Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)

Guest Editor:  Dr. Wenfeng Peng
Manager, Research and Development, Industrial Scientific Corporation
1001 Oakdale Road, Oakdale, PA 15071-1500, USA
Tel: 412-490-1826, Fax: 412-788-8353, e-mail wpeng@indsci.com
Call for Papers: html format.
1 October 2006 (Deadline for paper submission). Published in December 2006

Papers published

Open Access
Seongjeen Kim
Department of Electronic Engineering, Kyungnam University, Masan, Korea 631-701. E-mail: sjk1216@kyungnam.ac.kr
CNT Sensors for Detecting Gases with Low Adsorption Energy by Ionization
Sensors 2006, 6503-513 (PDF format, 119 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Chi-Hwan Han 1, Sang-Do Han 1,* and S. P. Khatkar 2
1 Photo- & Electro-Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, 71-2 Jangdong Yusung, Daejeon 305-343, Korea
2 Department of Chemistry, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak-124 001, India
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Email: hanchi@kier.re.kr
Enhancement of H2-sensing Properties of F-doped SnO2 Sensor by Surface Modification with SiO2
Sensors 2006, 6492-502 (PDF format, 154 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access (open access to this paper was granted by MDPI)
Il Jin Kim 1,2,*, Sang Do Han
2,*, Chi Hwan Han 2, Jihye Gwak 2, Hi Doek Lee 1 and Jin Suk Wang 1
1 Department of Electronics Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea
E-mail: kijstar2003@yahoo.com, E-mail: hdlee@cnu.ac.kr, E-mail: jswang@cnu.ac.kr
2 Optic and Electric Materials Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, South Korea
E-mail : sdhan@kier.re.kr, E-mail: hanchi@kier.re.kr, E-mail: bleucoeur@kier.re.kr
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Micro Semiconductor CO Sensors Based on Indium-Doped Tin Dioxide Nanocrystalline Powders
Sensors 2006, 6, 526-535 (PDF format, 437 K)
(This paper belongs to special topic: "Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Cesar Elosua, Ignacio R. Matias*, Candido Bariain and Francisco J. Arregui
Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadia s/n, 31006 Pamplona, Spain
E-mails: cesar.elosua@unavarra.es, natxo@unavarra.es, cba@unavarra.es, parregui@unavarra.es
* Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed; e-mail: natxo@unavarra.es; Phone: +34948169288, Fax.: +34 948169720
Full Research Paper: Development of an In-Fiber Nanocavity Towards Detection of Volatile Organic Gases
Sensors 2006, 6, 578-592 (PDF format, 290 K)
(This paper belongs to special topic: "Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Byoung Sam Kang
1, Hung-Ta Wang 2, Li- Chia Tien 1, Fan Ren 2, Brent P. Gila 1, David P. Norton 1, Cammy R. Abernathy 1, Jenshan Lin 3 and Stepehn J. Pearton 1,*
1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
2. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
3. Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 USA
E-mails: B.S.Kang bskang@che.ufl.edu, Li-Chai Tien lctien@ufl.edu, Fan Ren ren@che.ufl.edu, David Norton
dnort@mse.ufl.edu, Cammy Abernathy caber@mse.ufl.edu, Stephen Pearton spear@mse.ufl.edu.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed,e-mail: spear@mse.ufl.edu
Review: Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Nanorod and Thin Film Gas Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 643-666 (PDF format, 995 K)
(This paper belongs to special topic: "Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Sardar M. Ayub Durrani
Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia.
Phone 966-3-8603555, Fax 966-3-8604281, E-mail: smayub@kfupm.edu.sa
Full Paper: Biasing Voltage Dependence of Sensitivity of Electron Beam Evaporated SnO2 Thin Film CO Sensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1153-1160 (PDF format, 53 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Bassam Alfeeli *, Gary Pickrell and Anbo Wang
Center for Photonics Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 460 Turner Street, Suite 303, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA.
E-mails: alfeeli@vt.edu, pickrell@vt.edu, awang@vt.edu Home page: www.ee.vt.edu/~photonics
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 31 August 2006 / Accepted: 9 October 2006 / Published: 11 October 2006
Full Paper: Sub-Nanoliter Spectroscopic Gas Sensor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1308-1320 (PDF format, 319 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Matthias Batzill

Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA

E-mail: mbatzill@cas.usf.edu

Received: 26 September 2006 / Accepted: 16 October 2006 / Published: 17 October 2006

Review: Surface Science Studies of Gas Sensing Materials: SnO2

Sensors 2006, 6, 1345-1366 (PDF format, 1041 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Angela Elia *, Cinzia Di Franco, Pietro Mario Lugarà and Gaetano Scamarcio
LIT3 CNR-INFM Regional Laboratory, Department of Physics - University of Bari, Via Amendola
173, I-70126 Bari, Italy
E-mail: angela.elia@fisica.uniba.it (A. Elia). E-mail: cinzia.difranco@fisica.uniba.it (C. Di Franco).
E-mail: lugara@fisica.uniba.it (P.M. Lugarà). E-mail: scamarcio@fisica.uniba.it (G. Scamarcio)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Received: 4 October 2006 / Accepted: 25 October 2006 / Published: 27 October 2006
Review: Photoacoustic Spectroscopy with Quantum Cascade Lasers for Trace Gas Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 1411-1419 (PDF format, 76 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Shih Min Chou 1, Lay Gaik Teoh 2,*, Wei Hao Lai 1, Yen Hsun Su 1 and Min Hsiung Hon 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, No. 1, Ta-Hsueh Road, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
E-mail: csm@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Shih Min Chou)
E-mail: Jeffrey@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Wei Hao Lai)
E-mail: kistic@mail.mse.ncku.edu.tw (for Yen Hsun Su)
E-mail: mhhon@mail.ncku.edu.tw (for Min Hsiung Hon)
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No. 1, Shuehfu Road, Neipu, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: n5888107@mail.npust.edu.tw
Received: 31 July 2006 / Accepted: 27 October / Published: 30 October 2006
Full Paper: ZnO:Al Thin Film Gas Sensor for Detection of Ethanol Vapor
Sensors 2006, 6, 1420-1427 (PDF format, 208 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Ida A. Casalinuovo *, Donato Di Pierro, Massimiliano Coletta and Paolo Di Francesco
Divisions of Microbiology and Medical Chemistry, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Via Montpellier n°1, 00133 Rome, Italy
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed: E-mail: casalinuovo@med.uniroma2.it; Tel.
+39-06-72596565 / 6579; Fax: +39-06-20427523
Received: 22 September 2006; in revised form: 28 October 2006 / Accepted: 30 October 2006 / Published: 1 November 2006
Review: Application of Electronic Noses for Disease Diagnosis and Food Spoilage Detection
Sensors 2006, 6, 1428-1439 (PDF format, 50 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Cesar Elosua, Ignacio R. Matias*, Candido Bariain and Francisco J. Arregui
Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadia s/n, 31006 Pamplona, Spain; E-mails: cesar.elosua@unavarra.es; cba@unavarra.es; parregui@unavarra.es
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; e-mail: natxo@unavarra.es; Phone: (+34) 948169288, Fax: (+34) 948169720
Received: 7 October 2006; in revised form: 31 October 2006 / Accepted: 31 October 2006 / Published: 1 November 2006
Review: Volatile Organic Compound Optical Fiber Sensors: A Review
Sensors 2006, 6, 1440-1465 (PDF format, 1152 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Gerald Frenzer 1, Andreas Frantzen 1, Daniel Sanders 2, Ulrich Simon 2 and Wilhelm F. Maier 1,*
1 Universität des Saarlandes, Im Stadtwald, Geb. 4.2, 66125 Saarbruecken; Germany
2 RWTH Aachen, Landoltweg 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany; Fax (+49)241/80-99003; E-Mail: ulrich.simon@ac.rwth-aachen.de
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; Fax: (+49)681/302-2343; E-mail: w.f.maier@mx.uni-saarland.de
Received: 26 September 2006 / Accepted: 14 November 2006 / Published: 17 November 2006
Full Paper: Wet Chemical Synthesis and Screening of Thick Porous Oxide Films for Resistive Gas Sensing Applications
Sensors 2006, 6, 1568-1586 (PDF format, 451 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Tom Burr *, Bernie Foy, Herb Fry and Brian McVey
Mail Stop F600, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545, USA
E-mails: tburr@lanl.gov, bfoy@lanl.gov, ha_fry@lanl.gov, bdm@lanl.gov
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tburr@lanl.gov
Received: 29 September 2006 / Accepted:  17 November 2006 / Published: 23 November 2006
Full Paper: Characterizing Clutter in the Context of Detecting Weak Gaseous Plumes in Hyperspectral Imagery
Sensors 2006, 6, 1587-1615 (PDF format, 1205 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Achim J. Lilienthal 1,*, Amy Loutfi 1 and Tom Duckett 2
1 University of Orebro, Dept. of Technology, AASS, S-70182 Orebro, Sweden
2 University of Lincoln, Dept. of Computing and Informatics, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: achim@lilienthals.de
Received: 1 October 2006 / Accepted: 8 November 2006 / Published: 20 November 2006
Review: Airborne Chemical Sensing with Mobile Robots
Sensors 2006, 6, 1616-1678 (PDF format, 10.884 MB)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Tom Burr * and Nicolas Hengartner
Mail Stop F600, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545, USA
E-mails: tburr@lanl.gov and nickh@lanl.gov
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed; E-mail: tburr@lanl.gov
Received: 22 October 2006 / Accepted: 4 December 2006 / Published 6 December 2006
Review: Overview of Physical Models and Statistical Approaches for Weak Gaseous Plume Detection using Passive Infrared Hyperspectral Imagery
Sensors 2006, 6, 1721-1750 (PDF format, 273 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Xiaowen Xu 1,2,*, Jing Wang 1,‡ and Yingcai Long 1,*
1 Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, P.R. China; ‡E-mail: jing-wang@fudan.edu.cn
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of Suzhou, Suzhou 215011, P.R. China
* Authors to whom correspondence may be addressed; Tel: (+86)-21-6564-3913; Fax: (+86)-21-6564-
1740, E-mail: yclong@fudan.edu.cn (Y-C. Long); xwxu@mail.usts.edu.cn (X. Xu)
Received: 29 September 2006; in revised form: 1 November 2006 / Accepted: 13 December 206 / Published: 13 December 2006
Review: Zeolite-based Materials for Gas Sensors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1751-1764 (PDF format, 166 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

