Limiting Current on a Rotating Disk with Radial Diffusion

William H. Smyrl, John Newman

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The edge effect on limiting currents due to radial diffusion is calculated by a singular-perturbation technique for large Schmidt numbers, and a correction to the Levich formula is thereby obtained.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1079-1081
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Electrochemical Society
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1971


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