Study of the Sensing Mechanism Towards Carbon Monoxide of Platinum-Based Field Effect Sensors
Journal article, 2011

We have investigated the temperature dependence and the effect of hydrogen on the CO response of MISiC field effect device sensors. The evolution of adsorbates on a model sensor was studied by in situ DRIFT spectroscopy and correlated to sensor response measurements at similar conditions. A strong correlation between the CO coverage of the sensor surface and the sensor response was found. The temperature dependence and hydrogen sensitivity are partly in agreement with these observations, however at low temperatures it is difficult to explain the observed increase in sensor response with increasing temperature. This may be explained by the reduction of a surface oxide or removal of oxygen from the Pt/SiO2 interface at increasing temperatures. The sensing mechanism of MISiC field effect sensors is likely complex, involving several of the factors discussed in this paper.

co oxidation

gas sensors

oxygen

platinum

palladium

hydrogen

temperature

diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform (DRIFT)

spectroscopy

pt(111)

sensing mechanism

adsorption

pt-al2o3

infrared-spectroscopy

MISiC

platinum oxide

hydrogen

ftir spectroscopy

CO

Author

Elin Becker

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Applied Surface Chemistry

Competence Centre for Catalysis (KCK)

M. Andersson

M. Eriksson

A. L. Spetz

Magnus Skoglundh

Competence Centre for Catalysis (KCK)

Chalmers, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Applied Surface Chemistry

IEEE Sensors Journal

1530-437X (ISSN)

Vol. 11 7 1527-1534

Driving Forces

Sustainable development

Areas of Advance

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2010-2017)

Transport

Energy

Materials Science

Subject Categories

Chemical Sciences

DOI

10.1109/JSEN.2010.2099652

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