ATMOSPHERE CONTROL BY CHEMORESISTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES

Gita Sakale, Maris Knite, Marika Novada, Elina Liepa, Santa Stepina, Velta Tupureina

Abstract

This work reports about polymer-nanostructured carbon composite (PNCC) and it possible application for relative humidity registration and volatile organic compound (VOC) detection in the air. PNCC have been produced using high structured carbon black (HSCB) nanoparticles and polyisoprene (PI), ethylene-vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer, polyvinylacetate (PVAc), polyethylene glycol (PEG) and polyvinylalcohol (PVA). Matrix material for composite production has been selected with respect to desired analyte to bee tested. Composites show selective response to particular species of analytes vapour. It has been found that humidity sensing mechanism changes from proton conductivity to electron tunnelling by addition of HSCB to PVA matrix. Plasticizer effect on PVAc-NCC ethanol vapour sensitivity has been evaluated.

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Sakale G., Knite M., Novada M., Liepa E., Stepina S. and Tupureina V. (2011). ATMOSPHERE CONTROL BY CHEMORESISTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8425-74-4, pages 370-375. DOI: 10.5220/0003544603700375


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco11,
author={Gita Sakale and Maris Knite and Marika Novada and Elina Liepa and Santa Stepina and Velta Tupureina},
title={ATMOSPHERE CONTROL BY CHEMORESISTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2011},
pages={370-375},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003544603700375},
isbn={978-989-8425-74-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - ATMOSPHERE CONTROL BY CHEMORESISTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES
SN - 978-989-8425-74-4
AU - Sakale G.
AU - Knite M.
AU - Novada M.
AU - Liepa E.
AU - Stepina S.
AU - Tupureina V.
PY - 2011
SP - 370
EP - 375
DO - 10.5220/0003544603700375