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Sensors pp 149-152 | Cite as

Use of Screen-Printed Electrodes in the Determination of Some Environmental Carcinogens

  • L. Falciola
  • G. Cappelletti
  • V. Pifferi
  • F. Spadavecchia
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 162)

Abstract

The use of commercially available Screen Printed Electrodes (SPEs) in Pulsed Voltammetric techniques for the determination of carcinogenic compounds, (namely furan, benzidines and chromium (VI)), is presented. The advantages related to the SPEs disposability and to the electrodes protection with Nafion® membrane for fouling prevention is shown.

Keywords

Differential Pulse Voltammetry Square Wave Voltammetry Photocatalytic Reduction Voltammetric Method Environmental Carcinogen 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

The Authors would like to thank the 2009 “UNIMI per il Futuro – 5 per Mille” grant (2009-ATE-0047) for the financial support.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Falciola
    • 1
  • G. Cappelletti
    • 1
  • V. Pifferi
    • 1
  • F. Spadavecchia
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di ChimicaUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly

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