Impact of UV radiation on sensing properties of conductive polymer and ZnO blend for NO2 gas sensing at room temperature

Piotr Dariusz Kałużyński, Marcin Procek, Agnieszka Stolarczyk


In this paper we present an investigation on UV radiation on organic-inorganic blend made from conductive polymer (regio-regular poly(3-hexyltiophene) (rr-P3HT) and zinc oxide (ZnO) nanomaterial, which was used as a sensing layer for chemoresistor structure. The study showed that UV radiation has a significant impact on the dynamics of the response of the sensor being studied, which can be a significant element to improve the operation of such sensors at room temperature.

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