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Electrochemical sensor with nano-wire array

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NSWCCD

An electro-chemical sensor comprises a bismuth nano-wire array. The sensor is used to detect incipient corrosion under paint. It is particularly useful in admiralty and marine applications such as for detecting incipient metal oxidation such as rusting and for monitoring the progress of metal oxidation on ship hulls and tanks. It is also useful in the automobile industry for quantifying surface quality in preparation for painting.

Inventors: 
Lindsey, Norris; Rao, Appajosula Yashodhara; Rao, Appajosula Srinivasa
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Biotechnology and Healthcare
FIle Date: 
2008-05-15
Grant Date: 
2011-11-15
Grant time: 
1,279 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
23
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY