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Echem Newsletter - Spring 2015

Gamry Instruments Echem Newsletter
New App Notes
Dye Solar Cells - Basic Principles and Measurements

This application note is part of a series concerning dye solar cells. Theory and various types of experiments are discussed that are needed for characterization of solar cells.


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Measuring the Optical Power of your LED

When performing experiments with dye solar cells, light is focused on the cell and its current response is measured. The generated current depends strongly on the intensity of the light.

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Short Course
The Penn State University Corrosion Short Course

Corrosion: Fundamentals and Experimental Methods

When: June 7-12
Where: Penn State Univ.
Park Campus
Events & Happenings
227th ECS Meeting   -  Chicago, IL USA
May 24-28, 2015

The 227th ECS Meeting will be ECS 227th Meetingheld downtown at the historic Hilton, Chicago and will include over 50 topical symposia consisting of over 2,000 technical presentations, full-day short courses, professional development workshops, career opportunities, poster sessions, a dynamic technical exhibit and the 3rd annual Free the Science 5K Run. The 227th ECS Meeting is expected to attract over 2,000 scientists and engineers from industry, government, and academic institutions.


Upcoming Shows & Conferences
May June
Electrochemical Methods in Corrosion Research - EMCR -
May 24-29

Troia, Portugal

5th Regional Symposium on Electrochemistry
SE Europe, June 7-11
Riu Pravets Resort, Bulgaria
May 24-28
Chicago, IL
Penn State Short Course
June 7-12
State College, PA

Literature Highlight

Photograph of carbon nanofoam paper
Combined EQCM and Probe Beam Deflection in Deep Eutectic Solvents

"Application of the combined electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance and probe beam deflection technique in deep eutectic solvents" is a manuscript highlighting the capabilities of the Gamry eQCM 10 using the EQCM/PBD method for the first time applying to metal deposition/dissolution processes in deep eutectic solvents.  

Collaborators on this project include: A. Robert Hillman, Karl S. Ryder, Christopher J. Zaleski, Virginia Ferreira, Christopher A. Beasley, and Eric Vieil.

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