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electrolysis - Overview, Electrolysis of water, Experimenters, First law of electrolysis, Second law of electrolysis, Military uses, Examples

The splitting of a compound into simpler forms by the input of electrical energy. When water is electrolysed between inert electrodes, the following two half-reactions take place: eqn6 eqn7

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almost 9 years ago

what happens when an electric current is passed thru water pressured with co2 gas ?

would a catylist be required to break the co2 bond to free the o2