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Electroreduction of cobalt from sulfate solutions - Effect of substrate and background MgSO4

Mishra, K.G., Singh, P., Hefter, G. and Muir, D. (2002) Electroreduction of cobalt from sulfate solutions - Effect of substrate and background MgSO4. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science, 33 (1). pp. 137-140.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11663-002-0094-2
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Abstract

The effect of substrate and background magnesium sulfate on the electrocrystallization of cobalt from acidic sulfate solutions was analyzed using cyclic voltammetry, X-ray diffraction, and scanning electron microscopy. Experiments were carried out using 100 mL of solution in a 150 mL cell containing a stationary disc electrode, reference electrode and Pt spiral counter electrode. Results indicated that the influence of magnesium sulfate on the crossover or open-circuit potential was minimal when present in solution. The total current for the cathodic reduction of cobalt was independent of the presence of magnesium sulfate, even upto 1.0 M.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Chemical and Mathematical Science
Publisher: Springer Boston
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/1181
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