Enhanced Hydrogen Peroxide Sensing Based on Tetraruthenated Porphyrins/Nafion/Glassy Carbon-modified Electrodes via Incorporating of Carbon Nanotubes
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The incorporation of carbon nanotubes to a Nafion/tetraruthenated cobalt porphyrin/glassy carbon electrode (GC/Nf/CoTRP vs GC/Nf/CNTCoTRP) enhanced the amperometric determination of hydrogen peroxide. Both electrodes produced a decrease in the over-potential required for the hydrogen peroxide oxidation in about 100 mV compared to glassy carbon under the same experimental conditions. Nevertheless, for GC/Nf/CNT/CoTRP, the increase in the current is remarkable. The GC/Nf/CoTRP modified electrode gave no significant analitycal signal for hydrogen peroxide reduction. Moreover, a great increase in current is observed with GC/Nf/CNT/CoTRP at -150mV which suggests a significant increase in the sensitivity of the modified electrode. Scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) revealed an enhancement in the electroactivity of the GC/Nf/CNT/CoTRP modified electrode. This fact has been explained in terms of enhanced homogeneity of the electrodic surface as a consecuence of better dispersibility of CNT-CoTRP produced by a Nafion polyelectrolyte.
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PhD exchange student program (BECAS CHILE) CONICYT 21120676 Fondo de Innovacion para la Competitividad del Ministerio de Economia, Fomento y Turismo, Chile RC 130006 CILIS Fondecyt 1141199 1120246 AT 24091042
DOI: DOI: 10.1002/elan.201500375
Quote ItemElectroanalysis 2015, 27, 2778 – 2784
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