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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 231–243 | Cite as

Fundamental and applied aspects of the electrochemistry of chlorine

  • G. Bianchi
Review

Abstract

Data so far published on the thermodynamics of sodium amalgams and chloride solutions allow us to calculate the reversible potential for the electrolysis of brines at concentrations and temperatures corresponding to industrial processing. Data are also reported for the electrolysis of hydrochloric acid solutions. Kinetics of chlorine discharge and passivation phenomena on Pt, Pt-Ir and oxide-based electrodes are reviewed, in relation to the use of dimensionally stable electrodes, on titanium supports. The electronic conduction of RuO2 and other oxides is also discussed.

Keywords

Oxide Sodium Chloride Titanium Physical Chemistry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Bianchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Electrochemistry and MetallurgyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

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