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Unravelling the electrochemical double layer by direct probing of the solid/liquid interface

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Communications, August 2016
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Title
Unravelling the electrochemical double layer by direct probing of the solid/liquid interface
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Nature Communications, August 2016
DOI 10.1038/ncomms12695
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Marco Favaro, Beomgyun Jeong, Philip N. Ross, Junko Yano, Zahid Hussain, Zhi Liu, Ethan J. Crumlin

Abstract

The electrochemical double layer plays a critical role in electrochemical processes. Whilst there have been many theoretical models predicting structural and electrical organization of the electrochemical double layer, the experimental verification of these models has been challenging due to the limitations of available experimental techniques. The induced potential drop in the electrolyte has never been directly observed and verified experimentally, to the best of our knowledge. In this study, we report the direct probing of the potential drop as well as the potential of zero charge by means of ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy performed under polarization conditions. By analyzing the spectra of the solvent (water) and a spectator neutral molecule with numerical simulations of the electric field, we discern the shape of the electrochemical double layer profile. In addition, we determine how the electrochemical double layer changes as a function of both the electrolyte concentration and applied potential.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 4%
Switzerland 2 2%
Japan 2 2%
Brazil 1 1%
Sweden 1 1%
Unknown 73 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 28 34%
Researcher 22 27%
Professor > Associate Professor 8 10%
Student > Master 6 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 13 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Chemistry 24 29%
Physics and Astronomy 15 18%
Engineering 14 17%
Materials Science 13 16%
Unspecified 6 7%
Other 10 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 118. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 October 2016.
All research outputs
#72,115
of 8,472,367 outputs
Outputs from Nature Communications
#1,197
of 13,317 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#5,118
of 253,085 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature Communications
#103
of 823 outputs
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