Next Article in Journal
An Electromagnetically-Driven Piezoresistively Sensed CMOS MEMS Scanning Mirror for Projection Display
Previous Article in Journal
Cursive Script Space-Time Evolution in the Perspective of Information Philosophy from Early Cursive Calligraphy Which Is Formed by the History of Traditional
Article Menu
Issue 4 (September) cover image

Article Versions

Export Article

Open AccessProceedings
Proceedings 2017, 1(4), 485; doi:10.3390/proceedings1040485

Ultrasensitive Gas Sensors Based on Electrospun TiO2 and ZnO

1
Laboratorio Sensori e Nanomateriali, C.N.R.-IMAMOTER, 44124 Ferrara, Italy
2
Dipartimento di Chimica and NIS Inter-departmental Center, Università di Torino, 10124 Torino, Italy
3
Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Università di Torino, 10124 Torino, Italy
4
C.N.R.-ISTEC, 10135 Faenza, Italy
Presented at the Eurosensors 2017 Conference, Paris, France, 3–6 September 2017.
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Published: 5 September 2017
Download PDF [680 KB, uploaded 5 September 2017]

Abstract

New sensors for detecting gases at low concentration were successfully developed. Two metal oxide materials, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, usually employed both in gas sensing as well as in photocatalytic application, were synthesized both through a traditional sol-gel method and an electrospinning technique. The corresponding thick films were considered with respect to the target gases (acetone for ZnO and carbon monoxide for TiO2) for comparing their functional properties.
Keywords: metal oxides gas sensors; nanomaterials; electrospinning technique; sol-gel method metal oxides gas sensors; nanomaterials; electrospinning technique; sol-gel method
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Fioravanti, A.; Morandi, S.; Pedrazzo, A.R.; Bracco, P.; Zanetti, M.; Manzoli, M.; Mazzocchi, M.; Carotta, M.C. Ultrasensitive Gas Sensors Based on Electrospun TiO2 and ZnO. Proceedings 2017, 1, 485.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Proceedings EISSN 2504-3900 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top