Sources of Error in Ion-Selective Electrode Potentiometry

  • Richard A. Durst
Part of the Modern Analytical Chemistry book series


The past decade has seen the development and application of a diverse number of membrane electrodes. With the advent of these sensors, potentiometry has entered a new era of usefulness ranging from fundamental studies of electrode mechanisms and the development of novel membrane materials to the more practical applications of pollution monitoring and clinical analysis. These electrodes have demonstrated unique features for the measurement of a wide variety of ionic, molecular, and gaseous species, and via the ingenuity of researchers in many fields of science, medicine, and technology, the list of applications and analytes amenable to study continues to grow.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Durst
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  1. 1.Center for Analytical Chemistry, National Measurement LaboratoryNational Bureau of StandardsUSA

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