Ocean Optics Fiber Optic Oxygen Sensors use the fluorescence of a chemical complex in a sol-gel to measure the partial pressure of oxygen. The pulsed blue LED sends light to an optical fiber. The...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2024 | 5 Nov 2007
While Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) have come into existence only in the last decade, they have application in almost all areas of science. Microcantilevers are the most basic form on MEMS....
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1927 | 18 Jun 2007
With increased sophistication and more stringent legislations coming into place, the use of sensors in automotiove applications has also increased. The impact of nanotechnolgy on this market is...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=597 | 9 Mar 2004
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1175 | 12 Apr 2005
Accelrys' DMol3 software has been used to investigate the nitrogen dioxide sensing abilities of SnO2 (tin dioxide) nanoribbons. This work is important in the development of chemical sensors.
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1412 | 6 Oct 2005
Nanotechnology devices and methods are set to play an important role in the growth of ‘precision farming’. Agricultural applications for networks of wireless nanosensors, ‘smart dust’ and the USA’s...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1318 | 25 Jul 2005
Biosensors can be used for military purposes or in the field of medical diagnostics. How multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) are used to make to make different types of nanosensors such as...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1255 | 26 May 2005
Packaging for food and drink is already benefiting from using nanotechnology methods and devices, such as clay nanoparticles and nanosensors. Nanoclays, molecular barriers, nanocrystals, antimicrobial...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1317 | 25 Jul 2005
Applying nanotechnology techniques to sensors should improve the functionality and performance of sensing devices. Industry applications, the type of things that nanosensors can measure and detect,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1281 | 27 Jun 2005
Researchers have discovered a new family of materials comprising hybrid nanoparticles in previously unknown nano- inorganic cage structures with variable metal frames and cores that show novel...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2941 | 19 Oct 2011