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Array-based vapor sensing using chemically sensitive carbon black-polymer resistors
We describe herein the construction of a simple, low-power, broadly responsive vapor sensor. Expand
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Quantitative study of the resolving power of arrays of carbon black-polymer composites in various vapor-sensing tasks.
A statistical metric, based on the magnitude and standard deviations along linear projections of clustered array response data, was utilized to facilitate an evaluation of the performance of detectorExpand
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Comparison of odor detection thresholds and odor discriminablities of a conducting polymer composite electronic nose versus mammalian olfaction
Abstract Response data from an array of conducting polymer composite vapor detectors that form an electronic nose were collected for the purpose of comparing selected, quantitatively measurable,Expand
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An investigation of the concentration dependence and response to analyte mixtures of carbon black/insulating organic polymer composite vapor detectors.
The responses relative to an air background of carbon black/polymer composite vapor detectors have been determined as a function of the concentration of a homologous series of alcohols (n-CnH2n+1OH,Expand
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Use of compatible polymer blends to fabricate arrays of carbon black-polymer composite vapor detectors.
Compatible blends of poly(vinyl acetate) and poly(methyl methacrylate) have been used to produce a series of electrically conducting carbon black composites whose resistance is sensitive to theExpand
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Trends in odor intensity for human and electronic noses: relative roles of odorant vapor pressure vs. molecularly specific odorant binding.
Response data were collected for a carbon black-polymer composite electronic nose array during exposure to homologous series of alkanes and alcohols. The mean response intensity of the electronicExpand
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Differential detection of enantiomeric gaseous analytes using carbon black-chiral polymer composite, chemically sensitive resistors.
Carbon black-chiral polymer composites were used to provide diagnostic differential resistance responses in the presence of enantiomers of chiral gaseous analytes. Vapors of (+)-2-butanol andExpand
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Assessing the ability to predict human percepts of odor quality from the detector responses of a conducting polymer composite-based electronic nose
Abstract The responses of a conducting polymer composite “electronic nose” detector array were used to predict human perceptual descriptors of odor quality for a selected test set of analytes. TheExpand
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MRSD-CI and LDF studies of the VN X 3Δ and D 3Π states
The X 3Δ and D 3Π states of VN are investigated using ab initio multireference single and double excitation configuration interaction (MRSD-CI) and local-density-functional (LDF) techniques. TheExpand
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