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Thanks for the batteries
R.F. Service, Science, Vol. 344, No. 6182, pp 352-354, April 25, 2014.

Supercharged: at a Colorado racecourse electric cars are the new performance vehicles
E. Dyer, Popular Science, Vol. 283, No. 4, pp 64-69, Oct. 2013.

May require batteries
J. Meres and D. O'Malley, Orchard, London 2013.

Hydrogen and fuel cells
R.E. Hirsch, ABDO, Minneapolis, MN 2013.

How does a battery work?
R. Wilson, Baker and Taylor, 2013.

Cadillac goes electric; Uptown volt
C. Selton, Popular Science, Vol. 282, No. 4, p 16, Apr. 2013.

Development of the glass electrode and the pH response
D.J. Graham, B. Jaselskis, and C.E. Moore, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 90, pp 345-351, March 2013.

Pocket power: a portable fuel-cell charger with weeks’ worth of juice (Lilliputian System Nectar)
K. Bagley, Popular Science, Vol. 282, No. 3, p 11, March 2013.

The future of energy. Batteries included? (The search for better ways of storing electricity is hotting up)
The Economist, Vol. 406, No. 8821, pp 67-68, Febr. 2, 2013.

The battery-powered bullet (electric car)
G. Mone, Scientific American, Vol. 308, No. 2, pp 56-61, Febr. 2013.

Microscale electrolysis using coin-type lithium batteries and filter paper
M.Kamata and S. Yajima, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 90, pp 228-231, Febr. 2013.

Sugar-powered pacemakers: the glucose in our blood could drive medical implants (bio-fuelcell)
M. Fessenden, Scientific American, Vol. 307, No. 6, p 43, Dec. 2012.

Why batteries deliver a fairly constant voltage until dead?
G.C. Smith, M.M. Hossain, and P. MacCarthy, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 89, pp 1416-1420, Nov. 2012.

Bring back the cold fusion dream (Low Energy Nuclear Reaction, LENR)
M. Anderson, Discover, pp 10-11, Nov. 2012.

Andrea Rossi’s black box, infinite energy (Low Energy Nuclear Reaction, LENR)
S. Fetherstone, Popular Science, Vol. 278, No. 5, pp 62-70, 97-98, Nov. 2012.

Using batteries
C. Oxlade, Heinemann, Chicago 2012.

Bottled lightning: superbatteries, electric cars, and the new lithium economy
S. Fletcher, Hill and Wang, New York 2011.

Zap!: the electric eel and other electric animals
G. Roza, PowerKids, New York 2011.

Electric animals
N. Lunis, Bearport, New York 2011

Venom, poison, and electricity
K.J. Pryor, Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, New York 2010.

The electric plug-in acid test
E. Sofge, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 187, No. 6, pp 86-91, 162-163, June 2010.

The future of car electrification
Popular Science, Vol. 276, No. 5, pp 46-60, 90-94, May 2010.

The battery: how portable power sparked a technological revolution
H.R. Schlesinger, Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC and Harper, New York 2010.

Batteries, from cradle to grave
M.J. Smith and F.M. Gray, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp 162-167, Febr. 2010.

Electric car resurrection
B. Fletcher, Popular Science, Vol. 276, No. 1, p 50, Jan. 2010.

Goodbye, gasoline: the science of fuel cells
K. Lew, Compass Point Books, Mankato, MN 2009.

Build a solar powered battery charger
J. Gavlik, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp 46-51, Oct. 2009.

The lead–lead oxide secondary cell as a teaching resource
M.J. Smith, A.M. Fonseca, and M.M. Silva, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp 357-359, March 2009.

Construction of Ag/AgCl reference electrode from used felt-tipped pen barrel for undergraduate laboratory
S.N. Inamdar, M.A. Bhat, and S.K. Haram, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp 355-356, March 2009.

A simple hydrogen electrode
P.-O. Eggen, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp 352-354, March 2009.

Thin-layer fuel cell for teaching and classroom demonstrations
M. Shirkhanzadeh and J.H. Maynard, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp 324-329, March 2009.

Conservation of energy (boost gadget battery life)
Popular Mechanics, Vol. 186, No. 2, pp 98-100, Febr. 2009.


