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Carbon Dioxide Sensing. Principles and Applications

  • ID: 3387177
  • Book
  • February 2019
  • Region: Global
  • 456 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The book provides the reader with a profound knowledge of basic principles, properties and preferred applications of diverse kinds of CO2 measurement. It shows the advantages, disadvantages and limitations of several methods and gives a comprehensive overview of both possible applications and corresponding boundary conditions. Applications reach from environmental monitoring to safety control to biotechnology and food control and finally to medicine.
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Part I General

Introduction (Gerlach, Guth, Oelßner)

Carbon Dioxide

CO2 in general (Decker, Guth, Oelßner)

Physical properDeckerties of CO2 (Zosel)

Chemical properties of CO2 (Decker)

CO2 cycle (Gerlach, Guth, Oelßner)

Uses (Gerlach, Guth, Oelßner)

Part II Ex situ Methods: Chemical Analytical Principles

Analytical Methods (Steiner)

Spectroscopy (Steiner)

Gas chromatography

Part III In situ Methods: Chemical Sensor Principles

Potentiometric Sensors with Liquid Electrolyte 10 (Decker, Oelßner, Zosel)

Severinghaus principle (Oelßner)

ISFET CO2 sensors (Fleischer)

Quinhydrone CO2 electrode (Zosel)

Potentiometric Sensors with Solid Electrolyte (Guth, Zosel)

Coulometric Sensors (Decker)

Conductometric Sensors (Zosel)

Opto–chemical Sensors (Oelßner)

Opto–chemical CO2 sensor (Oelßner)

Detector tubes (Oelßner)

Part IV In situ Methods: Physical Principles (Gerlach)

Non–dispersive Infrared Sensors (Gerlach)

Basic principle and general setup (Gerlach)

Molecular absorption in the IR (Gerlach)

NDIR components (Gerlach)

CO2 permeation method (Gerlach)

State of the art and trends (Gerlach)

Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy

Photoacoustic Spectroscopy (Gerlach)

Fiber–optic Fluorescence Sensors (NN)

Acoustic Sensors (Gerlach)

Quartz micro balance (Gerlach)

SAW sensors (Gerlach)

Part V Comparison of Methods

Survey and Comparison of Methods 5 (Gerlach, Guth)

Part V Applications (all)

Environmental Monitoring (Möller)


Rivers and lakes



Safety Control (Oelßner)

Ambient air (Guth, Oelßner)

Hazardous areas (Oelßner)

Biotechnology and Process Control (Decker, Oelßner, Zosel)

Bioreactors (Decker, Oelßner)

Biogas (Zosel)

Process control Decker (Zosel)

Biology (Oelßner)

Aquatic animals (Oelßner)

Insects (Oelßner)

Plants (Oelßner)

Food Production and Control (Oelßner)

Beverage and brewery industry (Oelßner)

Fruit and vegetable ripening and storage (Oelßner)

Greenhouses (Oelßner)

Food production (Oelßner)

Food packaging (Oelßner)

Medicine (Koch)

Blood gas analysis

Breathing air (capnography)

Baby mattresses (Zosel)
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Gerald Gerlach
Ulrich Guth
Wolfram Oelßner
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