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overpotential

[¦ō·vər·pə′ten·chəl]
(electricity)
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The voltage output is determined by the hysteresis electric potential of the positive and negative electrode, all the overpotential due to the particle movement and Butler-Volmer equation and the overpotential from the Solid-Electrolyte Interface (SEI) layer due to battery aging.
Some limitations, however, arose, because of a small correction of the overpotential at the counter electrode, which was essential for fitting current-voltage characteristics in an effective way [47].
Conversely, few researchers have asserted that the grain size of nickel deposit decreases with increasing current density as a result of higher overpotential which increases nucleation rate [10,19].
Suppose we increase the difference between solution-phase and solid-phase potentials relative to this equilibrium, by some overpotential [eta].
In the first step, applying a high overpotential results in the formation of structures with dense-branching morphology, which are loosely attached to the surface.
At low pH values, the deposit consists of a higher content of nickel and iron, and the deposition takes place with slightly lower nucleation overpotential than at higher pH values.
The utilization of a nanocomposite constituting multi-walled carbon nanotubes and an ionic liquid furnishes a desirable platform for immobilization of the NAD+ oxidation products and allows the realization of a highly sensitive electrocatalytic system with a considerably lowered overpotential of the NADH oxidation process.
It lowers the overpotential for CO2 reduction tremendously," said Kenis, who is also a professor of mechanical science and engineering and affiliated with the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology.
2] is catalytic anodic material, a strong oxidizing agent, like ozone and free hydroxyl radicals that could be formed electrochemically on Pb due to its high overpotential for oxygen generation.
It is represented by log current density axis on Evan's diagram and is majorly driven by the overpotential equation
This overpotential could be lowered substantially by the presence of surfactant in the medium as can be seen in Figure 4 that presents the changes in the steady-state oxidation current at 0 V vs SCE on the stepwise addition of increment of 50 [micro]mol [L.