Symposium J
Functional Nanomaterials for New Generation Solid State Gas Sensors

Programme Chair:
Camilla BARATTO, CNR - INO, University of Brescia, Italy
Sheikh AKBAR, Ohio State University, USA
Elisabetta COMINI, University of Brescia, Italy
Corrado DI NATALE, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Martin EICKHOFF, University of Giessen, Germany
Julian GARDNER, University of Warwick, UK
Perena GOUMA, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Ho Won JANG, Seoul National University, South Korea
Jyrki LAPPALAINEN, University of Oulu, Finland
Jong-Heun LEE, Korea University, South Korea
Xiaogan LI, Dalian University, China
Peter Alexander LIEBERZEIT, University of Vienna, Austria
Eduard LLOBET, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Meyya MEYYAPPAN, NASA, Ames Research Center, USA
Norio MIURA, Kyushu University, Japan
Ralf MOOS, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Stanislav A. MOSHKALEV, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Giovanni NERI, University of Messina, Italy
Zafer Ziya OZTURK, Gebze Technical University, Turkey
Michele PENZA, ENEA, Italy
Tilman SAUERWALD, Saarland University, Germany
Yasuhiro SHIMIZU, Nagasaki University, Japan
Joseph R. STETTER, KWJ Engineering Inc. & SPEC Sensor LLC, USA
Pi-Guey SU, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan
Michael TIEMANN, University of Paderborn, Germany
Alfred TOK, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ning WANG, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Sheikh AKBAR / Derek MILLER, Ohio State University, USA
Mihai BREZEANU, Honeywell Romania S.R.L, Romania
Prabir DUTTA, Ohio State University, USA
Xingmin GUO, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Radu IONESCU, Tesfalem WELEAREGAY, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Ho Won JANG, Seoul National University, South Korea
Wolfgang KNOLL, Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria
Jong-Heun LEE, Korea University, South Korea
Xiaogan LI, Dalian University, China
Peter Alexander LIEBERZEIT, University of Vienna, Austria
Maiko NISHIBORI, Kyushu University, Japan
Stefan PALZER, University of Freiburg, Germany
Ralf RIEDEL, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Tilman SAUERWALD, Saarland University, Germany
Kengo SHIMANOE, Kyushu University, Japan
Yasuhiro SHIMIZU, Nagasaki University, Japan
Alexander SINITSKII, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Wojtek WLODARSKI, RMIT University, Australia
Solid state gas sensors based on electrical and electro-chemical transduction principles are receiving increasing attention in both industry and academia for their widespread range of applications spanning from comfort, safety, security, medicine to environmental monitoring and process engineering.
The today availability of a large palette of new nanomaterials with very peculiar functional properties is an unprecedented tool to address the demand for more sensitive, selective, stable, smaller size and with a lower operating temperature gas sensors suitable for microelectronics integration.
Through the exploitation of the high reactivity of nano-materials due to their extremely high surface-to-volume ratio, their very special surface states, quantum confinement effects and outstanding electronic properties, the goals is to create a new generation of stable and reproducible miniaturized sensors with increased sensitivity and selectivity, shorter response time, good reversibility, low energy consumption, and suitable to be mass produced at low cost.
This symposium aims at enlightening recent progress and perspective views of materials and technology achievements in solid state nanosensors for gas and organic and inorganic volatile compounds detection.
Matter covered includes:
- Basic principles of gas and volatile compounds sensors
- New nanomaterials for semiconductor and electrochemical gas sensors; novel functionalization approaches by molecular engineering; nanostructure design and control of the major factors affecting sensing performance;
- Gas sensor devices design and evaluation: nanosensor architectures by top-down, bottom-up or combined approaches for (multi)signal layers; functional hybrid heterostructures; integration process into macroscopic and micromachined substrates; sensitivity, selectivity, response time, power consumption and signal stability and reproducibility
- Ongoing and prospective applications
Session Topics

J-1 New nanocarbons (CNTs, graphene, new 2D materials)-based gas sensors; nanosilicon-based gas sensors

J-2 Semiconductor/ion conduction oxides-based gas nanosensors

J-3 Nanometal-based gas sensors; polymer-based gas sensors

J-4 Nanocomposite/hybrid/heterostructure-based gas sensors


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