Gu, Fuxing and Zhang, Lei and Yin, Xuefeng and Tong, Limin (2008) Polymer single-nanowire optical sensors. NANO LETTERS, 8 (9). pp. 2757-2761.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl8012314
We report highly versatile nanosensors using polymer single nanowires. On the basis of the optical response of waveguiding polymer single nanowires when exposed to specimens, functionalized polymer nanowires are used for humidity sensing with a response time of 30 ms and for NO2 and NH3 detection down to subparts-per-million level. The compact and flexible sensing scheme shown here may be attractive for very fast detection in physical, chemical, and biological applications with high sensitivity and small footprint.
|Subjects:||Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating|
Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited By:||Anuj Seth|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2008 14:06|
|Last Modified:||20 Jan 2009 10:12|
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