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A Rapid Process for Fabricating Gas Sensors
AbstractZinc oxide (ZnO) is a low-toxicity and environmentally-friendly material applied on devices, sensors or actuators for “green” usage. A porous ZnO film deposited by a rapid process of aerosol deposition (AD) was employed as the gas-sensitive material in a CO gas sensor to reduce both manufacturing cost and time, and to further extend the AD application for a large-scale production. The relative resistance change (△R/R) of the ZnO gas sensor was used for gas measurement. The fabricated ZnO gas sensors were measured with operating temperatures ranging from 110 °C to 180 °C, and CO concentrations ranging from 100 ppm to 1000 ppm. The sensitivity and the response time presented good performance at increasing operating temperatures and CO concentrations. AD was successfully for applied for making ZnO gas sensors with great potential for achieving high deposition rates at low deposition temperatures, large-scale production and low cost.
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Hsiao, C.-C.; Luo, L.-S. A Rapid Process for Fabricating Gas Sensors. Sensors 2014, 14, 12219-12232.View more citation formats
Hsiao C-C, Luo L-S. A Rapid Process for Fabricating Gas Sensors. Sensors. 2014; 14(7):12219-12232.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hsiao, Chun-Ching; Luo, Li-Siang. 2014. "A Rapid Process for Fabricating Gas Sensors." Sensors 14, no. 7: 12219-12232.