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In 1833, Michael Faraday introduced the laws of electrolysis

    • which states that the amount of substance decomposed by an electric current is proportional to the length in time and current of the electric current producing electrolysis.

In 1833 he produced aluminium for the first time using electrolysis and in correspondence with William Wherwell, Faraday introduced the terms, electrode, cathode, anode, ion, cation, anion, electrolyte and electrolysis.

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