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Sensors 2014, 14(1), 245-271; doi:10.3390/s140100245
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Silicon Nanowire‐Based Devices for Gas-Phase Sensing

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Received: 4 October 2013; in revised form: 12 November 2013 / Accepted: 18 November 2013 / Published: 24 December 2013
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gas Sensors - 2013)
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Abstract: Since their introduction in 2001, SiNW-based sensor devices have attracted considerable interest as a general platform for ultra-sensitive, electrical detection of biological and chemical species. Most studies focus on detecting, sensing and monitoring analytes in aqueous solution, but the number of studies on sensing gases and vapors using SiNW-based devices is increasing. This review gives an overview of selected research papers related to the application of electrical SiNW-based devices in the gas phase that have been reported over the past 10 years. Special attention is given to surface modification strategies and the sensing principles involved. In addition, future steps and technological challenges in this field are addressed.
Keywords: silicon nanowire; field effect transistor; resistor; gas; vapor; volatile organic compound silicon nanowire; field effect transistor; resistor; gas; vapor; volatile organic compound
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Cao, A.; Sudhölter, E.J.; de Smet, L.C. Silicon Nanowire‐Based Devices for Gas-Phase Sensing. Sensors 2014, 14, 245-271.

AMA Style

Cao A, Sudhölter EJ, de Smet LC. Silicon Nanowire‐Based Devices for Gas-Phase Sensing. Sensors. 2014; 14(1):245-271.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Cao, Anping; Sudhölter, Ernst J.; de Smet, Louis C. 2014. "Silicon Nanowire‐Based Devices for Gas-Phase Sensing." Sensors 14, no. 1: 245-271.


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