Design of Ceramic Materials for Chemical Sensors with Intelligent Properties

  • Enrico Traversa


Research in the field of materials has always been oriented towards the improvement of their performance and of their reliability. Recently, however, materials R&D has taken a new direction, searching for novel functions.1 The development of materials with intelligent functions is a key point for the development of novel technologies, which should be environment and user friendly.2 Intelligent materials are those materials which are able to modify and to adapt themselves to external changes, mimicking the behaviour of living organisms.3 One class of materials which has outstanding potential for application as intelligent materials is ceramics, because they may have completely different properties.


Schottky Barrier Humidity Sensor Ti02 Film Intelligent Material Relative Humidity Range 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Traversa
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie ChimicheUniversita’ di Roma “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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