Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 299–303 | Cite as

Optimizing of a Zn/KOH/O2 cell with silver cathode

  • I. Solacolu
  • M. Mavrodin-Tarabic
  • I. Onaca


The effect of oxygen overpressure (300–600 mm Hg) of temperature (20–70°C) and electrolyte concentration (2–7N) upon the performance of a chemical cell of the Zn-oxygen type with silver cathode (gas electrode DSK type) has been studied. The dispersion analysis of data obtained from discharge curves using a variable resistor has been employed in testing the significance of the effect of varying the working parameters. The optimal values of working parameters have been obtained 6y optimization through a factorial experimental program: 400–500 mm Hg; 67–68°C and 5.9 N.


Oxygen Physical Chemistry Electrolyte Concentration Experimental Program Discharge Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Solacolu
    • 1
  • M. Mavrodin-Tarabic
    • 1
  • I. Onaca
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre of Physical ChemistryBucharestRumania

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