New Emerging One Dimensional Nanostructure Materials for Gas Sensing Application: A Mini Review

Author(s): Vinod Kumar Gupta*, Njud S. Alharbie, Shilpi Agarwal, Vladimir A. Grachev

Journal Name: Current Analytical Chemistry

Volume 15 , Issue 2 , 2019

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Background: Nanomaterials have numerous potential applications in many areas such as electronics, optoelectronics, catalysis and composite materials. Particularly, one dimensional (1D) nanomaterials such as nanobelts, nanorods, and nanotubes can be used as either functional materials or building blocks for hierarchical nanostructures. 1D nanostructure plays a very important role in sensor technology.

Objective: In the current review, our efforts are directed toward recent review on the use of 1D nanostructure materials which are used in the literature for developing high-performance gas sensors with fast response, quick recovery time and low detection limit. This mini review also focuses on the methods of synthesis of 1D nanostructural sensor array, sensing mechanisms and its application in sensing of different types of toxic gases which are fatal for human mankind. Particular emphasis is given to the relation between the nanostructure and sensor properties in an attempt to address structure-property correlations. Finally, some future research perspectives and new challenges that the field of 1D nanostructure sensors will have to address are also discussed.

Keywords: ID nanostructure, sensor, response time, detection limit, stability, gas sensing.

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Year: 2019
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