Order Here 201.541.9100 or Register New customer?

What are Reference Electrodes?

Electrochemistry is the study of chemical reactions, which take place at the interface of an electrode, usually a solid metal  or a semiconductor, and an ionic conductor, the electrolyte. These reactions involve electric charges moving between the electrodes and the electrolyte (or ionic species in a solution). Thus electrochemistry deals with the interaction between electrical energy and chemical change.

When a chemical reaction is caused by an externally supplied current, as in electrolysis, or if an electrical current is produced by a spontaneous chemical reaction as in a battery, it is called an electrochemical reaction.  Chemical reactions, where electrons are transferred directly between molecules and/or atoms, are called oxidation-reduction or (redox) reactions. In general, electrochemistry describes the overall reactions when individual redox reactions are separate but connected by an external electric circuit and an intervening electrolyte.

Koslow Scientific Company


172 Walkers Lane

Englewood, NJ 07631 USA


 011 (201) 541-9100




Copyright © 2018 Koslow Scientific Company


 Amrican Made 150x164