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Nernst

(nārnst),
Walther, German physicist and Nobel laureate, 1864-1941. See: Nernst equation.
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The equilibrium potentials for each ion across the plasma membrane and the vacuolar membrane calculated from the Nernst Equation (at 298 K) are given in Table II.
Cl], the Goldman-Hodgkin-Katz Equation reduces to the Nernst Equation for [K.
Cl] are nonzero, the resting potential will be less than that predicted by the Nernst potential for [K.
Nernst, Uber Die Berechnung Chemischer Gleichgewichte Aus Thermischen Messungen, Nachrichten von der Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Gottingen (1906) pp.
The latter principle: "that every chemical reaction leads to the production of those substances that develop the maximum amount of heat" led to considerable debate, and in 1893, Walter Nernst (1864-1941) announced that it could only be true if the heat of reaction was independent of the temperature [14].
The measurement reaction is based on Nernst equation:
Electrochemistry: Oxidation/reduction; anode/cathode; galvanic/electrolytic cells; half reactions; Nernst equation; electrolysis; chloralkali process; Hg, Ni/Cd, Pb batteries; electroplating.
Nernst equation ensures that redox reaction between the oxidized centers and the counter-ions will be completed instantaneously to reach the equilibrium as long as the voltage scan is slow.
1908 - Bose and Conrat introduced the silver microvoltameter which was used with the Nernst microbalance whose smallest measureable weight was 0.
They are easily calculated from redox couples and where necessary the solubility products of the hydroxides using the Nernst equation and the familiar relationship: