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Title: Nanoparticle-based gas sensors and methods of using the same

Gas sensors are provided. The gas sensors include a gas sensing element having metal oxide nanoparticles and a thin-film heating element. Systems that include the gas sensors, as well as methods of using the gas sensors, are also provided. Embodiments of the present disclosure find use in a variety of different applications, including detecting whether an analyte is present in a gaseous sample.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1400220
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California LBNL
Patent Number(s):
9,791,403
Application Number:
14/045,711
Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 03
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

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