Chapter 6. Air-To-Fuel Sensors Based on Oxygen Pumping
- William Smothers
Published Online: 27 MAR 2008
Copyright © 1987 The American Ceramic Society, Inc.
14th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 9/10
How to Cite
Logothetis, E. M. (1987) Air-To-Fuel Sensors Based on Oxygen Pumping, in 14th Automotive Materials Conference: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320419.ch6
- Published Online: 27 MAR 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 1987
Print ISBN: 9780470374740
Online ISBN: 9780470320419
The area of lean and lean-stoichiometric-rich A/F sensors based on oxygen pumping with ZrO2 electrochemical cells is reviewed. First, the principles of oxygen pumping and its application to A/F sensing are explained. The general properties of this type of A/F sensors are then described and the advantages of O2-pumping-based sensors over resistive and potentiometric type A/F sensors are discussed. Finally, the various sensor designs developed to date are described and their performance characteristics are analyzed and compared.