Conducting polymer functionalized graphene-based electrochemical sensors for sensing pollutants in water

Review paper


  • Siti Nur Akmar Mohd Yazid Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia and Nanotechnology Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Aina Adriana Che Adnan Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Illyas Md Isa Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia and Nanotechnology Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Idris Saidin Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia and Nanotechnology Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Syahrizal Ahmad Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia and Nanotechnology Research Centre, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia
  • Chin Suk Fun Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 96000 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia



Composites, voltammetry, sensing properties, water pollution
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Recent trends in electrochemical sensors based on conducting polymer functionalized graphene for the detection of pollutants in water are highlighted in this review. Graphene has been the subject of a lot of scientific research to be composited with conducting polymers. Researchers are interested in graphene and its variants because they have a lot of good qualities, like good electrical and mechanical properties and very high surface area. With this review, we intend to arouse interest in the important topic of graphene and conducting polymer nanocomposite that is making significant advances in electrochemical sensing, especially for sensing pollutants in water.


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Mohd Yazid, S. N. A., Che Adnan, A. A., Isa, I. M., Saidin, M. I. ., Ahmad, M. S. ., & Fun, C. S. . (2023). Conducting polymer functionalized graphene-based electrochemical sensors for sensing pollutants in water: Review paper. Journal of Electrochemical Science and Engineering, 13(2), 251–274.



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