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Fuel cell projects for the evil genius
G.D.J. Harper, McGraw-Hill, New York 2008.

Vanadium battery
R. Johnstone, Discover, pp 24-30, Nov. 2008.

Power struggle (electric car battery)
S. Fletcher, Popular Science, Vol. 273, No. 5, pp 50-55, 102-107, Nov. 2008.

The shape of fuels to come (electric cars)
J. Bogo, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 185, No. 9, pp 56-64, Sept. 2008.

Electrochemical capacitors for energy management
J.R. Miller and P. Simon, Science, Vol. 321, No. 5889, pp 651-652, Aug. 1, 2008.

Hacking the Prius (go green and get up to 100 mpg, lithium batteries)
J. Fell, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp 56-60, Aug. 2008.

Tomorrow’s hybrid (battery)
S. Fletcher, Popular Science, Vol. 272, No. 4, pp 50-51, Apr. 2008.

Metal electrodeposition on an integrated, screen-printed electrode assembly
Y. Chyan and O. Chyan, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp 565-567, Apr. 2008.

Electrochemical polishing of silverware: a demonstration of voltaic and galvanic cells
M.M. Ivey and E.T. Smith, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 85, No. 1, pp 68-71, Jan. 2008.

Will hydrogen fuel our future?
J. Leno, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 185, No. 1, pp 42-43, Jan. 2008.

H2 fuel cell: land speed record setter
J. McCraw, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 184, No. 12, pp 114-115, Dec. 2007.

Build a remote battery bank voltage monitor
R. Reitan, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 28, No. 11, pp 32-37, Nov. 2007.

Happiness is a warm electrode (treatment for depression)
G. Mone and J.B. Carnett, Popular Science, Vol. 271, No. 4, pp 56-62, 100, Oct. 2007.

Electric cars 2.0 (plug-in hybrids)
K. Bullis, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 110, No. 5, p 30, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Redox titration of ferricyanide to ferrocyanide with ascorbic acid: illustrating the Nernst equation and the Beer-Lambert law
T.H. Huang, G. Salter, S.L. Kahn, and Y.M. Gindt, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 9, pp 1461-1463, Sept. 2007.

The shark’s electric sense (electroreception)
R.D. Fields, Scientific American, Vol. 297, No. 2, pp 74-80, Aug. 2007.

Are hybrid cars here to stay? Overcoming the week link – the battery
I. Buchmann, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 28, No. 8, pp 50-52, Aug. 2007.

Can 6,831 laptop batteries change the world? (electric car)
P. Lerner, Popular Science, Vol. 270, No. 5, pp 68-73, 104, 107, May 2007.

The 110-Volt solution (plug-in cars)
B. Hewitt, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 184, No. 5, pp 64-69, 144, May 2007.

Homemade bienzymatic-amperometric biosensor for beverages analysis
M.C. Blanco-Lopez, M.J. Lobo-Castanon, and A.J. Miranda-Ordieres, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 677-680, Apr. 2007.

Exploring Faraday's law of electrolysis using zinc–air batteries with current regulative diodes
M. Kamata and M. Paku, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 674-676, Apr. 2007.

Small-scale and low-cost electrodes for "standard" reduction potential Measurements
P.-O. Eggen, L. Kvittingen, and T. Gronneberg Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 671-673, Apr. 2007.

Serendipity: genesis of the electrochemical instrumentation at princeton applied research corporation
J.B. Flato, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 656-667, Apr. 2007.

From the science fair to the NASDAQ (electrochemical instrumentation)
P.T. Kissinger, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 651-655, Apr. 2007.

The rise of voltammetry: from polarography to the scanning electrochemical Microscope
A.J. Bard, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 644-650, Apr. 2007.

A lemon cell battery for high-power applications
K.R. Muske, C.W. Nigh, and R.D. Weinstein, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 84, No. 4, pp 635-638, Apr. 2007.

Charge all: battery charger switcher
K. Chun, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp 40-43, Jan. 2007.


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Is lithium-ion (battery) safe?
I. Buchmann, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 27, No. 12, pp 58-60, Dec. 2006.

