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Electrolysis and PEMs

  1. Oct 19, 2008 #1
    How would a PEM work with a positive electrode, and negative electrode, with a PEM right between them within water.

    Would O2 gas form on the membrane itself? How does this improve efficiency compared to the same cell without a PEM?
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  3. Oct 20, 2008 #2


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    Write both electrode reactions.
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