The Potentiostat

  • Olen L. RiggsJr.
  • Carl E. Locke
  • Norman E. Hamner


Modern polarographic instrumentation evolved from electrically equivalent circuits, and each essentially has within its electronic circuit a potentiostat to control cell potential. Inclusion of the third electrode permitted the maintenance of any desired control potential.


Voltage Drop Operational Amplifier Potential Control Power Transistor Test Electrode 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Olen L. RiggsJr.
    • 1
  • Carl E. Locke
    • 2
  • Norman E. Hamner
  1. 1.Kerr — McGee Technical CenterOklahoma CityUSA
  2. 2.University of OklahomaNormanUSA

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