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TitleInvited paper: Development of an electronic nose
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsBarisci, J.N., Andrews M.K., Harris P.D., Partridge A.C., and Wallace G.G.
Conference NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Date Published1997
KeywordsArtificial organs, Conducting polymers, Conductive plastics, Data analysis, Detection mechanisms, Electrical resistances, Electronic equipment, Electronic nose, Gas detection, Gas detectors, Gaseous samples, MEMS, Microelectromechanical devices, Organic conductors, Pattern recognition, Polymers, Sensing elements, Sensors, Volatile compounds, Volatile organic compounds
AbstractA system for detection of volatile compounds has been developed based on the concept of an electronic nose. The detection mechanism relies on the change in electrical resistance that occurs when a conducting polymer sensing element is exposed to the gaseous sample. An array of such sensors in conjunction with pattern recognition data analysis are used to identify and quantify the compounds of interest.

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