Luggin Capillary

Published: | Updated: August 15, 2018

Definition - What does Luggin Capillary mean?

A Luggin capillary is a device used in electrochemistry to transmit a high level of current density on the surface of an electrode in attempts to determine the potential measurement of the electrode.

Corrosionpedia explains Luggin Capillary

A Luggin capillary is an ideal method used to reduce the distance between the sensor tip of a reference electrode to that of the working electrode. This effectively reduces the IR drop that is often undercompensated.

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