS ON SMARTPHONES TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF SOLAR
CHARGERS.................................................................................................................................................................................................... 587
Christian Schuss, Tore Leikanger, Bernd Eichberger, Timo Rahkonen
CRITICAL COMPONENTS TEST AND RELIABILITY ISSUES FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC INVERTER ...................................... 593
Marcantonio Catelani, Lorenzo Ciani, Alberto Reatti
ANALYSIS AND MEASUREMENT OF PERMITTIVITY IN COMPOSITE MATERIALS AT LOW
FREQUENCIES ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 598
Bernardo Tellini, Mauro Bologna, Mirko Marracci, Roberto Micheletti
EFFECTS OF REGENT SUIT ON LOWER LIMB ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC PATTERNS OF
HEMIPARETIC SUBJECTS........................................................................................................................................................................ 603
Giovanni D’Addio, Luigi Iuppariello, Maria Romano, Paolo Bifulco, Nicola Pappone, Bernardo Lanzillo, Mario Cesarelli
A NEW SYSTEM TO DELIVER VIBRATION, MEASURE MOTION AND EMG REACTION FOR FOREARM
MUSCLES....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 607
Mario Cesarelli, Giovanni D’Angelo, Maria Romano, Paolo Bifulco, Fabrizio Clemente
QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE EMG PATTERNS OF UPPER LIMB MUSCLES DURING
ROBOTIC REHABILITATION .................................................................................................................................................................. 611
Maria Romano, Giovanni D’Addio, Luigi Iuppariello, Paolo Bifulco, Bernardo Lanzillo, Nicola Pappone, Mario Cesarelli
WIND TURBINE VIBRATION MONITORING BASED ON FINITE-ELEMENT (FE) SIMULATION ........................................ 616
Marcantonio Catelani, Lorenzo Ciani, Susanna Papini, Andrea Rindi
AN AUTOMATED TEST SYSTEM FOR SPEARFISHING RUBBERS CHARACTERIZATION .................................................. 621
Francesco Adamo, Filippo Attivissimo, Giuseppe Cavone, Giampaolo Cice
CAMERA CALIBRATION PROCEDURE TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN RAILWAY TUNNEL ....................................................... 627
Gregorio Andria, Antonio Bruno, Anna Maria Lucia Lanzolla, Maurizio Spadavecchia, Valeria Leonarda Scarano
THE STRATEGIES OF DATA RECORDING IN POWER QUALITY PARAMETERS MEASURING
INSTRUMENT ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 632
Romuald Masnicki, Janusz Mindykowski, Damian Hallmann
MEASUREMENTS IN THE HYPERPOLARIZED HELIUM-3 FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS............................................... 638
Onofrio Losito, Vincenzo Dimiccoli, Attilio Di Nisio, Maurizio Spadavecchia, Francesco Prudenzano
THERMAL SIMULATION OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUES WITH MAGNETITE MICROINSERTIONS UNDER
MICROWAVE ENERGY IN SUPPORT OF CHEMO-HYPERTHERMAL DELIVERY.................................................................. 643
Romeo Ciobanu, José Francisco Blanco Villalba, Thomas Schreiner, Bogdan Tamba
ANALYZE OF THE DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL OF TWO RF SOURCES INSIDE A NEONATES I.C.U. .................................. 648
Alexandru Salceanu, Fanel Iacobescu, Catalina Luca, Mirela Anghel
DESIGN, STABILITY ANALYSIS AND UNCERTAINTY CONTRIBUTION OF A VOLTAGE DIVIDER
DESIGNED FOR A PHASE METER.......................................................................................................................................................... 653
Stanislav Maslan, Martin Sira, Vera Nováková Zachovalová
CALORIMETRIC SENSOR TO MEASURE LOCAL CALORIFIC DISSIPATIONS IN THE HUMAN BODY ........................... 657
Ch. Jesus, Fabiola Socorro, Manuel Rodriguez De Rivera, Hector Jesus Rodriguez De Rivera, Roberto Sarmiento
FAILURE ANALYSIS BASED ON EMULATION SYSTEMS ............................................................................................................... 662
Leopoldo Angrisani, Felice Cennamo, Giacomo Ianniello, Aniello Stellato
ADVANCED SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR PARAMETRIC IDENTIFICATION BASED ON QUANTIZED DATA....................... 666
Antonio Moschitta, Paolo Carbone
ADC TEST LIBRARY IN LABVIEW......................................................................................................................................................... 668
Ján Šaliga, Jozef Lipták, Vojtech Vitkovic, Linus Michaeli
ADCTEST TOOLBOX FOR MATLAB...................................................................................................................................................... 670
