Excellent humidity sensing properties of cadmium titanate nanofibers
2013 (English)In: Ceramics International, ISSN 0272-8842, E-ISSN 1873-3956, Vol. 39, no 1, 457-462 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We report humidity sensing characteristics of CdTiO3 nanofibers prepared by electrospinning. The nanofibers were porous having an average diameter and length of similar to 50-200 nm and similar to 100 mu m, respectively. The nanofiber humidity sensor was fabricated by defining aluminum electrodes using photolithography on top of the nanofibers deposited on glass substrate. The performance of the CdTiO3 nanofiber humidity sensor was evaluated by AC electrical characterization from 40% to 90% relative humidity at 25 degrees C. The frequency of the AC signal was varied from 10(-1) to 10(6) Hz. Fast response time and recovery time of 4 s and 6 s were observed, respectively. The sensor was highly sensitive and exhibited a reversible response with small hysteresis of less than 7%. Long term stability of the sensor was confirmed during 30 day test. The excellent sensing characteristics prove that the CdTiO3 nanofibers are potential candidate for use in high performance humidity sensors.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2013. Vol. 39, no 1, 457-462 p.
Cadmium titanate, Nanofibers, Humidity sensor, Response time
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-90214DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.06.048ISI: 000315246300059OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-90214DiVA: diva2:612337
Funding Agencies|Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan||2013-03-212013-03-212014-01-15