Formation of diffusion zones around growing clusters during electrocrystallization of metals

Yu. D. Gamburg Yu. D. Gamburg
Российский электрохимический журнал
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The problem of the radius of depleted-by-diffusion zones around the growing individual clusters during the electrocrystallization in the mode of diffusion kinetics is solved. It is shown that a decrease in the probability of nucleation in every prescribed instant of time depends on the diffusion coefficient, overpotential, and individual characteristics of deposited metal: a specific surface energy and molar volume.

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  • Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskii pr. 31, Moscow, 119071, Russia

    Yu. D. Gamburg

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