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Sensors 2002, 2(1), 23-34; doi:10.3390/s20100023

In-Situ Chemiresistor Sensor Package for Real-Time Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil and Groundwater

Sandia National Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, Albuquerque, NM 87185, USA
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Received: 14 December 2001 / Accepted: 10 January 2002 / Published: 30 January 2002
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This paper presents the development of a real-time microsensor-based monitoring system that can be used to detect and characterize volatile organic compounds in soil and groundwater. The system employs an array of polymer-based microsensors (chemiresistors) packaged in a waterproof housing that is designed to protect the sensor from harsh subsurface environments, including completely water-saturated conditions. The sensors and packaging have been tested in field and laboratory environments, and characterization methods are being developed that utilize contaminant-transport models and time-dependent, in-situ sensor data to identify the location of the contaminant source. View Full-Text
Keywords: In-situ; hydrocarbon; real-time; polymer; contaminant In-situ; hydrocarbon; real-time; polymer; contaminant
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Ho, C.K.; Hughes, R.C. In-Situ Chemiresistor Sensor Package for Real-Time Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil and Groundwater. Sensors 2002, 2, 23-34.

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