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Design of micro-sensor-array detector for toxic gas
Author(s): Hai-yang Liao; Peng Tian
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Paper Abstract

To quickly measure the trace concentration of the single component toxic gas (e.g. sarin), a micro-array toxic gas detector is designed. A 3 x 3 gas sensor array with metalloporphyrins as sensitive materials is introduced. A micro-capsule that can be easy to be loaded and unloaded is designed for the gas reaction. A fiber-array optical path is designed, which is based on the principle that gas sensors will show different colors after reaction with the toxic gas. The tricolor information about the concentration of gas is collected by the color liner CCD. A control handling system with C8051F021 MCU as the core is implemented and embedded into the detector to perform the functions of gas sampling, data collection and analysis calculation. Data acquisition experimental results show that the proposed scheme can effectively collect the color information after gas reaction. Moreover, the system has many important advantages, such as small size, compact structure, high degree of automation, fast detection speed and high performance-cost ratio, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 December 2010
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7544, Sixth International Symposium on Precision Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation, 754440 (31 December 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.885820
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Hai-yang Liao, National Key Lab. of Fundamental Science of Micro/Nano-Device and System Technology (China)
Chongqing Univ. (China)
Peng Tian, National Key Lab. of Fundamental Science of Micro/Nano-Device and System Technology (China)
Chongqing Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7544:
Sixth International Symposium on Precision Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
Jiubin Tan; Xianfang Wen, Editor(s)

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