Faraday, Michael

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Michael, English physicist and chemist, 1791-1867.
farad - a practical unit of electrical capacity.
faraday - 96,485.309 coulombs per mole, the amount of electricity required to reduce one equivalent of silver ion.
Faraday cage - cage designed to enclose and protect an electric instrument from outside electric interference.
Faraday constant
Faraday laws - the amount of an electrolyte decomposed by an electric current is proportional to the amount of the current.
faradic bath - water bath in which there is faradic current.
faradic current - current that stimulates muscle through its nerve.
faradism - Synonym(s): faradization
faradization - use of the faradic current. Synonym(s): faradism
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In terms of current, the two options include galvanic and faradic currents. Both currents are maximally effective in the 2 weeks following denervation (Cummings, 1985).
As a result, the specific capacitance significantly increases due to the additional contribution of faradic currents ([I.sub.F]).