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Galvani potential difference
An electric potential difference between points in the bulk of two phases. It is measurable only when the two phases have identical composition (e.g. two copper wires). It is the difference of inner electric potentials in two phases. Symbol: Math - text.
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2008-10-07; version: 2.0.2.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.G02574.
Original PDF version (may be out of date): http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/G02574.pdf.
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