Microchimica Acta

, Volume 180, Issue 3, pp 261–268

Nonenzymatic sensor for hydrogen peroxide based on the electrodeposition of silver nanoparticles on poly(ionic liquid)-stabilized graphene sheets

Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s00604-012-0921-3

Cite this article as:
Wang, Q. & Yun, Y. Microchim Acta (2013) 180: 261. doi:10.1007/s00604-012-0921-3


We have developed a nonenzymatic sensor for hydrogen peroxide (HP) that is based on a new kind of nanocomposite consisting of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) electrodeposited on a basic film of a poly(ionic liquid) containing graphene. The nanocomposite was characterized by scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive X-ray studies, cyclic voltammetry, and chronoamperometry. The AgNPs on the basic composite film provide the electrode with enhanced sensitivity in that the signal obtained for HP is 10-fold improved in the best case. The sensor exhibits good linear response in the 0.1 μM to 2.2 mM HP concentration range, and the detection limit is 0.05 μM (at S/N = 3).



GraphenePoly(ionic liquid)Silver nanoparticleNonenzymaticHydrogen peroxide

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ScienceXidian UniversityXi’anPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Institute of Analytical Science/Shaanxi Provincial Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical ChemistryNorthwest UniversityXi’anPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.College of Environmental Science & EngineeringBeijing Forestry UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China