IMCS 2012
IMCS 2012 - The 14th International Meeting
on Chemical Sensors
May 20 - 23, 2012, Nürnberg/Nuremberg, Germany
Conference Impressions

Conference Program

The preliminary program for oral presentations (as of May 18, 2012) is available for download here.

The preliminary schedule for the poster session (as of April 25, 2012) is available for download here.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

16:00 - 20:00 – Registration
18:00 - 21:00 – Welcome reception

Monday, May 21, 2012

08:00 - 16:00 – Registration
08:30 - 09:15 – Welcome Session, Room Brüssel, Chair Ralf Moos
09:15 - 10:00 – Plenary session, Room Brüssel, Chair Giorgio Sberveglieri
  Gas sensors - status and future trends for safety applications
Tesshi Shigemori, New Cosmos Co., Japan
10:00 - 10:30 – Coffee
10:30 - 12:30 – Lecture session 1
  1.1 High Temperature Gas Sensors I, Room Mailand, Chair Prabir Dutta
10:30 – 1.1.1 Invited: Sensors for Fossil Energy Applications in Harsh Environments
R. Romanosky, National Energy Technology Laboratory, (NETL), Morgantown, USA
11:00 – 1.1.2 Preliminary study on catalytic combustion-type sensor for diesel particulate matter detection
Y. Teraoka, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
11:20 – 1.1.3 Al-doped TiO2 semiconductor gas sensor for NO2-detection at elevated temperatures
B. Saruhan-Brings, German Aerospace Center, Cologne, Germany
11:40 – 1.1.4 SiC-based MIS gas sensor for CO detection in very high water vapor environments
O. Casals Guillen, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
12:00 – 1.1.5 Detection of coke deposits on a fixed-bed catalyst by a contactless microwave method: first measurements
D. Rauch, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
  1.2 Biosensors I, Room München 1, Chair Hiroaki Shinohara
10:30 – 1.2.1 Urea biosensor using NH3 nitrided amine groups on flexible substrate
Y.-T. Lin, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
10:50 – 1.2.2 New stochastic sensors for biomedical applications
R.-I. Stefan-van Staden, National Institute of Research for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter, Bucharest, Romania
11:10 – 1.2.3 Invited: Nanomaterials-based Biosensors
A. Merkoçi, Institut Català de Nanotecnologia, Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
11:40 – 1.2.4 Gas-assisted focused ion beam fabrication of gold nanoelectrode arrays in electron-beam evaporated alumina films for biosensing applications
N. Triroi, Brown University, Providence, USA
12:00 – 1.2.5 Optimization of Spirulina biofilm for in-situ heavy metals detection with microfluidic-acoustic sensor and AFM
N. Tekaya, Univ. Bordeaux, Talence, France
  1.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors I, Room Brüssel, Chair Stephane Evoy
10:30 – 1.3.1 Suppression of the NO2 interference by chromium addition in WO3-based ammonia sensors. Investigation of the sensing pathways and their relationship with the structural properties
M. Epifani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto per la Microeletronica ed I Microsistemi (CNR -IMM), Lecce, Italy
10:50 – 1.3.2 Oxygen deficient V2O5 nanorods for gas sensing
Z. Zhang, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
11:10 – 1.3.3 A bio-inspired structure: conversing CdS to CdO for gas-sensing detection of acetone and diethyl ether
J. Liu, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
11:30 – 1.3.4 Flammable gas sensing of flame-spray-made metal-loaded semiconducting metal oxides thick films
S. Phanichphant, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
11:50 – 1.3.5 Conduction mechanism in undoped and antimony doped SnO2 based FSP gas sensors
J. Rebholz, Tübingen University, Tuebingen, Germany
12:10 – 1.3.6 Alcohol sensing properties of rare earth doped In2O3 hollow spheres
T. Zhang, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China
  1.4 Sensors Arrays, Room München 2, Chair Julian Gardner
10:30 – 1.4.1 Systematic methods for exploiting temperature-dependent phenomena in chemiresistive sensing
S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA
10:50 – 1.4.2 Development of a quartz crystal microbalance sensor array for discrimination of black tea
P. Sharma, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
11:10 – 1.4.3 The EMD based IMF analysis of gas sensor dynamic signals
G. Wei, Shandong Institute of Business and Technology, Yantai, China
11:30 – 1.4.4 Analysis of industrial and domestic gases by means of electronic nose
D. Haridas, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
11:50 – 1.4.5 Electronic Nose: different metal oxide modified well-aligned ZnO nanowire arrays for highly sensitive and selective gas detection
W. Zhou, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, USA
12:10 – 1.4.6 Microsensors for Mars: trace analyte detection in a simulated Martian environment
K. Benkstein, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, USA
  1.5 Transistor-based Sensors, Room Athen, Chair Anita Lloyd-Spetz
10:30 – 1.5.1 Quantitative evaluation of nanoelectrochemical properties of thin film transistor based chemical sensors
G. Whitfield, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
10:50 – 1.5.2 Sensing with dual-gated silicon nanowire field-effect transistors
M. Wipf, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
11:10 – 1.5.3 Environmental hardness of Pt-Ti-O gate Si-MISFET hydrogen gas sensors from siloxane, humidity, and radiation
T. Usagawa, Central Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan
11:30 – 1.5.4 Influence of a changing gate bias on the sensing properties of SiC field effect gas sensors
C. Bur, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
11:50 – 1.5.5 Room temperature benzene gas detection using gated lateral BJT with assembled solvatochromic dye
H. Yuan, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
12:10 – 1.5.6 Construction of a photovoltaic glucose sensor applying a metal-insulator-silicon structure in combination with ultrathin polypyrrole-glucose oxidase film
J. Wang, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
12:30 - 13:30 – Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 – Lecture session 2
  2.1 High Temperature Gas Sensors II, Room Mailand, Chair Holger Fritze
13:30 – 2.1.1 Invited: Developing Strategies for Improving Selectivity and Sensitivity of Harsh Environment Electrochemical Gas Sensors.
