Batteries - Disproportionation, 2 leads are not sharing...

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metal hydride~1.35volts MH+OH -    M+H 2 O+e - NIO(OH)+H 2 0+e -    Ni(OH) 2  +OH - NiCd~1.26 V Cd+2OH -    Cd(OH) 2 +2e - 2NiO(OH)+2H 2 O+2e -    2Ni(OH) 2 +OH - Pb~2 volts Pb+SO 4 2 -    PbSO 4  +2e - PbO 2 +SO 4 2- +4H 3 O+ +2e-   PbSO 4 +6H 2 0  (lead acid battery)
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Unformatted text preview: Disproportionation, 2 leads are not sharing equally, one takes on two, other gives two. Beneficial, because you dont need a separator....
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