Inert Electrode

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Katie Frei 1L
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Inert Electrode

Postby Katie Frei 1L » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:19 pm

Is there another inert electrode you could use in a galvanic cell diagram other than Pt(s) when there is no solid otherwise present in the reaction?

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Re: Inert Electrode

Postby Albert_Luu3K » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:24 pm

I feel as if there probably is, but Pt(s) is what we've been taught and told to use. So I wouldn't worry about knowing other possible inert electrodes.

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Re: Inert Electrode

Postby Nathan Tran 4K » Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:57 pm

There are inert electrodes like mercury, but for the purposes of this class, I am sure platinum is the main one we should be concerned with.

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