gas detector

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gas detector

[′gas di‚tek·tər]
(mining engineering)
A device which indicates the existence of firedamp or other combustible or noxious gas in a mine.
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The sensor produced in this research has much higher electrical respond to oxygen in comparison with other graphene-based gas sensors.
The Stokesley-based business, which makes a gas sensors, detectors and alarms, will be supplying its O2NE+, Safe-OX+ and Ax 50 products to the Linde Group, the largest gas supplier in the world, which has speciality gas, medical and beverage divisions.
Established in 2000, AppliedSensor designs, manufactures and markets chemical gas sensors for appliance, automotive, building automation, consumer and industrial applications.
Among the specific topics are conduction mechanisms in semiconducting metal oxide sensing films and its impact on transduction, recent trends in silicon carbide and graphene-based gas sensors, micromachined semiconductor gas sensors, semiconducting direct thermoelectric gas sensors, semiconductor quantum dots for photoluminescence-based gas sensing, carbon nanotube and metal oxide hybrid materials for gas sensing, metal oxide semiconductor gas sensors in environmental monitoring, and solid-state sensor for detecting carbon dioxide.
The feasibility of using three types of semiconductor gas sensors to detect the metabolic gas generated by termites was investigated.
A new study from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute opens the door for a new generation of gas sensors to be used by bomb squads, law enforcement officials, defense organizations, and in various industrial settings.
The scientists at the university in Gibbet Hill Road, Gibbet Hill, Coventry, are experimenting with using hi tech gas sensors normally used for testing car components to test blood, urine and cow dung.
A few examples of topics may demonstrate the diversity of coverage: acoustic gas sensors, cantilever-based biosensors, computer screen photo-assisted techniques, drug ion-selective sensors, fiber-optic hydrogen gas sensor, humidity sensors, low-dimensional semiconducting scintillators, mathematical analysis of sensor properties, monitoring brain chemical signals by microdialysis, piezo-optical sensors, sensor and detector technologies for chemical warfare agents, techniques for linearization of sensor data, and temperature sensors for hostile environments.
The company is a leading manufacturer of optical-based gas sensors.
Gas sensors derived from diatom structures have great potential because "you want to have a very high surface area with an open structure so that you get a bigger signal" Sandhage says.
The IC-based microheating elements that were used in this work have been previously developed, studied, and described extensively for applications such as thermal radiation elements [19], thermal flat panel displays [20], and microhotplate gas sensors [21] at NIST.
Additionally, there has been an overwhelming demand by automotive and truck customers for gas sensors to be installed in alternative fuel vehicles and fueling stations.