# Category Knowledge Base

## Demystifying the Stern Geary Equation

From all the applications of electrochemistry, corrosion is one of the most studied due to its wide range of applications in industry. Thanks to this interest, there are multiple electrochemical models out there to characterize corrosion rates. In this post,…

## How to calculate corrosion rate: a step by step guide

The gradual degradation of materials as a result of their interaction of with their surroundings, also known as corrosion, has a tremendous impact in science and engineering. In some cases, like metallic structures, unmanaged corrosion can lead to catastrophic and…

## The Tafel Equation: A guide to Electrochemical Kinetics

Understanding the kinetics of electrochemical reactions is essential to develop applications for the real world. Besides the Butler-Volmer equation, the Tafel equation is the most used mathematical expression to study electrochemical kinetics for a wide range of applications, from corrosion…

## The Thrilling Science Behind Faraday’s Law of Electrolysis

Faraday’s Law of Electrolysis is a principle that describes the behavior of electrons and ions in an electrolytic solution. It is fundamental to every electrochemist since it plays a crucial role in many industrial processes and applications, such as the…

## The Cottrell Equation: Understanding its Principles and Applications

The Cottrell equation is a fundamental equation in the field of electrochemistry that describes the relationships between current and time in depletion conditions. This equation has been widely used in a variety of applications, including electrodeposition, fuel cells, and biosensors,…

## Understanding the Butler-Volmer Equation: Key to Electrode Kinetics in Electrochemistry

The Butler-Volmer equation is a fundamental equation in electrochemistry that plays a crucial role in modeling and understanding electrode processes. In this blog post, we’ll explore the basics of electrochemistry, the derivation and explanation of the Butler-Volmer equation, the importance…

## The Nernst Equation: A Key Concept in Electrochemistry

The Nernst equation is a critical concept in electrochemistry that provides valuable insights into the behavior of electrochemical systemsww. Whether you’re a student, researcher, or engineer, understanding the Nernst equation is key to a comprehensive understanding of electrochemistry. In this…

## Electrochemistry Explained: From Fundamentals to Applications

Electrochemistry is the branch of chemistry that deals with the relationship between electricity and chemical reactions. It is a fundamental science that has applications in a wide range of industries, from energy storage and conversion to materials science and medicine.…

## What is a PCB?

The team at Macias Sensors is convinced that the future of electrochemical analytical systems is in PCB-based platforms. But… what is a PCB? In this post we explain that in detail. Introduction to PCBs Every day we interact with multiple…

## The electrochemistry evolution towards printed circuit boards

In our previous post, we explaind what is a PCB and how the PCB technology has impacted consumer electronics by enabling more compact and lighter devices. In this post, we explain the electrochemistry evolution to date and why at Macias…

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