News tagged with gas sensors

Microhotplates for a smart gas sensor

Gas sensors used for leakage alerts and air quality monitoring are essential in our daily lives. Towards a ubiquitous society, smart gas sensors, which perform signal processing and communication besides sensing, have attracted ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Engineering
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Ultra-fast, ultra-sensitive PtSe2 gas sensors

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland have shown that PtSe2, a little-studied transition metal dichalcogenide has potential for a variety of uses. In particular, PtSe2 is an excellent high performance gas sensor, ...

dateJan 13, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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Faster manufacturing of breath sensors

A group of researchers at Osaka University, succeeded in producing nanostructured gas sensor devices for detecting volatile organic compounds (VOC) in breath for the purpose of healthcare in time equivalent to or shorter ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Engineering
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Nanodevices at one-hundredth the cost

Microelectromechanical systems—or MEMS—were a $12 billion business in 2014. But that market is dominated by just a handful of devices, such as the accelerometers that reorient the screens of most smartphones.

dateDec 18, 2015 in Engineering
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