Design and analysis of a low-cost potentiostat for application with microbial electrochemical sensors

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Hill, Andrew, Tait, Stephan, Harris, Peter, Baillie, Craig, Virdis, Bernardino and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2023. "Design and analysis of a low-cost potentiostat for application with microbial electrochemical sensors." Electrochimica Acta. 468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2023.143201
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Design and analysis of a low-cost potentiostat for application with microbial electrochemical sensors

ERA Journal ID1629
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsHill, Andrew, Tait, Stephan, Harris, Peter, Baillie, Craig, Virdis, Bernardino and McCabe, Bernadette K.
Journal TitleElectrochimica Acta
Journal Citation468
Article Number143201
Number of Pages10
Year2023
PublisherElsevier
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ISSN0013-4686
1873-3859
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2023.143201
Web Address (URL)https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013468623013737
AbstractPotentiostats are often limited to relatively costly laboratory-based analysis, which limits their access and application by researchers and practitioners, including for mobile in-field systems. This paper presents an alternative low-cost potentiostat design, sufficiently accurate for application with a microbial electrochemical sensor. The design of the device is described, evaluated using simulation and applied to a microbial electrochemical sensor to measure acetate. Incorporated into the design are a micro-controller, local data storage, and a standard industrial communication protocol to provide flexibility and data management. The device was able to produce a potential at ±2.5 V relative to an Ag-AgCl reference electrode and to measure current at ±2 mA, which was comparable to the performance of laboratory potentiostats on the market. Simulation analysis using fundamental electronic principles, such as Ohm's Law, confirmed that operation of the system was valid and as expected. Further testing using a pseudo-cell showed the device was accurate across a relevant potential range. Results from the initial calibration of the device show less than 1.6 % standard error of the mean. The device was further applied to a microbial electrochemical cell to measure acetate, which confirmed the device was functional for this application and recorded values were consistent with expectations based on the relevant literature.
KeywordsAcetate; Electronic circuit ; Sensing; Anaerobic digestion ; Volatile fatty acids
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020300199. Agricultural biotechnology not elsewhere classified
Byline AffiliationsCentre for Agricultural Engineering
University of Queensland
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Humic acid inhibition of hydrolysis and methanogenesis with different anaerobic inocula
Yap, S. D., Astals, S., Lu, Y., Peces, M., Jensen, P. D., Batstone, D. J. and Tait, S.. 2018. "Humic acid inhibition of hydrolysis and methanogenesis with different anaerobic inocula." Waste Management. 80, pp. 130-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2018.09.001
Characterising and modelling free ammonia and ammonium inhibition in anaerobic systems
Astals, S., Peces, M., Batstone, D. J., Jensen, P. D. and Tait, S.. 2018. "Characterising and modelling free ammonia and ammonium inhibition in anaerobic systems." Water Research. 143, pp. 127-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.06.021
Simultaneous treatment and single cell protein production from agri-industrial wastewaters using purple phototrophic bacteria or microalgae – a comparison
Hulsen, Tim, Hsieh, Kent, Lu, Yang, Tait, Stephan and Batstone, Damien J.. 2018. "Simultaneous treatment and single cell protein production from agri-industrial wastewaters using purple phototrophic bacteria or microalgae – a comparison." Bioresource Technology. 254, pp. 214-223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.01.032
Relationship between microbial community, operational factors and ammonia inhibition resilience in anaerobic digesters at low and moderate ammonia background concentrations
Lu, Y., Liaquat, R., Astals, S., Jensen, P. D., Batstone, D. J. and Tait, S.. 2018. "Relationship between microbial community, operational factors and ammonia inhibition resilience in anaerobic digesters at low and moderate ammonia background concentrations." New Biotechnology. 44, pp. 23-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2018.02.013
Oxidative capacitance of sulfate-based boron-doped diamond electrochemical system
Farhat, Ali, Keller, Jurg, Tait, Stephan and Radjenovic, Jelena. 2018. "Oxidative capacitance of sulfate-based boron-doped diamond electrochemical system." Electrochemistry Communications. 89, pp. 14-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2018.02.007
Process Monitoring and Control for an Anaerobic Covered Lagoon Treating Abattoir Wastewater
Schmidt, Thomas, McCabe, Bernadette and Harris, Peter. 2018. "Process Monitoring and Control for an Anaerobic Covered Lagoon Treating Abattoir Wastewater." Chemical Engineering and Technology. 41 (4), pp. 755-760. https://doi.org/10.1002/ceat.201700391
Effect of trace element addition and increasing organic loading rates on the anaerobic digestion of cattle slaughterhouse wastewater
Schmidt, Thomas, McCabe, Bernadette, Harris, Peter and Lee, Seonmi. 2018. "Effect of trace element addition and increasing organic loading rates on the anaerobic digestion of cattle slaughterhouse wastewater." Bioresource Technology. 264 (September), pp. 51-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.05.050
