Trace Level Gas Sensing Characteristics of Nano-Crystalline Silver Decamolybdate


A soft-chemical method has been developed for the synthesis of nano-crystalline powders of silver decamolybdate. Gas sensing characteristics of this composition both in porous pellet and thin film configurations were investigated. The compound Ag6Mo10O33 was found to sense selectively ammonia at 503 K. Above 503 K it has significant cross sensitivity to petroleum gas (PG). Spin coated thin films exhibited selective sensing towards PG.

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S. Misra, V. Jayaraman and T. Gnanasekaran, "Trace Level Gas Sensing Characteristics of Nano-Crystalline Silver Decamolybdate," Soft Nanoscience Letters, Vol. 3 No. 4A, 2013, pp. 39-42. doi: 10.4236/snl.2013.34A011.

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