Voltammetric Determination of Trace Amounts of Lead With Novel Graphite/Bleaching Earth Modified Electrode

Voltammetric Determination of Trace Amounts of Lead With Novel Graphite/Bleaching Earth Modified Electrode

Modified composite electrodes have gained considerable interest in the detection of heavy metal ions due to their excellent sensitivity, selectivity, stability, and rapid response. Generally, these sensors consist of binder, conductive substance, and modifier. This study examined into the performance of a novel modified electrode that used a graphite–bleaching earth (BE-MCPE) composite performed while detecting trace amounts of Pb(II) using a differential pulse voltammetric technique (DPASV). In order to investigate the properties of BE-MCPE, we employed several analytical techniques, including SEM, SEM-EDX, FTIR, and XRD. These techniques were used to characterize the physical, chemical, and elemental properties of BE-MCPE, as well as its Pb(II) adsorption capacity, providing a comprehensive understanding of its composition and structure. The electrochemical results showed that the modified electrode demonstrated superior sensitivity and selectivity, in detecting Pb(II) ions, with a linear response range of 2.10-7 M to 10.10-7 M, limit of detection (LOD) of 4,89x10-8 mol.L-1, and limit of quantification (LOQ) of 1,63x10-7 mol.L-1. This novel modified electrode can achieve the sensitive detection of trace amounts of Pb(II) in a wide range of wastewater applications.


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Vancouver Tüzün E. Voltammetric Determination of Trace Amounts of Lead With Novel Graphite/Bleaching Earth Modified Electrode. Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry. 2023; 10(3): 659-670.
Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry
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