Materials for Capacitance-Based Gas Sensors

  • Ghenadii Korotcenkov
Part of the Integrated Analytical Systems book series (ANASYS)


Capacitance-type sensors form a large percentage of existing sensor types used in both research and industry, as they offer significant advantages in terms of simplicity of fabrication, sensitivity, and low-power operation. This chapter explains the operation of these devices and analyzes the materials such as polymers, metal oxides, porous silicon, CNTs, etc., which are used to make them. The chapter includes 7 figures, 2 tables, and 82 references.


Porous Silicon Humidity Sensor Capacitive Sensor Triple Phase Boundary Large Dielectric Constant 
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  • Ghenadii Korotcenkov
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  1. 1.Materials Science and EngineeringGwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyGwangjuKorea, Republic of (South Korea)

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