Thin Oxide Film Formation on Metals

@inproceedings{Fehlner2011ThinOF,
  title={Thin Oxide Film Formation on Metals},
  author={Francis P. Fehlner and Michael J. Graham},
  year={2011}
}
A.thin.oxide.film.on.base.metals.provides.the.protective.layer.required.to.make.metals. useful..Without.such.a.layer,.these.metals.would.adhere.to.and.react.with.each.other.as. well.as.with.other.materials..The.film,.invisible.to.the.naked.eye,.forms.at.low.temperatures..By.low,.we.mean.near.room.temperature..This.contrasts.with.high-temperature.oxidation,.which.occurs.at.several.hundred.degrees.Celsius.and.above. The.formation.of.an.oxide.film.at.low.temperatures.may.be.illustrated.by.the… CONTINUE READING