Advertisement

Topics

A portable gas sensor based on cataluminescence.

06:00 EDT 28th June 2012 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "A portable gas sensor based on cataluminescence."

We describe a portable gas sensor based on cataluminescence. Miniaturization of the gas sensor was achieved by using a miniature photomultiplier tube, a miniature gas pump and a simple light seal. The signal to noise ratio (SNR) was considered as the evaluation criteria for the design and testing of the sensor. The main source of noise was from thermal background. Optimal working temperature and flow rate were determined experimentally from the viewpoint of improvement in SNR. A series of parameters related to analytical performance was estimated. The limitation of detection of the sensor was 7 ppm (SNR = 3) for ethanol and 10 ppm (SNR = 3) for hydrogen sulphide. Zirconia and barium carbonate were respectively selected as nano-sized catalysts for ethanol and hydrogen sulphide. Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Affiliation

State Key Laboratory of Precision Measurement Technology and Instruments, Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, PR China.

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Luminescence : the journal of biological and chemical luminescence
ISSN: 1522-7243
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [15531 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Lab Assembled Microcontroller-Based Sensor Module for Continuous Oxygen Measurement in Portable Hypoxia Chambers.

Hypoxia-based cell culture experiments are routine and essential components of in vitro cancer research. Most laboratories use low-cost portable modular chambers to achieve hypoxic conditions for cell...

Chemically-modified cellulose paper as smart sensor device for colorimetric and optical detection of hydrogen sulfate in water.

A portable, recyclable and highly selective paper-based sensor device for the colorimetric and optical detection of hydrogen sulfate anions in water was developed. The detection system features a rhod...

Single nanobeam optical sensor with a high Q-factor and high sensitivity.

The miniaturization of optical sensors is essential for the realization of compact, portable, and cost-effective devices. Photonic crystal-based optical sensors, which have an ultra-small mode volume ...

Rapid Quantification of Trimethylamine.

Sensitive detection of trimethylamine both in aqueous and gaseous phases has been accomplished using an inexpensive colorimetric sensor array. Distinctive color change patterns provide facile discrimi...

An Antibody- and Label-Free Phosphoprotein Sensor Device based on an Organic Transistor.

An antibody- and label-free detection of a phosphoprotein (α-casein) has been achieved using an organic field-effect transistor (OFET)-based sensor. The fabricated OFET device possesses an extended-g...

Clinical Trials [1864 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

An Inpatient Evaluation of Six-Day Subcutaneous Glucose Sensor Performance

The purpose of this study is to assess the performance of the subcutaneous glucose sensor over an extended sensor life. The sensor is currently approved for 3 days of use and this study wi...

New Glucose Sensor Pediatric

The purpose of this study is to assess performance of a new subcutaneous glucose sensor over a seven day sensor life when used with currently marketed Medtronic Diabetes devices. In additi...

Effectiveness and Safety Study of the Abbott Sensor Based Glucose Monitoring Systems

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Abbott Sensor Based Glucose Monitoring System Personal (System-P) and Abbott Sensor Based Glucose Monitoring Sys...

Analyze Sleep Stages by Portable ECG Device

Sleep is a fundamental need for human and is associated with the working performance and the disease occurrence. Furthermore, the amount of people with sleep disorder or apnea increased la...

A Performance Evaluation of the Enlite 3 Sensor

The purpose of this study is to support the use of the Enlite 3 sensor in arm and thigh in subjects age 14 - 75 years and provide additional characterization of the Enlite 3 sensor perform...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Portable or implantable devices for infusion of insulin. Includes open-loop systems which may be patient-operated or controlled by a pre-set program and are designed for constant delivery of small quantities of insulin, increased during food ingestion, and closed-loop systems which deliver quantities of insulin automatically based on an electronic glucose sensor.

A family of intracellular calcium-sensing proteins found predominately in NEURONS and PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They contain EF HAND MOTIFS and undergo conformational changes upon calcium-binding. Neuronal calcium-sensor proteins interact with other regulatory proteins to mediate physiological responses to a change in intracellular calcium concentration.

Portable electronics device for storing and playing audio and or media files. MP3 for MPEG-1 audio layer 3, is a digital coding format.

A neuronal calcium sensor protein that is expressed as several isoforms and can interact with ACTIN; TUBULIN; and CLATHRIN.

MICROCOMPUTERS, sometimes called PDA, that are very small and portable, fitting in a hand, and that have much more function than a calculator. They are convenient to use in clinical and other field situations for quick data management. They usually require docking with MICROCOMPUTERS for updates.

Quick Search
Advertisement
 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article