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
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Part One. Basics Chapter One. Fundamentals of semiconductor gas sensors Chapter Two. Conduction mechanism in semiconducting metal oxide sensing films Chapter three. The effect of electrode-oxide interfaces in gas sensor operation Chapter Four. Introduction to semiconductor gas sensors
Part Two. Materials Chapter Five. One- and two-dimensional metal oxide nanostructures for chemical sensing Chapter Six. Hybrid materials with carbon nanotubes for gas sensing Chapter Seven. Carbon nanomaterials functionalized with macrocyclic compounds for sensing vapors of aromatic VOCs Chapter Eight. Luminescence probing of surface adsorption processes using InGaN/GaN nanowire heterostructure arrays Chapter Nine. Rare earth-doped oxide materials for photoluminescence-based gas sensors
Part Three. Methods and integration Chapter Ten. Recent progress in silicon carbide field effect gas sensors Chapter Eleven. Semiconducting direct thermoelectric gas sensors Chapter Twelve. Dynamic operation of semiconductor sensors Chapter Thirteen. Micromachined semiconductor gas sensors Chapter Fourteen. Integrated CMOS-based sensors for gas and odor detection
Raivo Jaaniso is a Senior Scientist in the Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia.
Tan, Ooi Kiang
Ooi Kiang Tan is Professor of Microelectronics in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.