ISSN: ‎2008-4226, Abbreviation: Anal. Bioanal. Electrochem.


The University of Jordan, Department of Chemistry, Amman - 11942, Jordan


This study investigated the oxidation of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) using a platinum nanoparticle electrode coated with an iodine monolayer, called a modified electrode. The electrode were grown using the cyclic voltammetry technique and the electrochemical measurements were taken using the cyclic voltammetry and chronoamperometric technique. In the case of platinum nanoparticle electrode modified iodine by and ascorbic acid, the analyzed the anodic peak current and anodic maximum potential is done. The also examined the effect of the concentration of ascorbic acid and the effect of the scan rate on anodic top parameters. The results show that the anodic current peak increases and that the anodic peak potentials increase in comparison to the clean electrode to a negative value. Anodic peak current increases with scan rate of ascorbic acid increases. As the ascorbic acid concentration and scan rate increase, the anodic peak potential changes to more positive values. The SEM and EDX demonstrate some fascinating characteristics of the uniform particle distribution, growth and self-assembly of the iodin-modified platinum nanoparticle. The sensor was ascorbic acid with a sensitivity of 0.215 μA/μM-cm2 and a detection limit of 0.01 μM (R2=0.994).The results show that the iodine-modified platinum nanoparticle electrode developed can be used in food sampling to voltammetric determine Vitamin C.


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