Software Features

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User Interface

  • Unicode tabbed-document application: compatible with 32- and 64-bit Windows
  • monolithic, streamlined architecture: minimal installation footprint and portable design bypasses the Windows registry
  • multiple instances: control multiple instruments by simply duplicating the program
  • customizable toolbar: quick access to your most frequently used commands
  • complete, intuitive environment: run experiments, analyze data, and generate plots all in the same window
  • status bar: technique, file status, and command prompt
  • WYSIWYG graphics
  • comprehensive context-sensitive help

File Management

  • Unicode support: international file and folder names
  • open data files: read directly from binary or plain-text files
  • save data file: binary, plain-text formats for exporting data (e.g., to spreadsheet)
  • list data file
  • convert to text files: for exporting multiple data files
  • text file format
  • print present data
  • print multiple data files
  • print setup

Experimental Setup

  • technique:  a large repertoire of electrochemical techniques
  • experimental parameters:  extremely wide dynamic range
  • system setup: line frequency, potential/current axis polarities
  • hardware test: digital and analog circuitry diagnostic test

Instrument Control

  • run experiment: real time data display in most cases
  • pause/resume during run
  • stop running experiment
  • reverse CV scan direction during run
  • repetitive runs: automatic data save, signal averaging, delay or prompt between runs, up to 999 runs
  • run status: stir, purge, iR compensation, smooth after run, RDE and SMDE control status
  • macro commands: edit, save, read, and execute a series of commands
  • open circuit potential measurement
  • iR compensation: automatic and manual compensation, solution resistance, double layer capacitance and stability test
  • analog filter setting: automatic or manual setting of potential, i/V converter, and signal filters
  • cell control: purge, stir, cell on, SMDE drop collection, and pre-run drop knock
  • step functions: initial and two step potentials, duration of steps and number of steps, particularly useful for electrode treatment
  • working electrode conditioning before running experiment:  programmable 3 steps
  • rotating disk electrode: rotation speed, on/off control during deposition, quiescent time, run, and between runs
  • stripping mode: enable/disable, deposition potential and time, stir and purge conditions

Graphical Display

  • present data plot
  • 3D plotting (NEW): interactive visualization of impedance and SECM data (select models); Laplacian smoothing, Delaunay triangulation, stereoscopic 3D anaglyph imaging
  • overlay plots: several sets of data overlaid for comparison
  • add data to overlay: adding data files to overlay plot
  • parallel plots: several sets of data plotted side by side
  • add data to parallel: adding data files to parallel plot
  • zoom in/out: visually selected zoom area
  • manual results: visually selected baseline
  • peak definition: shape, width, and report options
  • Special Plots: x-y, ip-v, ip-v1/2, Ep-log v, semilog plots, linear polarization resistance plot
  • graph options: video or printer options, axis, parameters, baseline, results, grids, axis inversion, axis freeze, axis titles, data sets, XY scales, current density option, reference electrode, header, and notes
  • color and legend: background, axis, grid, curves, legend size, thickness, and display intervals
  • font: font, style, size and color for axis labels, axis titles, header, parameters, and results
  • copy to clipboard: for pasting the data plot to word processors

Data Processing

  • smoothing: 5-49 point least square and Fourier transform
  • derivatives: 1st - 5th order, 5-49 point least square
  • integration
  • convolution: semi-derivative and semi-integral
  • interpolation: 2x - 64x data interpolation
  • baseline correction: visually selected baseline, slope and dc level compensation
  • baseline fitting and subtraction: selectable fitting function, polynomial order and potential range for best fitting and baseline subtraction; particularly useful for trace analysis
  • data point removal
  • data point modifying: visual data point modification
  • background subtraction: difference of two sets of data
  • signal averaging
  • mathematical operations: both X and Y data array
  • Fourier spectrum


  • calibration curve: calculation and plot
  • standard addition: calculation and plot
  • data file report: analytical report from existing data files
  • time dependence report
  • corrosion rate calculation

CV Simulation and Fitting

  • fast implicit finite difference algorithm
  • reaction mechanisms: 10 predefined mechanisms; in select models, any combination involving electron transfer, first- and second-order chemical reactions
  • system: diffusive or adsorptive
  • maximum equations: 12
  • maximum species: 9
  • simulation parameters: standard redox potentials, rate of electron transfer, transfer coefficient, concentration, diffusion coefficient, forward and reverse chemical reaction rate constants, temperature, electrode area, and experimental parameters
  • simultaneous display of voltammogram and concentration profiles
  • automatic detection and determination of over-determined equilibrium constants
  • dimensionless current
  • equilibrium data

AC Impedance Simulation and Fitting

  • visually equivalent circuit input
  • automatic equivalent circuit parameters fitting


  • data information: date, time, filename, data source, instrument model, data processing performed, header and notes
  • data listing: data information and numerical data array
  • equations: convenient compilationi of general and technique-specific equations
  • SECM probe status: probe position and current display
  • clock
  • toolbar
  • status bar


  • comprehensive context-sensitive HTML help
  • on-the-fly switching between HTML help and legacy WinHelp
  • using help
  • about the application

System requirements

  • operating system: Windows 98 / NT / Me / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • USB port or serial communication port