Analytical Voltammetry, 1st Edition

Analytical Voltammetry, 1st Edition,M.R. Smyth,J.G. Vos,ISBN9780444889386

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The aim of this volume is to review the state-of-the-art in analytical voltammetry with regard to theory and instrumentation, and show how these relate to the analysis of inorganic, organometallic, organic and biological molecules. Modern voltammetric techniques have practical applications in biological, pharmaceutical and environmental chemistry. The growing importance of voltammetry in the development of modified electrodes and biological electrodes and chemical and biological sensors is also highlighted.

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J.G. Vos

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School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Analytical Voltammetry, 1st Edition

1. Theory of Analytical Voltammetry (J.F. Cassidy).
Introduction to analytical voltammetry. Classical techniques.
Modern techniques. Electroanalysis in flowing streams.
Microelectrodes, microelectrode arrays and hydrodynamically
modulated rotating disc electrochemistry. Mathematical,
coulostatic and reflectance methods applied to voltammetry.
Conclusions. 2. Instrumentation (J.N. Barisci, P.J. Riley,
G.G. Wallace). Introduction. The electrochemical cell. The
working electrode. The reference electrode. The auxiliary
electrode. Electronics. 3. Analytical Voltammetry of Biological
(J.M. Séquaris). In vivo voltammetry in
neurochemistry. Electrochemical immunoassay. Voltammetric
analysis of biological macromolecules: proteins and nucleic
acids. 4. Analytical Voltammetry in Pharmacy (P.M. Bersier, J. Bercier). Introduction. Polarographic and voltammetric techniques applied
to drug analysis. Practical applications of polarography,
voltammetry and hybrid techniques in drug analysis. 5. Analytical
Voltammetry in Environmental Science. I. Inorganic Species

(J.M. Fernandez, P.J. Hayes, M.R. Smyth). Introduction. General
aspects of trace analysis. Polarography and voltammetric methods.
Trace metals. Application of polarographic and voltammetric
methods to trace metal analysis. 6. Analytical Voltammetry in
Environmental Science. II. Organic and Organometallic Species

(P.M. Bersier, J. Bersier). Introduction. Use of advanced
polarographic, voltammetric and hybrid techniques for the
determination of organometallic and organic pollutants.
Polarographic and voltammetric determination of organometallic
and organic pollutants in air. Polarographic and voltammetric
determination of organometallic and organic pollutants in aqueous
environment. Determination of organic pollutants in soils.
Determination of organometallic and organic pollutants in foodstuffs- and
biological matrices. 7. Theory and Analytical Applications of
Modified Electrodes
(R.J. Forster, J.G. Vos). Introduction.
Preparation of modified electrode surfaces. Characterisation of
modified electrodes. Theoretical aspects of mediation processes
at modified electrodes. Analytical applications of modified
electrodes. Conclusion. 8. Amperometric Biosensors (J.
Rodriguez Flores, E. Lorenzo). Introduction. Principles of
biosensors. Fundamentals of amperometric biosensors.
Classification. Applications. Subject Index.

Quotes and reviews

@qu:The text and numerous well selected references will serve as a valuable aid for introduction into and practising in analytical voltammetry.
@source:Fresenius Journal of Analytical Chemistry
@qu:I am pleased to be able to recommend this volume on analytical voltammetry to postgraduate scientists in this field.
@source:The Analyst well produced in hardback form and its many references should prove useful to workers in the field of analytical voltammetry and in some branches of electrochemistry.
@source:Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
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