P. K. Dutta, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
14:00 – 2.1.2 Electrochemical hydrogen sensor for aluminum melts
C. Schwandt, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
14:20 – 2.1.3 Novel hydrogen probe for Al melt
C. Park, KAIST, Daejon, Korea
14:40 – 2.1.4 Invited: Automotive Exhaust Gas Sensing - Current Trends
K. Sahner, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
15:10 – 2.1.5 Gas sensor MEMS platform for harsh conditions
N. Zaretskiy, NRC Kurchatov Institute, Moscow, Russia
  2.2 Biosensors II (DNA, SPR), Room München 1, Chair Arben Merkoçi
13:30 – 2.2.1 DNA electrophoresis through micropores manufactured by laser ablation
M.S. Perez, Grupo MEMS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
13:50 – 2.2.2 Detection of DNA sequence based on proton reduction catalyzed by deposition of platinum-complexes
T. Yasukawa, University of Hyogo, Hyogo, Japan
14:10 – 2.2.3 Invited: Novel cell-based biosensing with 2D-SPR imager
H. Shinohara, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
14:40 – 2.2.4 Graphene based fiber optic surface plasmon resonance for biochemical sensor applications
A. Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
15:00 – 2.2.5 Microarrayed 2D-SPR immunosensor for interleukin-2
M. Suzuki, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
15:20 – 2.2.6 Developing electrochemical impedance immunosensor for the detection of myoglobin in blood serum
S. Mitra, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  2.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors II, Room Brüssel, Chair Yasuhiro Shimizu
13:30 – 2.3.1 Xylene sensor using double-layered thin film and Ni-deposited porous alumina
K. Hara, Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan
13:50 – 2.3.2 Photo-assisted aromatic VOC sensing by a p-NiO:Li/n-ZnO transparent heterojunction sensor element
Y. Nakamura, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
14:10 – 2.3.3 H2 sensing properties of diode-type sensors fabricated with anodized TiO2 films equipped with polymer coated Pd-Pt electrodes
G. Yamamoto, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
14:30 – 2.3.4 Electrospun copper(II)oxide fibers as highly sensitive and selective sensor for hydrogen sulfide utilizing percolation effects
J. Hennemann, University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
14:50 – 2.3.5 Invited: Large-Scale Integration of Nanomechanical Sensors
S. Evoy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Kanada
  2.4 Resonant Sensors I, Room München 2, Chair Roland Pohle
13:30 – 2.4.1 Mesoporous TiO2 sensitive films for Love wave humidity detection: origins of stress release induced by sorption
A. Tetelin, University of Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
13:50 – 2.4.2 Single-particle mass detection with micro-/nanocantilevers based sensors
I. Stachiv, Academia Sinica at Taipei, Taipei City, Taiwan
14:10 – 2.4.3 Structural factors influencing the volatile sensitivity of polymer-coated piezoelectric micromechanical resonators
D. Karabacak, IMEC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
14:30 – 2.4.4 Quartz crystal microbalance sensor for organic vapor detection based on silica-based mesoporous organic-inorganic hybrids
J. Xu, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
14:50 – 2.4.5 Silicon cantilever resonators integrated with portable electrostatic samplers for sensing and characterizing engineered nanoparticles in workplace air
H. S. Wasisto, TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
15:10 – 2.4.6 Corrole-based nanostructures for sensing applications
R. Paolesse, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
  2.5 IR and Raman-based Sensors, Room Athen, Chair Jürgen Wöllenstein
13:30 – 2.5.1 Towards quantitative Raman spectroscopy by tuning the sensitivity of nanopillar SERS substrates
M. Stenbæk Schmidt, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
13:50 – 2.5.2 Characterization and application of innovative plasmonic arrays
D. Cialla, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Jena, Germany
14:10 – 2.5.3 Investigations on a MOX gas sensor as an infrared source for an IR-based gas sensing system
K. Kühn, Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
14:30 – 2.5.4 Reliable online-prediction of characteristic process parameters by FTNIR spectroscopic analysis
W. Summerer, RECENDT GmbH, Linz, Austria
14:50 – 2.5.5 Microimmersion lens LEDs for portable photoacoustic methane sensors
B. Matveev, Ioffe Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
15:10 – 2.5.6 Photoacoustic methane detection using a novel DFB-type diode laser at 3.3 µm
