Major Symbols. Standard Abbreviations. Introduction and Overview of Electrode Processes. Potentials and Thermodynamics of Cells. Kinetics of Electrode Reactions. Mass Transfer by Migration and Diffusion. Basic Potential Step Methods. Potential Sweep Methods. Polarography and Pulse Voltammetry. Controlled-Current Techniques. Method Involving Forced Convention--Hydrodynamic Methods. Techniques Based on Concepts of Impedance. Bulk Electrolysis Methods. Electrode Reactions with Coupled Homogeneous Chemical Reactions. Double-Layer Structure and Adsorption. Electroactive Layers and Modified Electrodes. Electrochemical Instrumentation. Scanning Probe Techniques. Spectroelectrochemistry and Other Coupled Characterization Methods. Photoelectrochemistry and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence. Appendix A: Mathematical Methods. Appendix B: Digital Simulations of Electrochemical Problems. Appendix C: Reference Tables. Index.
Allen J. Bard is Norman Hackerman-Welch Regents Chair in Chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin, where he has been a faculty member since 1958. Professor Bard is the recipient of more than twenty academic awards, most recently the Luigi Galvani Medal of the Societa Chimica Italiana, 1992; the G. M. Kosolapoff Award of the American Chemical Society, 1992; and the Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Fields of Analytical Chemistry of the Eastern Analytical Symposium, 1990. A frequent lecturer at major universities throughout the United States and Canada, and a member of numerous professional and academic organizations, Professor Bard is Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Chemical Society and served as president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry from 1991 to 1993. He received his PhD in electroanalytical chemistry from Harvard University in 1958.
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