Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry

2014 Edition
| Editors: Gerhard Kreysa, Ken-ichiro Ota, Robert F. Savinell

iR-Drop Elimination

  • Manuel Lohrengel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6996-5_226

Introduction

Potentiostatic setups control the potential drop between electrode and electrolyte. This requires a probe to measure the potential of the electrolyte, the so-called reference electrode. The probe tip, the sensing point, is positioned somewhere in the electrolyte. This is illustrated in Fig. 1, showing the equivalent circuit of a common electrochemical cell.
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany