Meaning of CALOMEL ELECTRODE in English


"A commonly used reference electrode. It is very similar to the silver/silver-chloride electrode both in construction and in theory of operation. The silver metal is replaced by mercury (electrical connection is made by an inert metal wire), the salt is mercury chloride, and the solution is saturated potassium chloride. Abbreviated as ""SCE,"" for: ""saturated calomel electrode."" "

Electrochemistry English dictionary.      Английский словарь электрохимии.