High hopes for hydrogen (fuel cell cars)
J. Ogden, Scientific American, Vol. 295, No. 3, pp 94-101, Sept. 2006.

Small-scale and low-cost galvanic cells
P.-O. Eggen, T. Gronneberg, and L. Kvittingen, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol, 83, No. 8, pp 1201-1203, Aug. 2006.

Super charged: lithium-ion (battery) tool test
T. Klenck, Popular Mechanics, Vol.183, No. 7, pp 91-96, July 2006.

Electrically conducting polymers
F. Rahman, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp 54-56, June 2006.

Hybrid vehicles gain traction
J.J. Romm and A.F. Frank, Scientific American, Vol. 294, No. 4, pp 72-79, Apr. 2006.

Finally, better batteries: graphite “foam”, nanotech-enabled lithium surge to market
K. Bullis, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 109, No. 1, p 30, March/Apr. 2006.

Hybrids at the crossroads
Popular Mechanics, Vol.183, No. 2, pp 72-79, 112, Febr. 2006.

Miniaturized power: with nanobatteries, power sources finally shrink with the rest of electronics
C.Q. Choi, Scientific American, Vol. 294, No. 2, pp 72-75, Febr. 2006.

Battery analyzer for RC power
A. Trueland, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp 42-49, July 2005.

On the road to fuel cell cars
A. Ashley, Scientific American, Vol. 292, No. 3, pp 62-69, March 2005.

Back to square one: government review repeats cold fusion conclusions
C.Q. Choi, Scientific American, Vol. 292, No. 3, p 21, March 2005.

Electricity and batteries
M. Flaherty, Stargazer, Mankato, MN 2005.

Diesel vs hybrid
B. Stewart and D. Thomas, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 182, No. 2, pp 60-66, Februaray 2005.

Warning: the hydrogen economy may be more distant than it appears
M. Behar and J. Soto, Popular Science, Vol. 266, No. 1, pp 64-68, Jan. 2005.


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Got juice? Not for long, you don’t (batteries)
S. Morgenstern, Popular Science, Vol. 265, No. 4, pp 58-65, Oct. 2004.

A small-scale and low-cost apparatus for the electrolysis of water
P.-O. Eggen and L. Kvittingen, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol, 81, No. 9, pp 1337-1338, Sept. 2004.

A historical analysis of the Daniell Cell and electrochemistry teaching in French and Tunisian textbooks
A. Boulabiar, K. Bouraoui, M. Chastrette, and M. Abderrabba, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol, 81, No. 5, pp 754-757, May 2004.

Chlor-alkali industry: a laboratory scale approach
C.M. Sanchez-Sanchez, E. Exposito, A. Frias-Ferrer, J. Gonzalez-Garcia, V. Montiel, and A. Aldaz, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol, 81, No. 5, pp 698-700, May 2004.

Questions about a hydrogen economy
M.L. Wald, Scientific American, Vol. 290, No. 5, pp 66-73, May 2004.

Hybrids' rising sun (gas-electric cars)
P. Fairley, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 107, No. 3, pp 34-42, Apr. 2004.

E-plane, the first manned electric aircraft is ready to take off
B. Sweetman, Popular Science, Vol. 263, No. 6, p 38, Dec. 2003.

Artificial muscles (electroactive polymers, EAP)
S. Ashley, Scientific American, Vol. 289, No. 4, pp 52-59, Oct. 2003.

Dr. Hiroshi Shimizu's 190-MPH electric car contraption
D. Niel, Popular Science, Vol. 263, No. 2, pp 72-74, Aug. 2003.

Plastic electric, lining up the future of conducting polymers
J. Gorman, Science News, Vol. 163, No. 20, pp 312-313, May 17, 2003.

Recharging the power grid (flow cell battery)
P. Fairley, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 106, No. 2, pp 50-57, March 2003.

Fuel cell facility model for hobbyists
G. Furukawa, Nuts & Volts, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp 68-71, March 2003.

Electricity-producing vehicles (fuel-cell cars)
D. Talbot, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 105, No. 10, p 61, Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003.

Electroactive polymers (new materials could produce more lifelike devices)
G.T. Huang, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 105, No. 10, p 32, Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003.

