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Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy

Marwa El-Azazy

College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

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Principles of EIS Ohm's Law Experimental Setup Three Electrode Mode Corrosion Analysis Metallic Surfaces EIS-based Aptasensors Drug Analysis Food Analysis Impedance Microbiology Cancer Detection Medical Applications

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Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) is a complex analytical technique that is basically used to characterize electrochemical systems. As a non-destructive approach, EIS serves to inaugurate the electrical response over an array of frequencies using an alternating current (AC). In other words, and for the system under investigation, a perturbation (either constant or variable) is being introduced using a potential with a small amplitude, and accordingly, the instrument recognizes and translates the ensuing changes as an impedance diagram. The generated data are a bit complex and need careful analysis.

As an analytical technique with realms of applications, EIS has seen major progress during the past few years. One reason could be the feasibility of implementing EIS in a system, and the other would be the usefulness of EIS data in determining properties such as reaction rate, as well as the diffusion coefficients. Applications of EIS varied between corrosion analysis and inhibition, food and drug analysis, monitoring the performance of batteries, and developing biosensors, etc. Impedance microbiology which is used to monitor bacterial growth in a sample, and tissue electrical impedance which is basically used for detecting abnormalities in morphology and health of tissues, are other examples for the applications of EIS.

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Date completed: October 11th 2019

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About the editor

Marwa El-Azazy

College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

Dr. Marwa El-Azazy is an Analytical Chemist 'an experienced educator and a researcher” with more than 15 years of teaching experience at several institutions. Her main research interest is construction of sensors (using microfluidic platforms for point-of-care-testing of drugs and bio-analytes and ion-selective electrodes), chemometrics and analytical method development, spectroscopic analyses of drugs and pharmaceuticals, synthesis of nanomaterials, and development of green chemistry approaches for wastewater treatment. Dr. Marwa has a track record of research inputs including ˃25 refereed papers in prestigious international journals, several conference presentations, two book chapters, in addition to several research grants. She serves as a reviewer for a variety of international journals.

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