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Lith. J. Phys. 55, 319–329 (2015)

Vladimir M. Aroutiounian
Department of Physics of Semiconductors and Microelectronics, Scientific Centre for Semiconductor Devices and Nanotechnologies at Yerevan State University, 1 Alex Manoogian St., 0025 Yerevan, Armenia
E-mail: kisahar@ysu.am

Received 22 September 2015; revised 5 October 2015; accepted 15 December 2015

Gas sensors made from carbon nanotubes without their doping and functionalization have serious shortcomings. Analysis of physics and techniques of decoration (functionalization) of carbon nanotubes using organic polymers, doping with impurities, metallic nanoparticle/nanoclusters is carried out. The development of metal oxide nanocomposite sensors decorated with carbon nanotubes is very promising for realization of detectors of different important gases with dramatically improved response, better time characteristics and smaller consumed power.
Keywords: gas sensor, metal oxide, carbon nanotube, decoration, nanoparticle
PACS: 07.07.Df, 61.48.De, 68.43.-h,77.84.Bw


Vladimir M. Aroutiounian
Jerevano valstybinio universiteto Puslaidininkinių prietaisų ir nanotechnologijų mokslo centras, Jerevanas, Armėnija

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