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Original scientific paper

https://doi.org/10.5562/cca3485

Simulation of Alternative Differential Multi-pulse Voltammetry. Evaluation of the Electrochemical Reversibility by the Voltammogram Symmetry

Dijana Jadreško ; Division for Marine and Environmental Research, Ruđer Bošković Institute, P.O. Box 180, HR-10002 Zagreb, Croatia


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Abstract

A theoretical analysis of reversible and kinetically controlled electrode reactions in conditions of alternative differential multi-pulse voltammetry (ADMPV) is presented. The degree of reversibility, as well as symmetry of the electron transfer reaction, can be estimated by visual inspection of the ADMP voltammogram. The values of electron transfer coefficient and the standard rate constant of a simple electrode reaction Ox + ne− ⇄ Red, can be determined from the slope of linear dependence of the peak currents ratio on the logarithm of pulse duration. The criteria for recognition of reversible and kinetically controlled electrode reactions by alternative differential multi-pulse voltammetry are given.

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Keywords

alternative differential multi-pulse voltammetry; excitation signal; kinetics; symmetry; theory

Hrčak ID:

221404

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/221404

Publication date:

28.1.2019.

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