Tamás Virosztek, István Kollár
ADC TEST TOOL FOR LABVIEW............................................................................................................................................................ 672
Vilmos Pálfi, Tamás Virosztek, István Kollár
AN APPLICATION TO COMBINE AND COMPARE MEASUREMENT RESULTS EXPRESSED IN TERMS
OF RANDOM-FUZZY VARIABLES.......................................................................................................................................................... 674
Alessandro Ferrero, Marco Prioli, Simona Salicone
DESIGN OF A FLEXIBLE FILTER FOR SYNCHRONOUS RESAMPLING IN WIRELESS SENSOR
NETWORKS................................................................................................................................................................................................... 676
Jürgen Funck, Clemens Gühmann
ENERGY HARVESTING USING PIEZOELECTRIC CANTILEVER: IMPROVED SPICE MODEL,
SIMULATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS ................................................................................................................................................ 682
Gianluigi De Giuseppe, Alfonso Centuori, Angelo Malvasi
A METHODOLOGY FOR DESIGNING POWER MANAGEMENT IN AUTONOMOUS LOW-POWER NODES..................... 688
Aikaterini Kalaitzopoulou, Vasileios Konstantakos, Theodore Laopoulos
IMPROVEMENTS ON ROTATING COIL SYSTEMS AT CERN ........................................................................................................ 694
Lucio Fiscarelli, Olaf Dunkel, Stephan Russenschuck
DESIGN OF A BITONAL DIELECTRIC RESONATOR FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF ANISOTROPIC
SURFACE IMPEDANCE ............................................................................................................................................................................. 699
Nicola Pompeo, Kostiantyn Torokhtii, Enrico Silva
POSSIBILITY DISTRIBUTION: A NEW MATHEMATICAL TOOL TO EXPRESS MEASUREMENT
UNCERTAINTY ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 704
Alessandro Ferrero, Marco Prioli, Simona Salicone
SINE-WAVE AMPLITUDE ESTIMATION BY A TWO-POINT INTERPOLATED DFT METHOD ROBUST
TO SPECTRAL INTERFERENCE FROM THE IMAGE COMPONENT ........................................................................................... 710
Daniel Belega, Dominique Dallet, Dario Petri
ABOUT THE FREQUENTIST AND THE BAYESIAN APPROACH TO UNCERTAINTY.............................................................. 715
Nicola Giaquinto, Laura Fabbiano, Amerigo Trotta, Gaetano Vacca
MIDRANGE AS ESTIMATOR OF MEASURED VALUE FOR SAMPLES FROM POPULATION OF
UNIFORM AND FLATTEN-GAUSSIAN DISTRIBUTIONS.................................................................................................................. 721
Zygmunt L. Warsza, Stefan Kubisa
EXPLORATORY ANALYSIS OF A TERABYTE SCALE WEB CORPUS ......................................................................................... 727
Vasilis Kolias, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Eleftherios Kayafas
ERROR PROPAGATION IN SOFTWARE MEASUREMENT & ESTIMATION .............................................................................. 732
Luca Santillo
SOFTWARE PRODUCT QUALITY: SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT ITS EVOLUTION AND PERSPECTIVES .......................... 738
Luigi Buglione
MEASURING THE DOMAIN-ORIENTED QUALITY OF DIFF ALGORITHMS ............................................................................ 744
Gioele Barabucci, Paolo Ciancarini, Angelo Di Iorio, Fabio Vitali
MEASUREMENTS TO ASSESS THE EFFORT RELATED TO DIFFERENT KINDS OF SOFTWARE
MAINTENANCE ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 750
Alessandro Murgia, Marco Ortu, Roberto Tonelli, Giulio Concas, Michele Marchesi, Steve Counsell
ON APPLICABILITY OF IMPULSE-RADAR SENSORS FOR MONITORING OF HUMAN MOVEMENTS ............................ 755
Roman Zdzislaw Morawski, Yevhen Yashchyshyn, Rafal Brzyski, Frode Fadnes Jacobsen, Wieslaw Winiecki
2D VIDEO-BASED HUMAN GAIT ANALYSIS: A NOVEL MARKERLESS APPROACH ............................................................. 761
Andrea Castelli, Gabriele Paolini, Andrea Cereatti, Ugo Della Croce
A WEARABLE SYSTEM FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF THE INTER-FOOT DISTANCE DURING GAIT ........................... 766
Diana Trojaniello, Andrea Cereatti, Alan K Bourke, Kamiar Aminian, Ugo Della Croce
PERFORMANCE OF A REMOTE EYE-TRACKER IN MEASURING GAZE DURING WALKING ........................................... 771
Valeria Serchi, Agnese Peruzzi, Andrea Cereatti, Ugo Della Croce
MONITORING AND CONTROLLING THE AIR QUALITY- ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS.
