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Developments in electrochemical sensors for occupational and environmental health applications.
J Hazard Mater 2003 Aug; 102(1):1-12
This paper provides an overview of recent advances in electrochemical sensors for industrial hygiene monitoring applications. Currently available instrument technologies as well as new devices under development are both exemplified. Progress in ruggedization and miniaturization of electroanalytical devices has led to significant improvements for on-site monitoring applications, e.g. in harsh environments and in biological monitoring. Sensor arrays and modified electrodes offer considerable promise for improved electrochemical sensing, i.e. through multi-species detection and enhanced selectivity. On-site electroanalytical detection and measurement in the field may become more widely used for applications in occupational health monitoring.
Electrochemical-analysis; Industrial-hygiene; Analytical-instruments; Biological-monitoring; Occupational-exposure; Electrochemistry; Monitoring-systems; Monitors; Air-monitoring; Measurement-equipment
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998
Issue of Publication
Research Tools and Approaches: Exposure Assessment Methods
Journal of Hazardous Materials
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division