electrochemical process

electrochemical process

[i‚lek·trō′kem·ə·kəl ′präs·əs]
(physical chemistry)
A chemical change accompanying the passage of an electric current, especially as used in the preparation of commercially important quantities of certain chemical substances.
The reverse change, in which a chemical reaction is used as the source of energy to produce an electric current, as in a battery.
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SOFC's convert standard low-pressure natural gas or biogas into electricity through an electrochemical process without combustion, resulting in very high conversion efficiencies and lower harmful emissions than conventional fossil fuel generation.
The research will examine the feasibility of a novel electrochemical process to produce biofuels while reusing the captured carbon dioxide.
In light of the above-mentioned advantages of ILs, it is envisaged that ILs would exhibit more highly efficient electrocatalytic activity in the electrochemical process. In this review, we will focus on applications of ILs in electrochemical oxidation and reduction.
We think this electrochemical process of hydrogen generation provides a more efficient and higher capacity way of generating energy with negative emissions," Rau said.
A new electrochemical process that turns carbon dioxide into usable ethanol with tiny spikes of carbon and copper was discovered almost by accident, says Adam Rondinone, a researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and lead author of the study describing the process.
Furthermore, since the unworn area is actively corroding during immersion tests, the methods currently used to quantify mechanical and electrochemical process contributions to the total material loss in passive materials are not appropriate.
Usage of concept of electrochemical process with slowed stage of consecutive heterogeneous chemical reaction (Con-HCR) for systematic interpretation of characteristic parameters of ORR is substantiated in the author's publications [12, 13].
Oxidation through electrochemical process can follow two routes depending on the oxidizing agent: by hydroxyl radical produced by anodic oxidation (see (1)) or by hydrogen peroxide produced by cathodic reduction (see (2)).
The chemical reactions on the surface during the electrochemical process and the formation mechanism for the triazinedithiol film were characterized by the variations on the surface.
A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell generates electricity by electrochemical process that involves oxidation of the electrolyte, when placed between the two electrodes - anode and cathode.

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