Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1994, 59, 1545-1550

Kinetics of Zinc(II) Reduction at the Hg Electrode in WaterEthanol Mixtures

Barbara Marczewska

Department of Chemistry, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, 20-031 Lublin, Poland


The kinetics of the Zn(II)-Zn(Hg) electrode process was studied in water ethanol NaClO4 mixtures. Diffusion coefficients, formal potential and charge transfer rate constants were determined. The results are interpreted taking into account the change of the activation energy of the process.