||It is a designed apparatus where electrolysis is carried out.
||It is an experimental set up or advice where chemical energy is converted into electrical energy.
||This cell consists of a glass vessel or made up of any suitable plastic material, in which two electrodes are dipped into an electrolyte solution.
||Two electrodes are dipped into the same or two different electrolyte solution in this type of cell.
||Electric current is passed through the solution by connecting the two electrodes to a battery.
||Electric current is established only when the two electrodes are joined by a conducting wire.
||In this cell, a chemical reaction occurs as a result of electric current.
||In this cell, electrical energy is produced as a result of chemical change or chemical reactions.
||Anode is positive electrode and cathode is negative electrode.
||Anode is negative electrode here and cathode is positive electrode.
||The redox- reaction is nonspontaneous and electrical energy is supplied to make reaction to occur.
||The redox-reaction is spontaneous and is responsible for the production of electrical energy.
||The electrons are supplied by the external battery and enter through cathode and come out through anode.
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|The electrons move from anode to cathode in external circuit.
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Differences between electrolytic cell and voltaic cell