Defined by the equation:
where the limiting current
is assumed to be due to the diffusion
species of concentration
and of diffusion coefficient
is the charge number of the cell reaction
written so that the stoichiometriccoefficient
of this species is unity.
is usually taken as the geometric area of the electrode, and
is the Faraday constant
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