Special Issue "Nanostructured Sensors"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 July 2020) | Viewed by 7800
Interests: atomic layer deposition; photocatalysis; electrospinning; nanomaterials; sensors; thin films
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Sensors are instrumental analytical devices for the selective detection of different analytes. A sensor contains a selective layer that can react with a target molecule and a transducer that can transform this interaction into a physical signal (optical, chemical, electrical, thermal, etc.). Sensor technology has made much progress through the development of nanomaterials. The surface effects in nanostructures caused by the high surface-to-volume ratio are the major factors that have enhanced sensor performance.
This Special Issue will attempt to cover recent advances in nanostructured sensors. Indeed, the nanomaterial’s composition (oxide, metal, etc.) and characteristics such as structure, morphology, crystallinity (together with roughness, porosity, grain size, etc.) and their influence on the sensor performance, including sensor i) sensitivity, ii) selectivity, iii) the time interval required for the measurements, and finally iv) the stability, will be investigated.
Dr. Mikhael Bechelany
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