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Multichannel Potentiostat

Looking to carry out multiple electrochemical measurements at the same time? A multichannel potentiostat is what you need. This device enables you to run many experiments simultaneously, enhancing efficiency and ensuring reliable results.

Single channel vs. Multichannel potentiostat

The primary difference between single channel and multichannel potentiostats lies in their parallel measurements. While single channel potentiostats are limited to conducting one experiment at a time, multichannel potentiostats can perform multiple experiments concurrently. This not only accelerates the research process but also ensures uniform experimental conditions across different tests, leading to more reliable data. Multichannel potentiostats are particularly beneficial for applications requiring high throughput or the simultaneous study of multiple variables.

Applications of multichannel potentiostats

Exploring the diverse applications of multichannel potentiostats reveals their critical role in advancing research across various sectors. By facilitating simultaneous experiments, these devices enable comprehensive and efficient analyses that are vital for progress in numerous fields. Here’s a closer look at some key applications:

Long-duration measurements: Essential for tasks like tracking charge-discharge curves in battery research, enabling detailed analysis over extended periods.

Quantifying multiple analytes: Ideal for environmental monitoring, such as water quality assessments, by using different sensors to analyze various substances within a single sample.

Simultaneous sample examination: Facilitates the rapid progress in studies like the evaluation of organic coatings on metal alloys for enhanced corrosion protection, by allowing for concurrent testing of numerous samples.

Ivium’s multichannel potentiostats

Ivium Technologies offers three exceptional multichannel potentiostats designed to meet the diverse needs of the electrochemical research community:

Ivium-n-Stat: Ideal for high-throughput experiments, the Ivium-n-Stat provides flexibility with expandable channels, accommodating up to 16 independent channels. Its modular design allows for customized configurations to suit specific research needs.

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OctoStat: While compact, the OctoStat offers various configurations within its eight-channel framework, allowing for flexible experimentation setups. This adaptability makes it ideal for tailored research applications.

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Comparing Ivium-n-Stat and OctoStat


Feature Ivium-n-Stat OctoStat
Number of Channels Up to 16 per frame (stackable up to 64) 8 per instrument (stackable up to 128)
Customizable Configuration Yes No, but available in 3 different max current versions
Application Suitability High-throughput & Varied Research Comparative Studies
Frequency Response Analyser High-performance, built-in Dedicated for each channel
Current Measurement Range Down to 100pA full-scale Down to 100pA full-scale with fA resolution
Safety Features Operator-defined max current/potential Operator-defined with DataSecure module
Automation & Expandability Multiple I/O ports, expandable with modules Onboard data storage, controllable by multiple PCs
Hardware Specifications 100pA to 10A/1mV to 10V range 100pA to 100mA/10A range
Real-Time Data Display Up to 3,000 points/s Up to 3,000 points/s
Max. Acquisition 300,000 points/s 300,000 points/s
Applicable Scan Rates 1µV/s to 10,000V/s 1µV/s to 10,000V/s
Software Features Individual or all channels control Individual or all channels control
Channel Configurations Single and dual-channel modules available Standardized channels
Electrode Connections 4 (WE, CE, RE, S) + GND 4 (WE, CE, RE, S) + GND
FRA/EIS Range 10µHz to 250kHz (1MHz optional) 10µHz to 100kHz (1MHz optional)
Precision 18bit, min. 7nV (potential), 3fA (current) 18bit, min. 7nV (potential), 3fA (current)
Peripheral Connections 16bit analog I/O channel 16bit analog I/O channel
Data Acquisition Time 3.33µs minimum 3.33µs minimum
Stored Data Points No 20M each channel
Data Secure Optional for 20M data points each channel Integrated for 20M data points each channel


Pricing and Contact Information

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