Seismometers, geophones and dataloggers

Innovative molecular-electronic sensors of linear and angular motion and measuring systems






Autonomous wireless data logger module NDAS-8224.

Autonomous wireless data logger NDAS-8226.

The renewed CME-6211 low noise broadband seismometer.




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1. Principles of operation and history of the molecular-electronic sensors

An overview written by Safonov M.V. for the R-sensors site, 2011.


2. Electrochemical Seismometers of Linear and Angular Motion

Vadim M. Agafonov , Alexander V. Neeshpapa, Anna S. Shabalina, Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015


3. Molecular Electric Transducers as Motion Sensors: A Review

Huang, Hai; Agafonov, Vadim; Yu, Hongyu, Sensors 13, no. 4: 4581-4597, 2013


4. Seismic sensors for oil and gas complex based on the molecular- electronic transduction in the solid-state and liquid microsystems

A.S. Bugaev et al.//Oil and gas ingineering, 2012, special issuue No 3 : Results of 2012


5. Molecular Electronic Transducer-Based Seismometer and Accelerometer Fabricated With Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems Techniques

A Dissertation Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy, Hai Huang, Arizona State University, May 2014


6. Observation and modeling of seismic background noise

Jon R. Peterson // Open-File Report, Geological Survey (U.S.), 1993


7. A Low-Noise DC Seismic Accelerometer Based on a Combination of MET/MEMS Sensors

Neeshpapa A.V. et al.//Sensors 15, no. 1: 365-381, 2015


8. Feasibility of Using Molecular-Electronic Seismometers in Passive Seismic Prospecting: Deep Structure of the Kaluga Ring Structure from Microseismic Sounding

V. I. Gorbenko et al.//Seismic Instruments, 2017, Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 181–191.


9. Molecular Electronic Angular Motion Transducer Broad Band Self-Noise

Dmitry Zaitsev et al.//Sensors 2015, 15, 29378-29392, 2015


10. Self-Noise of the MET Angular Motion Seismic Sensors

Egor V. Egorov et al.//Journal of Sensors Volume 2015, 2015


11. Molecular Electronic Linear Accelerometers. Preliminary Test Results

V. M. Agafonov et al. //ISSN 20751087, Gyroscopy and Navigation, 2010, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 246–251.


12. Low-noise Linear and Angular Motion Sensors for Vibration Monitoring

I.V. Egorov et al. //ISBN: 978-1-63248-079-8, Proc. of the Third Intl. Conf. on Advances in Civil, Structural and Construction Engineering - CSCE 2015.


13. Microelectromechanical Systems-Based Electrochemical Seismic Sensors With Insulating Spacers Integrated Electrodes for Planetary Exploration

Tao Deng et al. //IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, VOL. 16, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1, 2016


14. Experience in Seismic Signal Recording Using Broadband Electrochemical Seismic Sensors

D. G. Levchenko //Seismic Instruments, 2010, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 250–264.


15. Innovative passive microseismic methods in oil and gas industry - application experience in Russia.

I.R. Sharapov et al. //ATYRAUGEO-2015 Conference, Kazahstan, Atyrau.


16. Accelerometer Sensor Specifications to Predict Hydrocarbon Using Passive Seismic Technique

M. H. Md Khir et al. //Journal of Sensors Volume 2016


17. Development of a light weight and autonomic sensor system for ocean botoom seismometer

H. Shiobara, T. Kanazawa//Zisin 2, 61, 3, 137-144, 2009 (in Japanese)


18. Seismicity at the convergent plate boundary offshore Crete, Greece, observed by an amphibian network

D. Becker et al. // J Seismol (2010) 14:369–392


19. A Comparison of Sea-Floor and On-Land Seismic Ambient Noise in the Campi Flegrei Caldera, Southern Italy

M. Vassallo et al. // Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 98, No. 6, pp. 2962–2974, December 2008


20. Rotational sensors—a comparison of different sensor types

F. Bernauer et al. // J Seismol (2012) 16:595–602


21. Recent Advances in Rotational Seismology

W.H.K.Lee, H. Igel, M.D.Trifunac // Seismological Research Letters, Vol. 80, No 3, 2009, pp. 479-490


22. - The materials of the International Working Group on Rotational Seismology (IWGoRS)

December, 2017

The Seismic Instruments published an article by our colleagues from Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth on the application of our seismometers in the passive seismic prospecting.

Presenting our partner:

Arman Fanavaran Zamin Co. (Geoarmatech) is a well-established Iranian company which focuses on geophysical surveying and earth science measurements. Geoarmatech has acquired an excellent expertise in practical usage of our seismic sensors.

November 5-9, 2017

R-sensors took part in the
9th Congress of the Balkan Geophysical Society in Antalya, Turkey.

August, 2017

The "Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology" published an article by our colleagues "Low-frequency seismic node based on molecular-electronic transfer sensors for marine and transition zone exploration".

August, 2017

Presenting brand-new wireless data loggers NDAS from
R-sensors Group.

June 29, 2017

The R-sensors' project for developing broadband seismic and acoustic sensors for marine seismic exploration was approved and financed by the Fund for assistance of small industrial enterprises (FASIE).

February 28, 2017

R-sensors gets approval for the prospective project of developing of hydrophones and combined sensors for marine seismic exploration.

February, 2017

The "IEEE Sensors Journal" published an article by our colleagues "Design and Self-Noise of MET Closed-Loop Seismic Accelerometers".

August, 2016

Tests of the wireless seismic station for land-sea transition zones were held in cooperation with IPE RAS at Azov Sea (South Russia).

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