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Easy fabrication of a vibrating foil electrode

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We report a simple, rapid and cost effective fabrication of a vibrating platinum foil electrode whereby significant mass transport enhancement can be seen and applied for electroanalytical work. The vibrating and stationary nature of the platinum foil electrode was characterised by cyclic voltammetry using a Ru(NH3)62+/3+ redox system, and a four-fold enhancement in sensitivity could be reproducibly seen. Randles–Ševčik analysis gave a diffusion coefficient, D value, of 9.4 × 10−6 cm2 s−1.

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The article was received on 06 Apr 2012, accepted on 24 Apr 2012 and first published on 30 Apr 2012

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2AY25352F
Citation: Anal. Methods, 2012,4, 1932-1934
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    Easy fabrication of a vibrating foil electrode

    M. Lu, N. V. Rees and R. G. Compton, Anal. Methods, 2012, 4, 1932
    DOI: 10.1039/C2AY25352F

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