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Nanoparticle-based gas sensors and methods of using the same

United States Patent

9,791,403
October 17, 2017
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Gas sensors are provided. The gas sensors include a gas sensing element having metal oxide nanoparticles and a thin-film heating element. Systems that include the gas sensors, as well as methods of using the gas sensors, are also provided. Embodiments of the present disclosure find use in a variety of different applications, including detecting whether an analyte is present in a gaseous sample.
Mickelson; William (San Francisco, CA), Zettl; Alex (Kensington, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 045,711
20140138259
October 3, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH This invention was made with government support under Grant No. EEC-0832819 awarded by the National Science Foundation, and under Grant No. DE-AC02-05CH11231, awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.