1791-1867 Michael Faraday [Wikipedia]
|1834||Michael Faraday created electrochemical terms:
ηλεκτρον (electron), and οδοζ (a away).
anode and cathode
ανω (upwards), and οδοζ (a way); the way which the sun rises.
κατα (downwards), and οδοζ (a way); the way which the sun sets.
ηλεκτρον (electron), and λυω (solvo). electrolyte (noun), electrolyze (verb).
anion and cation
ανιων that which goes up.
κατιων that which goes down.
Experimental researches in electricity. Seventh series
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Volume 124, pp. 77-122 (1834).
(Received January 9, Read January 23, February 6 and 13, 1834)
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Experimental Researches in Electricity. Vol. I
(Richard and John Edward Taylor, London, 1839)
Chapter "Seventh Series", pp. 195-258 (pp. 196-197).