Battery science: make widgets that work and gadgets that go
D. Stillinger, Klutz, Palo Alto, CA 2003.

Microbe power (a new fuel cell taps the energy of seafloor sediments)
K. Garber, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 105, No. 10, p 28, Dec. 2002-Jan. 2003.


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ECS Home Page Hybrid cars
T. Stadter, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 105, No. 9, p 83, Nov. 2002.

Why does a battery make it go?
J. Holderness, Copper Beech, Brookfield, CN 2002.

Vehicle of change (hydrogen fuel-cell cars)
L.D. Burns, J.B. McCormick, and C.E. Borroni-Bird, Scientific American, Vol. 287, No. 4, pp 64-73, Oct. 2002.

Pocket sockets: tiny fuel cells for portable electronics have arrived, almost
P. Weiss, Science News, Vol. 162, No. 10, pp 155-156, Sept. 7, 2002.

Voltage from the bottom of the see (microbe-powered fuel cells)
S. Perkins, Science News, Vol. 162, No. 2, p 21, July 13, 2002.

Why do some batteries last longer than others?
M.J. Smith and C.A. Vincent, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 79, No. 7, pp 851-853, July 2002.

The battery: not yet a terminal case
J. Alper, Science, Vol. 296, No. 5571, pp 1224-1226, May 17, 2002.

Shrinking fuel cells promise power in your pocket
R.F. Service, Science, Vol. 296, No. 5571, pp 1222-1224, May 17, 2002.

Hydrogen: the fuel of the future?
J.M. Ogden, Physics Today, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp 69-75, Apr. 2002.

Dreams of the new power grid: a fuel cell for every home
C. Wardell, Popular Science, Vol. 260, No. 3, pp 60-63, March 2002.

Artificial muscles (electroactive polymers)
J. Van Laarhoven, Poptronics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 29-33, March 2002.

Fuel cells vs. the grid
D.H. Freedman, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 105, No. 1, pp 40-47, Jan.-Febr. 2002.

More batteries to test
C.D. Rakes, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 12, pp 51-53, Dec. 2001.

More battery-testing circuits
C.D. Rakes, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 11, pp 57-61, Nov. 2001.

A fuel cell in your phone
D. Voss, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 104, No. 9, pp 68-75, Nov. 2001.

Test drive your batteries
C.D. Rakes, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 10, pp 59-61, Oct. 2001.

Zinc-air batteries
MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 104, No. 7, pp 86-87, Sept. 2001.

Solid acids show potential for fuel cell electrolytes
R. Fitzgerald, Physics Today, Vol. 54, No. 7, pp 22-24, July 2001.

Fuel cell phones
S. Ashley, Scientific American, Vol. 285, No. 1, p 25, July 2001.

Fuel cell finish, part 3
J. Iovine, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp 47-49, 53, June 2001.

Power to the people (microturbines and fuel cells)
P. Fairly, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 104, No. 4, pp 70-77, May 2001.

Fuel cells, part 2
J. Iovine, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp 45-47, May 2001.

High bred hybrids: for electric driving without charging, the future is now
D. Sherman, Popular Science, pp 76-79, March 2001.

Fuel cells shift into drive
J. McCormick and K. Presto, Popular Scence, pp 60-62, Febr. 2001.

Fuel cells
J. Iovine, Poptronics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp 49-50, Febr. 2001.

The electric vehicle and the burden of history
D.A. Kirsch, Rutgers University Press, Rutgers, NJ 2000.

Fill'er up with hydrogen (fuel cell electric car)
P. Fairly, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 103, No. 6, pp 54-62, Nov.- Dec. 2000.

Kicking the habit (hydrogen economy – fuel cells)
F. Pearce, New Scientist, Vol. 168, No. 2266, pp. 34-42, Nov. 25, 2000.

Lithium polymer batteries
D. Lancaster, Poptronics, Vol. 1, No. 6, pp 68-70, June 2000.

Hydrogen on wheels (fuel cell driven electric cars)
Popular Science, pp 52-61, May 2000.

Pulse electrolysis myths
D. Lancaster, Poptronics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp 60-65, 69, Apr. 2000.

