Effect of Parameters of Pulsed Potential Mode on Concentration Changes in the Bulk Loose Zinc Deposit and Its Properties

V. S. Nikitin V. S. Nikitin , T. N. Ostanina T. N. Ostanina , V. M. Rudoi V. M. Rudoi
Российский электрохимический журнал
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It is shown that the parameters of pulsed potential modes (pulse-on and pulse-off times) have a pronounced effect on the growth dynamics and properties of loose metal deposits in the cases that the process proceeds under the conditions of non-steady-state diffusion. It is proposed to use a ratio between the cathodic and anodic charges in a cycle as a parameter that characterizes the concentration changes. By varying the parameters of pulsed potential, zinc deposits of various morphology can be obtained: from compact deposits to highly porous deposits that consist of branched dendritic particles.

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  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Ural Federal University named after the First President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, 620076, Russia

    V. S. Nikitin, T. N. Ostanina & V. M. Rudoi

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