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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 111–120 | Cite as

Measurement and regulation of oxygen content in gases using solid electrolyte cells. III. Oxygen pump-gauge

  • J. Fouletier
  • G. Vitter
  • M. Kleitz
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Abstract

The technical problems of the conventional one-tube oxygen pump-gauge are reviewed. Several causes of error are shown: the semipermeability of the electrolyte tube, the electric coupling between the pump and the gauge, the existence of local cells due to electric leads deposited on the electrolyte, spurious zero-current voltages. A new set-up involving a microgauge is described. It is capable of producing and measuring within a few per cent accuracy, oxygen-inert gas mixtures with oxygen concentrations ranging down to a few 10−2ppm.

Keywords

Oxygen Physical Chemistry Oxygen Concentration Oxygen Content Technical Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Fouletier
    • 1
  • G. Vitter
    • 1
  • M. Kleitz
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Cinétique Electrochimique Minérale Associé au C.N.R.S. (E.R.A. no. 384)E.N.S. d'Electrochimie et d'Electrométallurgie de GrenobleSaint-Martin d'HèresFrance

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