Nanotech 2014 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2014 Vol. 2
Nanotechnology 2014: MEMS, Fluidics, Bio Systems, Medical, Computational & Photonics

Bio Nano Materials Chapter 4

Chemiresistive hydrogen (H2) gas sensor based on viral-templated Pd nanowires

Authors: C.H. Moon, Y. Yan, M. Zhang, N.V. Myung, E.D. Haberer

Affilation: University of California-Riverside, United States

Pages: 293 - 296

Keywords: palladium, nanowire, viral-template, chemiresistive sensor, hydrogen sensor

Palladium (Pd) has been widely used for H2 sensing applications because it readily forms a solid solution with hydrogen, modifying electrical resistance. Because the resistance change is diffusion-limited, Pd nanostructured materials with large surface area to volume ratios are of particular interest for rapid sensing response and recovery. In this work, a nanoscale M13 viral template was utilized to fabricate Pd nanowire chemiresistive sensors for room-temperature H2 detection.

ISBN: 978-1-4822-5827-1
Pages: 570
Hardcopy: $209.95

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