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Nanostructured Copper(II) oxide thin film for alcohol sensing

Parmar, Mitesh R and Gokhale, Nikhil and Rajanna, K (2009) Nanostructured Copper(II) oxide thin film for alcohol sensing. In: 26th IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, MAY 05-07, 2009, Singapore, pp. 327-330.

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Abstract

Nanostructured copper(II) oxide film was deposited using reactive DC magnetron sputtering. It has been characterized using XRD, EDAX, XPS, and FESEM. The grain size of copper oxide film was found to be 40-65 nm with size distribution. The entire study was divided into two parts. In the first part, the film has been studied for its response to alcohol at different temperatures to find the optimum sensing temperature, whereas in the second part, the film sensitivity to different alcohol concentrations were studied at fixed optimum operating temperature. The optimum temperature for the response of ethanol was observed to be 400 C,and the response for different concentrations was found to be almost linear.

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Keywords: Nanostructured Copper(II) oxide; XPS; EDAX ZAF Quantification; FESEM
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Instrumentation and Applied Physics (Formally ISU)
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 09:30
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:07
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/28035

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