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IJAPM 2014 Vol.4(2): 99-102 ISSN: 2010-362X
DOI: 10.7763/IJAPM.2014.V4.262

The Effect of Nano Filler Al2O3 on (PEO+KClO4) Based Polymer Electrolyte Gas Sensors

T. Sreekanth and V. Madhusudhana Reddy
Abstract—Growth of solid polymer electrolytes is driven by their tremendous technological applications. Therefore, solid-state polymer electrolyte have been prepared by solution – casting method by using poly (ethylene oxide) (PEO), KClO4 salt and Nano filler Al2O3. The complexation of poly (ethylene oxide) (PEO), KClO4and Al2O3 have been studied by using X-ray diffraction (XRD), IR and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Solid state electrochemical carbon monoxide gas sensors have been fabricated by using polymer electrolytes (PEO+ KClO4) and (PEO+ KClO4+Nano filler Al2O3) and studied their sensitivities at different temperatures, and at different carbon monoxide gas concentrations. From these studies it is concluded that nano filler added polymer electrolytes sensor have more sensitivity when compared to the polymer electrolytes without nano filler.

Index Terms—Polymer, poly (ethylene oxide), x-ray diffraction, gas sensor.

T. Sreekanth is with JNTUH College of Engineering, Nachupally (Kondagattu), Karimnagar Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India (e-mail: srikanth2t@gmail.com).
V. Madhusudhana Reddy is with Malla Reddy College of Engineering and Techonology, Dhullapally, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (e-mail: v.madhusudhanareddy@gmail.com).

Cite: T. Sreekanth and V. Madhusudhana Reddy, "The Effect of Nano Filler Al2O3 on (PEO+KClO4) Based Polymer Electrolyte Gas Sensors," International Journal of Applied Physics and Mathematics vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 99-102, 2014.

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ISSN: 2010-362X
Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Quarterly (Since 2015)
DOI: 10.17706/IJAPM
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Haydar Akca
Abstracting/ Indexing: Index Copernicus, EI (INSPEC, IET), Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), Electronic Journals Library, Engineering & Technology Digital Library, Nanowerk Database, Google Scholar and ProQuest
E-mail: ijapm@iap.org
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