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In-situ FTIR investigation on lead electrodes in 5-M sulfuric acid: formation and consumption of lead sulphate
Author(s): G. L.J. Trettenhahn; G. E. Nauer; A. Neckel
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Paper Abstract

By external reflection-absorption in situ FTIR spectroscopy, the generation of PbSO4 on Pb-electrodes in 5 M sulfuric acid was investigated. It was possible to monitor the process of lead sulphate formation (oxidation) during anodic polarization and of lead sulphate consumption (reduction) during cathodic polarization. A correlation exists between the electric charge passed through the lead electrode and the intensity of absorption bands of lead sulphate.

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Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 1575, 8th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.56436
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G. L.J. Trettenhahn, Univ. Wien (Austria)
G. E. Nauer, Univ. Wien (Austria)
A. Neckel, Univ. Wien (Austria)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1575:
8th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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