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New electrode surfaces for solid | liquid | liquid triple phase boundary electrochemistry
|Frank Marken , Mohamed Ghanem|
University of Bath, Department of Chemistry, Claverton Down, Bath BA2-7AY, United Kingdom
Processes at electrode surfaces strongly depend on the nature of the solid | liquid (electrolyte) interaction. This is also the case for processes at solid | liquid | liquid line interfaces and demonstrated here for the case of electrochemical processes at electrode | organic liquid | aqueous electrolyte triple phase boundaries.Experimental data are obtained at metal, carbon, and ceramic electrodes and for porphyrinato metal complexes immobilised in water-immiscible organic liquids in contact with an aqueous electrolyte . Voltammetric data are discussed and the porosity of surfaces identified as a key parameter for optimising electrochemically driven ion transfer processes. Both the transfer of inert ions and facilitated ion transfer are considered.
 F. Marken, K. J. McKenzie, G. Shul, M. Opallo, Faraday Discussions, 129 (2005) 219.
Presentation: Keynote lecture at SMCBS'2005 Workshop, by Frank Marken
See On-line Journal of SMCBS'2005 Workshop
Submitted: 2005-08-05 17:24 Revised: 2009-06-07 00:44