Skip to main content

Phthalimide Thin Film for Methanol Vapor Detection

Buy Article:

$113.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

The thin film and sensing properties of a novel (N-phthalimido)-p-aminobenzoic acid (FIABA) compound against methanol vapor is investigated using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR). AFM results indicated that FIABA molecule is a suitable material to produce thin films by spin coating method, with compact and granular morphology. SPR results showed that thin films of this material are highly selective for methanol vapor with fast response and recovery times. Vapor exposure tests using SPR measurements clearly show that the novel FIABA molecules demonstrate a promising material in the development of room temperature vapor sensing application.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-04-01

More about this publication?
  • The growing interest and activity in the field of sensor technologies requires a forum for rapid dissemination of important results: Sensor Letters is that forum. Sensor Letters offers scientists, engineers and medical experts timely, peer-reviewed research on sensor science and technology of the highest quality. Sensor Letters publish original rapid communications, full papers and timely state-of-the-art reviews encompassing the fundamental and applied research on sensor science and technology in all fields of science, engineering, and medicine. Highest priority will be given to short communications reporting important new scientific and technological findings.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more