Special Issue "Cyber-Physical Systems of Industry 4.0: Electronic Interface for Sensor and Actuator Systems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 September 2023) | Viewed by 1451
Interests: acoustic sensors; FPGA based virtual instruments; front-end electronics for acoustic transducers; nonlinear circuits and intelligent systems; phase noise measurement; piezoelectric energy harvesting; smart materials
Interests: miniature sensor system development; low power & energy efficient analog/mixed-signal/digital circuit design; adaptive circuit design to tolerate environment and process variation; energy harvesting circuit; power/battery management circuit; sensor/sensor interface; voltage/current/timing reference
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Cyber-physical systems are equipped with sensors and actuators via an electronic interface part of the Internet of Things (IoT), the basis of the future intelligent and autonomous machines in Industry 4.0. Sensors and actuators are generally analog devices characterized by their electrical parameters. They are combined with innovative signal conditioning, analog-to-digital conversion, bus interfacing, data processing and communication, playing a key role in cyber-physical systems. The electronic interface connected directly to the sensor element must ensure the condition of the signal without reducing its quality below the current level commonly found in mechatronics or adaptronics, by including functions at a higher hierarchical level, such as self-testing, self-calibration, self-diagnosis, self-repair, data quality evaluation, local data processing and high-performance models of data exchange. The purpose of this Special Issue is to explore advanced and visionary solutions in terms of the electronic interface for sensor and actuator systems.
The academic researchers, developers, and industry practitioners are welcome to submit original research contributions dealing with interface electronics for sensor and actuators systems. Additionally, application-oriented and review papers are encouraged.
Dr. Ioan Burda
Dr. Inhee Lee
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- analog electronic front-end for sensors and/or actuators
- multi-sensor fusion, smart and intelligent sensors
- artificial intelligence based on sensors and/or actuators systems
- virtual sensors and/or actuators
- quantum sensors and/or photonics
- virtual instruments and data acquisition systems
- cyber-physical systems and IoT