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Supercapacitor using an EQCM

Posted by gamry on January 26, 2017

Supercapacitors using an EQCM: Supercapacitors have high charge/discharge rates, long cycle life, operate over a large temperature range and have a low cost-per-cycle. (EQCM) is a Quartz Crystal Microbalance that has been interfaced to a potentiostat such that one of the crystal faces is used as a working electrode.

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Tracking Biofilms Using an Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Posted by gamry on January 11, 2016

This Application Note deals specifically with bacterial biofilms that convert chemicals to electrical current on electrodes. Because of this function, we refer to them as electrochemically active biofilms (EABs).

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Monitoring Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Polyelectrolyte Films using a Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Posted by gamry on July 26, 2013

Layer-by-Layer (LbL) assembly is a technique where alternating layers of positively and negatively charged layers are assembled in sandwich-like fashion.

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Basics of a Quartz Crystal Microbalance

Posted by gamry on July 26, 2013

An introduction to the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) which is an instrument that allows a user to monitor small mass changes on an electrode.

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