Diamond Electrochemical Devices

  • Nianjun YangEmail author
Part of the Topics in Applied Physics book series (TAP, volume 121)


Conductive boron-doped diamond is one of the best electrode materials and has been widely used for different electrochemical applications. Among them, the fabrication, properties, and applications of small-dimensional diamond electrochemical devices (e.g., diamond microelectrode, ultramicroelectrode, nanoelectrode and their arrays as well as scanning probe microscopy tips) have been paid much attention. In this chapter we summarize recent progress and achievements with respect to these small dimensional diamond electrochemical devices. The potential applications and future research directions of these devices are also discussed and outlined.


Diamond electrochemistry Electrochemical devices Small-dimensional electrodes Electrode arrays Scanning tunneling microscopy Scanning electrochemical microscopy 



The author thanks the financial support from German Research Foundation (DFG) under the project (grant no. YA344/1-1).


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  1. 1.Institute of Materials Engineering, University of SiegenSiegenGermany

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