Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry A

, Volume 93, Issue 6, pp 1178–1181 | Cite as

Voltammetric Determination of Ascorbic Acid in Pharmaceutical Formulations on a Boron Doped Diamond Electrode

  • M. D. VedenyapinaEmail author
  • M. M. KazakovaEmail author
  • A. M. SkundinEmail author


The electrochemical behavior of ascorbic acid (AA) is studied by means of cyclic voltammetry (CVA) and square-wave voltammetry (SWVA) on a boron doped diamond electrode (BDD). The possibility of using the voltammetric response signal to determine quantitatively the concentration of AA in an aqueous solution is shown. An analytical direct correlation function for SWVA at BDD is obtained. It is shown that the detection limit for AA is 1.87 μM. The applicability of SWVA for determining the content of AA in pharmaceutical preparations is demonstrated.


cyclic and square-wave voltammetry boron doped diamond electrode ascorbic acid electrochemical behavior 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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