In linear-sweep voltammetry and related techniques, the empirical quantity defined
by the equation
is the peak current
A is the area of the electrode-solution interface
is the rate of change of applied potential
is the bulk concentration of the substance B whose reduction or oxidation
is responsible for the peak in question.
PAC, 1985, 57, 1491
(Recommended terms, symbols, and definitions for electroanalytical chemistry (Recommendations
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