Morphology of Different Electrodeposited Pure Metal Powders

  • V. D. Jović
  • N. D. Nikolić
  • U. Č. Lačnjevac
  • B. M. Jović
  • K. I. Popov
Part of the Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry book series (MAOE, volume 54)


As mentioned in other chapters, metal powders obtained by electrolytic processes are mainly dendrites which can spontaneously fall off or can be removed from the electrode by tapping or other similar techniques [1]. Also, powder particles can have other morphological forms, such as flakes or needles, fibrous or spongy, and needle or cauliflower-like ones, and the shape of powder particles depends on the electrodeposition conditions and the nature of the metal.


Glassy Carbon Electrode Polarization Curve Hydrogen Evolution Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Exchange Current Density 
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This work was financially supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia through the Projects Nos. 1806/2002, 142032/2006, 172046/2011 and 172054/2011.

The authors are indebted to V.M. Maksimović from the Institute of Nuclear Sciences—Vinča, Belgrade, Serbia, for the XRD and SEM analyses of some investigated systems, as well as to Dr. G. Branković and E.R. Ivanović for SEM analysis of lead deposits.

The authors also wish to express their gratitude to M.G. Pavlović, Institute of Electrochemistry ICTM, Belgrade, Serbia, for useful discussions in the case of Co and Ni powders electrodeposition.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. D. Jović
    • 1
  • N. D. Nikolić
    • 2
  • U. Č. Lačnjevac
    • 1
  • B. M. Jović
    • 1
  • K. I. Popov
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science, Institute for Multidisciplinary ResearchUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.ICTM-Institute of ElectrochemistryUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  3. 3.Faculty of Technology and MetallurgyUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia

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