Electronic nose simulation tool centred on PSpice
UNSPECIFIED (2001) Electronic nose simulation tool centred on PSpice. In: 8th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS-8), BASEL, SWITZERLAND, JUL 02-05, 2000. Published in: SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, 76 (1-3). pp. 419-429.Full text not available from this repository.
Electronic noses consist of an array of non-selective gas sensors with a pattern recognition engine. The sensors and pattern recognition methods depend on the specific application. The design process of electronic noses usually involves time-consuming measurements in a non-standard trial and error process. This paper addresses the problem by using an electronic nose simulation tool centred on PSpice. Using previously developed generic PSpice models for the response of gas sensors, a four-element tin oxide sensor array was simulated. The sensor model parameters were adjusted using calibrated response data from ethanol, methane and their mixtures, detected with real tin oxide sensors. To study the performance of the array, statistical error modelling and PSpice simulations were used in a Monte Carlo analysis coupled with principal component analysis. The results show that this simulation strategy is useful for analysing the effects of sampling errors, the changes in operation temperature, random errors and sensor drift. The importance of these errors is discussed in terms of the array discrimination ability. We conclude that this simulation strategy can help to systematise the design of electronic noses. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Journal or Publication Title:||SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA|
|Official Date:||1 June 2001|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 419-429|
|Title of Event:||8th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS-8)|
|Location of Event:||BASEL, SWITZERLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 02-05, 2000|
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