EVALUATION OF UNCERTAINTY BUDGET ....................................................................................................................................... 776
Fanel Iacobescu, Alexandru Salceanu, Mirela-Adelaida Anghel, Albert-Ciprian Anghel
STATISTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO GSM ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD........................... 781
Paolo Bifulco, Attilio Marrese, Nicola Pasquino, Rosario Schiano Lo Moriello
MONITORING OF RESPIRATION, SEISMOCARDIOGRAM AND HEART SOUNDS BY A PVDF PIEZO
FILM SENSOR............................................................................................................................................................................................... 787
Paolo Bifulco, Gaetano Gargiulo, Giovanni D’Angelo, Annalisa Liccardo, Maria Romano, Fabrizio Clemente, Mario Cesarelli
ESTIMATION OF QUANTUM NOISE IN FLUOROSCOPY BY ANALYZING DIFFERENCES OF STATIC
IMAGES .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 791
Paolo Bifulco, Maria Romano, Mario Cesarelli, Luigi Iuppariello, Nicola Pasquino
USER TRACKING FOR AAL: AN INERTIAL APPROACH ................................................................................................................ 795
Bruno Andò, Salvatore Baglio, Cristian Orazio Lombardo, Vincenzo Marletta
A VIBROTACTILE BRACELET TO IMPROVE THE NAVIGATION OF OLDER ADULTS IN LARGE AND
CROWDED ENVIRONMENTS .................................................................................................................................................................. 799
Stefano Scheggi, Marco Aggravi, Domenico Prattichizzo
RF RANGING BASED ON SPACE DIVERSITY TECHNIQUES AND DIRECTIVE ANTENNAS ................................................ 803
Valter Pasku, Mario Luca Fravolini, Antonio Moschitta
WEARABLE INSTRUMENT FOR SKIN POTENTIAL RESPONSE ANALYSIS IN AAL APPLICATIONS ............................... 808
Antonio Affanni, Giovanni Chiorboli
UTOKYO VDEC’S CMOS-MEMS TECHNOLOGY VIA NANOTECHNOLOGY PLATFORM FOR
PROSPECTIVE INTEGRATED MAGNETIC SENSOR......................................................................................................................... 813
Yoshio Mita, Eric Lebrasseur, Tomoki Sawamura, Naoko Kondo, Kunihiro Asada
PCB COIL ARRAY FOR MEASURING CURVED ACCELERATOR DIPOLES: TWO CASE STUDIES ON
THE MEDAUSTRON ACCELERATOR ................................................................................................................................................... 817
Giancarlo Golluccio, Anthony Beaumont, Marco Buzio, Olaf Dunkel, Markus Stockner, Thomas Zickler
CHALLENGES IN MEASURING THE LONGITUDINAL FIELD PROFILE OF A MAGNET BY A
VIBRATING WIRE....................................................................................................................................................................................... 823
Pasquale Arpaia, Domenico Caiazza, Carlo Petrone, Stephan Russenschuck
SMALL-DIAMETER ROTATING COILS FOR FIELD QUALITY MEASUREMENTS IN QUADRUPOLE
MAGNETS ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 828
H. Braun, M. Buzio, R. Deckardt, O. Dunkel, R. Felder, L. Fiscarelli, R. Ganter, S. Kasaei, F. Löhl, S. Sanfilippo, G. Severino, V.
