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Open circuit voltage recovery of discharged and shorted nickel-cadmium cells

Prasad, Durga M and Sathyanarayana, S (1987) Open circuit voltage recovery of discharged and shorted nickel-cadmium cells. In: Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 17 (3). pp. 463-472.

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Abstract

The open circuit voltage recovery transient of a positive-limited nickel-cadmium cell has been theoretically analysed taking into account the double-layer charging process, polarization due to charge transfer, mass transfer and ohmic resistance in the cell, and self-discharge due to any internal electronic short. Expressions have been obtained for charge transfer and mass transfer polarization. Experimental data on open circuit voltage recovery transients obtained for nickel-cadmium cells indicate that the rate of the electrode reaction at the positive electrode of the cells is controlled by mass transfer process.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Springer.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 07 May 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:44
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/13876

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