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Carbon nanotubes and graphene-based chemical sensors

Misra, Abha (2014) Carbon nanotubes and graphene-based chemical sensors. In: CURRENT SCIENCE, 107 (3). pp. 419-429.

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The chemical sensing behaviour of the carbon nano-tube and graphene-based sensors for detecting various chemical analytes is presented in this article. A focus on detection mechanisms has been provided to assess their relative potential under different environmental conditions. The performance of these two carbon allotropes is compared based on their sensitivity towards various types of electron donating and accepting molecules. Although these carbon materials still have to meet crucial challenges in fabrication and optimization, continued progress in this field may lead to a sensor with superior sensitivity for a wide range of applications.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the Author
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes; chemical sensors; electron donors and acceptors; graphene
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Instrumentation Appiled Physics
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2014 05:50
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 05:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/49933

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