Smart Gas Sensors

Lead partner: Siemens

Technical goals

  • Bringing together heterogeneous integration technologies developed in e-Brains to provide a platform for integrated photonic optical gas sensors with smart characteristics.
  • Inclusion of nanotechnological sensing elements and data links for network formation.

Convential design (state-of-the-art)

Demonstrator & challenges

  • Optical and mechanical coupling
  • Sensor electronics integration
  • Signal evaluation
  • Selective as monitoring in industrial applications (gases like CO2, CO, Acetone, H2O, NO2)
  • Monitoring of indoor air

MEMS integrated design (form factor: 1 cm3)