Influence of the Electrical and Structural Properties of Tin Oxide on the Performances of Combustible Gas Sensors

  1. Dr. K. Grassie3,
  2. Prof. Dr. E. Teuckhoff4,
  3. Prof. Dr. G. Wegner5,
  4. Prof. Dr. J. Hausselt6 and
  5. Prof. Dr. H. Hanselka7
  1. Andreia M. Lopes1,
  2. Patricia Nunes1,
  3. Paula Vilarinho2,
  4. Regina Monteiro1,
  5. Elvira Fortunato1 and
  6. Rodrigo Martins1

Published Online: 27 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607420.ch80

Functional Materials, Volume 13

Functional Materials, Volume 13

How to Cite

Lopes, A. M., Nunes, P., Vilarinho, P., Monteiro, R., Fortunato, E. and Martins, R. (2000) Influence of the Electrical and Structural Properties of Tin Oxide on the Performances of Combustible Gas Sensors, in Functional Materials, Volume 13 (eds K. Grassie, E. Teuckhoff, G. Wegner, J. Hausselt and H. Hanselka), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607420.ch80

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Philips Forschungslaboratorium, Postfach 500145, 52085 Aachen, Germany

  2. 4

    Siemens AG, Postfach 3240, 91050 Erlangen, Germany

  3. 5

    Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Ackermannweg 10, 55128 Mainz, Germany

  4. 6

    Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Postfach 3640, 76201 Karlsruhe, Germany

  5. 7

    Institut für Mechanik, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Universitätsplatz 2, 39160 Magdeburg, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Materials Science, CENIMAT, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon and CENIMAT, 2825-114 Caparica, Portugal

  2. 2

    Department of Ceramics and Glass Engineering, UIMC, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2000

Book Series:

  1. EUROMAT 99

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302543

Online ISBN: 9783527607426



  • functional materials;
  • tin oxide;
  • undoped SnO2 thin films;
  • electrical and structural properties;
  • combustible gas sensors


In this paper we present preliminary results on the influence of the electrical and structural characteristics of undoped SnO2 thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis, on the performances presented by combustible gas (methane) sensors.