saturated calomel electrode


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saturated calomel electrode (SCE)

a reference electrode commonly used in polarography and potentiometry.

saturated calomel electrode

Abbreviation: SCE
One of two practical reference electrodes, used with a mercurous chloride (calomel) paste in pH and other potentiometric instruments. The other is the silver/silver chloride electrode. The calomel electrode has been the standard secondary reference electrode used in the laboratory since the introduction of the pH electrode.
See also: electrode
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Platinum and saturated calomel electrodes were applied as auxiliary and reference electrodes respectively.
The deposition was carried out in a three electrode assembly comprising platinum foil as counter electrode, saturated calomel electrode (SCE) as the reference and 316L SS as working electrode.
6mm dia) as working electrode, a Graphite (PAR) or platinum wire (BAS) as counter electrode and a saturated calomel electrode as reference electrode, was used.
For both cells, the counter electrode consisted of a platinum wire and the ECS saturated calomel electrode is the reference electrode, the potential relative to the normal hydrogen electrode (ENH), and 0.
5 mm diameter) was used as counter electrode and a saturated calomel electrode (SCE), was used as reference electrode.
A platinum foil was applied as the counter electrode and a saturated calomel electrode (SCE) served as reference electrode.
saturated calomel electrode, Ni(II)/Ni(III) redox couple was observed at approximately 0.