Effects of Carbon Ion on Glassy Carbon Electrode as Chemical Sensor

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Glassy polymeric carbon (GPC) is a material commonly used for making electrodes for cyclic voltammetric (CV) and amperometric measurements. Previous work done at Alabama A&M University (AAMU) has shown that high energy ion beams can be used to improve the physical properties of GPC in general. In this work, we fabricated a glassy polymeric carbon electrode and we used carbon ions to activate it. Surface analyses including Raman spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy (AFM), and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) were performed to compare the changes in surface morphology and structure before and after carbon ion bombardment.

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Chhay, B., Bowman, L. & Ila, D. Effects of Carbon Ion on Glassy Carbon Electrode as Chemical Sensor. MRS Online Proceedings Library 1204, 1427 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1204-K14-27

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