Photoelectrochemistry

Main Authors: Gurevich, Yu. Ya, Pleskov, Yu V. (Author), Rotenberg, Z. A. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1980, 1980
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Experimental
  • 0.1. Historical Background
  • 0.2. Stages of Photoelectron Emission into Solution
  • 0.3. General Features of Emission Phenomena in Electrochemical Systems
  • 1. Fundamentals of the Theory of Photoelectron Emission from Metals into Solutions
  • 1.1. Qualitative Description of the Phenomenon
  • 1.2. The Threshold Approach to Photoemission
  • 1.3. Calculation of the Photoemission Current
  • 1.4. The 5/2 Power Law
  • 1.5. The Effects of the Double Layer on the Photoemission
  • 1.6. Dependence of the Photoemission Current on the Characteristics of the Irradiation
  • 2. Theory of Photodiffusion Currents
  • 2.1. Formulation of the Problem and Basic Relations
  • 2.2. Stationary Photodiffusion Currents
  • 2.3. Alternating Photodiffusion Currents
  • 3. Experimental Techniques in Photoemission Studies
  • 3.1. General Discussion of Photocurrent Measurements
  • 3.2. Measuring Apparatus
  • 3.3. Electrode Illumination
  • 3.4. Electrochemical Cells
  • Processes Involving Atomic Hydrogen
  • 7.1. Formation of Atomic Hydrogen in Electrochemical Reactions. Phenomenology and Empirical Equations
  • 7.2. Basic Experimental Data Concerning Atomic Hydrogen Reactions
  • 7.3. The Role of the Adsorption Stage
  • Its Discovery, Kinetics, and Energetics
  • 4.1. Introductory Notes
  • 4.2. The Dependence of the Photoemission Current on the Electrode Potential and Quantum Energy. Experimental Verification of the 5/2 Power Law
  • 4.3. The Effect of the Nature of the Metal on Photoemission and Electrochemical Kinetics
  • 4.4. Energetics of Excess Electrons in Polar Solvents
  • 4.5. The Effect of the Light Frequency and Polarization. Bulk andSurface Excitation of Electrons
  • 4.6. Multiphoton Emission
  • 5. Emitted Electrons in Solution: Subsequent Transformations
  • 5.1. Dependence of the Photocurrent on Acceptor Concentration
  • 5.2. Is There a Contribution of “Dry” Electrons to Photodiffusion Currents?
  • 5.3. Characteristics of Retardation and Hydration of Photoelectrons
  • 5.4. Slow Capture of Hydrated Electrons by the Metal Surface
  • 9.4. Photoelectron Emission from Solutions into the Vapor Phase. Schematic Aspects of the Process
  • 9.5. Principles of the Theory of Photoelectron Emission from Solutions
  • 9.6. Photoelectron Emission from Solutions. Basic Experimental Results
  • 10. Specific Problems of Photoelectrochemical Phenomena
  • 10.1. Currents of Photoelectrochemical Reactions
  • 10.2. Currents of the Pulse Warm-Up of the Electrode
  • 10.3. Cathodic Generation of Solvated Electrons. Is the Solvated Electron an Intermediate in Cathodic Reactions?
  • 10.4. Photoelectrochemical Effects Due to Surface Plasmons
  • 10.5. Photoemission into Various Media
  • 11. Perspectives of Photoemission Studies
  • Appendixes
  • References