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SCAN-Lab Technical Notes 16: Comparison of Saturated Calomel Electrode (SCE) and Silver/Silver Chlo-ride Electrode (Ag/AgCl) using the M470

Latest updated: August 4, 2021


The use of metallic mercury in the Saturated Calomel Electrode (SCE) Reference Electrode (RE) type means they are beginning to fall out of favor, and as a result the silver/silver chloride (Ag/AgCl) RE is being turned to as an alternative option. This note aims to compare the use of the SCE and Ag/AgCl REs for use in both dc- and ac-SECM.

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SCAN Lab TN16 Comparison of Saturated Calomel Electrode SCE and Silver Silver Chlo ride Electrode Ag AgCl using the M470

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