calomel electrode


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calomel electrode

[′kal·ə·məl i′lek‚trōd]
(physical chemistry)
A reference electrode of known potential consisting of mercury, mercury chloride (calomel), and potassium chloride solution; used to measure pH and electromotive force. Also known as calomel half-cell; calomel reference electrode.
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According to this method, if the potential of steel rebar becomes more negative than -270 mV when saturated calomel electrode is used as reference electrode, the probability of corrosion is 90% [22].
A three-electrode cell of Borosil glass, consisting of a working electrode (WE) of MS, a pure platinum counter electrode (CE), and Saturated calomel electrode (SCE) as a reference electrode, was used for the measurements.
Platinum electrode was used as counter electrode and standard calomel electrode (SCE) used as reference electrode.
A saturated calomel electrode (SCE) and platinum wire (3 mm diameter) were used as reference and auxiliary electrodes respectively.
The scale on the left is the Standard Calomel Electrode (SCE) and the scale on the right is the Standard Hydrogen Electrode (SHE).
2] immerging in 3% NaCl solution, and a saturated calomel electrode was used as reference, and a platinum as counter electrode.