Semiconductor Gas Sensors, Second Edition summarizes recent research on basic principles, new materials and emerging technologies in this essential field. Chapters cover the foundation of the underlying principles and sensing mechanisms of gas sensors, include expanded content on gas sensing characteristics, such as response, sensitivity and cross-sensitivity, present an overview of the nanomaterials utilized for gas sensing, and review the latest applications for semiconductor gas sensors, including environmental monitoring, indoor monitoring, medical applications, CMOS integration and chemical warfare agents. This second edition has been completely updated, thus ensuring it reflects current literature and the latest materials systems and applications.
- Includes an overview of key applications, with new chapters on indoor monitoring and medical applications
- Reviews developments in gas sensors and sensing methods, including an expanded section on gas sensor theory
- Discusses the use of nanomaterials in gas sensing, with new chapters on single-layer graphene sensors, graphene oxide sensors, printed sensors, and much more
Part I: Introduction 1. Fundamentals of Semiconductor Gas Sensors 2. Conduction Mechanism in Semiconducting Metal Oxide Sensing Films: Impact on Transduction 3. Electrode Materials and Electrode-Oxide Interfaces in Semiconductor Gas Sensors
Part II: Advanced Sensing Methods and Structures 4. Recent trends in Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Graphene-Based Gas Sensors 5. Recent Advances in Wide bandgap Semiconductor-Based Gas Sensors 6. Micromachined Semiconductor Gas Sensors 7. Semiconducting Direct Thermoelectric Gas Sensors 8. Information Technology for Gas Sensors
Part III: Nanomaterials for Gas Sensing 9. One Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Chemical Sensing 10. Two Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Chemical Sensing 11. Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Photoluminescence-Based Gas Sensing/Plasmonic Sensors 12. Coated and Functionalized Single-Walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) as gas sensors 13. Cavitands on Carbon nanomaterials-based gas sensors 14. Hybrid Materials with Carbon nanostructures for gas sensing 15. Gas Sensing with Silicon nanowires 16. Sensors based on single layer graphene 17. Sensors based on reduced Graphene oxide 18. Printed Sensors 19. Sensors based on layered transition metal dichalcogenides
Part IV: Applications of Semiconductor Gas Sensors 20. Gas Sensors in Environmental Monitoring 21. Semiconductor Gas Sensors for Indoor Quality Control 22. Semiconductor Gas Sensors for Chemical Warfare agents 23. Integrated Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor-based sensors for gas and odour detection 24. Sensors for medical applications
Tan, Ooi KiangOoi Kiang Tan is Professor of Microelectronics in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.