Enzyme-free ethanol sensor based on electrospun nickel nanoparticle-loaded carbon fiber paste electrode

Liu, Yang, Zhang, Lei, Guo, Qiaohui, Hou, Haoqing, and You, Tianyan (2010) Enzyme-free ethanol sensor based on electrospun nickel nanoparticle-loaded carbon fiber paste electrode. Analytica Chimica Acta, 663 (2). pp. 153-157.

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We have developed a novel nickel nanoparticle-loaded carbon fiber paste (NiCFP) electrode for enzyme-free determination of ethanol. An electrospinning technique was used to prepare the NiCF composite with large amounts of spherical nanoparticles firmly embedded in carbon fibers (CF). In application to electroanalysis of ethanol, the NiCFP electrode exhibited high amperometric response and good operational stability. The calibration curve was linear up to 87.5 mM with a detection limit of 0.25 mM, which is superior to that obtained with other transition metal based electrodes. For detection of ethanol present in liquor samples, the values obtained with the NiCFP electrode were in agreement with the ones declared on the label. The attractive analytical performance and simple preparation method make this novel material promising for the development of effective enzyme-free sensors.

Item ID: 54512
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1873-4324
Keywords: ethanol, enzyme-free sensor, lectrospinning technique, nickel nanoparticle-loaded carbon fibers
Funders: National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Projects and Grants: NNSFC 20605020, NNSFC 20875085, CAS KJCX2-YW-H11
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 02:36
FoR Codes: 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0301 Analytical Chemistry > 030102 Electroanalytical Chemistry @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences @ 100%
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