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Title: Sensors and devices containing ultra-small nanowire arrays


A network of nanowires may be used for a sensor. The nanowires are metallic, each nanowire has a thickness of at most 20 nm, and each nanowire has a width of at most 20 nm. The sensor may include nanowires comprising Pd, and the sensor may sense a change in hydrogen concentration from 0 to 100%. A device may include the hydrogen sensor, such as a vehicle, a fuel cell, a hydrogen storage tank, a facility for manufacturing steel, or a facility for refining petroleum products.

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Xiao, Zhili. Sensors and devices containing ultra-small nanowire arrays. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Xiao, Zhili. Sensors and devices containing ultra-small nanowire arrays. United States.
Xiao, Zhili. Tue . "Sensors and devices containing ultra-small nanowire arrays". United States.
title = {Sensors and devices containing ultra-small nanowire arrays},
author = {Xiao, Zhili},
abstractNote = {A network of nanowires may be used for a sensor. The nanowires are metallic, each nanowire has a thickness of at most 20 nm, and each nanowire has a width of at most 20 nm. The sensor may include nanowires comprising Pd, and the sensor may sense a change in hydrogen concentration from 0 to 100%. A device may include the hydrogen sensor, such as a vehicle, a fuel cell, a hydrogen storage tank, a facility for manufacturing steel, or a facility for refining petroleum products.},
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year = {2014},
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