Easy-to-make Ag/AgCl reference electrode
G.A. East and M.A. del Valle, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 77, No. 1, p 97, Jan. 2000.

Using a teaching model to correct known misconceptions in electrochemistry
P.A. Huddle, M.D. White, and F. Rogers, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 77, No. 1, pp 104-110, Jan. 2000.


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Powering the future: the Ballard fuel cell and the race to change the world
T. Koppel, Wiley, NY 1999.

A nose for business (electronic/electrochemical nose)
I. Greenberg, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 102, No. 4, pp 62-67, July-Aug. 1999.

The future of fuel cells
Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 1, pp 72-73, July 1999.

The electrochemical engine for vehicles (fuel cells)
A.J. Appleby, Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 1, pp 74-79, July 1999.

The power plant in your basement (fuel cells)
A.C. Lloyd, Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 1, pp 80-86, July 1999.

Replacing the battery in portable electronics (fuel cells)
C.K. Dyer, Scientific American, Vol. 281, No. 1, pp 88-93, July 1999.

High-drain alkaline AA-batteries (product test report)
S.A. Booth, Popular Electronics, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp 5-7, Jan. 1999.

Student construction of a gel-filled Ag/AgCl reference electrode for use in a potentiometric titration
J.A. Thomas, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp 97-98, Jan. 1999.

Discovery box: the battery
G. Jeunesse, Scholastic Trade, 1998.

Sorting molecules with electricity (electrophoresis)
S. Carlson, Scientific American, Vol. 279, No. 6, p 110-111, Dec. 1998.

Using constant-current sources
J.J. Carr, Electronics Now, Vol. 69, No. 10, pp 53-59, Oct. 1998.

Cell phone battery may soon be the talk of town (micro, methanol fuel cell)
D. Page, Electronics Now, Vol. 69, No. 10, pp 20-21, Oct. 1998.

Laboratory experiments on electrochemical remediation of the environment. Part 4. Color removal of simulated wastewater by electrocoagulation- electroflotation
J.G. Ibanez, M.M. Singh, and Z. Szafran, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 75, No. 8, pp 1040-1041, Aug. 1998.

Plastic batteries
A. Salzhauer, MIT's Technology Review, Vol. 101, No. 4, pp 60-66, July-Aug. 1998.

Smart batteries have arrived (for your automobile)
B. Siuru, Popular Electronics, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp 41-43, June 1998.

Laboratory experiments on electrochemical remediation of the environment. Part 3. Microscale electrokinetic processing of soils
J.G. Ibanez, M.M. Singh, R.M. Pike, and Z. Szafran, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 75, No. 5, pp 634-635, May 1998.

Fuel-cell powered vehicles
B. Siuru, Electronics Now, Vol. 69, No. 5, pp 50-53, 68, May 1998.

Micro fuel cells: taking on the Energizer Bunny
A.M. Hayashi, Scientific American, Vol. 278, No. 4, p 32, Apr. 1998.

Introductory electrochemistry for kids–food for thought, and human potential
G.G. Stroebel and S.A. Myers, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp 178-180, Febr. 1998.

Lemon cells revisited–the lemon-powered calculator
D.J. Swartling and C. Morgan, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp 181-182, Febr. 1998.

Alkaline batteries (product test report)
S.A. Booth, Popular Electronics, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp 12-13, Jan. 1998.

Neighborhood electric vehicles
B. Siuru, Electronics Now, Vol. 69, No. 1, pp 47-50, Jan. 1998.


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Chemistry is electric!
M.E. Bowden, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, 1997.

Laboratory experiments on electrochemical remediation of the environment. Part 2. Microscale indirect electrolytic destruction of organic wastes
J.G. Ibanez, M.M. Singh, R.M. Pike, and Z. Szafran, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 74, No. 12, pp 1449-1450, Dec. 1997.

Rays: animals with an electric charge
A. Llamas, G. Casadevall, and A. Garousi, Gareth Stevens, Milwaukee, WI 1997.

Energy from fuel cells
A. Snyder, Electronics Now, Vol. 68, No. 10, pp 56-58, 68, Nov. 1997.

