Sensing Layers in Work-Function-Type Gas Sensors

  • Ghenadii Korotcenkov
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Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)

Abstract

Classical work-function-type gas sensors are specific devices based on the Kelvin method (using the so-called Kelvin probe or Kelvin oscillator). Features of these gas sensors’ operation and the various materials, such as metallic films, inorganic and organic layers, which can be used in these devices as a sensing element, are discussed. The chapter includes 9 figures, 1 table, and 67 references.

Keywords

TiO2 Platinum Ozone Hydrocarbon Porphyrin 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ghenadii Korotcenkov
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  1. 1.Materials Science and EngineeringGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyGwangjuKorea, Republic of (South Korea)

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