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CHM 628: Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications (4)

Prerequisites: CHM 321

Introduction and Overview of Electrode processes: Electrochemical Cells and Reactions, Nature of Electrode-Solution Interface, Faradaic Reactions, Mass Transfer Controlled Reactions, Coupled Chemical Reactions.

Electrochemical Thermodynamics: Basics of Electrochemical Thermodynamics, Liquid Junction Potentials.

Kinetics of Electrochemical Reactions: Arrhenius Equation, Transition state theory, Butler Volmer model, Marcus Theory.

Electrochemical Methods: Linear  Sweep Voltammetry, Cyclic Voltammetry, Square wave Voltammetry, Chronoamperometry, Chronopotentiometry, Rotating Disk Electrode, Rotating Ring-disk Electrode, AC impedance, Spectroelectrochemistry.

Applications of Electrochemistry: Electron Transfer, Characterization of Inorganic Complexes, Catalysis, Supercapacitors and Batteries.

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