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Microchimica Acta

, 186:226 | Cite as

Reduced graphene oxide nanosheets modified with plasmonic gold-based hybrid nanostructures and with magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles for cyclic voltammetric determination of arsenic(III)

  • Zhenlu ZhaoEmail author
  • Chuanping Li
  • Haoxi Wu
Original Paper
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Abstract

The authors have fabricated reduced graphene oxide nanosheets (rGO) supported with Fe3O4 nanoparticles and Ag/Au hollow nanoshells. The material was placed on a glassy carbon electrode which is shown to enable highly sensitive determination of As(III) which is first preconcentrated from solution at a potential of −0.35 V (versus Ag/AgCl) for 100 s. The electrode, typically operated at a working potential as low as 0.06 V, has a linear response in the 0.1 to 20 ppb As(III) concentration range and a 0.01 ppb detection limit. The electrochemical sensitivity is 52 μA ppb−1. The high sensitivity is assumed to be the result of various synergistic effects. The method was applied to ultratrace (0.1 ppt) determination of As(III) in real water samples.

Graphical abstract

The hybrid displays a wide linear response in the 0.1 to 20 ppb As(III) concentration range and a 0.01 ppb detection limit. The high sensitivity is attributed to various synergistic effects. The method was applied to ultratrace determination of As(III) in real water samples.

Keywords

Electrochemical analysis Arsenic Ultratrace detection Synergistic effect Plasmonic Ag/Au hollow nanoshells 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Financial supports from National Natural Science Foundation (Grant No. 21605057, No. 21705056), Natural Science Foundation of Shandong Province (No. ZR2016BQ07), Foundation of State Key Laboratory of Electroanaytical Chemistry (SKLEAC201907), and Study Abroad Fund were acknowledged.

Compliance with ethical standards

The author(s) declare that they have no competing interests.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Material Science and EngineeringUniversity of JinanJinanChina
  2. 2.Department of Bionano EngineeringHanyang UniversityAnsanSouth Korea
  3. 3.State Key Lab of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Changchun Institute of Applied ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesJilinChina
  4. 4.Institute of Materials, China Academy of Engineering PhysicsMianyangChina

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