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Carbon-based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128213452

Carbon-based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing

1st Edition

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Editor: Navinchandra Shimpi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128213452
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 2021
Page Count: 352
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Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Carbon based nanomaterials
1. Carbon based smart nanomaterials
2. Gas sensors based on Carbon based nanomaterials

Part II. Application of carbon-based nanomaterials in gas sensing
3. CNTs based gas sensors
4. Carbon nanofibers based gas sensors based gas sensors
5. 3-Dimensional hierarchical based gas sensors
6. Future scope


Carbon-based nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing discusses the state-of-the-art, emerging challenges, properties and opportunities of various carbon-based nanomaterials and nanocomposites with their application in smart gas sensors. The book focuses on carbon-based nanomaterials used for the purpose of sensing, device fabrication and its applications for the sensing of various hazardous gases. In addition, it provides systematic and effective guidelines for researchers who want to gain a fundamental understanding on how this class of materials is being used for gas sensing.

Since these sensors can be applied for the automation of numerous industrial processes and for the everyday monitoring of various activities, including public safety, engine performance, medical therapeutics, and in many other situations, this book will catch the attention of readers and motivate them for advanced research in the development of smart and efficient gas sensors.

Key Features

  • Offers a one-stop resource, bringing together information currently scattered over journal papers and project reports
  • Presents a focused concept that reflects the properties, synthesis and sensing capabilities of carbon-based nanomaterials and their composites
  • Combines fundamental experimental and theoretical information with industrial needs and engineering design methods


Academics and R&D industry researchers in the fields of materials science and environmental engineering


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About the Editor

Navinchandra Shimpi

Navinchandra G. Shimpi is Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, India. Dr. Shimpi is working on development of smart and advance nanomaterials for the detection of hazardous gas by fabricating smart gas sensors This is his second book for Elsevier, having previously edited Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymer Composites: Processing, Properties and Application.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, Santacruz, India