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Counter Electrode

Last Updated: 2/28/19 by Support

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  1. Counter Electrode

1Counter Electrode

The counter electrode, also called the auxiliary electrode, is used in an electrochemical system Electrochemical System to complete the electrical circuit with the working electrode. Working Electrode While the redox Redox process of interest typically occurs on the working electrode, the counter electrode serves as a source or depository of current Current so as not to limit the electrochemical reactions at the working electrode.
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