Overpotentials for Intercalation into Graphite

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BEFORE intercalation of other molecules between the carbon hexagon networks in graphite can be started, they must first be given a sufficient chemical or electrical overpotential. The excess potential needed depends in a sensitive way on the textural perfection of the graphite used, which makes measurements of overpotential a valuable diagnostic test with near ideal graphites1.

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    Ubbelohde, A. R., J. de Chimie Physique (in the press, 1969).

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    Heerschap, H., Delavignette, P., and Amelinkx, S., Carbon, 1, 235 (1964).

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UBBELOHDE, A. Overpotentials for Intercalation into Graphite. Nature 223, 495–496 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/223495a0

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