A new approach for measuring the effect of a monolayer on molecular transfer across an air/water interface using scanning electrochemical microscopy
UNSPECIFIED (1998) A new approach for measuring the effect of a monolayer on molecular transfer across an air/water interface using scanning electrochemical microscopy. LANGMUIR, 14 (19). pp. 5331-5334. ISSN 0743-7463Full text not available from this repository.
A new approach is described for the quantitative study of the effect of a monolayer on solute transfer rates across an air/water interface. The technique is illustrated through measurements of oxygen transfer across a monolayer of 1-octadecanol as a function of compression. The experimental approach uses an inverted ultramicroelectrode (UME), positioned in the water phase in a Langmuir trough close to the air/water interface to induce the transfer of oxygen from air-to water via the reduction (and depletion) of oxygen. The steady-state current response, measured as a function of UME-interface separation at various monolayer compressions, demonstrates that the rate of oxygen transfer is governed primarily by the accessible free area of the interface.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||LANGMUIR|
|Publisher:||AMER CHEMICAL SOC|
|Date:||15 September 1998|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 5331-5334|
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