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Metal nanoparticle modified boron doped diamond electrodes for use in electroanalysis

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>09/2010
<mark>Journal</mark>Electroanalysis
Issue number17-18
Volume22
Number of pages10
Pages (from-to)1947-1956
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English
EventInternational Conference on Modern Electroanalytical Methods - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 9/12/200913/12/2009

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Modern Electroanalytical Methods
CountryCzech Republic
Period9/12/0913/12/09

Abstract

Metal nanoparticle modified boron-doped diamond (BDD) electrodes have been used in the electroanalysis of a number of inorganic and organic analytes. This simple surface modification has enhanced the sensitivity and analytical ability of BDD effectively and consistently, as reported in a number of publications overviewed herein. In this review, a number of metal nanoparticle systems that have utilized BDD electrodes will be discussed. The low capacitance of BDD makes it an ideal substrate for sensitive dynamic electroanalytical experiments. The metal nanoparticle modification of BDD offers a simple yet effective approach to enhancing the electroanalytical ability of the electrode material.