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If direct current is applied to activated carbon, will it be drawn to the cathode?

  1. Jul 1, 2009 #1
    If direct current is applied to activated carbon, will it be drawn to
    the cathode?
     
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  3. Jul 1, 2009 #2

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    Re: If direct current is applied to activated carbon, will it be drawn to the cathod

    It depends on the zeta potential of the carbon. The phenomenon is called "electrophoresis" if you are in the mood to Google.
     
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