Piezoelectric chemical sensors based on morpholine containing polymers


Price, G. J., Clifton, A. A., Burton, V. J. and Hunter, T. C., 2002. Piezoelectric chemical sensors based on morpholine containing polymers. Sensors and Actuators B-Chemical, 84 (2-3), pp. 208-213.

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    A quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) based system has been developed for the selective analysis of Cu2- ions in aqueous solution. The crystal is coated with a thin film of poly(acryloyl morpholine) which selectively chelates Cu2- over other M2+ ions. A novel coating procedure involving the preparation of sulphur terminated polymer chains followed by self-assembly onto the gold was used. The sensor could be used over the concentration range between 0.5 and 70 ppm. The method shows promise although further optimisation of the coating procedures and ligand loading are needed to extend the concentration range and improve the speed of response.


    Item Type Articles
    CreatorsPrice, G. J., Clifton, A. A., Burton, V. J. and Hunter, T. C.
    DepartmentsFaculty of Science > Chemistry
    Publisher StatementDRAFT_72_PIEZOELECTRIC_CHEMICAL_SENSORS_BASED_ON_MORPHOLINE_CONTAINING_POLYMERS.pdf: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, vol 84, issue 2-3, DOI 10.1016/S0925-4005(02)00026-6
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