Directional Synthesis of SnO2-Based Nanostructures for Use in Gas Sensors

  • Svitlana Nahirniak
  • Tetiana Dontsova
  • Ihor Astrelin
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 214)


The influence of synthesis method (thermal, sol-gel, CVD) on structure and morphology of tin (IV) oxide powders has been considered. The comparison of physical and chemical properties of the obtained powders has been investigated. The rational conditions for the directed synthesis of zero-dimensional (0D) and one-dimensional (1D) SnO2 structures by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) method have been found. It was shown that 0D and 1D SnO2 nanostructures have not only visual differences but also vary in physical, chemical, optical, and electrical properties. In particular, they differ in intensity of peaks on X-ray diffraction patterns, values of specific surface area, absorption bands in infrared spectra, and nature of current-voltage dependencies. The effect of morphology and modification on optical and electrical characteristics and gas sensitivity of tin (IV) oxide nanostructures of different morphology has been established.



The authors thank the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” for support in conducting this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Svitlana Nahirniak
    • 1
  • Tetiana Dontsova
    • 2
  • Ihor Astrelin
    • 3
  1. 1.National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, Faculty of Chemical TechnologyKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Department of Inorganic Substances Technology, Water Treatment and General Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”KyivUkraine
  3. 3.Department of Chemistry, National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”KyivUkraine

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