Vrankovic, L. Walckiers
SIMULATION, MEASUREMENT AND TEST ENVIRONMENT FOR PSEUDO RANDOM NUMBER
GENERATOR CIRCUITS............................................................................................................................................................................ 834
Galia Marinova, Zdravka Tchobanova
GENERALIZED EXTREMAL OPTIMIZATION OF PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE TO ENHANCE
MONITORING OF LARGE EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEMS................................................................................................................... 840
Pasquale Arpaia, Mario Girone, Domenico Maisto, Carlo Manna, Marco Pezzetti
THE NON-PARAMETRIC AMPLITUDE ESTIMATION USING MSL WINDOWS ........................................................................ 845
Tomaž Lušin, Damir Ilic, Dušan Agrež
ON THE ACCURACY OF VECTOR METRICS FOR QUALITY ASSESSMENT IN IMAGE FILTERING ................................ 851
Fabrizio Russo
KINEMATIC EVALUATION OF HORIZONTAL REACHING MOVEMENTS IN ROTATOR CUFF DISEASE
DURING ROBOTIC REHABILITATION................................................................................................................................................. 857
Luigi Iuppariello, Giovanni D’Addio, Paolo Bifulco, Giuliana Faiella, Bernardo Lanzillo, Nicola Pappone, Mario Cesarelli
USING WEARABLE SENSOR SYSTEMS FOR OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE............................. 863
Erika Rovini, Dario Esposito, Carlo Maremmani, Paolo Bongioanni, Filippo Cavallo
INSTRUMENT FOR THE ESTIMATION OF COGNITIVE AND MOTOR CONTROL FUNCTION OF
HUMAN MOVEMENT ................................................................................................................................................................................. 869
Enrico M. Staderini, Jérôme Rampazzo
COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT METHODS FOR THE ESTIMATION OF GAIT TEMPORAL
PARAMETERS USING A SINGLE INERTIAL SENSOR MOUNTED ON THE LOWER TRUNK:
APPLICATION TO ELDERLY AND HEMIPARETIC SUBJECTS ..................................................................................................... 875
Diana Trojaniello, Andrea Cereatti, Laura Mori, Andrea Ravaschio, Ugo Della Croce
MEASUREMENT TIME OPTIMIZATION OF IMPEDANCE SPECTROSCOPY TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO
A VIBRATING WIRE VISCOSITY SENSOR........................................................................................................................................... 881
José Santos, Fernando M. Janeiro, Pedro M. Ramos
ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUIT IDENTIFICATION THROUGH GENE EXPRESSION
PROGRAMMING.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 886
Fernando M. Janeiro, Jorge R. Costa, Carlos A. Fernandes, Pedro M. Ramos
MONITORING OF EARTH-FILL DAM AND SNOW COVER USING EIS METHOD.................................................................... 890
Jana Parílková, Jaroslav Veselý, Michael Novák
EFFECT OF ELECTRODE CONTACT IMPEDANCE MISMATCH ON 4-ELECTRODE MEASUREMENTS
OF SMALL BODY SEGMENTS USING COMMERCIAL BIA DEVICES .......................................................................................... 896
Paco Bogónez -Franco, Pascale Pham, Claudine Gehin, Bertrand Massot, Georges Delhomme, Regis Guillemaud, Eric McAdams
SCATTERING OF MICROWAVES IN THIN METALLIC FILMS NEAR THE METAL - NON-METAL
TRANSITION................................................................................................................................................................................................. 901
Jan Obrzut
MAGNETIC SURVEY OF LARGE MAGNETS: A 1 TO 5 SCALE MODEL SYSTEM .................................................................... 905
K. Buhagiar, Philippe Lerch, A. Gabard, Marco Buzio, Stephane Sanfilippo, A. Foussat
A FLUXMETER BASED ON TRANSLATING COILS FOR AXIALLY-SYMMETRIC MAGNETS ............................................. 911
Pasquale Arpaia, Marco Buzio, Mario Kazazi, Stephan Russenschuck
EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A ROTATING COIL TRANSDUCER FOR LOCAL
MULTIPOLE SCANNING ........................................................................................................................................................................... 916
Pasquale Arpaia, Marco Buzio, Ernesto De Matteis, Olaf Dunkel, Stephan Russenschuck
CALIBRATING THE SENSING-COIL RADIUS BY FEED-DOWN FROM A HARMONIC REFERENCE................................. 921
Pasquale Arpaia, Marco Buzio, O. Köster, Stephan Russenschuck, Giordana Severino
