Accession Number : AD0282922

Title :   REVERSIBLE OXYGEN ELECTRODES

Descriptive Note : Quarterly rept. no. 2, 1 Feb-30 Apr 62

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA

Personal Author(s) : DEVANATHAN,M.A.V.

Report Date : 30 APR 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : Conditions under which reversible O electrodes may be set up on Pt have been examined. Exposure to gaseous O seems to be essential for the rapid setting up of the reversible potential in purified solutions. Preliminary investigation of the extent of O adsorption by Pt show that the coverage is approximately 50% at a partial pressure of 1 atmosphere and 15% at 1/5 atmosphere partial pressure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ELECTROLYTIC CELLS, *OXYGEN, ABSORPTION, DIFFUSION, ELECTRIC POTENTIAL, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, OXIDATION REDUCTION REACTIONS, PLATINUM, PRESSURE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE