Silver Zinc Battery

The cathode is a silver screen pasted with silver oxide, the anode is a porous plate of zinc, and the electrolyte is a solution of potassium hydroxide saturated with zinc hydroxide.

Advantages:

Advantages:

The high cost results from the amount of silver needed for the construction of these batteries.


See also: Battery, Potassium Hydroxide, Silver, Zinc.

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Subjects: Electrochemistry