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|Title:||Electrodeposition of nickel using eutectic based ionic liquids.|
|Authors:||Abbott, A. P.|
El Ttaib, K.
Ryder, K. S.
Smith, E. L.
|Publisher:||Maney on behalf of the Institute of Metal Finishing|
|Citation:||Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishing, 2008, 86 (4), pp. 234-240|
|Abstract:||The electrolytic deposition of nickel is demonstrated using a solution of the metal chloride salt separately in either a urea or ethylene glycol/choline chloride based ionic liquid. It is shown that the deposition kinetics and thermodynamics differ from the aqueous processes and these result in different deposit morphologies. It is also shown for the first time that bright metal coatings can be obtained from these liquid systems by adding various brightening agents and deposits can be put directly onto substrates such as aluminium without prior treatment. The general mechanism by which brighteners function in ionic liquids is also discussed.|
|Rights:||This paper was published as Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishing, 2008, 86 (4), pp. 234-240. Copyright © 2008 Institute of Metal Finishing. It is available from www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/imf . Doi: 10.1179/174591908X327581|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Chemistry|
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