VAST Independent youth project 2017-2018


  

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Development of multiplexed-testing device for in-situ detection of toxic elements in agricultural products in Vietnam.

ID: VAST.ĐLT.01/17-18

Dr. Vu Thi Thu - Department of Advanced Materials Science and Nanotechnology (AMSN)

- To develop multiplexed-testing system for in-situ detection of toxic elements in agricultural products such as heavy metals, and pesticides (Organophosphorus/Carbamates);

 

- To integrate wireless module onto testing system for data record, amiplification and management.

 

-          - Technical Products:

+ 01 multiplexed-testing device for in-situ detection of toxic elements in agricultural products with the following specifications:

·         Power consumption: <10W

·         Current range: 1nA - 1A

·         Potential range: -2V - +2V

·         Weight < 1kg

·         LED Display

·         With GSM/GPRS wireless module

+ 03 specially functionalized sensors, including:

·         Heavy metal sensor: LOD = 0,1mg.L-1, linear range from 1mg.L-1 to 10mg.L-1

·         Pesticides (Organophosphorus and Carbamates) sensor: LOD = 1ppm, linear range from 2ppm to 20ppm.

+ 01 protocol for manufacturing functionalized sensors.

- Publications:

+ 01 international article (SCI/SCI-E);

+ 01 national article;

+ 01 poster/oral presentation at national / international conferences.

 

- Training:

+ 01 PhD student (supporting);

+ 02 Bachelor students (supporting).

 

2 years

(2017 – 2018)