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Scan Rate Dependence of Peak Current Cyclic voltammograms are most often characterized by a) the location of the forward and reverse peaks on the potential axis (E p and ∆E p allowing the calculation of E 0 ) b) the ratio of currents observed on the reverse and forward scans (i p rev / i p fwd ) and c) the dependence of peak currents on the scan rate (i p vs. ν 1/2 ).

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· various scan rate (0.01- 1.0Vs). (B) Plot of current function versus square root of scan rate. (C) Plot of the anodic peak current versus square root of scan rate (D) Plot of the anodic peak potential versus log of scan rate. Fig.S5 (A) Cyclic voltammograms (CVs) of the NiHCF/AuNPsystem in (e)

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The peak current i p of the reversible redox process is described by the Randles-Sevcik equation. 1 At 298 K the Randles-Sevcik equation is where n is the number of electrons A the electrode area (cm 2) C the concentration (mol·cm-3) D the diffusion coefﬁcient (cm 2 ·s-1) and v the potential scan rate

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· Normalize by Scan Rate Divide the CV peak current Normalize by Scan Rate by the scan rate or the square root of the scan rate. Multiple files at different scan rates can be normalized and overlaid. The square root of the scan rate is used to assess diffusion-controlled processes while the scan rate dependence is

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Scan Rate Dependence of Peak Current Cyclic voltammograms are most often characterized by a) the location of the forward and reverse peaks on the potential axis (E p and ∆E p allowing the calculation of E 0 ) b) the ratio of currents observed on the reverse and forward scans (i p rev / i p fwd ) and c) the dependence of peak currents

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Scan Rate. The scan rate for such an experiment is inversely dependent upon the time per step τ During the scan the current is recorded at the end of the forward pulse and at the end of the reverse pulse meaning it is sampled twice per cycle. Waiting till the end of the pulse to sample the current avoids involving the charging current.

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· The slope of the excitation signal gives the scan rate used. Figure 1 CV Excitation Signal A cyclic voltammogram is obtained by measuring the current at the working electrode during the potential scans.² Figure 2 shows a cyclic voltammogram resulting from a single electron reduction and oxidation.

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Scan Rate Dependence of Peak Current Cyclic voltammograms are most often characterized by a) the location of the forward and reverse peaks on the potential axis (E p and ∆E p allowing the calculation of E 0 ) b) the ratio of currents observed on the reverse and forward scans (i p rev / i p fwd ) and c) the dependence of peak currents

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The peak current i p of the reversible redox process is described by the Randles-Sevcik equation. 1 At 298 K the Randles-Sevcik equation is where n is the number of electrons A the electrode area (cm 2) C the concentration (mol·cm-3) D the diffusion coefﬁcient (cm 2 ·s-1) and v the potential scan rate

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Based on the scan rate one can expect some changes in the oxidation and reduction peak currents along with peak potentials. Also if the peak current (faradaic current) is increasing with the increasing scan rate then it represents a good rate capability along with better pseudocapacitive behavior of the electrode material 14 .

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Therefore the current does not decay to zero following the reoxidation (anodic) peak on the reverse scan (h). The important parameters for a linear sweep ( Fig5 ) or cyclic voltammogram ( Fig6 ) are the peak potential(s) E p and the peak current(s) i p (note that there can be more than one peak in a cyclic voltammogram hence an additional

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· In this practical the potential scan rate (V) in Equation 2.3 is adjusted to see its influence on the shape of a CV and the magnitude of the peak current. Observations made are then related to processes occurring at the surface of the working electrode and the properties of the analyte and solution.

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· Finally the peak current is given by ip=2.69 10 5 n3/2 AD1/2C 1/2 where n is the number of electrons A is electrode area D is the diffusion coefficient C is the concentration and ν is the scan rate (e.g. V/s). Thus a great deal of information can be learned about the system by varying known parameters such as concentration and scan rate.

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· reduced by increasing the scan rate to improve the accuracy of mea-surement it is practically difficult to use a scan rate above 0.1 V/s because the effect of electrolyte resistance will become significant at such a high scan rate. Tan et al. 20 applied a CV peak

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· In this practical the potential scan rate (V) in Equation 2.3 is adjusted to see its influence on the shape of a CV and the magnitude of the peak current. Observations made are then related to processes occurring at the surface of the working electrode and the properties of the analyte and solution.

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· Accordingly the current is directly proportional to concentration and increases with the square root of the scan rate. The ratio of the reverse-to-forward peak currents ipr / ipf is unity for a simple reversible couple. This peak ratio can be strongly affected

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· The peak current ratio (Ipa/Ipc ) is independent of scan rate and always equal to unity 46 . 1.5.1.2 Irreversible electrochemical reaction If there take place a very slow electron exchange between the working electrode and the redox specie then it is termed as irreversible electrochemical reaction.

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· The peak current ratio (Ipa/Ipc ) is independent of scan rate and always equal to unity 46 . 1.5.1.2 Irreversible electrochemical reaction If there take place a very slow electron exchange between the working electrode and the redox specie then it is termed as irreversible electrochemical reaction.

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· The scan rate as reflected by the slope is 50 mV/s. A second cycle is indicated by the dashed line. Single or multiple cycles can be used. caused a current peak during the reduction cycle also cause a current peak during the oxidation cycle. This can be seen by comparing the C

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the peak current ratio = i pa /i pc = 1 at all scan rates. the peak current function i p / n 1/2 ( n = scan rate) is independent of n (see equation for peak current) The peak current is given by the equation i p = 2.69x10 5 n 3/2 ACD 1/2 n 1/2. where n = number of electrons transferred/molecule. A = electrode surface area (cm 2)

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· The scan rate as reflected by the slope is 50 mV/s. A second cycle is indicated by the dashed line. Single or multiple cycles can be used. caused a current peak during the reduction cycle also cause a current peak during the oxidation cycle. This can be seen by comparing the C

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Based on the scan rate one can expect some changes in the oxidation and reduction peak currents along with peak potentials. Also if the peak current (faradaic current) is increasing with the increasing scan rate then it represents a good rate capability along with better pseudocapacitive behavior of the electrode material 14 .

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The peak current i p of the reversible redox process is described by the Randles-Sevcik equation. 1 At 298 K the Randles-Sevcik equation is where n is the number of electrons A the electrode area (cm 2) C the concentration (mol·cm-3) D the diffusion coefﬁcient (cm 2 ·s-1) and v the potential scan rate

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· At the faster scan rate we see two peaks however at the slower scan rate the peak on the reverse scan disappears. One explanation for this is that the slow scan rate allows sufficient time for the products of the reduction of R on the forward scan to participate in a chemical reaction whose products are not electroactive.

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