Functional materials for environmental sensors and energy systems

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  1. 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.

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

  1. Vardan Galstyan,
  2. Elisabetta Comini,
  3. Iskandar Kholmanov,
  4. Andrea Ponzoni,
  5. Veronica Sberveglieri,
  6. Nicola Poli,
  7. Guido Faglia and
  8. Giorgio Sberveglieri
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  • Published 10 Oct 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1421–1427, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.133

Nanostructured germanium deposited on heated substrates with enhanced photoelectric properties

  1. Ionel Stavarache,
  2. Valentin Adrian Maraloiu,
  3. Petronela Prepelita and
  4. Gheorghe Iordache
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 21 Oct 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1492–1500, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.142

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  • Published 25 Oct 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1507–1518, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.144

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

  1. Christa Genslein,
  2. Peter Hausler,
  3. Eva-Maria Kirchner,
  4. Rudolf Bierl,
  5. Antje J. Baeumner and
  6. Thomas Hirsch
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 01 Nov 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1564–1573, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.150

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

  1. Wojciech Maziarz,
  2. Anna Kusior and
  3. Anita Trenczek-Zajac
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 15 Nov 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1718–1726, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.164

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

  1. Ann-Kathrin Kleinschmidt,
  2. Lars Barzen,
  3. Johannes Strassner,
  4. Christoph Doering,
  5. Henning Fouckhardt,
  6. Wolfgang Bock,
  7. Michael Wahl and
  8. Michael Kopnarski
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 21 Nov 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1783–1793, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.171

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

  1. Ivan Shtepliuk,
  2. Jens Eriksson,
  3. Volodymyr Khranovskyy,
  4. Tihomir Iakimov,
  5. Anita Lloyd Spetz and
  6. Rositsa Yakimova
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 22 Nov 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1800–1814, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.173

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

  1. Niina Halonen,
  2. Joni Kilpijärvi,
  3. Maciej Sobocinski,
  4. Timir Datta-Chaudhuri,
  5. Antti Hassinen,
  6. Someshekar B. Prakash,
  7. Peter Möller,
  8. Pamela Abshire,
  9. Sakari Kellokumpu and
  10. Anita Lloyd Spetz
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 29 Nov 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1871–1877, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.179

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

  1. Celia García-Hernández,
  2. Cristina García-Cabezón,
  3. Fernando Martín-Pedrosa,
  4. José Antonio De Saja and
  5. María Luz Rodríguez-Méndez
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 08 Dec 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1948–1959, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.186

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

  1. Mohammed Al Araimi,
  2. Petro Lutsyk,
  3. Anatoly Verbitsky,
  4. Yuri Piryatinski,
  5. Mykola Shandura and
  6. Aleksey Rozhin
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 14 Dec 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1991–1999, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.190

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

  1. Paul Chesler,
  2. Cristian Hornoiu,
  3. Susana Mihaiu,
  4. Cristina Vladut,
  5. Jose Maria Calderon Moreno,
  6. Mihai Anastasescu,
  7. Carmen Moldovan,
  8. Bogdan Firtat,
  9. Costin Brasoveanu,
  10. George Muscalu,
  11. Ion Stan and
  12. Mariuca Gartner
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 22 Dec 2016

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 2045–2056, doi:10.3762/bjnano.7.195

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

  1. Elena Dilonardo,
  2. Michele Penza,
  3. Marco Alvisi,
  4. Gennaro Cassano,
  5. Cinzia Di Franco,
  6. Francesco Palmisano,
  7. Luisa Torsi and
  8. Nicola Cioffi
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 10 Jan 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 82–90, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.9

Nanocrystalline TiO2/SnO2 heterostructures for gas sensing

  1. Barbara Lyson-Sypien,
  2. Anna Kusior,
  3. Mieczylaw Rekas,
  4. Jan Zukrowski,
  5. Marta Gajewska,
  6. Katarzyna Michalow-Mauke,
  7. Thomas Graule,
  8. Marta Radecka and
  9. Katarzyna Zakrzewska
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 12 Jan 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 108–122, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.12

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

  1. Urmas Joost,
  2. Andris Šutka,
  3. Meeri Visnapuu,
  4. Aile Tamm,
  5. Meeri Lembinen,
  6. Mikk Antsov,
  7. Kathriin Utt,
  8. Krisjanis Smits,
  9. Ergo Nõmmiste and
  10. Vambola Kisand
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 24 Jan 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 229–236, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.25

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  • Published 21 Feb 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 475–484, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.51

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

  1. Daniel Fischer,
  2. Andreas Hertwig,
  3. Uwe Beck,
  4. Volkmar Lohse,
  5. Detlef Negendank,
  6. Martin Kormunda and
  7. Norbert Esser
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 28 Feb 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 522–529, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.56

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

  1. Margus Kodu,
  2. Artjom Berholts,
  3. Tauno Kahro,
  4. Mati Kook,
  5. Peeter Ritslaid,
  6. Helina Seemen,
  7. Tea Avarmaa,
  8. Harry Alles and
  9. Raivo Jaaniso
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 07 Mar 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 571–578, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.61

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

  1. Elena Dilonardo,
  2. Michele Penza,
  3. Marco Alvisi,
  4. Riccardo Rossi,
  5. Gennaro Cassano,
  6. Cinzia Di Franco,
  7. Francesco Palmisano,
  8. Luisa Torsi and
  9. Nicola Cioffi
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 10 Mar 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 592–603, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.64

BTEX detection with composites of ethylenevinyl acetate and nanostructured carbon

  1. Santa Stepina,
  2. Astrida Berzina,
  3. Gita Sakale and
  4. Maris Knite
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 04 May 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 982–988, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.100

CVD transfer-free graphene for sensing applications

  1. Chiara Schiattarella,
  2. Sten Vollebregt,
  3. Tiziana Polichetti,
  4. Brigida Alfano,
  5. Ettore Massera,
  6. Maria Lucia Miglietta,
  7. Girolamo Di Francia and
  8. Pasqualina Maria Sarro
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 08 May 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 1015–1022, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.102

Study of the correlation between sensing performance and surface morphology of inkjet-printed aqueous graphene-based chemiresistors for NO2 detection

  1. F. Villani,
  2. C. Schiattarella,
  3. T. Polichetti,
  4. R. Di Capua,
  5. F. Loffredo,
  6. B. Alfano,
  7. M. L. Miglietta,
  8. E. Massera,
  9. L. Verdoliva and
  10. G. Di Francia
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 09 May 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 1023–1031, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.103

Treatment of fly ash from power plants using thermal plasma

  1. Sulaiman Al-Mayman,
  2. Ibrahim AlShunaifi,
  3. Abdullah Albeladi,
  4. Imed Ghiloufi and
  5. Saud Binjuwair
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 11 May 2017

Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 1043–1048, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.105

Metal oxide nanostructures: preparation, characterization and functional applications as chemical sensors

  1. Dario Zappa,
  2. Angela Bertuna,
  3. Elisabetta Comini,
  4. Navpreet Kaur,
  5. Nicola Poli,
  6. Veronica Sberveglieri and
  7. Giorgio Sberveglieri
  • Full Research Paper
  • Published 06 Jun 2017

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Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2017, 8, 1205–1217, doi:10.3762/bjnano.8.122

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