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Sensors 2013, 13(8), 10659-10673; doi:10.3390/s130810659
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Integration of Metal Oxide Nanowires in Flexible Gas Sensing Devices

Received: 9 July 2013; in revised form: 30 July 2013 / Accepted: 1 August 2013 / Published: 15 August 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanotube and Nanowire Sensors)
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Abstract: Metal oxide nanowires are very promising active materials for different applications, especially in the field of gas sensors. Advances in fabrication technologies now allow the preparation of nanowires on flexible substrates, expanding the potential market of the resulting sensors. The critical steps for the large-scale preparation of reliable sensing devices are the elimination of high temperatures processes and the stretchability of the entire final device, including the active material. Direct growth on flexible substrates and post-growth procedures have been successfully used for the preparation of gas sensors. The paper will summarize the procedures used for the preparation of flexible and wearable gas sensors prototypes with an overlook of the challenges and the future perspectives concerning this field.
Keywords: nanowires; gas sensors; flexible sensors nanowires; gas sensors; flexible sensors
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Comini, E. Integration of Metal Oxide Nanowires in Flexible Gas Sensing Devices. Sensors 2013, 13, 10659-10673.

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Comini E. Integration of Metal Oxide Nanowires in Flexible Gas Sensing Devices. Sensors. 2013; 13(8):10659-10673.

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Comini, Elisabetta. 2013. "Integration of Metal Oxide Nanowires in Flexible Gas Sensing Devices." Sensors 13, no. 8: 10659-10673.


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