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Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 225–242 | Cite as

The chemistry and electrochemistry associated with the electroplating of group VIA transition metals

  • S. H. White
  • U. M. Twardoch
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Abstract

An overview of the requirements for the electroplating of refractory metals from molten salts is presented, followed by a discussion of recent electrochemical studies which have been carried out to delineate the solution chemistry of alkali metal halide plating baths. New results for halide baths involving chromium and molybdenum are presented and considered from the view of both solution chemistry and the electrocrystallization processes of these metals. Advantages and disadvantages of these electrolytes are discussed in the context of plating cell development and pulse modulated plating techniques.

Keywords

Physical Chemistry Chromium Molybdenum Alkali Metal Halide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. White
    • 1
  • U. M. Twardoch
    • 1
  1. 1.EIC Laboratories, Inc.NorwoodUSA

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