Stretching rechargeable battery technology (carbon fiber electrodes in lithium batteries)
D. Page, Popular Electronics, Vol. 14, No. 7, pp 57-58, July 1997.

Power to the people (electric cars)
S. Oldham and B. Delaney, Popular Mechanics, Vol. 174, No. 7, pp 72-75, July 1997.

Recharging electric-vehicle batteries
B. Siuru, Popular Electronics, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp 39-41, 70, Apr. 1997.

Build the fuel gauge – a capacity indicator for your battery pack
J. Pivnichny, Electronics Now, Vol. 68, No. 4, pp 58-59, 74, Apr. 1997.

Driving on a charge
D. Sherman, Popular Science, pp 68-72, Apr. 1997.

Where did ion selective electrodes come from? The story of their development and commercialization
M.S. Frant, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp 159-166, Febr. 1997.

The seventies–golden age for ion selective electrodes
J. Ruzicka, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp 167-170, Febr. 1997.

Industrial use and applications of ion selective electrodes
T.S. Light, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp 171-176, Febr. 1997.

Evolution of blood chemistry analyzers based on ion selective electrodes
C.C. Young, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp 177-182, Febr. 1997.

The electric experience (electric cars)
R. Cogan, Popular Science, Vol. 249, No. 5, pp 81-84, Nov. 1996.

The case for electric vehicles
D. Sperling, Scientific American, Vol. 275, No. 5, pp 54-59, Nov. 1996.

How to offer the optimal demonstration of the electrolysis of water
R.E. Zhou, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 73, No. 8, pp 786-787, Aug. 1996.

Regulated power for electrochemistry
Electronics Now, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp 47-48, 74-76, and 82, March 1996.

Regulated power for electrochemistry (power supply for electrolysis, electrolating, etc)
E. Barrow, Electronics Now, Vol. 66, No. 12, pp 29-30 and 64-68, Dec. 1995.

Build a flash-battery tester
J. Baily, Popular Electronics, Vol. 12, No. 11, pp 64-66, 93, Nov. 1995.

Laboratory experiments on electrochemical remediation of the environment: Electrocoagulation of oily wastewater
J.G. Ibanez, M.M. Takimoto, R.C. Vasquez, S. Basak, N. Myung, and K. Rajeshwar, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 72, No. 11, pp 1050-1052, Nov. 1995.

It's the battery, stupid! (electric cars)
S.F. Brown, Popular Science, Vol. 246, No. 2, pp 62-64 and 78, Febr. 1995.


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Fuel cells: energy conversion for the next century
S. Kartha and P. Grimes, Physics Today, Vol. 47, No. 11, pp 54-61, Nov. 1994.

Build a battery amp-hour meter
A.J. Caristi, Popular Electronics, Vol. 11, No. 11, pp 51-56, 92, Nov. 1994.

Build the smart charger (for alkaline batteries)
A.J. Caristi, Popular Electronics, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp 64-68, Sept. 1994.

Batteries, bulbs, and wires
D. Glover, Kingfisher, London 1994.

Ionic conduction and electrical neutrality in operating electrochemical cells
A.N. Ogude and J.D. Bradley, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 71, No. 1, pp 29-34, Jan. 1994.

New age of the electric car
Popular Mechanics, Vol. 171, No. 2, pp 38-40 and 103, Febr. 1994.

Batteries reborn (rechargeable batteries)
Popular Mechanics, Vol. 171, No. 1, pp 37-39, Jan. 1994.

We drive the world's best electric car
Popular Science, Vol. 244, No. 1, pp 52-58, Jan. 1994.

Firing up fuel cells
R. Lipkin, Science News, Vol. 144, No. 20, pp 314-315, 318, Nov. 13, 1993.

Climbing a potential ladder to understanding concepts in electrochemistry
J.R. Runo and D.G. Peters, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 70, No. 9, pp 708-713, Sept. 1993.

Magnets and batteries
D. Evans and C. Williams, Dorling Kindersley, New York 1993.

Cold fusion: it ain't over till it's over
J E. Bishop, Popular Science, Vol. 243, No. 2, pp 47 and 82, Aug. 1993.

