## E- Transfer Diagram

$E_{cell} = E_{cell}^{\circ}-\frac{RT}{nF}\ln Q$

JennaMinami1I
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### E- Transfer Diagram

I was wondering why there is no salt bridge/porous disk in the diagram for electrolysis. Is it because there is already something that is transferring ions (the electron current). Do Ion-selective electrode redox reactions also not have a salt bridge/porous disk, because the electrode helps drive the concentration?

(Diagram is on pg. 54 of the course reader)

Thank you!

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### Re: E- Transfer Diagram

Hello Jenna,

The reason why there is no salt bridge is because this is all done in a single beaker. Since they are so close, they can just transfer the electrons back and forth between themselves without the aid of a salt bridge.

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