Electro-netting, nano-nets and trimethylamine sensing

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Electro-netting: Fabrication of two-dimensional nano-nets for highly sensitive trimethylamine sensing
Xianfeng Wang, Bin Ding, Jianyong Yu, Yang Si, Shangbin Yang and Gang Sun
Nanoscale, 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00783H, Communication

A facile electro-netting process is used to prepare 2D polyacrylic acid nano-nets that comprise interlinked ultrathin nanowires with diameters of 10–30 nm. The versatile nano-nets create enhanced interconnectivity and additional surface area and facilitate the diffusion of analytes into the membranes, which significantly boost the gas diffusion coefficient and sensing properties.

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