HIGH-ACCURACY TESLAMETER WITH THIN THREE-AXIS HALL PROBE ............................................................................ 927
Dragana Popovic Renella, Sasa Dimitrijevic, Sasa Spasic, Radivoje S. Popovic
1 Ω–10 KΩ HIGH PRECISION RESISTANCE SETUP TO CALIBRATE MULTIFUNCTION ELECTRICAL
INSTRUMENTS............................................................................................................................................................................................. 933
Pier Paolo Capra, Flavio Galliana, Marco Lanzillotti
TRACEABILITY FOR ACCURATE RESISTIVE DIVIDERS .............................................................................................................. 938
Umberto Pogliano, Bruno Trinchera, Danilo Serazio
NEW GENERATION OF CAGE-TYPE CURRENT SHUNTS AT CMI............................................................................................... 943
Vera Nováková Zachovalová, Martin Šíra, Pavel Bednár
DC VOLTAGE LINEARITY MEASUREMENTS AND DVM CALIBRATION WITH CONVENTIONAL AND
PROGRAMMABLE JOSEPHSON VOLTAGE STANDARDS .............................................................................................................. 948
Regis Pinheiro Landim, Waldemar Guilherme Kürten Ihlenfeld
RECENT RESULTS ON THE POWER QUALITY OF ITALIAN 2X25 KV 50 HZ RAILWAYS .................................................... 954
Jacopo Bongiorno, Andrea Mariscotti
CORRELATION ANALYSIS OF RESULTS OF MEASUREMENTS IN AC POWER SUPPLY OF DC
TRACTION SUBSTATIONS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HARMONIC DISTURBANCES........................................................... 959
Adam Szelag, Tadeusz Maciolek, Marek Patoka
EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION OF THE ELECTRIC NETWORK MODEL OF THE ITALIAN 2X25 KV 50
HZ RAILWAY................................................................................................................................................................................................ 965
Jacopo Bongiorno, Andrea Mariscotti
DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A POWER QUALITY MONITORING SYSTEM OVER INTERNET.......................... 972
Irwin A. Diaz-Diaz, Ilse Cervantes
UNCERTAINTY MANAGEMENT IN THE MEASUREMENTS OF LOW FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELDS....................... 977
Salvatore Caldara, Rosario Miceli, Pietro Romano, Ciro Spataro, Fabio Viola
BIG DATA AND EFFICIENCY OF PV PLANTS..................................................................................................................................... 982
Silvano Vergura
SIMULATION OF COLOURING METHODS FOR SILICON PV CELLS ......................................................................................... 988
Massimiliano Bestetti, Giancarlo Bernasconi, Sergio Brofferio, Loredana Cristaldi
IMPACT OF DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS ON THE OUTPUT BEHAVIOUR OF
PHOTOVOLTAICS....................................................................................................................................................................................... 994
Christian Schuss, Toni Kotikumpu, Bernd Eichberger, Timo Rahkonen
MONITORING SYSTEM FOR A SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC AND THERMAL CONCENTRATOR PLANT .......................... 1000
Alberto Reatti, Lorenzo Ciani, Marian K. Kazimierczuk,
DYNAMIC AND RECONFIGURABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC EMULATOR BASED ON FPAA ...................................................... 1006
Francesco Barra, Marco Balato, Luigi Costanzo, Daniele Gallo, Carmine Landi, Mario Luiso, Massimo Vitelli
SUPERCONDUCTIVITY IN PRIMARY VOLTAGE METROLOGY AT INRIM ........................................................................... 1012
Andrea Sosso, Paolo Durandetto, Matteo Fretto, Vincenzo Lacquaniti
EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES FOR MEASURING THE CRITICAL CURRENT IN SUPERCONDUCTING
STRANDS...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1016
Valentina Corato, Gianluca De Marzi, Chiarasole Fiamozzi Zignani, Luigi Muzzi, Rosario Viola, Antonio Della Corte
THE MGB2 BULK CYLINDERS AS MAGNETIC SHIELDS FOR PHYSICAL INSTRUMENTATION ..................................... 1021
Giovanni Giunchi
MEASURING THE MICROWAVE RESPONSE OF SUPERCONDUCTORS: BROADBAND CORBINO AND
RESONANT STRIPLINE TECHNIQUES ............................................................................................................................................... 1026
Marc Scheffler, M. Maximilian Felger, Markus Thiemann, Daniel Hafner, Katrin Schlegel, Martin Dressel, Konstantin S. Ilin,
Michael Siegel, Silvia Seiro, Christoph Geibel, Frank Steglich
