inert conductor besides Pt

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Chloe Qiao 4C
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inert conductor besides Pt

Postby Chloe Qiao 4C » Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:52 pm

Can someone remind me what is the other inert conductor Dr. Lavelle mentioned in class besides Pt?

Aili Ye 4L
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Re: inert conductor besides Pt

Postby Aili Ye 4L » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:32 pm

The other inert conductor is graphite (carbon).

kateminden
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Re: inert conductor besides Pt

Postby kateminden » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:41 pm

Besides platinum and graphite (carbon), other precious metals such as gold and mercury are often used as inert conductors because they effectively serve as a "source" or "sink" for electrons (they are good conductors), but they do not take part in the chemical reaction.

Chris Dis3L
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Re: inert conductor besides Pt

Postby Chris Dis3L » Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:56 pm

In addition to Platinum, Professor Lavelle mentioned Graphite (Carbon), Gold, and Mercury as possible inert conductors.


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