Nanostructured Gas Sensors
Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications
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Nanostructure materials exhibit distinct properties by virtue of nanoscale morphological variations, which opens up endless possibilities to investigate unexplored and interesting applications. This textbook broadly covers the fabrication and characterization of nanostructure films and exploration of their gas-sensing applications. It presents the fundamentals of gas-sensing technology and a comprehensive study on smart gas sensing technology. Readers will find basics, analytical techniques, nanotechnology-enabled experimental findings, and future directions of smart gas-sensing technology at one place. Through the inclusion of up-to-date experimental knowledge of synthesis, processing, and application development, the book is suitable for academics at all levels.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Nanomaterial and Nanostructure
Properties of Nanomaterials
Various Synthesis Techniques for Nanomaterials
Gas Sensing Based on Nanostructure Materials
2. Characterization of Nanomaterials
Basics to Visualization Techniques for Nanomaterials
Basics to Analytical Techniques for Nanomaterials
3. Introduction to Gas Sensing
Various Operating Principles of Gas Sensor
Metal Oxide Nanostructures
4. Introduction to Device fabrication
5. Gas Sensor Applications and Challenges
Application of Gas Sensors
Ankur Gupta is an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur, India. He received his PhD in mechanical engineering from IIT Kanpur and served as an assistant professor at IIT Bhubaneswar for three years before joining IIT Jodhpur. He has over 50 research contributions to his credit, including a patent, various international journal papers, book chapters, a co-edited book, and over 30 invited talks/presentations across the globe. Dr Gupta was selected by the Department of Science and Technology, India, to participate in the Second BRICS Young Scientist Conclave held at Zhejiang University, China, in 2017. He is also a recipient of the ISEES Young Scientist Award (2017) and IEI Young Engineer Award (2020) from the Institution of Engineers (India) in the production division.
Gulshan Verma is currently a PhD scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Jodhpur. His area of interest includes MEMS systems, nanocomposites-based sensors, and flexible sensors. His current research focuses on the field of flexible gas sensing devices.