A SUPERCONDUCTING BOLOMETER FOR TERAHERTZ RADIATION DETECTION .......................................................... 1032
Guido Torrioli, Sara Cibella, Fabio Chiarello, Roberto Leoni, Pasquale Carelli, Roberto Casini, Giorgio Dall’Oglio, Licia Pizzo,
Lucia Sabbatini
ADVANCED EXPERIMENTAL SETUP FOR RELIABILITY AND CURRENT CONSUMPTION
MEASUREMENTS OF FLASH NON-VOLATILE MEMORIES ........................................................................................................ 1037
Vincenzo Della Marca, Tariq Wakrim, Jérémy Postel-Pellerin, Pierre Canet
VERY LOW TUNNELING CURRENT MEASUREMENTS USING THE FLOATING-GATE TECHNIQUE IN
A VERY LOW-NOISE ENVIRONMENT ................................................................................................................................................ 1042
Jérémy Postel-Pellerin, Gilles Micolau, Philippe Chiquet, Jeanne Melkonian, Guillaume Just, Daniel Boyer, Cyril Ginoux
OPTIMAL NON-PARAMETRIC ESTIMATION OF 1/F NOISE SPECTRUM IN SEMICONDUCTOR
DEVICES ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1047
Paolo Magnone, Pier Andrea Traverso, Claudio Fiegna
CONSIDERATIONS ON MEASUREMENT OF LOW FREQUENCY EMISSIONS GENERATED BY
TRACTION VEHICLES............................................................................................................................................................................. 1053
Marek Patoka, Adam Szelag, Tadeusz Maciolek
COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF SIGNAL CABLE IMPACT IN DIFFERENTIAL CAPACITIVE
POSITION MEASUREMENTS ................................................................................................................................................................. 1058
Pasquale Arpaia, Ernesto De Matteis, Donato De Paola, Mateusz Sosin
TRAIN CARBODY EMC SHIELDING MEASUREMENT .................................................................................................................. 1064
Riccardo Briante, Pina Imbesi
RESPONSE SURFACE-BASED DESIGN OF STANDARD INDUCTANCES FOR MINIMIZING PARASITIC
CAPACITANCES ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 1069
Pasquale Arpaia, Luca Sabato
TWO DIFFERENT WAYS IN EVALUATING THE UNCERTAINTY OF S-PARAMETER MEASUREMENTS...................... 1075
Marco Sellone, Nosherwan Shoaib, Luca Callegaro, Luciano Brunetti
A PERSPECTIVE ON ADVANCED SIGNAL GENERATION TECHNIQUES ................................................................................ 1081
Aldo Baccigalupi, Mauro D’Arco, Annalisa Liccardo
ANALYSING THE EFFECT OF CONICAL COAXIAL PROBE ANGLE IN DIELECTRIC PERMITTIVITY
MEASUREMENT ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 1087
Homa Arab, Cevdet Akyel
NOISE WITH COLORED POWER SPECTRUM DERIVED FROM A SINGLE BIT WHITE NOISE INPUT .......................... 1091
Ettore Napoli, Giorgio Lopez, Antonio G. M. Strollo
THE NEW POWER PROCESSOR AND ITS APPLICATION FOR AC POWER AND ENERGY
MEASUREMENT ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 1096
Jerzy Kolanko, Piotr Modzel, Zbigniew Wierzbicki, Janusz Dudzik, Przemyslaw Musz
A COMPRESSED SAMPLING-BASED METHOD COMPLIANT WITH IEC 61000-4-30 FOR HARMONIC
AND INTERHARMONIC MEASUREMENTS ....................................................................................................................................... 1102
Francesco Bonavolontà, Massimo D'Apuzzo, Annalisa Liccardo, Gianfranco Miele
AN ADVANCED TRACEABILITY SYSTEM BASED ON SEMIACTIVE RFID DEVICES .......................................................... 1107
Francesco Abate, Giuseppe Di Leo, Alfredo Paolillo, Vincenzo Paciello
A SOFTWARE SENSOR FOR MOTORCYCLE SUSPENSION STROKE........................................................................................ 1111
Consolatina Liguori, Vincenzo Paciello, Antonio Pietrosanto, Paolo Sommella
THE EFFECT OF SAVITZKY-GOLAY SMOOTHING FILTER ON THE PERFORMANCE OF A
VEHICULAR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ACCESS METHOD............................................................................................................... 1117
Leopoldo Angrisani, Domenico Capriglione, Gianni Cerro, Luigi Ferrigno, Gianfranco Miele
A LOW-COST ULTRASONIC RANGEFINDER BASED ON FREQUENCY MODULATED CONTINUOUS
WAVE............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 1123
Luigi Battaglini, Pietro Burrascano, Alessio De Angelis, Antonio Moschitta, Marco Ricci
ARCHITECTURE OF THE MONITORING SYSTEM DESIGNED FOR AN ACTIVE GUARD RAIL....................................... 1128
Giuseppe Caliano, Luca De Vito, Francesco Paolo Di Candia, Gianluca Mazzilli, Francesco Picariello
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