TITLE

ELECTRO-CHEMISTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Tebbutt, Peter
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/1/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1771, Inside Science p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the use of electrochemistry in the development of devices. Electrochemical cells making up a battery; Process on how electrical cells work; Electrochemistry in the steel industry; Electrochemistry in biosensors; Introduction of mediator molecules. INSETS: How electrical cells work.;A battery for the 21st century..
ACCESSION #
10552434

 

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