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Electrochemical investigation of the photodecomposition of selected ferrocene derivatives

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Davis, J, Vaughan, DH and Cardosi, MF (1997) Electrochemical investigation of the photodecomposition of selected ferrocene derivatives. ELECTROANALYSIS, 9 (8). pp. 650-652. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The photostability of nine ferrocene derivatives of varying functionality was investigated using cyclic voltammetry. Derivatives with carbonyl groups (aldehyde or ketone) directly attached to the cyclopentadiene ring system were found to decompose in aqueous (pH 7.4) solution over a period of 10 min when exposed to light, The kinetics of the photodecomposition process were investigated and the relative values of the rate constants for the photodecomposition tabulated, The implications for biosensor applications are assessed.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
ID Code:14148
Deposited By:Professor James Davis
Deposited On:07 Jun 2010 14:30
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 11:18

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