Open Access
Jieshan Lu, Xiaoan Cao *, Canying Pan, Lianfeng Yang, Guangbo Lai, Jianling Chen and Cuiqin Wu
Environmental Science and Engineering Institute, Guangzhou University, 510006, Guangzhou, P. R.
China; E-mails: jjss1027@yahoo.com.cn (Jieshan Lu), ahcan2000@163.com (Canying Pan), cayang@163.com (Canying Pan), lgb2004gd@yahoo.com.cn (Guangbo Lai), cjl198409@126.com (Jianling Chen), cqwu@xmu.edu.cn (Cuiqin Wu)
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: caoxiaoan2003@yahoo.com.cn
Received: 26 October 2006; in revised form: / Accepted: 19 December 2006 / Published: 26 December 2006
Full Paper: Studies of the Cataluminescence of Benzene Homologues on Nanosized γ–Al2O3/Eu2O3 and the Development of a Gas Sensor for Benzene Homologue Vapors
Sensors 2006, 6, 1827-1836 (PDF format, 201 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Hua Bai and Gaoquan Shi*
Department of Chemistry and Key Lab of Bio-organic Phosphorus and Chemical Biology of Education Commission of China, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China
E-mail: gshi@tsinghua.edu.cn, baihua00@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn.
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. 
Received: 30 October 2006 / Accepted: 2 March 2007 / Published: 7 March 2007

Review: Gas Sensors Based on Conducting Polymers
Sensors 2007, 7, 267-307 (PDF format, 514 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

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Khaled Sadek and Walied Moussa*
4-9, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2G8
E-mail: Walied.Moussa@ualberta.ca
* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. 
Received: 8 October 2006 / Accepted: 16 February 2007 / Published: 14 March 2007

Review: Studying the Effect of Deposition Conditions on the Performance and Reliability of MEMS Gas Sensors
Sensors 2007, 7, 319-340 (PDF format, 4690 K)
(This paper belongs to "Special Issue: Gas Sensors (gas detection, gas analysis)" edited by Wenfeng Peng, E-mail: wpeng@indsci.com)

5 October 2008  - Matthias Burkhalter - Sensors Journal