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Development of carbon nanotube-based sensors - A review

Mahar, Benjamin and Laslau, Cosmin and Yip, Ronnie and Sun, Yu (2007) Development of carbon nanotube-based sensors - A review. IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL, 7 (1-2). pp. 266-284.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2006.886863

Abstract

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have shown great promise as sensing elements in nanoelectromechanical sensors. In this review paper, we discuss the electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical properties of CNTs that are used in such applications. This investigation indicates which nanotube properties should be carefully considered when designing nanotube-based sensors. We then present the primary techniques that have been used for the integration of nanotubes into devices and proceed to give a description of sensors that have been developed using CNTs as active sensing elements.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:carbon nanotubes (CNTs); integration; nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS); sensors
Subjects:Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating
Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
ID Code:3231
Deposited By:Anuj Seth
Deposited On:14 Jan 2009 13:44
Last Modified:20 Jan 2009 15:55

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