The Properties of Oxide Layers Formed on Iridium, Rhodium and Ruthenium Electrodes During Potential Cycling

@inproceedings{Woods1979ThePO,
  title={The Properties of Oxide Layers Formed on Iridium, Rhodium and Ruthenium Electrodes During Potential Cycling},
  author={R. Woods},
  year={1979}
}
Cycling the potential of iridium, rhodium or ruthenium can result in the growth of a metal oxide on the electrode surface. The formation of the oxide layer depends on both the upper and lower potential limits of the cycle and on the composition of the electrolyte solution. Reversible changes in valency of the metal atoms in the oxide, accompanied by proton transfer, occurs during a potential cycle and give rise to voltammetric peaks which are symmetrical about the potential axis. The nature and… CONTINUE READING