Nernst equation


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Nernst equation

[′nernst i‚kwā·zhən]
(physical chemistry)
The relationship showing that the electromotive force developed by a dry cell is determined by the activities of the reacting species, the temperature of the reaction, and the standard free-energy change of the overall reaction.
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and yet the teaching of this science rarely goes beyond redox reactions and the Nernst Equation in General Chemistry.
Fluoride ion-selective electrodes respond to the fluoride concentration in a non-linear relationship following the Nernst Equation [18].
The basis of which is the use of Nernst equation to describe the concentration of redox species in terms of the potential at the cell's electrode under equilibrium condition.
This is done with knowledge of the kinetics of both hydrogen reduction and evolution on platinum catalysts, using the Nernst equation.
To calculate which protein is more likely to end up with the NO 'hot potato,' caspases or XIAP, the researchers created a new version of the Nernst equation - a 19th century mathematical equation taught in every general chemistry class.
The concentration of the hydrogene ions of an unknown pH solution is expressed ideally with the Nernst equation (International Organization for Standardization, 1992):
Nernst equation ensures that redox reaction between the oxidized centers and the counter-ions will be completed instantaneously to reach the equilibrium as long as the voltage scan is slow.
The half-cell potential for each reaction is determined with the Nernst equation.