S. Rhein, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
15:30 - 16:00 – Coffee
15:30 - 17:00 – Poster session 1
17:00 - 18:30 – Lecture session 3
  3.1 Carbon Nano Tubes, Room Mailand, Chair Marcel Bouvet
17:00 – 3.1.1 Micro-reactors and gas sensors based on locally heated carbon nanotubes decorated with Ti nanoparticles
S. Moshkalev, Universidade de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
17:20 – 3.1.2 Chirality-selective fabrication of carbon nanotube gas sensor using spin-column chromatography and dielectrophoresis
J. Suehiro, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
17:40 – 3.1.3 Invited: Ultra-low power single-walled carbon nanotube fased chemical sensors
C. Hierold, ETH-Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
18:10 – 3.1.4 New electrochemical (bio)sensing strategies based on the use of dispersed carbon nanotubes
G. A. Rivas, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
  3.2 Biosensors III (cell based), Room München 1, Chair Hossam Haick
17:00 – 3.2.1 Invited: Designing an interface and cell for cellular biosensing
T. Haruyama, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech), Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
17:30 – 3.2.2 Toward functional engineered tissues as biosensors using hydrogels and dielectrophoretic technique
J. Ramón-Azcón, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
17:50 – 3.2.3 Living cell-based gas sensor system for the detection of unexpected gaseous organic compounds in air
M. Fleischer, Siemens Corporate Research and Technologies, Munich, Germany
18:10 – 3.2.4 [pH]0 imaging in proton releasing cells by an ion image sensor-based chemical microscopy
T. Sakurai, Electronics Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute, Hamamatsu, Japan
  3.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors III, Room Brüssel, Chair Jong-Heun Lee
17:00 – 3.3.1 Invited: Ceria - Fundamentals and Applications in Different Fields of Gas Sensors
N. Izu, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Nagoya, Japan
17:30 – 3.3.2 Gas sensing properties of pulsed laser deposited vanadium oxide thin films
J. Huotari, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finnland
17:50 – 3.3.3 Chemically synthesized one-dimensional zinc oxide nanorods for ethanol sensing
W. Wlodarski, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
18:10 – 3.3.4 Zeolite modified gas sensors for environmental monitoring
R. Binions, University College London, London, UK
  3.4 Sensor Systems, Room München 2, Chair Danick Briand
17:00 – 3.4.1 Intelligent chemical sensors and modern applications
J. R. Stetter, KWJ Engineering Inc, Newark, USA
17:20 – 3.4.2 New planar trace humidity sensor
C. Tiebe, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany
17:40 – 3.4.3 Disruptive MEMS technology replaces conventional bead pellistor device
S. Trautweiler, e2v microsensors sa, Corcelles, Switzerland
18:00 – 3.4.4 Miniature gas analysis system for volatile organic compounds
U. Lehmann, Microsens SA, Neuchatel, Switzerland
  3.5 ISFETs, Room Athen, Chair Zbigniew Brzozka
17:00 – 3.5.1 Selective ion sensors based on ionophore-modified graphene field-effect transistors
K. Maehashi, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
17:20 – 3.5.2 Fluorinated-HfO2 ISFET as pK sensor with highly sensitivity
K. Ho, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
17:40 – 3.5.3 High polarization HfO2 sensing on K+ for inflammasome cell detection application
P.-W. Liao, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
18:00 – 3.5.4 Multiparametric microsensors on lab-on-chip systems for the detection of dissolved substances
Y. Eminaga, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

08:00 - 16:00 – Registration
08:30 - 09:15 – Plenary session, Room Brüssel, Chair Udo Weimar
  Reverse Engineering of Nature in the Field of Chemical Sensors
Krishna Persaud, The University of Manchester, UK
09:15 - 10:00 – Plenary session, Room Brüssel, Chair Yoshihiko Sadaoka
  Materials for High Temperature Electrochemical Applications
Harry Tuller, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, USA
10:00 - 10:30 – Coffee
10:30 - 12:30 – Lecture session 4
  4.1 Electronic Potential-based Sensor, Room Mailand, Chair Gerhard Müller
10:30 – 4.1.1 Kelvin probe study of gas sensing properties of porphyrins-coated ZnO nanorods
C. Di Natale, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy
10:50 – 4.1.2 Metal-organic frameworks as an aldehyde sensing layer in work-function based gas sensing devices
P. Davydovskaya, Siemens Corporate Research and Technologies, Munich, Germany
