The Artificial Nose Project


A DoD ARO/MURI Sponsored Research Project

10/7/98


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Table of Contents

The Team

Contents

Sense of Smell

Human Nose

Electronic Nose

Applications

Commercial Prototype

Polymer Sensor Mechanism

Typical Signal

Sensor Array

Typical Response

Neural Net Analysis

Prior Models

Molecular Dynamics Models

Valence Force Field

Non-Bond Force Field

3D Periodic Molecular Model

New Protocol

Fundamental Equations

Model Parametrization

Interpretation

Hansen Solubilities: Vapors

Hansen Solubilities: Polymers

Alcohol Series

Ester Series

PEVA Sensor

Polysulfone Sensor

Theory vs. Experiment

Theory vs. Experiment: PEVA

Best Fit Model Parameters

Conclusions

Conclusions II

Acknowledgements

Author: Mario Blanco, Director PSDC

Email: mario@wag.caltech.edu

Home Page: http://www.wag.caltech.edu/home-pages/mario.html

Other information:
MURI/Nose Project Molecular Modeling or Polymeric Chemical Sensors: The Artificial Nose