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Electromotive Force Generation with Hydrogen Release by Salt Water Flow under a Transverse Magnetic Field

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ABSTRACT

By considering an electrolyte solution in motion in a duct under a transverse magnetic field, we notice that a so called Faraday voltage arises because of the Lorentz force acting on anions and cations in the fluid. When salt water is considered, hydrogen production takes place at one of the electrodes if an electric current, generated by Faraday voltage, flows in an external circuit. The maximum amount of hydrogen production rate is calculated by basic electrochemical concepts.

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R. Luca, "Electromotive Force Generation with Hydrogen Release by Salt Water Flow under a Transverse Magnetic Field," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 10, 2011, pp. 1115-1119. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.210138.

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