Cobalt-hardened gold electrodeposits were prepared from all-citrate and mixed citrate-phosphate gold-plating baths doped with 57Co. Mössbauer emission spectra revealed the presence of elemental cobalt, β-CoOOH, and an unidentified species (probably a cyanide) in the gold deposit.
- Mössbauer spectroscopy
- gold eloctrodeposit
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- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Materials Chemistry