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Alex Khenkin

Alex Khenkin is a senior acoustics engineer at Analog Devices. Alex received his master's degree in applied acoustics at Moscow State Institute of Radio-Engineering, Electronics, and Automation (MIREA). In his free time, he enjoys playing classical guitar.

Sonic Nirvana: MEMS Accelerometers as Acoustic Pickups in Musical Instruments   June 1, 2009
By: Alex Khenkin,Kieran Harney,Rob O'Reilly

MEMS sensors are in our cars, phones, PCs, cameras, and a variety of other applications but until now, they've never been attached to a guitar. The authors seek to answer the question: Can you use a MEMS accelerometer as an acoustic transducer?


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