Faraday Constant

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Faraday constant

[′far·ə‚dā ‚kän·stənt]
(physics)

Faraday Constant

 

a fundamental physical constant equal to the product of Avogadro’s number NA and the charge of the electron e. The Faraday constant equals (9.648456 ± 0.000027) × 104 coulombs per mole. It is widely used in electrochemical calculations. The constant is named after M. Faraday, who discovered the fundamental laws of electrolysis.