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Friday, January 07, 2005

Faraday

Unit of electricity, used in the study of electrochemical reactions and equal to the amount of electric charge that liberates one gram equivalent of any ion from an electrolytic solution. It was named in honour of the 19th-century English scientist Michael Faraday and equals 9.6485309 � 104 coulombs, or 6.0221367 � 1023 electrons (see also Avogadro's law).

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