Charge number

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Charge number

Description

The charge number of an ion or electrochemical reaction is the charge divided by the elementary charge of the ion or of electrons transferred in the reaction as defined in the reaction equation. z is a positive integer.

zB = QB·e-1

Abbreviation: z

Reference: Cohen 2008 IUPAC Green Book


References

Bioblast linkReferenceYear
Cohen ER, Cvitas T, Frey JG, Holmström B, Kuchitsu K, Marquardt R, Mills I, Pavese F, Quack M, Stohner J, Strauss HL, Takami M, Thor HL (2008) Quantities, Units and Symbols in Physical Chemistry. IUPAC Green Book 3rd Edition, 2nd Printing, IUPAC & RSC Publishing, Cambridge.2008
Gnaiger Erich et al ― MitoEAGLE Task Group (2020) Mitochondrial physiology. Bioenerg Commun 2020.1. doi:10.26124/bec:2020-0001.v1.2020


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