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Abstract Volume 14 Issue 5 (2009) pp 204-207

Sonogel Carbon Zirconium Dioxide (ZrO2) Electrode Sensor to Detect Dopamine

Suzanne K. Lunsford*, PhuongKhanh Quoc Nguyen, Jessica M. Dagher, and Rachel Kingdom

Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435, USA,
Received July 18, 2008. Accepted November 4, 2009

Published online: 29 December 2009

Abstract. This paper describes an undergraduate research laboratory assignment that incorporates electrochemistry sensors with engineering concepts, complementing the aspects of STEM, (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Students were required to solve real world problems that are developed by the Project REEL, (Research Experiences to Enhance Learning). This research assignment introduces students to new instrumentation techniques, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Cyclic Voltammetry (CV) integrated together.

Key Words: Laboratories and Demonstrations; general chemistry

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Issue date: Dec, 31, 2009

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