The nature of surface oxides on corrosion-resistant nickel alloy covered by alkaline water

Jiaying Cai, Dominic F Gervasio

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A nickel alloy with high chrome and molybdenum content was found to form a highly resistive and passive oxide layer. The donor density and mobility of ions in the oxide layer has been determined as a function of the electrical potential when alkaline water layers are on the alloy surface in order to account for the relative inertness of the nickel alloy in corrosive environments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)613-619
Number of pages7
JournalNanoscale Research Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010



  • Bipolar plates
  • EIS
  • High-temperature PEM fuel cell
  • Mott-Schottky
  • Nickel alloy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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