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Acetone vapor sensor made with cellulose-TiO2/MWCNTs hybrid nanocomposite
Author(s): Yi Chen; Hyejun Jung; Jaehwan Kim
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Paper Abstract

A Titanium dioxide (TiO2)/multi wall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) nanocomposite was synthesized by hydrothermal process. X-ray diffractometry, transmittance electron microscopy observation revealed this nanocompsite has high nanocrystral structure. After blending with regenerated cellulose, this hybrid nanocomposite was used as a room temperature ammonia (NH3) gas sensor. The TiO2/MWCNTs hybrid nanocomposite exhibited much higher response and faster response-recovery to NH3 gas of concentration ranging from 3000 ppm to 9000 ppm. The TiO2/MWCNTs hybrid nanocomposite can be a flexible room temperature gas sensor. The gas sensing mechanism of this hybrid nanocomposite is also discussed in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 2012
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8344, Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2012, 83440B (31 March 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915756
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Yi Chen, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Hyejun Jung, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Jaehwan Kim, Inha Univ. (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8344:
Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2012
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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