Metal ad-atoms as accelerators of metal corrosion

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The effects of ad-atoms on the corrosion of the substrate metal were studied. It has been found that copper on Pd surface in the presence of Cl- ion traces accelerates the corrosion of Pd. A similar effect was experienced in the case of Au ad-atoms on Pt surface.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)681-688
Number of pages8
JournalCorrosion Science
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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