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Development of an electronic nose
Author(s): Joseph Norman Barisci; Mike K. Andrews; Paul Harris; Ashton C. Partridge; Gordon G. Wallace
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Paper Abstract

A system for detection of volatile compounds has been developed based on the concept of an electronic nose. The detection mechanism relies on the change in electrical resistance that occurs when a conducting polymer sensing element is exposed to the gaseous sample. An array of such sensors in conjunction with pattern recognition data analysis are used to identify and quantify the compounds of interest.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3242, Smart Electronics and MEMS, (14 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293544
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph Norman Barisci, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)
Mike K. Andrews, Industrial Research Ltd. (New Zealand)
Paul Harris, Industrial Research Ltd. (New Zealand)
Ashton C. Partridge, Industrial Research Ltd. (New Zealand)
Gordon G. Wallace, Univ. of Wollongong (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3242:
Smart Electronics and MEMS
Alex Hariz; Vijay K. Varadan; Olaf Reinhold, Editor(s)

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