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Analytical investigations of gas-sensor using methane decomposition system

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This paper reports on a set of experiments designed to develop a workable gas sensor prototype using an electronic system with methane. The current is found to be sensitive to the presence of methane gas, which is a conduit for a variety of gas sensors. The sensitivity is shown to depend on pointed or broad electrode configurations. Scanning electron microscopy images show the area of conductance that determines the quality of the electrodes in three configurations. Data processing is performed with a support vector regression algorithm in conjunction with statistical analysis for error and quality control. The reported results can be adapted to a broad range of industrial applications for enhanced productivity, safety, innovation, data processing, and overall total quality management.

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The authors would like to thank Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia (Grant Vot. No. 4F382) and the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Grants Vot. No. 03H86 and Post-doc Grant No. 02E11) for the financial support received during the investigation.

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Akbari, E., Buntat, Z., Afroozeh, A. et al. Analytical investigations of gas-sensor using methane decomposition system. Environ Earth Sci 75, 420 (2016).

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