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Prokhorov I. Y. Differential electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of the polymer proton electrolytes. Electrochemical Energetics, 2021, vol. 21, iss. 1, pp. 21-31. DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2021-21-1-21-31, EDN: MNTVDM

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Differential electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of the polymer proton electrolytes

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Prokhorov Igor' Yur'evich, Federal State Institution «A. A. Galkin Donetsk Physical and Technical Institute»
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A method of deriving standard electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) data such as Bode diagram, Nyquist diagram, and others from frequency dependence of the external impedance using numerical differentiation of the indicated dependence in quadratic coordinates is proposed, the method being named as the differential electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (DEIS). The method was tested experimentally on polyvinyl alcohol-based proton membranes doped with sulphated montmorillonite in granulated or dispersed states as an example. It is shown that DEIS data can be easier and with higher accuracy described by regular semicircles while leaving intact values of ohmic resistance. Very high values of dielectric permeability were obtained in the work enabling to develop condensers with high capacity based on highly conductive polymeric proton electrolytes.

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Received: 
25.09.2021
Accepted: 
19.03.2021
Published: 
25.03.2021