YS was born in 1972 in Shanxi, China. He selleck chemicals received his M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the North University of China, Shanxi, China in 2003. He has published papers on topics including microinertia device design and MEMS device design. His current research interests include microinertia navigation systems and MEMS sensors. Acknowledgments We acknowledge the support from the National Science Foundation of China (61171056, 51105345) and the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2011M500544, 2012T50249). References 1. Wen TD, Xu LP,
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