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dc.contributor.author Linganiso, EC
dc.contributor.author Coville, NJ
dc.contributor.author Mwakikunga, Bonex W
dc.contributor.author Mhlanga, SD
dc.contributor.author Singh, T
dc.contributor.author Fischer, T
dc.contributor.author Mathur, S
dc.contributor.author Linganiso, ZL
dc.contributor.author Motaung, TE
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-24T09:03:58Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-24T09:03:58Z
dc.date.issued 2020-01
dc.identifier.citation Linganiso, E. (et.al.) 2020. Novel Ni3S2 based room temperature humidity sensor and potential breath analyzer. IEEE Sensors Journal, 4pp. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1530-437X
dc.identifier.issn 1558-1748
dc.identifier.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8956588
dc.identifier.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8949872/proceeding
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.1109/SENSORS43011.2019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/11379
dc.description Copyright: 2020 IEEE. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract of the full text item. For access to the full text item, kindly consult the publisher's website en_US
dc.description.abstract Nanostructure based semiconductors have recently been considered for relative humidity (RH) monitoring due to their superior surface chemical properties when compared to their bulk counterparts. The RH sensing is measured by using a change in resistance of the material in different RH environments. Rhombohedral phase Ni3S2 nanostructure based flower-like structures were synthesized via a low cost microwave assisted hydrothermal method. The flowers were mounted on a device and analyzed for RH sensing. A sensing response of up to 116 times was achieved for the device at 63 % RH, which is higher than the response that has been reported for ZnS nanowires for 75 % RH. The evaluation of exhaled breath components by use of a gas sensor in order to improve the diagnosis and monitoring of respiratory and systematic diseases is growing very fast. The response measurement of the Ni3S2 device when exposed to human breath measured at different time intervals was investigated and preliminary results are presented. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IEEE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;23212
dc.subject Biomedical transducers en_US
dc.subject Diseases en_US
dc.subject Gas sensors en_US
dc.subject Humidity measurement en_US
dc.subject Humidity sensors en_US
dc.subject Microwave detectors en_US
dc.subject Microwave measurement en_US
dc.subject Nanosensors en_US
dc.subject Nickel compounds en_US
dc.subject Patient monitoring en_US
dc.subject Pneumodynamics en_US
dc.subject Temperature measurement en_US
dc.subject Temperature sensors en_US
dc.title Novel Ni3S2 based room temperature humidity sensor and potential breath analyzer en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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