Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing

Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing

1st Edition - October 12, 2022

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  • Editors: Navinchandra Shimpi, Shilpa Jain
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128213452
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128213742

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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, for their application in smart gas sensors. The book focuses on various carbon-based nanomaterials and their nanocomposites, sensing mechanism, device fabrication, and their application for the sensing of various hazardous gases. This is important for several industries, environmental monitoring, and human healthcare, due to increased industrialization. Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing  provides systematic and effective guidelines for researchers who want to gain a fundamental understanding of how this class of materials is being used for gas sensing. Since these sensors can be applied for the automation of numerous industrial processes, as well as for everyday monitoring of various activities, such as 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 reflecting 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 professionals in the fields of materials science and environmental engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Carbon-based smart nanomaterials
    2. Carbon nanomaterials-based gas sensors
    3. Carbon-based gas sensing materials
    4. Carbon nanotube-based gas sensors
    5. Carbon nanofiber-based gas sensors
    6. Graphene-based gas sensors
    7. 3D Hierarchical carbon-based gas sensors
    8. Conducting polymer-based gas sensors
    9. Future prospects

Product details

  • No. of pages: 260
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: October 12, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128213452
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128213742

About the Editors

Navinchandra Shimpi

Dr. Navinchandra Gopal Shimpi has been working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, since April 2014. Previously, he was associated with University Institute of Chemical Technology, Jalgaon. He has completed PhD from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, in 2006. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award from Asian Polymer Association in 2014 and DnyanjotiPuraskar in 2008 from Shirsathe Foundation, Jalgaon. So far, he has published more than 95 papers in international journals of good impact factor and delivered more than 80 lectures as an invited speaker. He has generated Rs 2.2 crores for outstanding research from various funding agencies. He is at present having two research projects from UGC, DRDO, and one consultancy project from Indofil Chemicals Ltd, Thane. So far, thirteen students have completed their PhD, and eight are doing their Ph. D under his guidance. He is having two granted patents and four are under examination. Moreover. he has guided 15 students for their MTech dissertation. Besides this, he has organized five national and international conferences with five staff development programs and four professional certificate courses. He is an associate editor of International Journal of Chemical Studies and worked as a lead guest editor for Advancement in Polymeric Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites, a special issue of International Journal Polymer Science.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Shilpa Jain

Dr. Shilpa Jain has been working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, since November 2016. She has done her Ph.D. under the guidance of Dr. Navinchandra Shimpi from University Department of Chemistry – University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Her Ph.D. topic was “Technique development in synthesis of smart nanomaterials and their application in sensing”. Her research area is Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Gas Sensors & Polymer Nanocomposites. She has worked on hybrid nanomaterials and nanocomposites and their application in highly efficient gas sensors. Her other areas of research interest are morphology dependent sensing, carbon-based Nanostructures and Nano catalysts. She has published 10 research papers in international journals with high impact factor having more than 200 citations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.

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  • Harsha C. Tue Nov 15 2022

    Carbon-Based Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Gas Sensing

    Important aspects of gas sending has been covered by editor's