Quinn, Richard C.; Zent, Aaron P.; Garry, James R. C.; Ringrose, Timothy J.; Towner, Martin C. and Grunthaner, Frank J.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2005.08.003|
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We describe an atmospheric oxidation sensor developed and delivered as part of the European Space Agency (ESA) Beagle 2 (B2) Mars Lander Environmental Sensor Suite (ESS). The sensor monitors atmospheric oxidation rates by measuring resistance changes in a thin-silver (Ag) film deposited in situ onto a sapphire substrate while on the surface of Mars. Potential terrestrial applications of this sensing approach include long-term monitoring of oxidative contaminants in low-oxygen systems including process gases and environmental chambers. The sensor response to ppb levels of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) vapor in carbon dioxide (CO2) is demonstrated.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Oxidation sensor; hydrogen peroxide; chemiresistor; Mars|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Depositing User:||Kyra Proctor|
|Date Deposited:||06 Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 13:06|
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