Lecture 15 Notes: Ion Absorption and
Intercalation
1. Surface adsorption/intercalation of neutral species
Adsorption on a surface or intercalation in a bulk solid involves strong particle interactions
Lecture 6 Notes: Impedance of Electrodes
1. Flat Electrodes
In the previous lecture, we leant about impedance spectroscopy. Electrochemical
impedance spectroscopy is the technique where the cell or el
Lecture 14 Notes : Reaction Kinetics
1
Reactions in Concentrated Solutions
Note: Please see the course notes from 2009 for a detailed stochastic
theory and formal derivations of reaction rates.
Until
Lecture 21 Notes: Solids and Concentrated Solutions
1
1.1
Transport in Solids
Diusion
The general model of chemical reactions can also be used for thermally
activated diusion.
Figure 1: Particle diusi
Lecture 1 Notes: Basic Physics of Galvanic Cells
1. Electrochemical Cells and Their Operations
Faradaic Reaction
: An electrochemical reaction that involves charge transfer
Electrochemical Cell : Two
Lecture 2 Notes: Electrochemical Energy
Conversion
Galvanic cells convert different forms of energy (chemical fuel, sunlight, mechanical
pressure, etc.) into electrical energy and heat. In this lectur
Lecture 13 Notes: Butler-Volmer equation
1. Interfacial Equilibrium
At lecture 11, the reaction rate R for the general Faradaic half-cell reaction was derived.
where
=Reduced state
=Oxidized state
Her
Lecture 4 Notes: Dynamics of Equivalent Circuits
1. Simple Equivalent Circuit for a Battery
Batteries have a finite charge capacity Qmax. So the open circuit voltage is dependent
upon the current char
Lecture 20 Notes: Warburg Impedance
1. Warburg impedance for semi-infinite oscillating diffusion
Warburg (Ann. Physik. 1899) is credited with the first solution to the diffusion equation with
oscillat
Lecture 3 Notes: Electrochemical Energy Storage
In this lecture, we will learn some examples of electrochemical energy storage. A
general idea of electrochemical energy storage is shown in Figure 1. W