Your Safer Source for Science
All-In-One Science Solution
Your Safer Source for Science
Address P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510
Phone 800-452-1261
Email [email protected]

Measuring Cell Potentials


Publication 12684

Price: FREE

In an oxidation–reduction reaction, electrons flow from the substance that is oxidized, which loses electrons to the substance being reduced, which gains electrons. In a voltaic cell, the flow of electrons accompanying a spontaneous oxidation–reduction reaction occurs via an external pathway, and an electric current is produced. What factors determine the ability of a voltaic cell to produce electricity?