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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Experimental Techniques in Electrochemistry, Photoelectrochemistry and Photocatalysis - P105011
Title: Experimentální techniky v elektrochemii, fotoelektrochemi a fotokatalýze
Guaranteed by: Department of Inorganic Technology (105)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Krýsa Josef prof. Dr. Ing.
Is interchangeable with: AP105011
Annotation -
The aim of the course is the descriptions of the methods used in electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry and photocatalysis. Emphasis is given not only on the understanding of electrochemical and photoelectrochemical processes, but also on their application primarily in the energetics, analytical chemistry and environmental cleaning. After passing of the graduate gets a comprehensive overview of experimental performance and benefits of electrochemical and photoelectrochemical methods.
Last update: Sedlářová Ivona (02.07.2018)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

  • use the experimental methods used in electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry and photocatalysis
  • detect if the studied electrochemical reaction takes place irreversibly
  • select the appropriate electrochemical method for given application in electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry and photocatalysis

Last update: Sedlářová Ivona (02.07.2018)
Literature -

A.J.Bard, L.R. Faulkner: Electrochemical methods, Fundamentals and Applications, Wiley, New York.

Rasi Varna, J. R. Selman: Techniques for characterization of electrodes and electrochemical processes, Willey - Interscience Publication, 1990

Riidiger Memming, Semiconductor Electrochemistry, WILEY-VCH, 2001

Last update: Krýsa Josef (29.06.2018)
Learning resources -

Last update: Krýsa Josef (02.07.2018)
Teaching methods -


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Requirements to the exam -


Last update: Sedlářová Ivona (26.06.2018)
Syllabus -

The subject is focused on the following topics:

1. Faradaic and non-faradaic processes. Electrochemical instrumentation, electro-chemical cell.

2. Charge transport in electrolyte. Faraday's laws, the electrode potential.

3. Kinetics of electrode reactions, charge transfer overpotential, concentration overpotential, limiting current density

4. Techniques based on the potential control, potentiostatic and potentiodynamic methods.

5. Techniques based on the current control.

6. Polarography.

7. Coulometry, bulk electrolysis, stripping voltammetry.

8. Convective method-RDE, RRDE.

9. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy.

10. Principles of semiconductor physics, optical properties, excitation and recombination,

11. Semiconductor-electrolyte interface, Fermi level, flat band potential, photocurrent measurement.

12. Experimental techniques in photocatalysis

Last update: Krýsa Josef (29.06.2018)
Entry requirements -


Last update: Krýsa Josef (29.06.2018)
Registration requirements -


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Course completion requirements -

Oral exam

Last update: Krýsa Josef (29.06.2018)