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I can understand how a cell develops emf, why the electron flows between the battery terminals. I do not understand, How the chemical bond energy is transformed to electrical energy? What are the intermediate stages a chemical energy (say of a Lithium Ion) goes through before fully converting to electrical form. Is it anyway related to first-ionization energy of a metal?

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