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Publication Type : Conference Proceedings
Publisher : International Conference on Advanced Materials, SCICON’16.
Source : International Conference on Advanced Materials, SCICON’16. 2016.
Campus : Coimbatore
School : School of Engineering
Center : Biosensor Research Lab
Department : Sciences
Year : 2016
Abstract : Electrochemical co-deposition of aluminium, zirconium and copper was investigated from a room temperature ionic liquid containing 2:1 weight ratio Aluminium Chloride - Triethylammine Hydrochloride (AlCl3-Et3NHCl) and acetylacetonates of copper and zirconium. The mechanism of deposition was studied using cyclic voltammetry (CV). Alloy films of thickness about 80 µm was obtained at constant potential of -1.8 V (vs Pt wire) on a gold substrate. The as deposited alloy films were characterized using scanning electron microscope (SEM) and energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS). Adherent and shiny Al-Zr-Cu alloy deposits containing 7% of copper and 3% of zirconium were obtained. The crystalline nature of the deposited alloy was analyzed using XRD. The deposit obtained showed higher corrosion resistance than deposited aluminium and the binary alloys from this bath.
Cite this Research Publication : S. P. V, T, R., and Dr. Satheesh Babu T. G., “Electrodeposition of Al-Zr Alloys from AlCl3 - Triethylammine Hydrochloride Room Temperature Ionic Liquid”, International Conference on Advanced Materials, SCICON’16. 2016.