Flexible sol-gel coating for gas sensor

Within a collaboration with Empa’s Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles Lab, a Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) system was integrated into flexible porous silica and coated on a PVDF/HFP electrospun fiber matrix, which allows an easy incorporation in the work uniforms for individual monitoring of ammonia in occupational environments.[1]
[1] C.P. Hsu et al., Carbon dots and fluorescein: The ideal FRET pair for the fabrication of a precise and fully reversible ammonia sensor, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 253 (2017) 714-722.
Dr. Shanyu Zhao

Dr. Shanyu Zhao
MSc in Material Science, China

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