Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 361–367 | Cite as

Cyclic voltammetry at a metallic electrode: application to the reduction of nickel, tantalum and niobium salts in fused electrolytes

  • F. Lantelme
  • Y. Berghoute
  • A. Salmi


Electrodeposition of metals was studied by linear sweep voltammetry at a metallic electrode. A mathematical analysis is available for reactions controlled by diffusion. A finite difference algorithm is presented for digital simulation of complex mechanisms comprising adsorption, multistep reaction and formation of a surface layer of insoluble compounds. It was used to study the deposition of tantalum and niobium from fused salts.


Physical Chemistry Nickel Surface Layer Cyclic Voltammetry Niobium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Lantelme
    • 1
  • Y. Berghoute
    • 1
  • A. Salmi
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'ElectrochimieParis, Cedex 05France

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