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Low-level NO gas sensing properties of \(\hbox {Zn}_{1-x}\hbox {Sn}_{x}\hbox {O}\) nanostructure sensors under UV light irradiation at room temperature

  • Irmak Karaduman ErEmail author
  • Ali Orkun Çağirtekin
  • Tuğba Çorlu
  • Memet Ali Yildirim
  • Aytunç Ateş
  • Selim Acar
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Abstract

\(\hbox {Zn}_{1-x}\hbox {Sn}_{x}\hbox {O}\) (\(x=0\), 0.05, 0.10, 0.15, 0.20) nanostructures have been grown through the successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction method. The structural, morphological and compositional properties of the nanostructures have been characterized through X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscope and energy dispersive X-ray analysis, respectively. The NO gas sensing properties of sensors to 20 ppb have been systematically investigated in the dark and under UV light irradiation. A \(\hbox {Zn}_{0.90}\hbox {Sn}_{0.10}\hbox {O}\) sensor has exhibited the highest response for 20 ppb NO gas compared with other sensors. The sensor response has increased from 1.9 to 43% depending on the UV light irradiation for the \(\hbox {Zn}_{0.90}\hbox {Sn}_{0.10}\hbox {O}\) sensor. \(\hbox {Zn}_{0.90}\hbox {Sn}_{0.10}\hbox {O}\) nanostructure can be used as a suitable gas sensor material for detection of low concentration levels of NO gas.

Keywords

Gas sensor UV light irradiation Sn-doped ZnO nanostructures 

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Acknowledgements

This work was supported by TUBITAK with Project No. 115M658 and Gazi University Scientific Research Fund Project No. 05/2016-21.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irmak Karaduman Er
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ali Orkun Çağirtekin
    • 1
  • Tuğba Çorlu
    • 1
  • Memet Ali Yildirim
    • 2
  • Aytunç Ateş
    • 3
  • Selim Acar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Science FacultyGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Electric and Electronics Engineering, Engineering FacultyErzincan UniversityErzincanTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Material Engineering, Engineering and Natural Sciences FacultyYıldırım Beyazıt UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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