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Electrochemical behavior of Sn-graphene composite coating

Berlia, Rohit and Kumar, Punith MK and Srivastava, Chandan (2015) Electrochemical behavior of Sn-graphene composite coating. In: RSC ADVANCES, 5 (87). pp. 71413-71418.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5ra11207a


The electrochemical properties of pure Sn and Sn-graphene composite coating have been determined and compared. Coatings were electrodeposited on mild steel substrates. Graphene was synthesized by the electrochemical exfoliation process using SO42- ion as the intercalating agent. Morphological and structural characterization results revealed a clear effect of graphene on altering the texture, grain size and morphology of the coating. Corrosion behavior was analyzed through potentiodynamic polarization and electrochemical impedance spectroscopic methods. A significant improvement in the corrosion resistance in terms of reduction in corrosion current and corrosion rate and increase in polarization resistance was noted in case of Sn coating containing graphene.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: RSC ADVANCES
Additional Information: Copy right for this article belongs to the ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, THOMAS GRAHAM HOUSE, SCIENCE PARK, MILTON RD, CAMBRIDGE CB4 0WF, CAMBS, ENGLAND
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2015 06:58
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2015 06:58
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/52495

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