Thermoelectric hydrogen gas sensor - Technology to secure safety in hydrogen usage and international standardization of hydrogen gas sensor

Woosuck Shin, Maiko Nishibori, Ichirou Matsubara

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Abstract

A thermoelectric hydrogen gas sensor developed for leak detection in hydrogen stations has shown good hydrogen selectivity and wide hydrogen detection concentration ranging from 0.5 ppm to 5 %. We have demonstrated high sensitivity and reliability of the sensor exceeding conventional technology through a field test of one year. We could optimize the following three constituent technology elements to meet the social needs, i.e. new principle integrating catalytic combustion and thermoelectric conversion technology, micro-fabrication technology to realize the principle and high performance ceramic catalyst for gas combustion. In addition, the sensor performance evaluation technology established during the development has been proposed for ISO standardization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-99
Number of pages8
JournalSynthesiology
Volume4
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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