A composite structure based on reduced graphene oxide and metal oxide nanomaterials for chemical sensors
Authors: Galstyan V., Comini E., Kholmanov I., Ponzoni A., Sberveglieri V., Poli N., Faglia G., Sberveglieri G.
Autors Affiliation: Sensor Lab, CNR, National Institute of Optics (INO), Via Valotti 9,25133 Brescia, Italy;
Sensor Lab, Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Via Valotti 9, 25133 Brescia, Italy;
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Abstract: A hybrid nanostructure based on reduced graphene oxide and ZnO has been obtained for the detection of volatile organic compounds. The sensing properties of the hybrid structure have been studied for different concentrations of ethanol and acetone. The response of the hybrid material is significantly higher compared to pristine ZnO nanostructures. The obtained results have shown that the nanohybrid is a promising structure for the monitoring of environmental pollutants and for the application of breath tests in assessment of exposure to volatile organic compounds.
Journal/Review: BEILSTEIN JOURNAL OF NANOTECHNOLOGY
Volume: 7 Pages from: 1421 to: 1427
More Information: The research leading to these results has received funding from the following projects: “New approaches and methodologies for bioremediation of water contaminated by chlorinated aliphatic solvents (SUSBIOREM)” (funded by the National Research Council (CNR) and Lombardia Region); “MSP: Multi Sensor Platform for Smart Building Management” (grant agreement No. 611887, funded by the European Commission through its 7th Framework Programme); “FIRB – Oxides at the nanoscale: multifunctionality and applications” (Protocollo: RBAP115AYN, funded by the Italian Ministry of Education).KeyWords: chemical sensors; reduced graphene oxide (RGO); volatile organic compounds; zinc oxide (ZnO); DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.7.133Citations: 12data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2019-10-20References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here