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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 200–204 | Cite as

Electrodeposition of copper on Cu−Zr metallic glass substrates

  • M. Shekhar Kumar
  • S. Nageswar
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Abstract

This paper describes an investigation of the electrodeposition of copper on Cu−Zr metallic glass in the presence of 5-sulphosalicylic acid and 2-thiouracil. The observed morphological features and electrokinetic parameters are correlated, and suitable transport mechanisms are proposed with the help of infrared studies. It was observed that Cu−Zr metallic glasses enhance the rate of decomposition of hydrogen peroxide catalytically and electrocatalytically. This was attributed to the unusual structure of the substrate and physical or chemical inhomogeneities.

Keywords

Hydrogen Copper Physical Chemistry Hydrogen Peroxide Morphological Feature 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Shekhar Kumar
    • 1
  • S. Nageswar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryBangalore UniversityBangaloreIndia

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