Semiconductor Gas Sensors - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081025598, 9780081025604

Semiconductor Gas Sensors

2nd Edition

Editors: Raivo Jaaniso Ooi Kiang Tan
eBook ISBN: 9780081025604
Paperback ISBN: 9780081025598
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st September 2019
Page Count: 650
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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Fundamentals of Semiconductor Gas Sensors
2. Conduction Mechanism in Semiconducting Metal Oxide Sensing Films: Impact on Transduction
3. Electrode Materials and Electrode-Oxide Interfaces in Semiconductor Gas Sensors

Part II: Advanced Sensing Methods and Structures
4. Recent trends in Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Graphene-Based Gas Sensors
5. Recent Advances in Wide bandgap Semiconductor-Based Gas Sensors
6. Micromachined Semiconductor Gas Sensors
7. Semiconducting Direct Thermoelectric Gas Sensors
8. Information Technology for Gas Sensors

Part III: Nanomaterials for Gas Sensing
9. One Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Chemical Sensing
10. Two Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Chemical Sensing
11. Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Photoluminescence-Based Gas Sensing/Plasmonic Sensors
12. Coated and Functionalized Single-Walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) as gas sensors
13. Cavitands on Carbon nanomaterials-based gas sensors
14. Hybrid Materials with Carbon nanostructures for gas sensing
15. Gas Sensing with Silicon nanowires
16. Sensors based on single layer graphene
17. Sensors based on reduced Graphene oxide
18. Printed Sensors
19. Sensors based on layered transition metal dichalcogenides

Part IV: Applications of Semiconductor Gas Sensors
20. Gas Sensors in Environmental Monitoring
21. Semiconductor Gas Sensors for Indoor Quality Control
22. Semiconductor Gas Sensors for Chemical Warfare agents
23. Integrated Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor-based sensors for gas and odour detection
24. Sensors for medical applications


Semiconductor Gas Sensors, Second Edition summarizes recent research on basic principles, new materials and emerging technologies in this essential field. Chapters cover the foundation of the underlying principles and sensing mechanisms of gas sensors, include expanded content on gas sensing characteristics, such as response, sensitivity and cross-sensitivity, present an overview of the nanomaterials utilized for gas sensing, and review the latest applications for semiconductor gas sensors, including environmental monitoring, indoor monitoring, medical applications, CMOS integration and chemical warfare agents. This second edition has been completely updated, thus ensuring it reflects current literature and the latest materials systems and applications.

Key Features

  • Includes an overview of key applications, with new chapters on indoor monitoring and medical applications
  • Reviews developments in gas sensors and sensing methods, including an expanded section on gas sensor theory
  • Discusses the use of nanomaterials in gas sensing, with new chapters on single-layer graphene sensors, graphene oxide sensors, printed sensors, and much more


Materials Scientists and Engineers, Physicists, Chemists, and Environmental engineers


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About the Editors

Raivo Jaaniso Editor

Raivo Jaaniso is a Senior Scientist in the Institute of Physics, University of Tartu, Estonia.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Tartu, Estonia

Ooi Kiang Tan Editor

Ooi Kiang Tan is Professor of Microelectronics in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.

Affiliations and Expertise

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore