Know How

Potentiostats - An Introduction

Electrochemistry is governed by thermodynamics and kinetics. The knowledge of any electrochemical process stipulates the the possibility to control the potential of the observed electrode. This task is usually done by a potentiostat.

The history of potentiostat development, the different design principles including their benefits and drawbacks are subject to this booklet which is available for download here:

Potentiostats (PDF)

(60 pages, approx. 500 kB)

Bank Elektronik -

Intelligent Controls GmbH

Hubertusstr. 38

D-35415 Pohlheim


Tel. +49 - 6403 - 60 98 60

Fax  +49 - 6403 - 60 98 622

e-Mail: info [at]


Short Catalogue (PDF)