Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry Volume 24

Integrating both theoretical and applied aspects of electrochemistry, this acclaimed monograph series presents a review of the latest advances in the field. The current volume includes chapters on the mechanism of nerve excitation from an electrochemical standpoint, the electronic factor in the kine...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bockris, John O'M. (Editor), Conway, Brian E. (Editor), White, Ralph E. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1993, 1993
Edition:1st ed. 1993
Series:Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • V. Perceptibility of Electromagnetic Fields by Animals and Man
  • VI. Conclusions
  • References
  • 4 The Role of the Electronic Factor in the Kinetics of Charge-Transfer Reactions
  • I. The Matrix Element for Direct Electron Transfer
  • II. Electron Matrix Element for Bridged Systems
  • III. Influence of the Medium and of the Non-Condon Effects on the Electron Matrix Element
  • IV. Experimental Investigation of the Electron Matrix Element
  • V. Concluding Remarks
  • References
  • 5 Electric Surface Effects in Solid Plasticity and Strength
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Metals
  • III. Covalent Crystals: Influence of Electrolyte Solutions on the Plasticity-Brittleness Transition in Near-Surface Semiconductor Layers
  • IV. Ionic Crystals
  • V. Glassy Bodies: Effects of Electrolyte Solutions and Cationic Surface-Active Compounds on Plasticity-to-Brittleness Transition in Silicate Glasses
  • VI. Conclusions
  • References
  • 6 Electrodeposition of Metal Powders with Controlled Particle Grain Size and Morphology
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Basic Facts
  • III. Pulsating Regimes
  • IV. Conclusions
  • Notation
  • References
  • 7 Membrane Chlor-Alkali Process
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Quantifying Membrane and Cell Performance
  • III. Ion-Exchange Membrane Cells
  • IV. Mathematical Modeling of the Membrane Separator and Electrolyzer
  • V. Summary
  • List of Symbols and Abbreviations
  • References
  • Suggested Reading List
  • Cumulative Author Index
  • Cumulative Title Index
  • 1 Electrochemistry of Nerve Excitation
  • I. Nerve Excitation
  • II. Membrane Channels
  • III. The Surface Compartment Model (SCM) of Electrical Double-Layer Processes
  • IV. Summary
  • References
  • 2 Thermodynamics of Membrane Energy Transduction in an Oscillating Field
  • I. Introduction: Bioelectrochemical Aspects of Cellular Energy Transduction
  • II. Electroconformational Coupling Model
  • III. Pumping of Neutral Molecules by an AC Field
  • IV. Pumping of Ions by an AC Field
  • V. Membrane Channel in an AC Field as an Enzyme
  • VI. Ion Pumping by Nonelectrical Oscillating Fields
  • VII. Discussion
  • Appendix A. Normalized Rate Constants
  • Appendix B. Solution of Equations
  • References
  • 3 Bioelectrochemical Field Effects: Electrostimulation of Biological Cells by Low Frequencies
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Models for Mechanisms of Electrostimulation and Receptor Sensitivity
  • III. Experimental
  • IV. Biological and Biochemical Response of Cells