Anaerobic digestion of pre-treated slaughterhouse waste
Harris, Peter William. 2017. Anaerobic digestion of pre-treated slaughterhouse waste. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/5c05b8dbd30c7
Impact of thermobaric pre-treatment on the continuous anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste
Harris, Peter W., Schmidt, Thomas and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2018. "Impact of thermobaric pre-treatment on the continuous anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste." Biochemical Engineering Journal. 134, pp. 108-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bej.2018.03.007
An investigation into the fertilizer potential of slaughterhouse cattle paunch
Antille, D. L., McCabe, B. K., Van Der Spek, W. and Baillie, C. P.. 2018. "An investigation into the fertilizer potential of slaughterhouse cattle paunch." Transactions of the ASABE. 61 (1), pp. 87-101. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12342
Bovine bile as a bio-surfactant pre-treatment option for anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste
Harris, Peter W., Schmidt, Thomas and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2018. "Bovine bile as a bio-surfactant pre-treatment option for anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 6 (1), pp. 444-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2017.12.034
Evaluation of chemical, thermobaric and thermochemical pre-treatment on anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste
Harris, Peter W., Schmidt, Thomas and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2017. "Evaluation of chemical, thermobaric and thermochemical pre-treatment on anaerobic digestion of high-fat cattle slaughterhouse waste." Bioresource Technology. 244 (1), pp. 605-610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2017.07.179
Investigation into thin layer drying rates and equilibrium moisture content of abattoir paunch waste
Spence, Jennifer, Buttsworth, David, McCabe, Bernadette K., Baillie, Craig, Antille, Diogenes L. and Carter, Brad. 2018. "Investigation into thin layer drying rates and equilibrium moisture content of abattoir paunch waste." Renewable Energy. 124, pp. 95-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.07.082
Creating confidence: exploring the effectiveness of a pre-study resource as a 'front loading' strategy in a foundation nursing science course
McCabe, Bernadette K., Kek, Megan and Turner, Joanna. 2011. "Creating confidence: exploring the effectiveness of a pre-study resource as a 'front loading' strategy in a foundation nursing science course." 14th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2011). Perth, Australia 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2011 Brisbane, Australia.
Review of pre-treatments used in anaerobic digestion and their potential application in high-fat cattle slaughterhouse wastewater
Harris, Peter W. and McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2015. "Review of pre-treatments used in anaerobic digestion and their potential application in high-fat cattle slaughterhouse wastewater." Applied Energy. 155, pp. 560-575. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.06.026
Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater
McCabe, B. K., Harris, P., Baillie, C., Pittaway, P. and Yusaf, T.. 2013. "Assessing a new approach to covered anaerobic pond design in the treatment of abattoir wastewater." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering. 10 (1), pp. 81-93. https://doi.org/10.7158/N12-AE07.2013.10.1.
Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent
McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan and Baillie, Craig. 2013. "Investigating wastewater modelling as a tool to predict anaerobic decomposition and biogas yield of abattoir effluent." Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 1 (4), pp. 1375-1379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2013.07.015
A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production
McCabe, Bernadette K., Hamawand, Ihsan, Harris, Peter, Baillie, Craig and Yusaf, Talal. 2014. "A case study for biogas generation from covered anaerobic ponds treating abattoir wastewater: investigation of pond performance and potential biogas production." Applied Energy. 114, pp. 798-808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.10.020
Promoting asynchronous interactivity of recorded lectures in blended learning environments
McCabe, Bernadette K. and Hobohm, Carola. 2012. "Promoting asynchronous interactivity of recorded lectures in blended learning environments." Brown, M., Hartnett, M. and Stewart, T. M. (ed.) 29th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2012). Wellington, New Zealand 25 - 28 Nov 2012 Gold Coast, Australia.
An integrated approach to the use of complementary visual learning tools in an undergraduate microbiology class
McCabe, Bernadette. 2011. "An integrated approach to the use of complementary visual learning tools in an undergraduate microbiology class." Journal of Biological Education. 45 (4), pp. 236-243. https://doi.org/10.1080/00219266.2010.549496
Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste
McCabe, B. K., Pittaway, P., Baillie, C. and Harris, P.. 2011. "Monitoring the performance of covered anaerobic ponds in the treatment of abattoir waste." Banhazi, T., Saunders, C. and Hegarty, R. (ed.) SEAg 2011: Diverse Challenges, Innovative Solutions. Gold Coast, Australia 29 - 30 Sep 2011 Canberra, Australia.
