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Electrochemical phase formation (ECPF) and macrogrowth Part I. Hemispherical models

Bosco, E and Rangarajan, SK (1982) Electrochemical phase formation (ECPF) and macrogrowth Part I. Hemispherical models. In: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 134 (2). pp. 213-224.

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The phenomenological theory of hemispherical growth is generalised to time-dependent nucleation and growth-rates. Special cases, which include models with diffusion-controlled rates, are analysed. Expressions are obtained for small and large time behaviour and peak characteristics of potentiostatic transients, and their use in model parameter estimation is discussed. Two earlier equations are corrected. Numerically calculated transients which are presented exhibit some interesting features such as a maximum preceding the steady state, oscillations and shoulder.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2009 03:21
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:39
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/21956

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