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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2021, 9(1), 14-21
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-9-1-3
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Fundamentals and Applications of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy - A Didactic Perspective

Achim Habekost1,

1University of Education Ludwigsburg, Department of Chemistry, Ludwigsburg, Germany

Pub. Date: December 27, 2020

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Achim Habekost. Fundamentals and Applications of Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy - A Didactic Perspective. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2021; 9(1):14-21. doi: 10.12691/wjce-9-1-3


Two experiments are presented to introduce students to the utility of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) in finding electrodes suitable for applications such as battery development. We used different metal and carbon nanotube (CNT) screen-printed electrodes (SPEs) and compared EIS with cyclic voltammetry (CV) curves. In addition, we prepared the SPEs with graphene powder to show the different behaviour of modified and unmodified SPEs with CV and EIS.

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