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Spectroelectrochemistry: the best of two worlds

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The combination of reaction-oriented electrochemistry with species-focussed spectroscopy in spectroelectrochemistry (SEC) allows for a more complete analysis of single and multiple electron-transfer processes and redox reactions in general. Practical considerations and guidelines are provided in this tutorial review, and selected examples involving UV-VIS-NIR and IR absorption spectroscopy as well as electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) are presented to illustrate the potential and the applicability of this technique.

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30 Apr 2009
First published
24 Sep 2009

Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009,38, 3373-3382
Article type
Tutorial Review

Spectroelectrochemistry: the best of two worlds

W. Kaim and J. Fiedler, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009, 38, 3373
DOI: 10.1039/B504286K

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