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Electrochemistry, past and present

Author: John T Stock; Mary Virginia Orna; American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Division of Analytical Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Meeting
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1989.
Series: ACS symposium series, 390.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Papers presented at a symposium in Toronto, June 1988, trace the development of the field from the 1800 discovery that hydrogen and oxygen come from water to the flashlight batteries and cheap  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Electrochemistry, past and present.
Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1989
(OCoLC)625133934
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John T Stock; Mary Virginia Orna; American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Division of Analytical Chemistry.; American Chemical Society. Meeting
ISBN: 0841215723 9780841215726
OCLC Number: 19124885
Notes: "Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of the History of Chemistry and the Division of Analytical Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, at the Third Chemical Congress of North America (195th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 5-11, 1988."
Description: ix, 606 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Electrochemistry in Retrospect: An Overview ; Wollaston's Microtechniques for the Electrolysis of Water and Electrochemical Incandescence: A Pioneer in Miniaturization ; Michael Faraday's First Law of Electrochemistry: How Context Develops New Knowledge ; The Universal Agent of Power: James Prescott Joule, Electricity, and the Equivalent of Heat ; The Contribution of Electrochemistry to the Development of Chemical Kinetics ; A Reappraisal of Arrenhius' Theory of Partial Dissociation of Electrolytes ; Historical Highlights in Transference Number Research ; Genesis of the Nernst Equation ; The Choice of the Hydrogen Electrode as the Base for the Electromotive Series ; Pursuit of the Elusive Single Ion Activity ; Historical Development of the Understanding of Charge-Transfer Processes in Electrochemistry ; William Lash Miller ; History of Organic Electrosynthesis ; Anodic Electroorganic Chemistry and Natural Products ; Oxygen Electrode: History, Design, and Applications ; Bioelectrochemistry-Before and After ; Development of Electrochemical Instrumentation ; Development of the pH Meter ; Development of the Glass Electrode ; pH Glass Electrode and Its Mechanism ; Ion-Sensitive Electrodes: From Glasses to Crystals and Crowns ; Modification of Solid Electrodes in Electroanalytical Chemistry, 1978-1988 ; With the Drop of Mercury to the Nobel Prize ; Past and Future of the Dropping Electrode ; Development of Pulse Polarography and Voltammetry ; Fortuitous Experiments: Discoveries of Underpotential and of Quantitive Anodic Stripping Voltammetry ; Coulometric Titrimetry ; History of Electroanalytical Chemistry in Molten Salts ; Electrodeless Conductivity ; Spectroelectrochemistry Using Transparent Electrodes: An Anecdotal History of the Early Years ; Borrowing From Industry: Edgar Fahs Smith's Rotating Anode and Double Cup Mercury Cathode ; Henry J.S. Sand (1873-1944), A Well-Remembered Tutor ; Industrial Electrochemistry ; Industrial Diaphragrams and Membranes ; Gibbs, LeSeur, and Willson: Pioneers of Industrial Electrochemistry ; History of Electrochemistry in Mexico ; The Search for Portable Electricity: History of the High Energy Density Batteries ; Evolution of Electrochemical Reactor Systems for Metal Recovery and Pollution Control ; Electrochemical Machining: Development and Application
Series Title: ACS symposium series, 390.
Responsibility: John T. Stock, editor, Mary Virginia Orna, editor.
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