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Gas sensor -- microheater

  1. Dec 21, 2015 #1
    what is reason for preferring platinum in micro-heater fabrication in the case of a gas sensor ?
    my understanding is that it is because of its stability in different chemical environments. Please comment if there are any other reasons
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  3. Dec 26, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
  4. Dec 27, 2015 #3
    I got the answer from some literature. firstly, Pt is stable in most of the chemical environments when compared to many other metals . secondly, power consumption in this case is less
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