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A reagentless renewable N,N `-diphenyl-p-phenylenediamine loaded sensor for hydrogen sulfide

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Thompson, M, Lawrence, NS, Davis, J, Jiang, L, Jones, TGJ and Compton, RG (2002) A reagentless renewable N,N `-diphenyl-p-phenylenediamine loaded sensor for hydrogen sulfide. SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B-CHEMICAL, 87 (1). pp. 33-40. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The electrochemically induced reaction of sodium sulfide with N,N-1-diphenyl-p-phenylenediamine (DPPD) has been studied in aqueous solutions (pH 1-7) at glassy carbon (GC) electrodes. The DPPD indicator has been shown to form a thin film on the electrode surface capable of sensing sulfide at the triple phase boundary (DPPD/electrolyte/electrode) in the range 20-200 muM with a limit of detection of 18 muM. The low solubility of DPPD has been exploited further by incorporating the species in the design of a modified renewable carbon-epoxy electrode whereby the detection process can occur in an inexpensively constructed device suitable for single shot determinations. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

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:14354
Deposited By:Professor James Davis
Deposited On:01 Jul 2010 09:43
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 11:19

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