Special Issue "Gas Sensors - 2013"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2013)
Prof. Dr. Michael Tiemann
Department of Chemistry, Universitat Paderborn, 33098 Paderborn, Germany
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Interests: material characterization; materials; nanomaterials; thin films and nanotechnology; X-ray diffraction; synthesis; material characteristics; advanced materials; nanomaterials synthesis; thin film deposition; SEM analysis; nanostructured materials; nanoparticle synthesis
Gas sensors continue to be a dynamic and fast-emerging field of research for both scientists and developers. Modern advances in the synthesis of functional materials and in the fabrication of smart devices open up new opportunities to create novel sensors with enhanced properties. Fundamental research, at the same time, allows us to understand the underlying principles and sensing mechanisms in greater detail. This special issue on ‘gas sensors' aims to cover all various aspects, such as (but not limited to) the preparation of functional materials and micro-fabricated systems for gas sensing, new insights in gas-sensing mechanisms, and the large number of different types of gas-sensing principles (resistive, mechanical, capacitive, etc.).
Prof. Dr. Michael Tiemann
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- functional sensor materials
- sensing mechanisms
- metal oxide gas sensors
- thin films
- porous materials / nanostructures
- resistive gas sensors
- electrochemical gas sensors
- optical gas sensors
- thermometric gas sensors / pellistors
- acoustic wave / crystal microbalance gas sensors
- cantilever gas sensors
- capacitive humidity sensors
- field-effect gas sensors
- microfabrication / MEMS