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Solid-state ion-selective electrode arrays

Lynch, A, Diamond, D, Lemoine, P, McLaughlin, JAD and Leader, M (1998) Solid-state ion-selective electrode arrays. ELECTROANALYSIS, 10 (16). pp. 1096-1100. [Journal article]

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Variable pressure scanning electron microscopy is demonstrated to be a powerful method for directly studying swelling processes occurring during conditioning of PVC-membrane ion-selective electrodes containing a salt-doped hydrogel layer between the PVC and the internal Ag/AgCl reference electrode. Using an in-house developed virtual instrument interface and a portable PC fitted with a PCMCIA data acquisition card, it is relatively easy to adapt arrays manufactured for blood-gas analysis for other applications which involve the determination of mixtures of inorganic ions. The simultaneous analysis of sodium and chloride over concentration ranges associated with the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis (CF) in sweat is demonstrated as an example.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:ion-selective electrodes; sensor arrays; sodium; chloride; PVC membrane; SEM; cystic fibrosis
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
ID Code:18922
Deposited By: Mrs Ann Blair
Deposited On:19 Jul 2011 07:58
Last Modified:19 Jul 2011 07:58

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