Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A

, Volume 44, Issue 12, pp 5587–5601 | Cite as

Fabrication of Sn-Ag/CeO2 Electro-Composite Solder by Pulse Electrodeposition

  • Ashutosh Sharma
  • Sumit Bhattacharya
  • Siddhartha Das
  • Karabi DasEmail author


The Sn-Ag/CeO2 nanocomposite solders have been pulse electrodeposited from an aqueous citrate bath containing varying concentrations of CeO2 nanopowders (1 to 30 g/L). Microstructural characterization, hardness, melting point, electrical conductivity, wear resistance, and residual stress measurement of the composite coatings indicate that the composite deposited from an electrolyte containing 15 g/L CeO2 possesses the optimum properties and thus can have potential applications in solder joints and packaging.


CeO2 Wear Rate Solder Joint Composite Solder CeO2 Nanoparticles 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashutosh Sharma
    • 1
  • Sumit Bhattacharya
    • 1
  • Siddhartha Das
    • 1
  • Karabi Das
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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