Water splitting

Water splitting techniques

- High pressure electrolysis
- High-temperature electrolysis
- Photoelectrochemical water splitting
- Photocatalytic water splitting
- Photobiological water splitting
- Thermal water decomposition
— Nuclear-thermal splitting
— Solar-thermal splitting
- Chemical water splitting

Electrolytic overview

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Electrolyte selection
Electrolytic process
Electrolytic oxidation
Electrolytic energy changes

Faraday's laws of electrolysis
- First law of electrolysis
- Second law of electrolysis

Electrolytic thermodynamics process
- Electrolysis equations

Water splitting applications
- Electrochemical cells
— Hydrogen fuel cell
- Hofmann voltameter

Electrolysis

Notable electrolytic history

1789
– Jan Rudolph Deiman
– Adriaan Paets van Troostwijk
1800
– William Nicholson
– Johann Ritter
– Anthony Carlisle
– Alessandro Volta (battery)
1807
– Humphry Davy
1869
– Zénobe Gramme (Gramme machine)
1875
– Paul Emile Lecoq de Boisbaudran
1886
– Henri Moissan
1886
– Hall-Héroult process
1888
– Dmitry Lachinov
1890
– Castner-Kellner process

Industrial electrolysis

Industrial electrolysis cells ~ Hofmann voltameters
- platinum plates
- honeycombs as electrodes

— oxygen production
— aluminium, lithium, sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium production
— coulometric matter transformation measures
— chlorine and sodium hydroxide production
— sodium chlorate and potassium chlorate production
— perfluorinated organic compound production
— electrolytic copper production
— electrometallurgy and electroplating
— metal corrosion resistance
— electrolytic etching
— electrolytic cleaning and preservation

Hydrogen production utilization
- hydrogen for fuel
Oxyhydrogen torches
Fuel cells

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