A tunable metal-organic resistance thermometer

Stephenson, AP, Micolich, AP, Lee, KH, Meredith, P and Powell, BJ (2011) A tunable metal-organic resistance thermometer. ChemPhysChem, 12 1: 116-121. doi:10.1002/cphc.201000762

Author Stephenson, AP
Micolich, AP
Lee, KH
Meredith, P
Powell, BJ
Title A tunable metal-organic resistance thermometer
Journal name ChemPhysChem   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1439-4235
Publication date 2011-01-17
Year available 2010
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/cphc.201000762
Volume 12
Issue 1
Start page 116
End page 121
Total pages 6
Place of publication Weinheim, Germany
Publisher Wiley - V C H Verlag
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Mixing thin Sn films into polyetheretherketone (PEEK) substrates using Sn+ ion beams can turn this inherently insulating polymer metallic. Control of this process changes the sample's conductivity by over ten orders of magnitude (see picture). This can be used to produce high-performance, robust, low-cost thermometers, which can be easily tailored to the desired temperature range.
© 2011 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
Keyword Conducting materials
Organic-inorganic hybrid composites
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Article first published online: 14 DEC 2010. Published under Communications.

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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