11:10 – 4.1.3 Pt/Au based sensor with a PMMA film for detecting CO in a hydrogen-rich atmosphere
S. Simon, University of the federal armed forces Germany, Munich, Germany
11:30 – 4.1.4 Work function analysis of gas sensitive WO3 layers with Pt dopants
G. Halek, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
11:50 – 4.1.5 Invited: Surface ionization detection of amine containing drugs in backgrounds of pharmaceuticals and extender materials
A. Hackner, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
  4.2 Biosensors IV (Systems), Room München 1, Chair Tetsuya Haruyama
10:30 – 4.2.1 Bisphenol A sensing device utilizing antibody modified beads on a microfluidic disk
I. Kubo, Soka University, Tokyo, Japan
10:50 – 4.2.2 In-check system: a highly integrated silicon lab-on-chip for sample preparation, PCR amplification and microarray detection towards the molecular diagnostics point-of-care
S. Petralia, ST Microelectronics, Catania, Italy
11:10 – 4.2.3 Mesoporous TiO2 coating for increased sensitivity of Love wave delay-lines for heavy metal detection
I. Gammoudi, Univ. Bordeaux, Talence, France
11:30 – 4.2.4 Piezoelectric olfactory receptor biosensor with aptamer-assisted immobilization technique
L. Du, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
11:50 – 4.2.5 A MEMS based Fabry-Perot protein sensor with reference sensor
K. Takahashi, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan
12:10 – 4.2.6 Comparison of label-free ACh image sensors based on CCD and LAPS
C. Werner, FH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
  4.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors IV, Room Brüssel, Chair Noriya Izu
10:30 – 4.3.1 Growth of Cacti-like ZnO nanostructure from aqueous medium for gas sensor application
R. Pawar, Hanyang University, Ansan, South Korea
10:50 – 4.3.2 Assessment and modeling of NH3-SnO2 interactions using individual nanowire sensors
F. Hernandez-Ramirez, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Barcelona, Spain
11:10 – 4.3.3 Invited: Advances in nano-chemistry for chemical sensors
S. Mathur, Universität Köln, Germany
11:40 – 4.3.4 Synthesis and gas sensing properties of hierarchical SnO2 nanostructures
P. Sun, Jilin University, Changchun, China
12:00 – 4.3.5 One-pot hydrothermal synthesis of SnO and SnO2 nanostructures: Enhanced H2 sensing attributed to in-situ p-n junctions
S. Arun Kumar, CSIR Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Andhra Pradesh, India
  4.4 EU NetAir (Special Session) I, Room München 2, Chair Giorgio Sberveglieri
10:30 – 4.4.1 Invited: Overview of the COST Action TD1105 EuNetAir
Michele Penza, ENEA - Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development -Technical Unit Brindisi Technologies for Materials, Italy
10:50 – 4.4.2 Invited: Chemical NanoSensors and Microsystems for Air Pollution Detection
Juan Ramon Morante, Departament d’Electrònica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
11:10 – 4.4.3 Invited: Carbon Nanomaterials for Environmental Monitoring Sensors
Eduard Llobet Valero, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
11:30 – 4.4.4 Invited: SCR-catalyst materials for exhaust gas detection
Daniela Schoenauer-Kamin, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
11:50 – 4.4.5 Invited: Surface Ionization on Metal Oxide Gas Sensors
Andrea Ponzoni, SENSOR Lab. CNR-IDASC, Brescia, Italy
12:10 – 4.4.6 Invited: Microsystems-based technologies for air-pollutant anf gas detection
Danick Briand, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  4.5 Wireless Sensing, Room Athen, Chair Maximilian Fleischer
10:30 – 4.5.1 Invited: MHz and GHz wireless chem/bio sensors for environmental, industrial, and security applications
R. A. Potyrailo, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA
11:00 – 4.5.2 Development of printed RFID sensor tags for smart food packaging
E. Smits, Holst Centre, Eindhoven, Netherlands
11:20 – 4.5.3 A novel design of antenna for biosensing applications
C.-W. Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
11:40 – 4.5.4 Contactless wide band near field microwave sensing techniques in microfluidic applications
T. Nacke, IBA Institut für Bioprozeß- und Analysenmesstechnik e.V., Heiligenstadt, Germany
12:00 – 4.5.5 Passive RFID sensors for monitoring of bacterial growth
R. A. Potyrailo, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA
12:30 - 13:30 – Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 – Lecture session 5
  5.1 Impedance-based Sensing, Room Mailand, Chair Martin Hämmerle
