News tagged with gas sensors

Ultrasensitive toxic gas detector

In a paper published in Nano, researchers from the School of Microelectronics in Tianjin University have discovered a two-step sputtering and subsequent annealing treatment method to prepare vertically aligned WO3-CuO core-shell ...

dateNov 01, 2018 in Analytical Chemistry
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SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units

SmokeBot is a robot developed to assist fire services and rescue units in deployments under critical conditions. It collects data about accident and disasters situations with extremely limited visibility, effectively improving ...

dateJun 19, 2018 in Robotics
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Sensor detects whiff of bad breath

Ever wish you could do a quick "breath check" before an important meeting or a big date? Now researchers, reporting in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry, have developed a sensor that detects tiny amounts of hydrogen sulfide ...

dateJun 06, 2018 in Analytical Chemistry
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Lining MOF pockets to detect noxious gases

A porous material with tailor-made pockets stitched into its structure is a promising material for sensing noxious gases. A thin film of the material, coated onto an electrode, formed an electronic sensor that could detect ...

dateMay 03, 2018 in Materials Science
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MXene material could improve sensors that sniff

Sensors that sniff out chemicals in the air to warn us about everything from fires to carbon monoxide to drunk drivers to explosive devices hidden in luggage have improved so much that they can even detect diseases on a person's ...

dateFeb 01, 2018 in Nanophysics
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