Chapter 14. Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Beyond Imaging

  1. Dr. Paolo Samorì2,3
  1. François O. Laforge and
  2. Michael V. Mirkin

Published Online: 29 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608516.ch14

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures

How to Cite

Laforge, F. O. and Mirkin, M. V. (2006) Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy Beyond Imaging, in Scanning Probe Microscopies Beyond Imaging: Manipulation of Molecules and Nanostructures (ed P. Samorì), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608516.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

  2. 3

    Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie, Supramoléculaires (ISIS), Université Louis Pasteur, 8 allée Gaspard Monge, 67083 Strasbourg, France

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Queens College–CUNY, Flushing, NY 11367, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312696

Online ISBN: 9783527608515

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Keywords:

  • scanning electrochemical microscopy (SECM) beyond imaging;
  • SECM principle of operation;
  • instrumentation;
  • tip;
  • positioning;
  • potentiostat;
  • theory;
  • applications;
  • heterogeneous electron transfer;
  • biological systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • SECM Principle of Operation

    • Feedback Mode

    • Tip Generation/Substrate Collection

    • Substrate Generation/Tip Collection Mode

  • Instrumentation

    • Tip

    • Positioning

    • Potentiostat

  • Theory

    • Analytical Approximations for Steady-State Responses

      • Diffusion-Controlled Heterogeneous Reactions

      • Finite Kinetics at the Tip or Substrate

      • SG/TC Mode

  • Applications

    • Heterogeneous Electron Transfer

      • Electron Transfer Kinetics at Solid/Liquid Interfaces

      • Liquid/Liquid ET Kinetics

    • Experiments Employing Nanoelectrodes

    • Surface Reactions: Corrosion and Dissolution of Ionic Crystals

    • Biological Systems

      • Single-Cell Measurements

      • Redox Enzymes

    • Surface Patterning