13:30 – 5.1.1 Detection of pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus bacteria by electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
M. Braiek, Claude Bernard University Lyon, Lyon, France
13:50 – 5.1.2 Poly(pyrrole-3-carboxylic acid) thin film based T-SPR immunosensor for detection of human IgG
J. Rapiphun, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
14:10 – 5.1.3 DNA electrodes for detection of sequence specific nucleic acid-ligand interaction
F.Lisdat, Wildau Technical University of Applied Sciences, Wildau, Germany
14:30 – 5.1.4 Impedance-based immobilized enzyme biosensor for detection of organophosphates
M. F. Smiechowski, Guild Associates, Dublin, USA
14:50 – 5.1.5 Invited: Multimodal gas detection by molecular materials
M. Bouvet, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
  5.2 Novel Sensing Principles, Room München 1, Chair Alberto Lamagna
13:30 – 5.2.1 Development of highly selective interdigitated electrode (IDE) sensor array using molecular imprinted polymer (MIP) for detection of mango fruit ripeness
H. Hawari, University Malaysia Perlis, Arau, Malaysia
13:50 – 5.2.2 The influence of SO2 and the thickness of the sensitive layer on the performance of the integrating NOx sensor
A. Groß, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
14:10 – 5.2.3 Design and fabrication of a novel 3D micropellistor
T. Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
14:30 – 5.2.4 Emissive exciplexes of surface-immobilized dibenzoylmethanatoboron difluoride with gaseous benzene, toluene and xylenes
V. Sazhnikov, Photochemistry Center of RAS, Moscow, Russia
14:50 – 5.2.5 Polymer optical fibers as gas sensors
M. Dorrestijn, Empa, St. Gallen, Switzerland
15:10 – 5.2.6 Au nanoparticle plasmon sensor for terpene detection
B. Chen, Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Fukuoka, Japan
  5.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors V, Room Brüssel, Chair Christophe Pijolat
13:30 – 5.3.1 High-precise transient response model of semiconductor gas sensor considering temperature dependency of carrier mobility
A. Fujimoto, Wakayama National College of Technology, Gobo-shi, Japan
13:50 – 5.3.2 WO3 sensor for ppb detection of ammonia
J. Vetelino, University Of Maine, Orono, USA
14:10 – 5.3.3 Invited: Functional nanostructures for sensitive, selective and reliable gas sensors
J.-H. Lee, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
14:40 – 5.3.4 Influence of Pd and Pt doping concerning the sensing mechanism
K. Großmann, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Tuebingen, Germany
15:00 – 5.3.5 Material design for high-sensitive semiconducting gas sensors - preparation of Pd-loaded SnO2 cluster sols
K. Shimanoe, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
  5.4 Resonant Sensors II, Room München 2, Chair Wojtek Wlodarski
13:30 – 5.4.1 Invited: Potentials of Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (CMUT) and Film Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators (FBAR) for Gas Sensing - an Industrial Point of View
R. Pohle, Siemens AG, München, Germany
14:00 – 5.4.2 Quantification of benzene in ground water using SH-surface acoustic wave sensors
F. Josse, Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA
14:20 – 5.4.3 Study of odor preconcentrator using SAW device
Y. Yokoshiki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
14:40 – 5.4.4 Warfare gas detection at trace level using a multiple SAW sensor approach based on functionalised nanodiamond coatings
B. Tard, Cea List, Gif-sur-yvette cedex, France
15:00 – 5.4.5 A hydrogen sulfide sensor based on a surface acoustic wave resonator combined with ionic liquid
M. Hara, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
  5.5 Cation Conductor-based Gas Sensors, Room Athen, Chair Norio Miura
13:30 – 5.5.1 Propofol analysis using a TiO2 nanotube-based gas sensor and a solid electrolyte CO2 sensor
T. Kida, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
13:50 – 5.5.2 Improvement of response/recovery behavior to CO2 gas on solid electrolyte electrochemical gas sensor
H.-K. Lee, Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institutes (ETRI), Daejeon, Korea
14:10 – 5.5.3 Proton conduction in electrolyte made of manganese dioxide for hydrogen gas sensor
H. Koyanaka, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
14:30 – 5.5.4 Progress in solid electrochemical gas sensors based on NASICON and oxide electrodes
G. Lu, Jilin University, Changchun, China
14:50 – 5.5.5 Highly water durable NH3 gas sensor based on Al3+ ion conducting solid electrolyte with NH4+-gallate
S. Tamura, Osaka University, Suita Osaka, Japan
