Cyclic Voltammetry study for MnO2 Nanoparticles Modified Carbon Paste Electrode
An electrical method was prepared for the measurement of Mn with trace amount in drugs and for the assessment of a sensitive method in comparison with spectrometric and atomic analyzer by a new carbon paste electrode modified with MnO2 nanoparticles. The method was used to study the electro oxidation of manganese ions in solution by cyclic voltammetry (CV) method. The modified electrode displayed strong resolving function for the overlapping voltammetric response of Mn-ion into one well-defined peak. The potential difference between Epa and Epc was > 200 mV; this range referred to the quise-reversible mechanism. The kinetic of electrode was studied at the temperature range from 15 ~ 35 °C; the data of voltamograms showed the increase of temperature caused increase of negative shift, which suggested the diffusion electron transferred in the redox process of Mn-ion oxidation. Diffusion coefficient was calculated from the Randles-Sevcik equation and was equal to 1 × 10-7; the rate constant K was equal to 5.3 × 10-5; the peak current of Mn-ion increased linearly with its concentration at the range of 0.5 ~ 4.5 ppm.