Through the glass, darkly ("smart window" technology based on electro-chromic polymers and optically-transparent thin-layer cells)
P.J. Skerrett, Popular Science, Vol. 243, No. 1, pp 80 and 87, July 1993.

Science with batteries
P. Shipton, S. McCaffrey, and K. Davies, EDC, Tulsa, OK 1993.

Fuel cell update
P.J. Skerrett, Popular Science, Vol. 242, No. 6, pp 88 and 120, June 1993.

The aluminum can as electrochemical energy source
T.A. Lehman, P. Renich, and N.E. Schmidt, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 70, No. 6, pp 495-496, June 1993.

Build the battery butler (recharger)
L. Lanpher, Popular Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp 31-36, 93, May 1993.

The EV revolution revs up (electric cars)
T. Scaduto and B.C. Fenton, Popular Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp 31-36, 88, Apr. 1993.

Plug in, turn on, drive out (the new electric cars)
Popular Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp 5-8, Apr. 1993.

High energy batteries
R. Krause, Popular Science, Vol. 242, No. 2, pp 64-68 and 92, Febr. 1993.

Biosensors (microelectrodes)
J.S. Schultz, Scientific American, Vol. 265, No. 2, pp 64-69, Aug. 1991.

Electric car showdown in Phoenix
R. Cook, Popolar Science, Vol. 239, No. 1, pp 64-65 and 82, July 1991.

Electric vehicles only
L. Frank and D. McCosh, Popular Science, Vol. 238, No. 5, pp 76-81 and 110, May 1991.

Batteries and magnets
B. Taylor, Kingfisher, London 1991.

Galvanic cells and the standard reduction potential table
D.O. Tanis, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 67, No. 7, pp 602-603, July 1990.

Redox reactions and the electropotential axis
A.J. Vella, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 67, No. 6, pp 479-481, June 1990.

An effective approach to teaching electrochemistry
V.I. Birss and D.R. Truax, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 67, No. 5, pp 403-409, May 1990.


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Alleviating the common confusion caused by polarity in electrochemistry
P.J. Moran and E. Gileadi, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 66, No. 11, pp 912-916, Nov. 1989.

Vegetable voltage and fruit "juice": an electrochemical demonstration
R. Ensman, T.R. Hacker, R.A.D. Wentworth, and G. Parker, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 65, No. 8, p 727, Aug. 1988.

Capacitors (electrolytic capacitors)
D.M. Trotter, Scientific American, Vol. 259, No. 1, pp 86-90B, July 1988.

A hommade lemon battery
J.D. Worley and J. Fournier, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 65, No. 2, p 158, Febr. 1988.

Hobbyist electroplating made easy
R.L. Nyborg, University Publishing House 1988.

Plastics that conduct electricity
R.B. Kaner and A.G. MacDiarmid, Scientific American, Vol. 258, No. 2, pp 106-111, Febr. 1988.

Electrochemical demonstrations with an overhead projector
C.R. Ward, T.J. Greenbowe, and A. George, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 64, No. 12, pp 1021-1022, Dec. 1987.

RVers guide to solar battery charging
N. Kirkby and B. Kirkby, AATEC, Ann Arbor, MI 1987.

Electrodeposition of nickel on copper
J. Manjkow, D. Levine, and S. Rowley, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 63, No. 9, p 809, Sept. 1986.

Retracing the steps by which aluminum metal was initially purified back in 1886 (aluminum electrolysis)
J. Walker, Scientific American, Vol. 255, No. 2, pp 116-119, Aug. 1986.

Electricity and medicine: history of their interaction
M. Rowbottom and C. Susskind, San Francisco Press, San Francisco 1984.


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State-Of-The-Art Symposium: Electrochemistry

Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 60, No. 4. Apr. 1983.

Fundamentals of electrochemistry:

Electrochemistry–state of the art
D.C. Johnson, p 258.

Electrochemistry in the general chemistry curriculum
J.Q. Chambers, pp 259-262.

Understanding electrochemistry: some distinctive concepts
L.R. Faulkner, pp 262-264.

Teaching the double layer
J.O'M. Bockris, pp 265-268.