15:10 – 5.5.6 Stacked type potentiometric solid-state CO2 gas sensor for miniaturization
N.-J. Choi, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea
15:30 - 16:00 – Coffee
15:30 - 17:00 – Poster session 2
18:30 - 19:30 – Official reception at the Nürnberg town hall
20:00 - 23:00 – Conference dinner

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

08:00 - 16:00 – Registration
08:30 - 10:00 – Lecture session 6
  6.1 FET- and MIP-based Sensors, Room Mailand, Chair Jacobus van Staden
08:30 – 6.1.1 Invited: Biomimetic sensors using 'gate effect' of molecularly imprinted polyme
Y. Yoshimi, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
09:00 – 6.1.2 Artificial odor map and cluster sensing by MIP adsorbents
M. Imahashi, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
09:20 – 6.1.3 Fragment-modified graphene FET for highly sensitive detection of antigen-antibody reaction
S. Okamoto, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
09:40 – 6.1.4 Redox potential sensor array by extended-gate FET with ferrocenyl-alkanethiol modified gold electrode
H. Anan, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
  6.2 Flexible substrate sensors, Room München 1, Chair Radislav A. Potyrailo
08:30 – 6.2.1 Printed capacitive transducers on flexible plastic substrates with increased stability: the role of the passivation procedures
Ulrike Altenberend, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
08:50 – 6.2.2 Flexible sensors for an indoor air quality sensor system
H.-E. Endres, Fraunhofer EMFT, Munich, Germany
09:10 – 6.2.3 Flexible gas sensor array with an embedded heater based on metal decorated carbon nanofibres
S. Claramunt, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
09:30 – 6.2.4 Influence of flexible substrate materials on the performance of polymer composite gas sensors
Th. Kinkeldei, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
  6.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors VI, Room Brüssel, Chair Eduard Llobet
08:30 – 6.3.1 Invited: Metal oxide sensors for petroleum industry
Q. Ahsan-Ul-Haq, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
09:00 – 6.3.2 Innovative VOC-CO2-sensor-system for indoor air quality monitoring
O. Kiesewetter, UST Umweltsensortechnik GmbH, Geschwenda, Germany
09:20 – 6.3.3 Hydrogen sensor using thin film with interspace
T. Yamada, Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan
09:40 – 6.3.4 Noble metal added tin oxide VOC sensors as nonanal detection for exhaled breath air monitoring
T. Itoh, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Nagoya, Japan
  6.4 Sensors for Explosives, Room München 2, Chair Steve Semancik
08:30 – 6.4.1 Trace explosive vapor detection using silicon nanowires in a vertical array with a porous electrode
Ch. Field, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, USA
08:50 – 6.4.2 A particle sampler for trace detection of explosives
S. Beer, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
09:10 – 6.4.3 Selection of a sensitive material for the detection of explosive, application to the detection of traces of TNT
M. Bouhadid, CEA Le Ripault, Monts, France
09:30 – 6.4.4 Development of a gas micro-preconcentrator for the analysis of explosive traces: study and characterization of various adsorbing materials
Y. Mohsen, Université de Franche Comté, Besançon, France
  6.5 YSZ Based Sensors, Room Athen, Chair Chong-Ook Park
08:30 – 6.5.1 Sensitive and selective detection of hydrogen using YSZ-based sensor with Zn-Ta-based oxide sensing electrode
S. Anggraini, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
08:50 – 6.5.2 Gas selectivity improvement of YSZ-based VOC sensor via application of selective catalytic layer over sensing-electrode
T. Sato, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
09:10 – 6.5.3 Invited: Recent developments in materials for potentiometric sensors
J. Zosel, Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik e.V. Meinsberg, Ziegra-Knobelsdorf, Germany
09:40 – 6.5.4 VOC sensing devices with a planar-type structure based on YSZ and modified Pt electrode
Y. Sadaoka, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime, Japan
10:00 - 10:30 – Coffee
10:30 - 12:30 – Lecture session 7
  7.1 Chemical Sensors for Medical Application, Room Mailand, Chair Yasuo Yoshimi
10:30 – 7.1.1 Invited: Chemical Nanoarrays for Early Detection and Screening of Lung Cancer via Volatile Biomarkers
H. Haick, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
11:00 – 7.1.2 A novel tool for biochemical diagnostics of rare genetic disorders: an integrated microfluidic system with optical detection
Z. Brzozka, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
