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A redox electrode is an electrode made from electron-conductive material and characterized by high chemical stability in the solution under test. It is used for measuring the redox potential of a specific redox system in solution, and for electrochemical studies (investigation of electrochemical kinetics of interfacial processes).
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The correlation of an electrode potential and redox system composition can be described by the Nernst equation:
There are two general classes of redox electrodes:
A gold disk redox electrode with a Teflon shroud insulating the disk.
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