## 抄録

A theoretical treatment is presented for the quantitative analysis of potential-modulated normal-incidence reflection absorption UV-visible spectra of solution-phase, optically absorbing species produced at the surface of a rotating disk electrode (RDE). This novel technique is based on the application of a sinusoidal voltage of small amplitude to the RDE to generate in turn, a perturbation in the concentration profile of the absorbing species, C. Such changes introduce a modulation in the absorptivity of the solution along the axis of rotation of the RDE, and these can be monitored by (near)-normal-incidence UV-visible reflection absorption spectroscopy. A mathematical analysis of the optics and hydrodynamics for the system indicates that the ratio (I*/I
_{dc}
), where I* is the amplitude of the ac and I
_{dc}
the magnitude of the dc components of the optical signal, is proportional to the extinction coefficient of C and to the absolute value of the integral of the time-independent function of the oscillatory concentration profile. Excellent agreement was obtained between the approximate soloutions (in terms of the eigenfunctions, eigenvalues, and coefficients of the appropriate Sturm-Liouville system) valid in a domain of frequencies low enough to achieve optimum sensitivity and those determined by rigorous numerical integration of the governing differential equation subject to the appropriate boundary conditions. This provides a means of extracting quantitative information from the experimental data based on a simple mathematical expression.

本文言語 | English |
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ページ（範囲） | 1671-1676 |

ページ数 | 6 |

ジャーナル | Journal of the Electrochemical Society |

巻 | 140 |

号 | 6 |

DOI | |

出版ステータス | Published - 1993 1 1 |

外部発表 | はい |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- 電子材料、光学材料、および磁性材料
- 再生可能エネルギー、持続可能性、環境
- 表面、皮膜および薄膜
- 電気化学
- 材料化学