11:20 – 7.1.3 Breath acetone monitoring by portable Si:WO3 gas sensors
M. Righettoni, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
11:40 – 7.1.4 Monitoring breath carbon monoxide gas using micro thermoelectric sensor
W. Shin, AIST, Nagoya, Japan
12:00 – 7.1.5 Analysis of exhaled breath during surgery
J. Langejuergen, Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  7.2 Electrochemical Sensors I, Room München 1, Chair Agata Michalska
10:30 – 7.2.1 Influence of sintering temperatures on the performance of ZnO-doped RuO2 sensing electrode of electrochemical DO Sensor
S. Zhuiykov, CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation, Highett, Australia
10:50 – 7.2.2 A novel flexible chemical imaging set-up of amorphous Si-based light-addressable potentiometric sensor by video projector
A. Das, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
11:10 – 7.2.3 Glass based redox sensor
W. Vonau, Kurt-Schwabe-Institut für Mess- und Sensortechnik e.V. Meinsberg, Ziegra-Knobelsdorf, Germany
11:30 – 7.2.4 Amperometric Dot-sensors based on zinc porphyrins for the determination of sildenafil citrate
J. F. van Staden, National Institute of Research for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter, Bucharest, Romania
11:50 – 7.2.5 High-speed chemical imaging system based on front-side illuminated LAPS
A. Itabashi, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
12:10 – 7.2.6 IrOx and Pt-Ir electrochemical sensors: prospective sensors for pH and glucose continuous monitoring in cell culture
Y.-Y. Fang, National Taiwan University, Hsinchu County, Taiwan
  7.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors VII, Room Brüssel, Chair Inkyu Park
10:30 – 7.3.1 Operando spectroscopic study of the EtOH gas sensing mechanism of In2O3
S. Sänze, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
10:50 – 7.3.2 Probing the surface chemistry of single nanowire sensor in operando mode
A. Komakov, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, USA
11:10 – 7.3.3 Invited: Fundamentals of metal oxide gas sensors
N. Barsan, Universität Tübingen,Tübingen, Germany
11:40 – 7.3.4 Thin-film gas sensors operating in a perpendicular current mode
Y. Ishikawa, Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan
12:00 – 7.3.5 Proposal of contact potential promoted oxide semiconductor gas sensors
N. Yamazoe, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
  7.4 EU NetAir (Special Session) II, Room München 2, Chair Michele Penza
10:30 – 7.4.1 Invited: Chemical Sensors for Indoor Applications
Andreas Schütze, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
10:50 – 7.4.2 Invited: Chemical Sensor Systems for Car Exhaust Gases Monitoring
Anita Lloyd Spetz, Linkoping University, Linköping, Sweden
11:10 – 7.4.3 Invited: Low Power Sensor Systems Technologies for Environmental Air-Monitoring
Sywert Brongersma, IMEC-Holst Centre, Eindhoven, Netherlands
11:30 – 7.4.4 Invited: Electrochemical Sensors for Environmental Monitoring in Cities
Rod Jones, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
11:50 – 7.4.5 Invited: Wireless Chemical Sensor Networks for Air quality monitoring
Saverio De Vito, ENEA Centro Ricerche Portici, Portici, Naples, Italy
12:10 – 7.4.6 Invited: New Approaches to Chemical Sensing for Application in Environmental Monitoring: Smart Sensors and Artificial Olfactory Mucosa
Julian W. Gardner, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  7.5 Chemical Sensors using Optical Technologies, Room Athen, Chair Susan Rose-Pehrsson
10:30 – 7.5.1 a-Cyclodextrin functionalized planar Bragg grating sensor for the detection of small arene traces in solvent vapour
M. Girschikofsky, University of Applied Sciences Aschaffenburg,, Aschaffenburg, Germany
10:50 – 7.5.2 PDA-based multifunctional microfluidic sensor systems
R. A. Potyrailo, GE Global Research, Niskayuna, New York, USA
11:10 – 7.5.3 pH sensor based on tilted fiber Bragg gratings covered by a sol-gel
M. Debliquy, University of Mons, Mons, Belgium
11:30 – 7.5.4 Flexible optical chemical sensor platform for BTX
J. D. Arias Espinoza, Holst Centre/TNO, Eindhoven, Netherlands
11:50 – 7.5.5 Invited: Optical fiber spectroscopy for food quality and safety applications
A.Mignani, Istituto di Fisica Applicata, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
12:30 - 13:30 – Lunch
13:30 - 15:30 – Lecture session 8
  8.1 Chemical Sensors based on III-V Semiconductors, Room Mailand, Chair Udo Weimar
13:30 – 8.1.1 InGaN/GaN nanowire based opto-chemical sensor for detecting hydrogen and hydrocarbons at low temperature
