Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 233–237 | Cite as

Electrical leakage currents in bipolar cell stacks

  • A. T. Kuhn
  • J. S. Booth
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Abstract

A brief review of the origins of bipolar leakage currents, the means used for its measurement and calculation and the importance of minimizing the phenomenon, is followed by a novel means of computing leakage currents more accurately than hitherto possible, using a commercially available simulation program. This has the further advantage that the reali-V characteristics of an electrochemical cell can be used, there being no need to represent the cell itself as a zener diode which is a poor representation of reali-V cell characteristics.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Leakage Current Electrochemical Cell Simulation Program Bipolar Cell 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. Kuhn
    • 1
  • J. S. Booth
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Bio-Materials ScienceInstitute of Dental SurgeryLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of ChemistrySalford UniversitySalfordUK

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