Scientists in schools – a case study
McCabe, Bernadette K. and Weber, Hellen. 2010. "Scientists in schools – a case study." The Queensland Science Teacher. 36 (4), pp. 28-31.
Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes
Harris, Peter, McCabe, Bernadette K. and Pittaway, Pam. 2010. "Growth and characterisation of Chlorella vulgaris under increased lipid culture regimes." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Sweetening a bitter pill: educational strategies supporting the foundation sciences in first year nursing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Sweetening a bitter pill: educational strategies supporting the foundation sciences in first year nursing." Mortimer, Kelly (ed.) 12th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference (FYHE 2009). Townsville, Australia 29 Jun - 01 Jul 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Immobilization of monocentric and polycentric types of anaerobic chytrid fungi in Ca-alginate
McCabe, Bernadette K., Kuek, Clem, Gordon, Geoffrey L. R. and Phillips, Michael W.. 2001. "Immobilization of monocentric and polycentric types of anaerobic chytrid fungi in Ca-alginate ." Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 29 (2-3), pp. 144-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0141-0229(01)00367-2
Introducing wine science in the high school curriculum: a teacher's workshop
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Introducing wine science in the high school curriculum: a teacher's workshop." Burton, Tracey (ed.) 9th Biennial Chemical Education Conference (CHEMED 2007): Where Chemical Agents Bond. Auckland, New Zealand 01 - 04 Jul 2007 Auckland, New Zealand.
Identifying threshold concepts specific to science learning in nursing and the development of teaching approaches to facilitate their crossing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2010. "Identifying threshold concepts specific to science learning in nursing and the development of teaching approaches to facilitate their crossing." 3rd Biennial Threshold Concepts Symposium: Exploring Transformative Dimensions of Threshold Concepts. Sydney, Australia 01 - 02 Jul 2010 Sydney, Australia.
School-scientist partnerships: what makes them tick? A case study from the CSIRO scientists in schools program
McCabe, Bernadette K., Weber, Hellen and Pezaro, Charlotte. 2011. "School-scientist partnerships: what makes them tick? A case study from the CSIRO scientists in schools program." 1st international Conference of STEM in Education. Brisbane, Australia 26 - 27 Nov 2010 Brisbane, Australia.
Tablet PCs as a catalyst to pedagogical innovation: a case study in microbiology
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2010. "Tablet PCs as a catalyst to pedagogical innovation: a case study in microbiology." 5th International Inquiring Pedagogies Conference: Conceptualising Impact: Exploring the Effectiveness of Practice Through Pedagogic Research (iPED 2010). Coventry, United Kingdom 15 - 16 Sep 2010 Coventry, United Kingdom.
Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines
Allwayzy, S. H., Yusaf, T., McCabe, B., Pittaway, P. and Aravinthan, V.. 2010. "Microalgae as alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) Engines." Goh, Steven C. and Wang, Hao (ed.) 2010 Southern Region Engineering Conference (SREC 2010). Toowoomba, Australia 11 - 12 Nov 2010 Toowoomba, Australia.
Using a tablet PC in bioscience instruction amongst diverse student cohorts
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Using a tablet PC in bioscience instruction amongst diverse student cohorts." Franke, Katharina (ed.) 2009 Australasian Tablets in Education Conference. Clayton, Australia 03 - 04 Dec 2009 Melbourne, Australia.
Ready, set, go...- flexible package supporting the biophysical sciences in first year nursing
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2009. "Ready, set, go...- flexible package supporting the biophysical sciences in first year nursing." Kift, Sally (ed.) ALTC First Year Experience Curriculum Design Symposium 2009. Brisbane, Australia 05 - 06 Feb 2009 Brisbane, Australia.
Under the microscope: from bugs to the class room
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Under the microscope: from bugs to the class room." Fogarty, Roderick (ed.) 3rd International Conference on Pedagogies and Learning. Brisbane, Australia 26 - 28 Sep 2007 Toowoomba, Australia.
Parallels of lived experiences in learning: a scientist learning qualitative research and nurses learning science
McCabe, Bernadette K.. 2007. "Parallels of lived experiences in learning: a scientist learning qualitative research and nurses learning science." International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 3 (1), pp. 13-20.
Production of B-glucosidase using immobilised Piromyces sp. KSX1 and Orpinomyces sp. 478P1 in repeat-batch culture
McCabe, Bernadette K., Kuek, Clem, Gordon, Geoffrey L. R. and Phillips, Michael W.. 2003. "Production of B-glucosidase using immobilised Piromyces sp. KSX1 and Orpinomyces sp. 478P1 in repeat-batch culture." Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30 (4), pp. 205-209. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10295-003-0033-5