Electrochemical detection of O,O-Diethyldithiophosphoric acid at a Tosflex film modified glassy carbon electrode

Huei Lin Cheng, Chun Hsiung Kuei, I. Wen Sun

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Abstract

In this study, the electroanalytical application of Tosflex, a perfluoro-anion-exchange membrane which has not been studied as much as Nafion and poly(4-vinylpyridine), is demonstrated using diethyldithiophosphoric acid (DEDTP) as an example. DEDTP dimerizes upon electrochemical oxidation at a glassy carbon electrode (GCE), but the current corresponding to this oxidation is rather small for analytical purpose. A Tosflex polymer film modified glassy carbon electrode (TFGCE) was fabricated to improve the detection of DEDTP. In a pH 5.5 solution, DEDTP deprotonated to DEDTP- anion which was accumulated onto TFGCE by the anion-exchange feature of Tosflex followed by square-wave voltammetric determination. With 3 min accumulation, the analytical signal versus concentration dependence was linear from 2 ppb (1.07 × 10-8 M) to 400 ppb (2.16 × 10-6 M) with a regression coefficient of 0.995 and a detection limit of 0.4 ppb (2.1 × 10-9 M). Unlike many other anion-exchange polymer modified electrodes, the TFGCE showed excellent stability over the studied pH range of 1-9.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)767-772
Number of pages6
JournalElectroanalysis
Volume14
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jul 16

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  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry

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