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Functional materials for environmental sensors and energy systems


Editors: Dr. Michele Penza, ENEA, Prof. Anita Lloyd Spetz, Linkoping University, Prof. Albert Romano Rodriguez, University of Barcelona, Dr. Meyya Meyyappan, NASA Ames Research Center

This Thematic Series highlights the latest research in functional materials for environmental sensors and energy systems.

Further articles will follow soon.



 
Overview

A composite structure based on reduced graphene oxide and metal oxide nanomaterials for chemical sensors

Vardan Galstyan, Elisabetta Comini, Iskandar Kholmanov, Andrea Ponzoni, Veronica Sberveglieri, Nicola Poli, Guido Faglia, Giorgio Sberveglieri

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1421–1427. published 10 Oct 2016

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Nanostructured germanium deposited on heated substrates with enhanced photoelectric properties

Ionel Stavarache, Valentin Adrian Maraloiu, Petronela Prepelita, Gheorghe Iordache

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1492–1500. published 21 Oct 2016

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Enhanced detection of nitrogen dioxide via combined heating and pulsed UV operation of indium oxide nano-octahedra

Oriol Gonzalez, Sergio Roso, Xavier Vilanova, Eduard Llobet

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1507–1518. published 25 Oct 2016

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Graphene-enhanced plasmonic nanohole arrays for environmental sensing in aqueous samples

Christa Genslein, Peter Hausler, Eva-Maria Kirchner, Rudolf Bierl, Antje J. Baeumner, Thomas Hirsch

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1564–1573. published 01 Nov 2016

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Nanostructured TiO2-based gas sensors with enhanced sensitivity to reducing gases

Wojciech Maziarz, Anna Kusior, Anita Trenczek-Zajac

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1718–1726. published 15 Nov 2016

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Precise in situ etch depth control of multilayered III−V semiconductor samples with reflectance anisotropy spectroscopy (RAS) equipment

Ann-Kathrin Kleinschmidt, Lars Barzen, Johannes Strassner, Christoph Doering, Henning Fouckhardt, Wolfgang Bock, Michael Wahl, Michael Kopnarski

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1783–1793. published 21 Nov 2016

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Monolayer graphene/SiC Schottky barrier diodes with improved barrier height uniformity as a sensing platform for the detection of heavy metals

Ivan Shtepliuk, Jens Eriksson, Volodymyr Khranovskyy, Tihomir Iakimov, Anita Lloyd Spetz, Rositsa Yakimova

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1800–1814. published 22 Nov 2016

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Low temperature co-fired ceramic packaging of CMOS capacitive sensor chip towards cell viability monitoring

Niina Halonen, Joni Kilpijärvi, Maciej Sobocinski, Timir Datta-Chaudhuri, Antti Hassinen, Someshekar B. Prakash, Peter Möller, Pamela Abshire, Sakari Kellokumpu, Anita Lloyd Spetz

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1871–1877. published 29 Nov 2016

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Layered composites of PEDOT/PSS/nanoparticles and PEDOT/PSS/phthalocyanines as electron mediators for sensors and biosensors

Celia García-Hernández, Cristina García-Cabezón, Fernando Martín-Pedrosa, José Antonio De Saja, María Luz Rodríguez-Méndez

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1948–1959. published 08 Dec 2016

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A dioxaborine cyanine dye as a photoluminescence probe for sensing carbon nanotubes

Mohammed Al Araimi, Petro Lutsyk, Anatoly Verbitsky, Yuri Piryatinski, Mykola Shandura, Aleksey Rozhin

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1991–1999. published 14 Dec 2016

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Nanostructured SnO2–ZnO composite gas sensors for selective detection of carbon monoxide

Paul Chesler, Cristian Hornoiu, Susana Mihaiu, Cristina Vladut, Jose Maria Calderon Moreno, Mihai Anastasescu, Carmen Moldovan, Bogdan Firtat, Costin Brasoveanu, George Muscalu, Ion Stan, Mariuca Gartner

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 2045–2056. published 22 Dec 2016

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Sensitive detection of hydrocarbon gases using electrochemically Pd-modified ZnO chemiresistors

Elena Dilonardo, Michele Penza, Marco Alvisi, Gennaro Cassano, Cinzia Di Franco, Francesco Palmisano, Luisa Torsi, Nicola Cioffi

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 82–90. published 10 Jan 2017

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Nanocrystalline TiO2/SnO2 heterostructures for gas sensing

Barbara Lyson-Sypien, Anna Kusior, Mieczylaw Rekas, Jan Zukrowski, Marta Gajewska, Katarzyna Michalow-Mauke, Thomas Graule, Marta Radecka, Katarzyna Zakrzewska

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 108–122. published 12 Jan 2017

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Colorimetric gas detection by the varying thickness of a thin film of ultrasmall PTSA-coated TiO2 nanoparticles on a Si substrate

Urmas Joost, Andris Šutka, Meeri Visnapuu, Aile Tamm, Meeri Lembinen, Mikk Antsov, Kathriin Utt, Krisjanis Smits, Ergo Nõmmiste, Vambola Kisand

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 229–236. published 24 Jan 2017

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Fiber optic sensors based on hybrid phenyl-silica xerogel films to detect n-hexane: determination of the isosteric enthalpy of adsorption

Jesús C. Echeverría, Ignacio Calleja, Paula Moriones, Julián J. Garrido

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 475–484. published 21 Feb 2017

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Thin SnOx films for surface plasmon resonance enhanced ellipsometric gas sensing (SPREE)

Daniel Fischer, Andreas Hertwig, Uwe Beck, Volkmar Lohse, Detlef Negendank, Martin Kormunda, Norbert Esser

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 522–529. published 28 Feb 2017

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Graphene functionalised by laser-ablated V2O5 for a highly sensitive NH3 sensor

Margus Kodu, Artjom Berholts, Tauno Kahro, Mati Kook, Peeter Ritslaid, Helina Seemen, Tea Avarmaa, Harry Alles, Raivo Jaaniso

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 571–578. published 07 Mar 2017

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Gas sensing properties of MWCNT layers electrochemically decorated with Au and Pd nanoparticles

Elena Dilonardo, Michele Penza, Marco Alvisi, Riccardo Rossi, Gennaro Cassano, Cinzia Di Franco, Francesco Palmisano, Luisa Torsi, Nicola Cioffi

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 592–603. published 10 Mar 2017

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