Electrosynthesis:

Electrosynthesis technology
N.L. Weinberg, pp 268-271.

Industrial organic electrosynthesis
J.H. Wagenknecht, pp 271-273.

Electrochemical engineering
R.C. Alkire, pp 274-276.

Chlor-alkali technology
S. Venkatesh and B.V. Tilak, pp 276-278.

Electrochemistry of the Hall-Heroult process for aluminum smelting
W.E. Haupin, pp 279-282.

Potentiometry:

Ion and bio-selective membrane electrodes
G.A. Rechnitz, pp 282-284.

Voltammetry:

Factors affecting the current-potential curves
J.T. Maloy, pp 285-289.

Cyclic voltammetry
D.H. Evans, K.M. O'Connell, R.A. Petersen, and M.J. Kelly, pp 290-293.

Chronocoulometry: a convenient, rapid, and reliable technique for detection and determination od adsorbed reactants
F.C. Anson and R.A. Osteryoung, pp 293-296.

Pulse voltammetry
J. Osteryoung, pp 296-298.

Thermodynamic and kinetic properties of the electrochemical cell
D.E. Smith, pp 299-301.

Electrode development:

Chemical modification of electrodes
A.J. Bard, pp 302-304.

Hybrid analytical techniques:

Spectroelectrochemistry: the combination of optical and electrochemical techniques
W.R. Heineman, pp 305-308.

LCEC: the combination of liquid chromatography and electrochemistry
P.T. Kissinger, pp 308-311.

Bioelectrochemistry:

Electrochemical techniques for the study of brain chemistry
J.O. Schenk, E. Miller, and R.N. Adams, pp 311-314.

Elucidation of the biologigal redox chemistry of purines using electrochemical techniques
G. Dryhurst, N.T. Nguyen, M.Z. Wrona, R.N. Goyal, A. Brajter-Toth, J.L. Owens, and H.A. Marsh, pp 315-319.

Electrochemical energy conversion:

Fuel cells and electrochemical energy storage
A.F. Sammels, pp 320-324.

Photoelectrochemical energy conversion:

Photoelectrochemistry: introductory concepts
H.O. Finklea, pp 325-327.

Dye photooxidation at semiconductor electrodes: a corollary to spectral sensitization photography
M.T. Spitler, pp 330-332.

Excited-state processes of relevance to photoelectrochemistry
A.B. Ellis, pp 332-335.

Chemically derivatized semiconductor photoelectrodes
M.S. Wrighton, pp 335-337.

An overview of the progress in photoelectrochemical energy conversion
B. Parkinson, pp 338-340.


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Anodizing aluminum with frills
A.E. Doeltz, S. Tharaud, and W.F. Sheehan, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 60, No. 2, pp 156-157, Febr. 1983.

Bottled energy: electrical engineering and the evolution of chemical energy storage
R.H. Schallenberg, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia 1982.

Energy-storage systems (batteries)
F.R. Kalhammer, Scientific American, Vol. 241, No. 6, pp 56-65, Dec. 1979.

Fuel cell power plants
A.P. Fickett, Scientific American, Vol. 239, No. 6, pp 70-76, Dec. 1978.

Adventures in electrochemistry
A.P. Morgan, Scribner, NY 1977.

Corrosion
W.H. Slabaugh, Journal of Chemical Education, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp 218-220, Apr. 1974.

Electrochemical machining
J.P. Hoare and M.A. Boda, Scientific American, Vol. 230, No. 1, pp 30-37, Jan. 1974.

The hydrogen economy
D.P. Gregory, Scientific American, Vol. 228, No. 1, pp 13-21, Jan. 1973.

Making an apparatus that will measure the acidity or the alkalinity of solutions
C.L. Stong, Scientific American, Vol. 219, No. 3, pp 232-247, Sep. 1968.

How to make an electrochemical cell and also an unusual kind of sundial
C.L. Stong, Scientific American, Vol. 217, No. 5, pp 131-139, Nov. 1967.

The electric automobile
A. Hoffman, Scientific American, Vol. 215, No. 4, pp 34-40, Oct. 1966.

Things a boy can do with electrochemistry
A.P. Morgan, Appleton-Century, NY 1940.


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