Carbaryl Detection by Gold Nanoparticles Electrodes for Fruit Application Model
A new method has been developed for the determination of carbaryl pesticides, , in water and fruit samples using gold nanoparticles electrode conductivity detection. The effects of pH on the binding between carbaryl and humic acid (HA) and number of layer coated electrode were investigated and optimized. HA modified the polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films (PEMs) coating electrode was used to detect carbaryl. The current was decreased 4.75% after dipping in HA for 10 minutes. The current was decreased around 7.28% from the initial value after HA binding with carbaryl. The results demonstrated that the newly developed method was an efficient procedure for the detection of carbamate pesticides in water.
P. Kumlangdudsana et al., "Carbaryl Detection by Gold Nanoparticles Electrodes for Fruit Application Model", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 1437-1440, 2012