G. Müller, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
13:50 – 8.1.2 Recording of living cell membrane depolarisation with AlGaN/GaN sensor
A. Podolska, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
14:10 – 8.1.3 Influence of oxygen impurities on the CO/H2 selectivity of GaN based gas sensors
R. Prasad, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
14:30 – 8.1.4 Optical approach for gas detection using III-N nanowires
J. Teubert, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Gießen, Germany
14:50 – 8.1.5 Nitrate-selective gallium nitride transistor-based ion sensors with low detection limit
A. Podolska, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
15:10 – 8.1.6 Opto-chemical sensor system based on InGaN/GaN quantum dots for pH detection
S. Paul, EADS Innovation Works, Munich, Germany
  8.2 Electrochemical Sensors II, Room München 1, Chair Rod Jones
13:30 – 8.2.1 Ionic liquid based electrochemical ethylene sensor for fruit and vegetable monitoring
W. Knoben, Holst Centre/imec the Netherlands, AE Eindhoven, Netherlands
13:50 – 8.2.2 A high spatial resolution MEA for voltammetric analysis of trace metals in water pollution based on partial least squares regression
H.X. Zhao, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
14:10 – 8.2.3 Invited: All Solid State Reference Electrodes
A. Michalska, University of Warszawa, Warszawa, Poland
15:00 – 8.2.5 Detection of Zn2+ ions using a novel chemosensor based on coumarin Schiff-base derivatives by electrochemical and fluorescence spectroscopy
B.B. Narakathu, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, USA
  8.3 Metal Oxide-based Gas Sensors VIII, Room Brüssel, Chair Nicolae Barsan
13:30 – 8.3.1 Highly sensitive VOC sensors using NiO-decorated ZnO nanowire networks: the effect of radial p-n junction
H.-S. Woo, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
13:50 – 8.3.2 Enhanced sensing performance of noxious H2S sensor based on flame-spray-made electroactived-Cu/SnO2 nanoparticles
Ch. Liewhiran, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
14:10 – 8.3.3 UV assisted chemical gas sensing of nanoporous TiO2 at low temperature
X. Li, Hainan University, Hainan, China
14:30 – 8.3.4 Improved response characteristics of SnO2 film based NO2 gas sensor with nanoscaled metal oxide catalysts
A. Sharma, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
14:50 – 8.3.5 Invited: Gas sensitivity of different metal oxide nanostructured thin films
A. Lamagna, Grupo MEMS Comisión Nacional de Energia Atómica, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  8.4 Nanowire-based Sensors, Room München 2, Chair Juan Ramon Morante
13:30 – 8.4.1 Invited: Hybrid nanofabrication for multifunctional nanowire sensor applications
I. Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejon, Korea
14:00 – 8.4.2 Gas sensing properties of novel CuO nanowire devices
S. Steinhauer, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria
14:20 – 8.4.3 Nanowire based metal-oxide gas sensors using a novel micro-CVD technology
T. Fischer, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
14:40 – 8.4.4 Enhanced H2S sensing properties of porous SnO2 nanofibers modified with CuO
X. He, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
15:00 – 8.4.5 Enhancement of gas sensing properties by functionalization of networked SnO2 nanowires with metal nanoparticles
S. Kim, Inha University, Incheon, Korea
  8.5 Optical absorbance-based Sensors, Room Athen, Chair Anna Grazia Mignani
13:30 – 8.5.1 High-order mesoporous (HOM) sensors for visual removal and recognition of toxic metal ions from drinking water
S. El-Safty, National Institute for Materials Science, Ibaraki, Japan
13:50 – 8.5.2 Anomalous gasochromic response behavior in hydrogen sensing with Pt/ WO3 film at low temperature range
S. Okazaki, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan
14:10 – 8.5.3 Colorimetric CO and NO2 gas sensors for fire detection
C. Peter, Fraunhofer IPM, Freiburg, Germany
14:30 – 8.5.4 Fabrication and characterization of MEMS based optical hydrogen sensors
K. Kim, University of Ulsan, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
14:50 – 8.5.5 Au nanoparticles dispersed inside porous TiO2 thin films: high performance optical gas sensors through localized surface plasmon resonance monitoring
A. Martucci, Università di Padova, Settore Materiali, Italy
15:10 – 8.5.6 Graphene photo detector with integrated waveguide biochemical sensors
T. Hwang, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
15:30 - 16:00 – Farewell session, Room Brüssel, Chair Ralf Moos

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